quote by Barbara Sher

Real obstacles don't take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.

— Barbara Sher

Most Powerful Mazes quotations

Theirs is an endless road, a hopeless maze, who seek for goods before they seek for God.

Love yourself like your life depends on it, because it does.

There is no route out of the maze. The maze shifts as you move through it, because it is alive.

I know no other way out of what is both the maze of the eternal present and the prison of the self except with a string of words.

I did get upset once, when we were hiking between pitches 15 and 16.

Two women and a dog were trying to find their way down through the maze of trails below the First Summit and they asked us: 'Are you on the trail?' I let my indignity show: 'NO, we're on a CLIMB!'

This whole electric universe is a complex maze of similar tensions.

Every particle of matter in the universe is separated from its condition of oneness, just as the return ball is separated from the hand, and each is connected with the other one by an electric thread of light which measures the tension of that separateness.

It is not just that science and technology are possible means of great human satisfaction, as well as a matrix of complex dominations. Cyborg imagery can suggest a way out of the maze of dualisms in which we have explained our bodies and our tools to ourselves.

I just...feel like I need to save everyone. To redeem myself.

Driving down the wrong road and knowing it, The fork years behind, how many have thought To pull up on the shoulder and leave the car Empty, strike out across the fields; and how many Are still mazed among dock and thistle, Seeking the road they should have taken?

Do you know my friend that each one of us is a dark mystery, a maze of conflicting passions and desire and aptitudes?

To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

Mickey Cohen: New York, its like being a rat in a maze, everyone living on top of each other, but out here, I can breathe. I love Los Angeles.

Just follow me and run like your life depends on it. Because it does.

You are the shuckiest shuck faced shuck in the world!

If then, your world be such a baffling riddle, it is because you are that baffling riddle. And if your speech be such a woeful maze, it is because you are that woeful maze.

Life is like a maze in which you try to avoid the exit.

It is safer to search in the maze than to remain in a cheeseless situation

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

Happiness ... leads none of us by the same route.

The extraordinary development of modern science may be her undoing.

Specialism, now a necessity, has fragmented the specialities themselves in a way that makes the outlook hazardous. The workers lose all sense of proportion in a maze of minutiae.

Modern man likes to pretend that his thinking is wide-awake.

But this wide-awake thinking has led us into the mazes of a nightmare in which the torture chambers are endlessly repeated in the mirrors of reason.

Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.

Firmness of purpose is one of the best instruments of success.

We are in a maze which we built, and then we fell into, now can't get out.

To make the game into something real, something more than merely an intellectual exercise, we elected to lose our exceptional faculties, to reduce us an entire level. This unfortunately, includes a loss of memory.

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

Eloquence the soul, song charms the senses.

Complexity creates a maze between you and success. Simplicity ensures a clear line of sight.

I firmly believe in Divine Providence.

Without belief in Providence I think I should go crazy. Without God the world would be a maze without a clue.

The path I choose through the maze makes me what I am.

I am not only a thing, but also a way of being--one of many ways--and knowing the paths I have followed and the ones left to take will help me understand what I am becoming.

If you go the way of your thoughts you will be carried away by them and you will find yourself in an endless maze.

Such a display of death - how could it be considered a victory?

A rat in a maze is free to go anywhere, as long as it stays inside the maze.

Breathless and unharmed, we emerge from the mazes of metaphysics and psychology where man and the soul are playing hide-and-seek.

And the elephant sings deep in the forest-maze About a star of deathless and painless peace But no astronomer can find where it is.