When routine bites hard, and ambitions are low. When resentment rides high, but emotion won't grow...and we're changing our ways, taking different roads. Love will tear us apart.— Ian Curtis
Helpful High Road quotations
Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.
When someone is rude, keep a smile on your face. when you stay on the high road.
I believe there is no philosophical high-road in science, with epistemological signposts. No, we are in a jungle and find our way by trial and error, building our road behind us as we proceed.
Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.
I suggest taking the high road and have a little sence of humour and let things roll off your back. I think that's very important.
I'm going to take the high road because the low road is so crowded.
In addition to this, they already have a fuel cell car on the road in Japan.
It is subsidized from within the corporation because they are still at a high cost.
It's your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Do not follow where the path may lead.
Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory.
Suffering makes us capable of the full force of the Master of Delight;
it makes us capable also to bear the utter play of the Master of Power. Pain is the key that opens the gates of strength; it is the high-road that leads to the city of beatitude.
The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.
All my life I have been taught to take the high road and never to dignify salacious or false accusations and I have been taught never, never to lie.
Oh, my ways are strange ways and new ways and old ways, And deep ways and steep ways and high ways and low, I'm at home and at ease on a track that I know not, And restless and lost on a road that I know.
Everyone asks me 'how it feels to fly.
' It feels like riding in a high powered automobile, minus bumping over the rough roads, continually signaling to clear the way and keeping a watchful on the speedometer to see that you do not exceed the speed limit and provoke the wrath of the bicycle policeman or the covetous constable.
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
As you go along your own road in life, you will, if you aim high enough, also meet resistance... But no matter how tough the opposition may seem, have courage still and persevere.
I have never taken the high road, but I tell other people to 'cause then there's more room for me on the low road.
Action is a high road to self-confidence and esteem.
Where it is open, all energies flow toward it. It comes readily to most people, and its rewards are tangible.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat;
long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
Always take the high road.
The high road's the only road I know. Let's keep on that way.
Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.
Were it not that it might require too long a discussion, it would not be difficult to demonstrate that a large and well-organized republic can scarcely lose its liberty from any other cause than that of anarchy, to which a contempt of the laws is the high-road.
I've lost a lot. I've lost money, and my reputation has taken a hit for taking the high road to protect my dignity, to protect children, and for other good causes. But I don't think there's ever too steep a price for doing the right thing.
The key of success is for you to set one big, challenging goal and then to pay any price, overcome any obstacle and persist through any difficulty until you finally achieve it
If the road is easy, you're likely going the wrong way.
Man is man because he is free to operate within a framework of his destiny.
He is free to deliberate, to make decisions, and to choose between alternatives. He is distinguished from animals by his freedom to do evil or to do good and to walk the high road of beauty or tread the low road of ugly degeneracy.
Take the high road; it's far less crowded.
Those who travel the high road of humility are not troubled by heavy traffic.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
When you are committed to doing what’s right, you are sowing seeds for God’s blessings. You will never go wrong by taking the high road and doing more that is required.
My best life advice:Take the high road.
No matter how much stress, or strain, or consternation you are facing, take the high road.You will never regret it.
Sometimes - this is a tough one - not everyone can handle the truth.
Sometimes you have to take a beat. But if you can take that beat, and take the high road, it'll serve you in the long run.
Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, with your head held high is dignity.
Pray for the strength to walk the high road, which at times may be lonely but which will lead to peace and happiness and joy supernal.
We must not concentrate overmuch upon our feelings.
Do not spend too much time feeling your own pulse taking your own spiritual temperature, do not spend too much time analyzing your feelings. That is the high road to morbidity.
The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England.
Failure is the road you will travel to success. Just be sure to take the correct exit.
I've talked to some drummers who seem to have a very hard time staying in shape on the road, including some drummers touring with high-profile acts that don't have to live on fast food every night.
Take the high road, there's a lot less traffic up there.
Against my better judgment I feel certain that somewhere very near here—the first house down the road, maybe—there's a good poet dying, but also somewhere very near here somebody's having a hilarious pint of pus taken from her lovely young body, and I can't be running back and forth forever between grief and high delight.
Ascend, my brothers, ascend eagerly. Let your hearts' resolve be to climb. Listen to the voice of the one who says: 'Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of our God' (Isa. 2:3), Who makes our feet to be like the feet of the deer, 'Who sets us on the high places, that we may be triumphant on His road' (Hab. 3:19).
But life has no smooth roads for any of us.
And in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim, the very roughness only stimulates the climber to sturdier and steadier steps, till that other legend of the rough places fulfils itself at last; "per aspera ad astra;" over steep ways to the stars.