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That's the best thing about walking, the journey itself. It doesn't matter much whether you get where you're going or not. You'll get there anyway. Every good hike brings you eventually back home. (Edward Abbey)

To get where you want to go you can't only do what you like. (Peter Abrahams)

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be. (Douglas Adams)

At first it seems as if begoing follows becoming. But look even closer and you will see that there are only flashes of lightning illuminating the empty sky. (Adyashanti)

You can't get there by bus, only by hard work, risking, and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful: yourself. (Alan Alda)

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me. (Fred Allen)

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. (Greg Anderson)

-Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children...
You won't arrive. It is an endless search. (Sherwood Anderson)

On this road we don't remember / Our beginning on this road / Life goes on beyond its end / Toward mysterious surprises... (Tony Anony)

The road to publication is like a churro - long and bumpy, but sweet. (Jay Asher)

These journeys have no visible ending in the world of time... (Baha'u'llah)

Our old experiences, memories and fears guide us down the present path. It's not so much that you are the artist; you are the conduit. (Nick Bantock)

I feel a drastic turn in the road of my art coming soon. (Moncy Barbour)

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. (Matsuo Basho)

Come, butterfly / It's late - / We've miles to go together. (Matsuo Basho)

If you keep following your own footprints, you will end up where you began, but if you stretch yourself your artwork will flourish. (Donna Baspaly)

There are roads out of the secret place within us which we must all move as we go to touch others. (Romare Bearden)

The life of an artist is a continuous journey, the path long and never ending. (Justin Beckett)

Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement: for transfiguration, not for the sake of play. It is the quest of our self that drives us along the eternal and never-ending journey we must all make. (Max Beckmann)

The detachment from my original place of birth leads me on a path of extended 'sense of home'... My sense of home is fragmented and compiled of numerous parts. (Anya Belyat)

The bottom line is: We must be working on arriving at the destination for which we were put on this planet. (Yehuda Berg)

She was wrapped up and sold coming back from an old fashioned walk. (Irving Berlin)

If you come to a fork in the road, take it. (Yogi Berra)

It may be that when we no longer know which way to go that we have come to our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings. (Wendell Berry)

-A Point of Age
We must travel in the direction of our fear. (John Berryman)

road, n. A strip of land along which one may pass from where it is too tiresome to be to where it is futile to go. (Ambrose Bierce)

We have a better chance of seeing where we are when we stop trying to get somewhere else. (John Bingham)

Remember, the work of art lives in the experience, the journey within the process, not in the resulting monument to be presented in a certified art-place. (Eric Booth)

Consider the wheelbarrow. It may lack the grace of an airplane, the speed of an automobile, the initial capacity of a freight car, but its humble wheel marked out the path of what civilization we still have. (Hal Borland)

The journey is part of the experience - an expression of the seriousness of one's intent. One doesn't take the A train to Mecca. (Anthony Bourdain)

Nothing can happen nowhere. The locale of the happening always colours the happening, and often, to a degree, shapes it. (Elizabeth Bowen)

The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time. (David Bowie)

-The Fall of Atlantis...
The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they might both lead to the same destination. (Marion Zimmer Bradley)

For some strange reason, no matter where I go, the place is always called 'here.' (Ashleigh Brilliant)

I'll walk where my own nature would be leading: It vexes me to choose another guide. (Emily Bronte)

In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

The iron gate ground its teeth to let me pass! (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. (Gautama Buddha)

What ever our wandering, our happiness will always be found within a narrow compass, and in the middle of the objects more immediately within our reach. (Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

- The Pilgrim's Progress...
It is always hard to see the purpose in wilderness wanderings until after they are over. (John Bunyan)

Only the journey matters. (Harry Callahan)

-Finding Water: The Art of Perseverance...
Walk with me to the edge of the city, / Take off your shoes and feel the earth. / Remember who you are. You are a star. / A mountain, that fountain in the sun. / Your heart is the velvet cave / Where birds sing. (Julia Cameron)

If the path before you is clear, you're probably on someone else's. (Joseph Campbell)

