Best Quotes About Journeys

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. -Martin Buber

We will build new ships to carry man forward into the universe, to gain a new foothold on the moon and to prepare for new journeys to the worlds beyond our own. -George W. Bush

It's not good to make sentimental journeys. You see the differences instead of the sameness. -Mary Astor

As the President has indicated, my life has been a life of travel – for 60 years constantly moving over the wide world on journeys which first and last have taken me to 83 countries, and, what is more significant, to most of them again and again. -John Mott

Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily, Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings, and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean. -Ben Nicholson

When I hear that I realize how quickly time passes and how everybody goes on their journeys and they're always unbelievable and they never go where you think they're going to take you and, quite frankly, it also makes me feel a little old. -Rob Lowe

Don Quixote is one that comes to mind in comparison to mine, in that they both involve journeys undertaken by older men. That is unusual, because generally the hero of a journey story is very young. -David Guterson

The main thing I'm into is going about on a bike, taking random routes; I'm really into the idea of making up journeys, and just seeing where they take you, because they always end up taking you someplace freaky. -Tom Jenkinson

I like intellectual journeys. -Christopher Meloni

The knowledge of the realm of death makes it possible for the shaman to move freely back and forth and mediate these journeys for other people. -Stanislav Grof

America is the sum of all our journeys as we search for our national community and our national culture. -Paul Tsongas

Oh, to me not drinking is like being dead, almost. I sit here taking endless journeys down memory lane. It gets boring. -Jeffrey Bernard

An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys. -Iain Sinclair

Why do you think the old stories tell of men who set out on great journeys to impress the gods? Because trying to impress people just isn't worth the time and effort. -Henry Rollins

That's the main thing that attracts me – characters who have big journeys. I like playing those people. -James McAvoy

To other Canadians who are on journeys to defeat cancer and to live their lives, I say this: please don't be discouraged that my own journey hasn't gone as well as I had hoped. You must not lose your own hope. -Jack Layton

Most people's journeys haven't been as disjointed as mine. -Delta Goodrem

The audience likes to be taken on new journeys. -David Copperfield

Cooking allows you to have travels, adventures and journeys without going anywhere. The running joke between my partner and me is that I'm not really concerned about how long it takes, or how much I destroy the kitchen, because I just have such a good time doing it. -Ted Allen

My family's story isn't special. What's special is the America that makes our story possible. Ours is a nation like no other, a place where great journeys can be made in a single generation. No matter who you are or where you come from, the path is always forward. -Julian Castro

In the theatre, people talk. Talk, talk until the cows come home about journeys of discovery and about what Hazlitt thought of a line of Shakespeare. I can't stand it. -Anthony Hopkins

I do a job and am lucky enough to do a job that I love, but it is a hard one. I'm not saying it is as hard as working in a coal mine, but it is still difficult in a different way. Sometimes you have to go through very strong emotional journeys and then come back to yourself. And that can be difficult to control. -Javier Bardem

I always figure from the cradle to the grave, we all have our individual journeys, and maybe my journey was a positive one and I accomplished certain things without stepping on too many toes. -Robert Duvall

People have to make journeys, what we want is people to have alternatives in public transport so that they can make a choice about the sort of way in which they're going to travel. -Theresa May

I understand what happens to the brain when people are near death, and I had always believed there were good scientific explanations for the heavenly out-of-body journeys described by those who narrowly escaped death. -Eben Alexander

What I know now is that we're all interconnected and that's a really beautiful thing. We have links to everyone else in our lives and in the world. Different people have different journeys for different reasons. You can't judge, but you can celebrate that there are connections everywhere. -Jane Seymour

I love the drive from York to Whitby over the moors – one of the great journeys, in my book. -Penelope Wilton

I am drawn to characters that go on journeys, characters that are real people, that have life. -Penelope Wilton

Although I hardly ever turn on the TV set unless it's football season, I do watch a lot of TV on my iPad – perfect for long airplane journeys. -Joshua Bell

The style of ancient Egyptian art is transcendently clear, something 8-year-olds can recognize in an instant. Its consistency and codification is one of the most epic visual journeys in all art, one that lasts 30 dynasties spread over 3,000 years. -Jerry Saltz

You know, when I was a kid waiting on the bus, I remember that was when I imagined my life. I imagined everything that I was gonna be when I grew up and I imagined all of these amazing journeys and amazing people I'd meet. Of course, all of it has kind of come to fruition. -Glen Hansard

