My Favorite Quotes about Journey
A journey, after all, neither begins in the instant we set out, nor ends when we have reached our door step once again. It starts much earlier and is really never over, because the film of memory continues running on inside of us long after we have come to a physical standstill. Indeed, there exists something like a contagion of travel, and the disease is essentially incurable.
― Ryszard Kapuściński
…there ain’t no journey what don’t change you some.
― David Mitchell
Every hundred feet the world changes.
― Roberto Bolaño
A journey is time suspended.
― Louis L’Amour
Sooner or later we must realize there is no station, no one place to arrive at once and for all. The true joy of life is the trip.
— Robert J. Hastings
The journey was a surreal dream. This world was about knowing the person you’d always wanted to be and setting your foot down to it, remembering the person you’d thought you were as a child and rejoicing in its living, breathing actuality.
― Christopher Hawke
Life is a journey that have a lot different paths, but any path you choose use it as your destiny.
― Ryan Leonard
I travel, always arriving in the same place.
― Dejan Stojanovic
It is better to travel well than to arrive.
— Arthur C. Custance
A journey is a gesture inscribed in space, it vanishes even as it’s made. You go from one place to another place, and on to somewhere else again, and already behind you there is no trace that you were ever there.
― Damon Galgut
The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast and you miss all you are traveling for.
— Louis L’Amour
Make voyages. Attempt them. There’s nothing else.
― Tennessee Williams
It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.
― Ursula K. Le Guin
Each day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.
— Matsuo Basho
I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.
― Roman Payne
I tramp a perpetual journey.
― Walt Whitman
There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had not known we were meant to walk.
— Guy Gavriel Kay
Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.
― Jack Kerouac
One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.
― Henry Miller
All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
― Martin Buber
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning.
— Ivy Baker Priest
The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.
— Don Williams, Jr.
I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.
— Carl Sandburg
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey.
– Fitzhugh Mullan
Here I am, safely returned over those peaks from a journey far more beautiful and strange than anything I had hoped for or imagined – how is it that this safe return brings such regret?
– Peter Mathiesson
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