The hero journey is inside of you; tear off the veils and open the mystery of your self. (Joseph Campbell)

If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it's not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That's why it's your path. (Joseph Campbell)

I think of art and painting as a journey, not simply a destination. I believe an artist needs to start by painting 100 works. Love the journey. (Ken Campbell)

When I walk I leave the path behind. (Vittorio Canta)

I am always trying to get back to where it all came from. (Lyle Carbajal)

Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther. (Thomas Carlyle)

If you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there. (Lewis Carroll)

We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost's familiar poem, they are not equally fair. The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster. The other fork of the road - the one 'less traveled by' - offers our last, our only chance to reach a destination that assures the preservation of the earth. (Rachel Carson)

Look at every path closely and deliberately, then ask ourselves this crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it does, then the path is good. If it doesn't, it is of no use. (Carlos Castaneda)

It's got to be the going, not the getting there, that's good. (Harry Chapin)

Many a painting has taken me on a wild goose chase far from where I thought the destination would be. Sometimes these pieces turn out to be the best expressions of all. (Rod Charlesworth)

Man's real home is not a house, but the Road, and that life itself is a journey to be walked on foot. (Bruce Chatwin)

If you cry 'forward,' you must without fail make plain in what direction to go. (Anton Chekhov)

If you march your Winter Journeys you will have your reward, so long as all you want is a penguin's egg. (Apsley Cherry-Garrard)

New roads: new ruts. (G. K. Chesterton)

Painting is a companion with whom one may walk a great part of life's journey. (Winston Churchill)

The painter wanders and loiters contentedly from place to place, always on the lookout for some brilliant butterfly of a picture which can be caught and carried safely home. (Winston Churchill)

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere. (Frank A. Clark)

Painting is a journey. It is the way I mark my path through life. (Virginia Cobb)

I wear my shadows where they're harder to see, but they follow me everywhere. I guess that should tell me I'm travelling toward light. (Bruce Cockburn)

For the warrior, there is no 'better' or 'worse'; everyone has the necessary gifts for his particular path. (Paulo Coelho)

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. (Confucius)

Allow yourself to enjoy the journey. Everything you draw or paint does not have to be a finished masterpiece. (Michele Cooper)

Imagine the wheel of time turning in a seemingly endless round, revealing that the beginning is the end of another beginning. This is the cyclic nature of the inward journey of creativity, which is by nature back and down - back in time and down into the soul's depths. (Phil Cousineau)

My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough. (Noel Coward)

Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh. (Quentin Crisp)

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. (Anthony J. D'Angelo)

What a long, strange trip it's been. (Grateful Dead)

The journey between what you once were and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place. (Barbara DeAngelis)

Drive the natural away, and it returns at a gallop. (Philippe Néricault Destouches)

The trodden path of an Artist is paved by passion and commitment. It is a journey which eventually leads to the joy of bringing forth creativity in others. (Patrice Donnelly)

I feel more like I do now than when I got here. (David Dory)

They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream our path emerges for a while, then closes within a dream. (Ernest Dowson)

I always reminded myself that this wasn't exactly where I was meant to be, but pit stops are okay on the road of life, aren't they? (Lena Dunham)

Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will – whatever we may think. (Lawrence Durrell)

How many roads must a man walk down / Before you call him a man? (Bob Dylan)

Is the end result of this journey an attractive piece of art? Maybe yes or no, depending on who has taken the time to view it. (Sterling Edwards)

Footfalls echo in the memory, / Down the passage which we did not take, / Toward the door we never opened / Into the rose-garden. (T. S. Eliot)

Home is where one starts from. (T. S. Eliot)

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I am closer now than I ever have been, but shouldn't this be the way? (Ian Factor)

All the way to heaven is heaven. (Canon Farrar)

Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way. (Edna Ferber)

The way of the pioneer is always rough. (Harvey S. Firestone)

There is no road of flowers leading to glory. (Jean de La Fontaine)

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads. (Anatole France)

Every canvas is a journey all its own. (Helen Frankenthaler)

To create your own vision and nurture your growth as an artist while the world around you expects conformity is a difficult journey. Many take the easier route and give in to the expectations. (Nina Allen Freeman)