I'm a songwriter, and I understand artistic licence. We can embellish, go on little journeys and explore our inner selves. It can be quite self-indulgent. -Laura Marling

I just really have an affinity for women. Watching them go through journeys is more interesting to me than watching men. -Richard LaGravenese

I love the challenge of playing characters forced on life-changing emotional journeys. To work on a project with Billy Crudup and Sam Rockwell is just a dream come true. -Douglas Booth

As a historian, I love every little detail, but whole long passages about wood paneling and journeys on horseback and every stop at every inn had to go out the window. I decided the history in the books should be like spice in a soup – a little went a long way. Like cilantro. -Deborah Harkness

Aeroplane journeys give me quiet time to read and sleep; it's like being unplugged from the earth. -Linda Gray

As a genre, videogames take our minds on journeys, and we can control and experience them much more interactively than passively – especially when they are well-designed. -John Maeda

I'd like to think life has improved since 1850, despite the long hours we all seem to spend slaving over hot computers, but the psychological journeys remain the same – the search for love, identity, a meaningful place in the world. -Meg Rosoff

Great storytellers in the past would go to an unknown land and return to tell the stories they've found. Those were also journeys into their inner psyches and that's still true today. An actor, a writer, does that as if saying, 'Here's what I've discovered about myself and about the world I'm in. I would like to share this with you.' -Robert Davi

White sharks and tuna travel for thousands of miles before returning to the same hot spot just as salmon do when they return to the same stream. These journeys are the marine equivalent of wildebeest migrations that take place on the Serengeti plain in Africa. -Barbara Block

Our mothers give us so many gifts. They give us the precious gift of life, of course, but they also leave treasured lessons that can guide us along our journeys even when they are no longer with us. -Maria Shriver

I relate to Nora's transformation in Henrik Ibsen's 'A Doll's House,' and I also relate to both sisters' journeys in John Madden's film 'Proof.' -Autumn Reeser

Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner. -Neil Gaiman

I can't selfishly take journeys anymore because I have to take a little boy along with me. -Sandra Bullock

I have an increasing sense that the most important crisis of our time is spiritual and that we need places where people can grow stronger in the spirit and be able to integrate the emotional struggles in their spiritual journeys. -Henri Nouwen

I've got deeper journeys to take. Metaphysical journeys. Journeys to see Christ. Shaman journeys. It's what I've been elected by God to do. -Clive Barker

I make napkins talk in restaurants, socks talk on car journeys. There is an awful lot of puppetry going on in the house. -Nina Conti

Ten years ago, TV cookery shows were about a man or a woman following recipes. Now, it's all about journeys and campaigns and less about the actual chopping and dicing. That's what I'd like to do with magic. -Drummond Money-Coutts

Shakespeare's frequent horseback journeys from London to Stratford, and from Stratford to London, must have made him familiar with the county of Oxfordshire. -Katharine Lee Bates

I make good music for long journeys. -The Weeknd

Suburban sprawl leads to social atomisation and fragmentation and is environmentally disastrous, as carbon-intensive car journeys displace local shops and replace public transport. -Richard Rogers

My upbringing was faith-based, but we believed you should love all others as you want to be loved, because everyone should be treated equally. That's helped me have an understanding of people on different journeys and in different walks of life. At the end of the day, we're all the same, because we all want to be loved. -Nick Jonas

I love the journeys of research and discovery their development takes me on. I see prints as less 'decorative' than many might, and more fundamental to a garment's core. -Dries van Noten

Especially on unexpected journeys, you have time; you can figure certain deeper things out, like who you are and what you want. That's why I enjoy journeys. -Imtiaz Ali

My husband and I have enjoyed many summer holidays on the Continent, and many people say that their most memorable trips have been the journeys made on the spur of the moment. -Margaret Beckett

If people didn't read books on the subway, underground journeys would be dreary. -Russell Smith

We are ever on the threshold of new journeys and new discoveries. Can you imagine the excitement of the Wright brothers on the morning of that first flight? The anticipation of Jonas Salk as he analyzed the data that demonstrated a way to prevent polio? -Joseph B. Wirthlin

I love books about treks and journeys into the unknown. -Pat Conroy

We're put here on Earth to learn our own lessons. No one can tell you what your lessons are; it is part of your personal journey to discover them. On these journeys we may be given a lot, or just a little bit, of the things we must grapple with, but never more than we can handle. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

