Train Sayings and Quotes

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

Be like a train; go in the rain, go in the sun, go in the storm, go in the dark tunnels! Be like a train; concentrate on your road and go with no hesitation!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Driving the train doesn't set its course. The real job is laying the track.     

Ed Catmull

The trains always arrive at your station. The question is which one to take?     

Mehmet Murat ildan

It doesn't matter which side of the tracks your from, the train still rolls the same.     

Robert M. Hensel

We are the train and the tracks are the path our lives follow. In control at dispatch is God, and He is overseeing each of our movements and coordinating what happens.      

Joshua Robinson

Missing a train is only painful if you run after it! Likewise, not matching the idea of success others expect from you is only painful if that's what you are seeking.     

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The only way to be sure of catching a train is to miss the one before it.     

Gilbert K. Chesterton

If your train's on the wrong track every station you come to is the wrong station.     

Bernard Malamud

If a train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not your train.     

Marianne Williamson

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.     

Corrie ten Boom

Sometimes the wrong train takes you to the right station.     

The Lunchbox

If a railroad is bent, the train shall turn over; if a man's character is bent, he shall turn over just like that train.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it's free-but it can't go anywhere.     

Zig Ziglar

The right train of thought can take you to a better station in life.     


If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.     

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

If a train is coming at you, closing your eyes won't save you ... but if you look right at it, you at least have a chance to jump.     

Andrew Vachss

The train may fall in love with a station, but it has to go and it goes! Don't be like the train; stay at the station you fell in love, go nowhere!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Many trains arrive at your station; treat them good whether they stay or leave!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.     

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Life is like a train station, people come and go all the time, but the ones that wait for the train with you are the ones that are worth keeping in it.     


Don't let the train of enthusiasm run through the station so fast that people can't get on board.     

H V Morton

Many times the wrong train took me to the right place.     

Paulo Coelho

To be number one, you must train like you are number two.     

Maurice Greene

Train your child in the way in which you know you should have gone yourself.     

Charles Spurgeon

You train people how to treat you by how you treat yourself.     

Martin Rutte

If you want to be a lion you must train with lions.     


Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.     

George Lucas

The train is a small world moving through a larger world.     

Elisha Cooper

If you train hard, you'll not only be hard, you'll be hard to beat.     

Herschel Walker

Sometimes you're the train, sometimes you're the track.     

Luke Bryan