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. / But I have promises to keep, / And miles to go before I sleep / And miles to go before I sleep. (Robert Frost)

The only way round is through. (Robert Frost)

How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else. (Buckminster Fuller)

We may run, walk, stumble, drive, or fly, but let us never lose sight of the reason for the journey, or miss a chance to see a rainbow on the way. (Gloria Gaither)

I am intuitively following my creative path and have come to realize that it is a lifelong commitment. (Stephanie Gauvin)

Over the days of this journey a kind of energetic serenity has set in. Something happens with the mixture of space and time. I feel a sense of story. (Robert Genn)

I required a destination that was worthy of many visits. (Robert Genn)

A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective. (Andre Gide)

When you're lost in those woods, it sometimes takes you a while to realize that you are lost. (Elizabeth Gilbert)

A wandering minstrel I – / A thing of shreds and patches, / Of ballads, songs and snatches, / And dreamy lullaby! (W. S. Gilbert)

The most important thing for me as a painter is to get out of my own way. (David Lloyd Glover)

One never goes so far as when one doesn't know where one is going. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart. (Julien Green)

To have a desire to bring forth a vision and the courage to leave tracks of that struggle is the humblest of acts on the triumph path! (Joseph Gyurcsak)

Focus on the journey, not on arriving at a certain destination. (Chris Hadfield, astronaut)

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road. (Dag Hammarskjold)

The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being. (Dag Hammarskjold)

It's the Journey that counts. (Rue Anne Hass)

One of the pleasantest things in the world is going on a journey; but I like to go by myself. (William Hazlitt)

One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time. (Hermann Hesse)

The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going. (Napoleon Hill)

Walking is man's best medicine. (Hippocrates)

Drive slow and enjoy the scenery - drive fast and join the scenery. (Douglas Horton)

My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. (Aldous Huxley)

- Moominpappa at Sea...
Making a journey by night is more wonderful than anything in the world. (Tove Jansson)

We're still not where we're going, but we're not where we were. (Natash Jasefowitz)

It's not always a linear path. Sometimes you have to take a 5-year detour in order to finish properly what you've started. Time is relative. It hardly matters at all. (Melissa Jean)

The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back. (Sarah Orne Jewett)

I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist. (Billy Joel)

The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows whither he is going. (David Starr Jordan)

From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached. (Franz Kafka)

There is only one road to follow, that of analysis of the basic elements in order to arrive ultimately at an adequate graphic expression. (Wassily Kandinsky)

There's no mastery to be had. You love the attempt. You don't master a story any more than you master a river. You feel lucky to canoe down it. (Garrison Keillor)

A smile goes a long way, but you must start it on its journey. (Helen Keller)

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life. (Jack Kerouac)

Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road. (Jack Kerouac)

You're either on the bus or off the bus. (Ken Kesey)

That is the road we all have to take – over the Bridge of Sight into eternity. (Soren Kierkegaard)

The only reason a road is good as every wanderer knows / Is just because of the homes, the homes, the homes to which one goes (Joyce Kilmer)

I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses. (Stephen King)

What keeps you going isn't some fine destination but just the road you're on, and the fact that you know how to drive. (Barbara Kingsolver)

You are never going to be driven anywhere worthwhile, but you sure as hell drive yourself to a lot of great places. It is up to you to drive yourself there. (Bob Knight)

Art leads the way. When I don't know which path to take, I look to art... (Laura Kruger)

Passage: atmospheric fluidity, the way from realism to poetry. (Andre L'Hote)

I'm trying to get lost again. (Dorothea Lange)

The trail was bigger and better... but it didn't lead home. (Debra Langille-Ballma)

Art has no beginning or end because it is a continuous journey. (Brian M. LaSaga)

We are all pilgrims on an elusive and endless road... Despite our attempts to build lives on stone foundations, our spirits continuously flow. Endless streams of consciousness ripple through our minds. (Anthony Lawlor)

It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters, in the end. (Ursula K. LeGuin)