From exam grading to health education to professional training to democratic participation, paths towards self-realization and success in the world are often daunting and obscure: journeys only the privileged feel confident setting off along. -Tom Chatfield

My father went to work by train every day. It was half an hour's journey each way, and he would read a paperback in four journeys. After supper, we all sat down to read – it was long before TV, remember! -Maeve Binchy

To punish MPs because of the distance they live from London – those with fast train journeys quite close to London as well as those at some distance from both the capital or an appropriate airport – is perverse, but also dangerous to democracy. -David Blunkett

On the one hand, I'm so relieved that I've actually managed to finish my very first series and that I've been able to see my characters through to the end of their journeys. On the other hand, I feel like how parents must feel when they send their kid off to college. It's a bittersweet mix. -Marie Lu

My yoga mat comes everywhere. Keeps me stretched out after sitting still on all those planes, trains and road journeys. -Natalie Dormer

The intricacies, the problems, the trials and tribulations in relationships inspire me to give words to people's journeys. -Umera Ahmad

If you think of all the enduring stories in the world, they're of journeys. Whether it's 'Don Quixote' or 'Ulysses,' there's always this sense of a quest – of a person going away to be tested, and coming back. -Robyn Davidson

I think the whole of people's psychology and where they are in life interests me, and the decisions you make that take you on particular journeys to different places. -Sam Taylor-Johnson

The longest journeys start with the smallest steps. -Cherie Blair

It's so easy to get whisked away in the hubbub of friends, work and busy-ness, but we need to take the time to be still and become aware of ourselves. The small things. The fact that we're still breathing. Our ability to move. The presence of love around and in us. Our strengths. Our opportunities. Our journeys. -Grace Gealey

I love writing picture books and story books because of the exciting, visual life that artists and illustrators give to them. And most of all, I love writing novels because of the inner, emotional journeys that they take me on. Hopefully, the reader comes with me! -Berlie Doherty

Every time I talk about 'The Shield' I kind of talk about it from three perspectives, as if I'm three people, because I'm a fan of the show. I'm in love with all the other characters and their journeys and their work. But then, as an actor, I love getting this kind of rich material and having to do it. As my character, did my journey finish? -Benito Martinez

For years, I meant to read 'Arabian Sands', Wilfred Thesiger's account of two punishing camel journeys during the late 1940s across Southern Arabia's Empty Quarter. Now that I have, I can sheepishly join the chorus of those who revere the book as one of the half dozen greatest works of modern English travel writing. -Michael Dirda

It's, like, even in journeys like Facebook, we've had some very serious ups and downs. -Mark Zuckerberg

Ultimately, it's a sense of camaraderie and friendship with local people that is core to my journeys. -Tim Cope

I'm very interested in cinema that explores emotional journeys and where you can use everything at your disposal cinematically to locate you inside someone's head and their emotional landscape. -Sarah Gavron

I'm surrounded by such beautiful, creative people, and I just love sort of sharing their stories and their journeys. -Solange Knowles

I am proud to have been born in Iowa. Through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, it was a place of adventure and daily discoveries – the wonder of the growing crops, the excitements of the harvest, the journeys to the woods for nuts and hunting, the joys of snowy winters, the comfort of the family fireside, of good food and tender care. -Herbert Hoover

There are many wonderful themes from 'Moana' that people discover, and I also hope they're inspired to go on their own journeys and to learn more about the Polynesian culture, because we're pretty great! I'm so proud of the people the filmmakers talked to – the Oceanic Trust. -Auli'i Cravalho

Sometimes, you're just moved by people's journeys. -Melvyn Bragg

I've always been a Marvel fan. As a kid, I would pick up a two-foot stack of comics and read them in the back of my dad's car on long journeys across the States. That's how I used to make friends – I'd meet up with other kids, and we'd swap comics. -Angela Bowie

I think it's lovely that women are afforded attention on the stage in terms of their inner journeys, their emotional lives. That's the great harvest, the great writing available to women. Whether that makes it to the screen, that's a whole other conversation. -Diane Lane

We all get where we're going by circuitous journeys, and some of the setbacks are warranted. -Carol Burnett

