Success is a journey, not a destination. It requires constant effort, vigilance and reevaluation.— Mark Twain
Astounding Journey And Destination quotations
From my earliest youth, I have known that while one is obliged to plan with care the stages of one's journey, one is entitled to dream, and keep dreaming, of its destination.
Success is not a destination: It is a journey.
The happiest people I know are those who are busy working toward specific objectives. The most bored and miserable people I know are those who are drifting along with no worthwhile objectives in mind.
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.
The experiences are so innumerable and varied, that the journey appears to be interminable and the Destination is ever out of sight. But the wonder of it is, when at last you reach your Destination you find that you had never travelled at all! It was a journey from here to Here.
Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.
roads were made for journeys not destinations
Turn away from the world this year and begin to listen.
Listen to the whispers of your heart. Look within. Your silent companion has lit lanterns of love to illuminate the path to Wholeness. At long last, the journey you were destined to take has begun.
Each one of us has our own evolution of life, and each one of us goes through different tests which are unique and challenging. But certain things are common. And we do learn things from each other's experience. On a spiritual journey, we all have the same destination.
Success for me isn't a destination it's a journey.
Everybody's working to get to the top but where is the top? It's all about working harder and getting better and moving up and up.
The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
I made up my mind not to care so much about the destination, and simply enjoy the journey.
We don't take a trip. A trip takes us.
We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
I will remember always that marriage, like life, is a journey - not a destination - and that its treasures are found not just at the end but all along the way.
The world is on a bumpy journey to a new destination and the New Normal.
So you set out to travel to Rome... and end up in Istanbul. You set off for Japan... and you end up on a train across Siberia. The journey, not the destination, becomes a source of wonder.
Theres a difference between, as I always say, the destination, the end point, and the journey. The journey has a lot of twists and turns. It isnt always pretty.
Life is a continuity always and always.
There is no final destination it is going towards. Just the pilgrimage, just the journey in itself is life, not reaching to some point, no goal - just dancing and being in pilgrimage, moving joyously, without bothering about any destination.
The journey is long, the road is dark and frightening, but together we can reach our destination: the Tasmania of which we all dream, where all are welcome and all prosper, made no longer of lies but truth, built not of rich men's hate but our love for our island and for each other.
It was being a runner that mattered, not how fast or how far I could run.
The joy was in the act of running and in the journey, not in the destination.
The soil is the great connector of our lives, the source and destination of all.
Life isn’t about the final destination or the accomplishments and accolades;
it’s about the journey and the opportunities for learning—and how we grow as a result.
To set aside one’s prejudices, one’s present needs, and one’s own self interest in making a decision as a director for a company is an intellectual exercise that takes constant practice. In short, intellectual honesty is a journey and not a destination.
It’s paradoxical that the death of your quarry is besides the point and at the same time the whole point. A chase without a kill as its object is like a journey without a destination; a kill without a chase employing all the hunter’s craft is killing, not hunting.
I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal.
The new female is not limited in any way.
She yearns to give the gifts she was born to give, and she does what is necessary to give them. Where her heart leads, she goes. No one defines her role for her. She is on a spiritual journey. Authentic Power is her destination.
Just like everything else in our lives, with the good comes the bad.
It applies to success as well. Success isn't a destination, it's a journey - a journey that will be sure to come with lots of great achievements and lots of setbacks. You have the power to decide if those downsides are going to define you in a negative way or a positive way.
If you simply walk on the beach as we are doing, you have no special color.
But if you travel with a purpose, it is different. When you go somewhere important or you return home from a long journey, you build a shape around you and it reaches out ahead to touch your destination.
We will never make a journey of a thousand miles by fretting about how long it will take or how hard it will be. We make the journey by taking each day step by step and then repeating it again and again until we reach our destination.
When I think of all the things that tossed my journey off its track, I realize something incredibly important: Life's setbacks only changed my path and the timing of my arrival. They never changed my destination.
Dharma gives you the balance. It gives you the establishment into proper behavior, proper understanding, proper living, but it doesn't give you the completion of your journey. It doesn't give you the satisfaction of reaching the destination and your personality is still incomplete. So one has to have the experience of the spirit.
The famous Zen parable about the master for whom, before his studies, mountains were only mountains, but during his studies mountains were no longer mountains, and afterward mountains were again mountains could be interpreted as an alleory about [the perpetual paradox that when one is closest to a destination one is also the farthest).
There is little faith involved in setting out on a journey where the destination is certain and every step in between has been mapped in detail. Bravery, trust, is about leaving camp in the dark, when we do not know the route ahead and cannot be certain we will ever return.