Compass Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old compass quotes, compass sayings, and compass proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Compass points your home / Calling out from the east / Compass points you anywhere / Closer to me / If we make it out alive, from the depths of the seas / Compass points you anywhere / Closer to me. Zella Day Kerr
Once I told you that things look brighter / And now they're turning black / In this world without a compass / And you can't find your way back. Damien Jurado
Now I know the only compass that I need / Oh is the one, that leads back to you. Jamie Alexander Lidderdale
There's somethin' I must give you / The compass that my father made / It'll point you in the right direction / In case you ever lose your way. Vincent Grant Gill
If you are confused, check with the sun / Carry a compass to help you along / Your feet are going to be on the ground / Your head is there to move you around. Michael Stipe
Spinning a compass to choose your way / You can run you can dive you can stand and you can soar / Whichever way you can be sure. Simon Le Bon
Please the eyes to see the sun / Fill our heads with what we've done / A compass to show where we've come / And where we're going after all. NAthan James Allen
Set your compass to beauty, humor, and grief; stay the course no matter what, and I'll support you with everything I've got. Chris Jordan
The important thing in investing is to be true to your compass. John Paulson
If one has no compass, when one doesn't know where one stands and where one wants to go, one can deduce that one has no leadership or interest in shaping events. Helmut Kohl
You have to follow your moral compass: it's a good guide of telling you what is right and wrong. Cailee Spaeny
Though pleas'd to see the dolphins play, I mind my compass and my way. Matthew Green
Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense. James Agee
On the ocean of life let your mind be the ship and your heart be the compass. James David Manning
Life is a voyage that's homeward bound. Stay on the right path. He that has patience may compass anything. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Your inner knowing is your only true compass. Joy Page
Every man has to learn the points of the compass again as often as he awakes, whether from sleep or any abstraction. Henry David Thoreau
No compass has ever been invented for the high seas of matrimony. Heinrich Heine
We are asleep with compasses in our hands. W. S. Merwin
A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy. Sir Walter Scott
I don't need a compass to tell me which way the wind shines! Ben Stiller
Life is not a chain of events but an area, something spreading out from a hidden centre and welling at once toward all points of the compass. Stephen Graham
Above all things, the plainsmen had to have in instinct for direction. I never had a compass in my life, but I was never lost. Charles Goodnight
In this world, you've a soul for a compass and a heart for a pair of wings. Mary Chapin Carpenter
Ask to know what you are born to do. Follow the compass of joy. Barbara Marx Hubbard
The line that describes the beautiful is elliptical. It has simplicity and constant change. It cannot be described by a compass, and it changes direction at every one of its points. Rudolf Arnheim
My heart is a compass, and it always leads me back to you. A. Zavarelli
When a man has no design but to speak plain truth, he may say a great deal in a very narrow compass. Richard Steele
Show not what has been done, but what can be. How beautiful the world would be if there were a procedure for moving through labyrinths. Umberto Eco
Then, my queen, in silence sad trip we after night's shade. We the globe can compass soon, swifter than the wand'ring moon. William Shakespeare
So let your heart, sweetheart, be your compass when you're lost, and you should follow it wherever it may go. Lady Antebellum
The compass of accurate knowledge directs the shortest, safest, cheapest course to any destination. Claude C. Hopkins
Listen to the compass of your heart. All you need lies within you. Mary Anne Radmacher
You don't throw a compass overboard because the ocean is calm. Matshona Dhliwayo
I am free to wander. Heading in the right direction. Not all those who wander are lost. J.R.R Tolkien
Desire sets our compass, but real life steers our course. Mitch Albom
Most times, the worst of situations can become a compass to the best of situations. Ikechukwu Izuakor
A highly developed values system is like a compass. It serves as a guide to point you in the right direction when you are lost. Idowu Koyenikan
We only part to meet again. Change, as ye list, ye winds; my heart shall be. The faithful compass that still points to thee. John Gay
Let your heart be your compass, your mind your map, your soul your guide and you will never get lost. Ritu Ghatourey
Whatever happens here, trust your heart. It's as true as any compass. Dean Koontz
She kept her trusty compass with her all times to guide her through each new twist and turn on her journey. Queenisms
The compass opened, if I may so express myself, the universe. Charles de Montesquieu
Though fortune's malice overthrow my state, My mind exceeds the compass of her wheel. William Shakespeare
Follow your compass, not your clock. Andrea Jung
I poured a compass into my coffee, to give the flavor some direction. Jarod Kintz
If my heart was a compass in will point towards you. Hussein Nishah
I am a mystic and am directed by an internal compass. I am not outer directed. Diane Wilson
Living without an aim, is like sailing without a compass. John Ruskin
Ones vision is not a road map but a compass. Peter Block
My body is a compass and it does not lie. Terry Tempest Williams
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
The great thing in the world isn't so much where we stand. As in what direction we are moving. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Your passion is your internal compass that will guide you from where you are towards where you want to go. Julie Connor
Develop your own compass, and trust it. Take risks, dare to fail, remember the first person through the wall always gets hurt. Aaron Sorkin
Be governed by your internal compass, not by some clock on the wall. Stephen Covey
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great. William Ellery Channing