My favourite character in fiction was probably either James from 'James and the Giant Peach' or Ender from 'Ender's Game.' They were just ordinary people who were living under various amounts of struggle, and just to follow their journeys and see them break out of that and live extraordinary lives – I think that gave me a lot of hope as a kid. -Rupi Kaur

The loveliest roles, for me, have a growth arc – a beginning, a middle, and an end – and I'm always grateful when I can find one of those emotional journeys. -Julie Andrews

First and foremost, we must take a more holistic view of patient care journeys and then better integrate workflows and technology so that the care experience is seamless and provided at the location where it makes most sense. -Frans van Houten

It strikes me as odd that we've made journeys with our social conditioning in certain areas, but not in others. The world is always changing; discoveries in technology and science relentlessly expose our dearest values as fictions. -Michaela Coel

It seems to me quite often that the journeys of young women are more moving because they are hemmed in more, and dramatically it's more interesting to think about and write about people whose lives are circumscribed in some way. -Nick Hornby

The lack of livelihood opportunities in refugee camps pushes many people to embark on dangerous journeys in the quest for a better life. -Arancha Gonzalez

The people that we sometimes start our journeys with are not the people we end the journeys with. -Shervin Pishevar

Speaking only for myself, the ideal finale to me is 'Friday Night Lights,' where you have loved and worshipped a show for all these years, you get to come back, celebrate the characters, finish up their journeys, and send everyone out with a feeling of, 'My God, I'm so grateful that I got to know these people.' -Julie Plec

There has to be a place carved out for independents, films where the heroes don't fly around in capes, but there are journeys and struggles we need to learn from and be inspired by. -Byron Allen

I'm attracted to the journeys of isolated characters. -Francis Lawrence

'A Different World,' for me, was in a lot of ways responsible for me going to college. I wanted to go to a black college, and I wanted to get out of Los Angeles. It's just a natural part of all of our journeys, that idea of leaving home. -Kenya Barris

Confidence comes in going on personal journeys in a public arena and feeling as though you have a right to do that. You have to give yourself permission to discover what you need to discover and not worry about how pretty the journey is. If you're aware of the pretty, you're not going to dig into the mess. -George C. Wolfe

My life is longer because of the journeys I have taken. -Brian Chesky

I love hanging out with kids and my husband – I love traveling with them. We can go on the most epic journeys in like five days. -Cynthia Rowley

When choosing vendors for my wedding, I intentionally searched for women who were at the beginning of their own founder journeys. -Jennifer Hyman

I haven't reported in grand detail on rituals of American life, road journeys or malls or the death of steel-manufacturing towns. I think this is because I feel a degree of alienation that I cannot combat. -Amitava Kumar

At some point, we have to move away from the pack to take certain journeys on our own. -Adrienne C. Moore

I grew up in this house of intellectuals, and for me, it wasn't, like, a negative thing. And what I've discovered is, for a lot of people, it is. But I think knowing history, liking to talk about ideas – like, I just genuinely like to geek out and go on these intellectual thought journeys. -Sasha Velour

During the season, the teams play every third day. That's a huge workload with some long journeys. I think, in football, we need more time to rest and recover. -Toni Kroos

I wanted to represent the brothas I have seen when I go to the rhythm section of Oakland, hearing brothas speak and tell me about their journeys. Men who have been to prison and found themselves, brothas who have made mistakes but are loving their wives and children, trying to protect them and educate them. These men do exist. -Russell Hornsby

I think part of my journeys here and the places I was able to be at and the styles of wrestling I was able to experience and the friendships and just the world experience that I garnered before I came here to WWE helped me tremendously when I got here. -Samoa Joe

People only attempt perilous journeys like crossing the Channel because they are desperate. It is deeply concerning that men, women, and children feel they have no choice but to put their lives at risk in their search for a safe place to live. -Sajid Javid

I want us to all look at ourselves and look at our stories. It doesn't matter where you come from or what journeys you've taken. Your stories matter, and they're powerful. -Diane Guerrero

There's so much anxiety coming from social media with teenagers that we have to give them characters that are real and that are not always happy; and that have bad parents and not great, supportive parents; and that are not going on these journeys to save the world with a bow. -Anna Todd

All of us have our own journeys. -Kieran Trippier

That's my favourite stuff to write about: my journeys and the people I meet – especially the kids. -Natalya Neidhart

Love is one of the most powerful and most dangerous things I've ever encountered and, within the same breath, one of the most beautiful and relevant journeys of my life. -Iman Shumpert

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