Wandering Sayings and Quotes

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

Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever. Joe Abercrombie
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not. Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you keep wandering in the dark streets, may be it is because you find peace in the darkness rather than in the light! Mehmet Murat ildan
A wandering mind can get lost amid the limitless wonders of the Universe. Shannon Leigh Warren
We were used to her wandering, never wandered too far away. She always came back home, no problem, but that day, she didn't come back. Holly Webb
I wander all night in my vision, / Stepping with light feet, swiftly and noiselessly stepping and stopping, / Bending with open eyes over the shut eyes of sleepers, / Wandering and confused, lost to myself, ill-assorted, contradictory, / Pausing, gazing, bending, and stopping. Walt Hitman
The mind wanders everywhere like an intoxicated elephant. Intelligence, with god-like knowledge, stops the wandering of the mind and calms it down. Nitya Neeti
And after this interview, full of fearful recollections and thrilling grief, we, the wandering stars of eternity, again proceed on our endless journey. Eugene Sue
They learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not. Timothy 5:13
Wandering through many countries, and over many seas, I come, my brother, to those sorrowful obsequies, to present you with the last guerdon of death and speak, though in vain to your silent ashes. Gaius Valerius Catullus
Little soul, wandering, gentle guest and companion of the body, into what places will you now go, pale, stiff, and naked, no longer sporting as you did. Hadrian
You've just got to keep a thing in view and go for it and never get your eyes to wander to right or left or up or down. And looking back is fatal. William J. Lock
When one devotes oneself to meditation, mental burdens, unnecessary worries, and wandering thoughts drop off one by one, life seems to run smoothly and pleasantly. Nyogen Senzaki
In tuneful rhetoric as I watch the changing wind / I speak to the north, / east, south and west / and follow the path the direction leads me. Jeanne Fiedler
I saw by looking in his eyes / That they remembered everything; / And this was how I came to know / That he was here, still wandering. Edwin Arlington Robinson
You can feel, but no longer find / the love / Surrounding, no longer inside / the love / Remembering, / you cannot forget / the love Lingering, / you wander in search —of love. Kurt Philip Behm
Longing words I have left behind / Wander yet away from yourself / Wandering soldier why leave / Slipping silently so soon / My flame will waver and die / At least soldier can you cry / Knowing this could be our last / Goodbye? Syrelia
My pathway leads into the west / They say it never really ends / These legs of mine weren't made to rest / I let them take me where they send me wandering. Timothy Page O'Brien
Tho' you've left me and gone I'll keep wandering on / Wandering down life's way / And beneath the lovely blue, I may wander back to you / And my dreams will all come true someday. Hank Snow
Tell me what you yearn for and I shall tell you who you are. We are what we reach for, the idealized image that drives our wandering. James Hillman
Sometimes you have to wander around until you find where you really belong. And sometimes it's right where you started. Rachel Gibson
Wandering seemed no more than the happiness of an anxious man. Albert Camus
An objective is an ambition, and life without ambition is ... well, aimless wandering. Alfred Wainwright
Whenever I get fed up with the life I love to go wandering in nature. Andrea Arnold
Our life seems cursed to be a wiggle merely, and a wandering without end. Annie Dillard
Well, I sing by night, wander by day. I'm on the road and it looks like I'm here to stay. Bob Dylan
Time is the deepest wilderness in which we wander. Christopher Cokinos
I was wandering around as usual, in my unpleasantly populated subconscious... Dodie Smith
By the light of our insistent truths, we wander into death. Edmond Jabes
I'll never stop wandering. And when the time comes to die, I'll find the wildest, loneliest, most desolate spot there is. Everett Ruess