Don't follow the path. Go where there is no path and begin the trail. When you start a new trail equipped with courage, strength and conviction, the only thing that can stop you is you!— Ruby Bridges
Passioned New Paths quotations
I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.
He who finds a new path is a pathfinder, even if the trail has to be found again by others; and he who walks far ahead of his contemporaries is a leader, even though centuries pass before he is recognized as such.
Once we're thrown off our habitual paths, we think all is lost, but it's only here that the new and the good begins.
If you are going down a road and don't like what's in front of you, and look behind you and don't like what you see, get off the road. Create a new path!
Whatever happens in your life, no matter how troubling things might seem, do not enter the neighbourhood of despair. Even when all doors remained closed, God will open up a new path only for you. Be thankful! It is easy to be thankful when all is well. A Sufi is thankful not only for what he has been given but also for all that he has been denied.
Music is a labyrinth with no beginning and no end, full of new paths to discover, where mystery remains eternal
Education should no longer be most imparting of knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentialities.
Whatever happens in your life, no matter how troubling things might seem, do not enter the neighborhood of despair. Even when all doors remain closed, God will open up a new path only for you. Be thankful!
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.
The path of progress is seldom smooth.
New things are often found hard to do. Our fathers found them so. We find them so. But are we not made better for the effort and scarifice?
Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.
Curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
It seldom happens that a man changes his life through his habitual reasoning.
No matter how fully he may sense the new plans and aims revealed to him by reason, he continues to plod along in old paths until his life becomes frustrating and unbearable-he finally makes the change only when his usual life can no longer be tolerated.
I was exhilarated by the new realization that I could change the character of my life by changing my beliefs. I was instantly energized because I realized that there was a science-based path that would take me from my job as a perennial “victim” to my new position as “co-creator” of my destiny. (Prologue, xv)
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
PLEASE don't ever think that you can't get out of the rut you may be in or think you can't take your life to a whole new level.. Anything is possible when you have a path, a plan and a desire to take action.
To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.
I am convinced that the path to a new, better and possible world is not capitalism, the path is socialism.
I do what I feel is right. I do not fear to walk on a new path and take risk.
He who strays discovers new paths.
Each one of us is called to be an artisan of peace, by uniting and not dividing, by extinguishing hatred and not holding on to it, by opening paths to dialogue and not by constructing new walls!
Today's 'best practices' lead to dead ends; the best paths are new and untried.
Ojibwe prophecy speaks of a time during the seventh fire when our people will have a choice between two paths. The first path is well worn and scorched. The second path is new and green. It is our choice as communities and as individuals how we will proceed.
Every Socialist outbreak only blazes new paths for Capitalism.
There are no mistakes. Only new paths to explore.
Stories open up new paths, sometimes send us back to old ones, and close off still others. Telling and listening to stories we too imaginatively walk down those paths - paths of longing, paths of hope, paths of desperation.
Sometimes in your life you just meet someone or hear something that nudges you on the right path. And that becomes the best advice. It could just be a bit of commonsense said in a way that resonates with something in you. It's nothing new, but because it connects with you it holds meaning for you.
The surest path to safe streets and peaceful communities is not more police and prisons, but ecologically sounds economic development. And that same path can lift us to a new, green economy - one with the power to lift people out of poverty while respecting and repairing the environment.
The clear and present danger of climate change means we cannot burn our way to prosperity. We already rely too heavily on fossil fuels. We need to find a new, sustainable path to the future we want. We need a clean industrial revolution.
Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.
Pessimism negates the existing world.
Yet its negating is ambiguous. It can simply will decay and nothingness, but it can also renounce what exists and thus open a path for a new formation of the world.
Yoga is not a new path to follow but a way to become conscious of the original impetus of life. Yoga is the movement and evolution of Life itself.
We have no idea what lies ahead or how God will open doors of potentiality when we consciously choose to get out of the ruts we're in and start moving down new paths about which we can be excited--even passionate.