It's not where you are today that counts. It's where you are headed. (Arthur F. Lenehan)

How to begin the journey? You need only to take the first step. When? There is always now. (George B. Leonard)

The safest road to Hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts. (C. S. Lewis)

I will go anywhere, as long as it is forward. (David Livingstone)

Mistress eagle, where bound / so early in the morning, / so steadily flapping down highways of air? (Antonio Machado)

We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out. (Orison Swett Marden)

While traveling our separated roads through life, we are also either road signs or potholes on the roads of others. (Eugene J. Martin)

Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance toward the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point. Climb slowly, steadily, enjoying each passing moment; and the view from the summit will serve as a fitting climax for the journey. (Harold V. Melchert)

The path of duty lies in what is near, and men seek for it in what is remote; the work of duty lies in what is easy, and men seek for it in what is difficult. (Mencius)

How do you expect to arrive at the end of your own journey if you take the road to another man's city? (Thomas Merton)

The geographical pilgrimage is the symbolic acting out of an inner journey. One can have one without the other. It is best to have both. (Thomas Merton)

It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges. (Michelangelo)

For this is the journey that men make, to find themselves. If they fail in this, it doesn't matter much what else they find. (James A. Michener)

-Tropic of Capricorn...
We must get going. Tomorrow, tomorrow... (Henry Miller)

Even on the road to hell, flowers can make you smile. (Deng Ming-Dao)

Mind and body have taken the journey, but the real home place is your own heart. It is infinite. And so wherever you go, you are always home. (Mooji)

I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. (John Muir)

The return makes one love the farewell. (Alfred de Musset)

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all? (Joe Namath)

All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are. And we must pass through solitude and difficulty, isolation and silence in order to reach forth to the enchanted place where we can dance our clumsy dance and sing our sorrowful song. (Pablo Neruda)

All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord. (Earl Nightingale)

When the wind calls, / You know, / That somewhere in the mountains, / It has found the answers that you were looking for. / The pull of the horizon overcomes the inertia of reason... / And you just have to go (Vikram Oberoi)

And now I understand something so frightening and wonderful - how the mind clings to the road it knows, rushing through crossroads, sticking like lint to the familiar. (Mary Oliver)

Along the road you travel, may the miles be a thousand times more lovely than lonely. (Douglas Pagels)

There's another horizon out there, one more horizon that you have to make for yourself and let other people discover it, and someone else will take it further on, you know. (Gordon Parks)

Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow. (Norman Vincent Peale)

Each one of us must make his own path through life... The journey of life is not paved in blacktop; it is not brightly lit, and it has no road signs. It is a rocky path through the wilderness. (M. Scott Peck)

I pass times, I pass silences, formless worlds pass me by. (Fernando Pessoa)

My journey has always been the balance between chaos and order. (Philippe Petit)

You can only move if you are actually in the moment. You have to be where you are to get where you need to go. (Amy Poehler)

Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance. (Alexander Pope)

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. (African proverb)

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. (Buddhist proverb)

Every path has its puddle. (English proverb)

Infinite are the paths and infinite the opinions. (Ramakrishna)

All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk. (Ayn Rand)

Take a walk on the wild side. (Lou Reed)

Let no one be deluded that a knowledge of the path can substitute for putting one foot in front of the other. (M. C. Richards)

It helps, I think, to consider ourselves on a very long journey: the main thing is to keep to the faith, to endure, to help each other when we stumble or tire, to weep and press on. (M. C. Richards)

He who limps is still walking. (Joan Rivers)

Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley. (Theodore Roethke)

There is direction but there is no destination. (Carl Rogers)

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go. (Jim Rohn)

Each of us must make his own true way, and when we do, that way will express the universal way. (Suzuki Roshi)

Does the road wind up-hill all the way? / Yes, to the very end. / Will the day's journey take the whole long day? / From morn to night, my friend. (Christina Rossetti)

When people stop discerning the boundaries between what's possible and what's not, that's when the journey begins. (Jorge Manes Rubio)

There is only one search: wandering... no dogma and no heresy. (Rumi)

