Journeys Sayings and Quotes

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

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

Douglas Adams

In the middle of the journey of our life I found myself astray in a dark wood where the straight road had been lost sight of.     

Dante Alighieri

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.     

G. K. Chesterton

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

Barbara De Angelis

We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started... and know the place for the first time.     

TS Eliot

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.

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

Greg Anderson

To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping     

Chinese Proverbs

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end     

Ursula K. Leguin

A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles     

Tim Cahill

We have stories to tell, stories that provide wisdom about the journey of life. What more have we to give one another than our 'truth' about our human adventure as honestly and as openly as we know how?     

Rabbi Saul Rubin

If you are facing in the right direction, all you need to do is keep on walking.     

Buddhist Saying

Our life is an endless journey; it is like a broad highway that extends infinitely into the distance. The practice of meditation provides a vehicle to travel on that road. Our journey consists of constant ups and downs      

Chogyam Trungpa

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.     

Edward Abbey

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Even journey has an end.     


We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.     

Marcel Proust

I believe that life is a journey, often difficult and sometimes incredibly cruel, but we are well equipped for it if only we tap into our talents and gifts and allow them to blossom.     

Les Brown

The only journey is the one within.     

Rainer Maria Rilke

We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, we are confident and believe we are going to succeed.     

Orison Swett Marden

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

To get where you want to go you can't only do what you like.     

Peter Abrahams

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

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

Romare Bearden

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

Yehuda Berg

Everyday is a journey,and the journey itself is home.     

Matsuo Basho

There are many trails up the mountain, but in time they all reach the top.     

Anya Seton

Let your mind start a journey thru a strange new world. Leave all thoughts of the world you knew before. Let your soul take you where you long to be...Close your eyes let your spirit start to soar, and you'll live as you've never lived before.     

Erich Fromm

If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.     

Dan Rather

We must get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.     

John Hope Franklin

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his greatest surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't.     

Henry Ford

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

Martin Buber

I soon realized that 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 real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.     

Marcel Proust

Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.     

Frank Borman

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

The journey is the reward.     

Tao Expression

We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.     

Stephen Covey

The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.     

Lao Tzu

The journey you wish to take can only begin from where you are right now this very minute.     

Ron Atchison

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

John Steinbeck

One approaches journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.     

George Sand

The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as one pleases.     

William Hazlitt

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

Iain Sinclair

Life is a journey of mind. And man is the vessel that carries this mind. Therefore based on this premise it is safe to conclude that man does not evolve, but mind does.     

Mark-Anthony St. Rose

It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way!     

Penelope Riley

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

Sometimes we have to go through the darkness alone, before we can see the light.     

Adele Comandini

The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them.     

Amelia E. Barr

What is a journey? Is it just distance traveled? Time spent? No, it's what happens on the way. It's the things that shape you. At the end of the journey, you're not the same.     

Mayor Richard Wilkins III