37 Quotes About Roads and Journeys


There are many rules to learn and overcome along your journey to success. Here is a look at some of the best quotes about roads and journeys that are encouraging.

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.”

“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.”

“A wise traveler never despises his own country.”

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”

“All the pathos and irony of leaving one’s youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel.”

“Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”

“Do not follow where the path may lead.”

“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.”

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. ”

“Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.”

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”

“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”

“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.”

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.”

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.”

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”

“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.”

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.”

“Success is a journey, not a destination.”

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a cash advance.”

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

“The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.”

“The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.”

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.”

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.”

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”

“Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversations.”

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.”

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”

“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends.”

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”

“Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.”

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

“What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.”

“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.”

“Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty – his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.”

There are many paths and journeys around the road that people travel that are dangerous and undesirable just to get to the place they need to go.

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