There was always more in the world than men could see, walked they ever so slowly; they will see it no better for going fast. The really precious things are thought and sight, not pace. (John Ruskin)

And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for an early release - out across the desert, running toward the Gulf, below sea level, to murmur its lullaby, and see the Imperial Valley rise out of burning sand with cotton blossoms, wheat, watermelons, roses, how should it know? (Carl Sandburg)

Depending on the path you blaze, the trail you leave for others to follow may be either well trodden or abandoned. (Ian Semple)

The clay and I make the journey together through the tension of disagreement and the harmony of accord. The final form - the result of our conversation - has a life all its own. (Eric Serritella)

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go... (Dr. Seuss)

The moving toward one's inner self is a long pilgrimage for a painter. It offers many temporary successes and high points, but impels him on toward the more adequate image. (Ben Shahn)

Journeys end in lovers meeting. (William Shakespeare)

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. (Beverly Sills)

Wherever I'm led, I'll go. (Mary Smart)

No journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within. (Lillian Smith)

The road of life is paved with emotion. (William Carmen Soyak III)

When the snake decided to go straight, he didn't get anywhere. (William Stafford)

The more you let yourself be distracted from where you are going, the more you are the person that you are. It's not so much like getting lost as it is like getting found. (William Stafford)

If you are looking down while you are walking, it is better to walk uphill because the ground is nearer. (Gertrude Stein)

A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us. (John Steinbeck)

Home and journey together constitute the creative polarity of the heart, the two dimensions we must cultivate if we want to 'develop the heart.' (David Steindl-Rast)

The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it. (Wallace Stevens)

Old and young, we are all on our last cruise. (Robert Louis Stevenson)

The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going. (Paul Theroux)

The saddest journey in the world is the one that follows a precise itinerary. Then you're not a traveler. You're a... tourist. (Guillermo del Toro)

Our path is sometimes rough and sometimes smooth; nonetheless, life is a constant journey... whatever we do is regarded as our journey, our path. That path consists of opening oneself to the road, opening oneself to the steps we are about to take. (Chogyam Trungpa)

Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. (Mark Twain)

Get a bicycle. You will not regret it. If you live. (Mark Twain)

A driving ambition is of little use if you're on the wrong road. (Frank Tyger)

Wander where there is no path. Be all that heaven gave you, but act as though you have received nothing. Be empty, that is all. (Chuang Tzu)

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. (Lao Tzu)

There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit - love. (Morihei Ueshiba)

-written in the dust on the back of a bus, Wickenburg, Arizona...
It's hard to make a comeback when you haven't been anywhere. (Author unknown)

I had no wish for a change of scene. All these places that I knew so well, the Seine with its strings of barges, the tugs with their plumes of smoke, the taverns in the suburbs, the colors of the atmosphere, the sky with its great clouds and its patches of sun, these were what I wanted to paint. (Maurice de Vlaminck)

It is this broken road with pitfalls and sharp turns and unexpected traverses that has brought me joy and adventure. (Alice Walker)

Sometimes the journey is more rewarding than the destination, even those destinations that are never quite reached. (Clint Watson)

The quest is the transmutation of Self. (Brett Whiteley)

Our work is to make ourselves visible in the world. This is the soul's individual journey, and the soul would much rather fail at its own life than succeed at someone else's. (David Whyte)

Our life's journey of self-discovery is not a straight-line rise from one level of consciousness to another. Instead, it is a series of steep climbs and flat plateaus, then further climbs. Even though we all approach the journey from different directions, certain of the journey's characteristics are common to all of us. (Stuart Wilde)

My journey is technical complexity. (Peter Wolf)

You can't go home again. (Tom Wolfe)

-The Enlightened Heart...
The Great Way has no gate; / there are a thousand paths to it. / If you pass through the barrier, / you walk the universe alone. (Wu-Men)

I don't look where I'm going, I look where I've been. (Helen van Wyk)

If you ask me why I left China, it's just that I went for a stroll and strolled too far away. (Mu Xin)

When the elephant decides to walk through the village, all the dogs come out and bark. (Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)

The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere. (Xun Zi)

The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it. (Emile Zola)