Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

— Aristotle

Terrific Detour quotations

Happiness is a road seldom traveled by the multitudes.

If you find it, please, don't take it for granted. If you Happen to stray from it, don't let negative obstacles overcome you. Anger and rage only detour you from your final objectives. The future holds nothing but opportunity, and good things happen to good people I promise

Detour quote Failure is a detour, not a dead end street
Failure is a detour, not a dead end street

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure.

.. it just means you haven't succeeded yet. Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker.

Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

For every failure, there's an alternative course of action.

You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.

Adversity is not a dead end but a detour to a better outcome than you can imagine!

Often what may appear as a detour in life is actually the most direct and empowering path to your destination.

The truth is, most of us discover where we are headed when we arrive.

It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it.

The strength of patience hangs on our capacity to believe that God is up to something good for us in all our delays and detours.

On the road to equality there is no better place for blacks to detour around American values than in forgoing its example in the treatment of its women and the organization of its family.

I think that you have to believe in your destiny;

that you will succeed, you will meet a lot of rejection and it is not always a straight path, there will be detours - so enjoy the view.

Whenever you notice your thoughts detour into attack mode, say out loud or to yourself: Happiness is a choice I make.

Live every day to fulfill your personal mission.

God has a reason for whatever season you are living through right now. A season of loss or blessing? A season of activity or hibernation? A season of growth or incubation? You may think you're on a detour, but God knows the best way for you to reach your destination.

The road to creativity passes so close to the madhouse and often detours or ends there.

When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.

Failure is delay, but not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end street.

None of us wants to admit that we hate someone.

.. When we deny our hate we detour around the crisis of forgiveness. We suppress our spite, make adjustments, and make believe we are too good to be hateful. But the truth is that we do not dare to risk admitting the hate we feel because we do not dare to risk forgiving the person we hate.

And from the moment that I saw you, I knew you was trouble, But I disregarded detour signs, And did not stop til you was mine. I guess God was like, 'Aight, fine.' Careful what you wish for, cause you just might get it in heaps. Try to give it back, He be like, 'Nah, that's yours to keep.'

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker

Establishing goals is all right if you don't let them deprive you of interesting detours.

You will do well to cultivate the resources in yourself that bring you happiness outside of success or failure.

Not all spiritual paths lead to the harmonious Oneness.

Indeed, most are detours and distractions, nothing more.

Things that look like shortcuts are actually detours (disguised as less work).

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

Let's face it, life is a constant challenge.

It's full of unexpected detours that no one but you can navigate.

In the armed forces, the chances of success are quite high.

That's due to the clarity of the military structure - everything is sketched out. In politics, there are many more surprises and detours, and it's a lot more unpredictable.

Coming back is the thing that enables you to see how all the dots in your life are connected, how one decision leads you another, how one twist of fate, good or bad, brings you to a door that later takes you to another door, which aided by several detours--long hallways and unforeseen stairwells--eventually puts you in the place you are now.

The Senate is a place filled with goodwill and good intentions, and if the road to hell is paved with them, then it's a pretty good detour.

Punctuation marks are the traffic signals of language: they tell us to slow down, notice this, take a detour, and stop.

We make a lot of detours, but we're always heading for the same destination

We plan our lives in long, unbroken stretches that intersect our dreams the way highways connect the city dots on a road map. But in the end we learn that life is lived in the side roads, alleys, and detours.

Never give up! People don't understand how persistent you have to be. You come up against an obstacle and you have to find a way of moving forward. You take detours, navigate between the obstacles and make it happen. Unless you are very strong and convinced you can succeed, you will be swept away.

Lessons often come dressed up as detours and roadblocks