Life is full of surprises and and serendipity. Being open to unexpected turns in the road is an important part of success. If you try to plan every step, you may miss those wonderful twists and turns. Just find your next adventure-do it well, enjoy it-and then, not now, think about what comes next.— Condoleezza Rice
Heartwarming Open Road quotations
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road.
Healthy, free, the world before me. The long brown path before me leading me wherever I choose. Henceforth, I ask not good fortune, I myself am good fortune. Henceforth, I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing.
Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.
Reading is dreaming with open eyes.
I love the smell of Waffle House; it's the smell of freedom, being on the open road and knowing that ninety percent of the people eating around you are also on that road. Truck driver's, road-trippers, hangovers--those who don't live that monotonous life of society slavery.
History does not teach fatalism. There are moments when the will of a handful of free men breaks through determinism and opens up new roads.
The one thing I miss is hitchhiking. Now there's no more of that. When's the last time you saw a hitchhiker? It's not that I consider it a great sport, but it was my way of seeing the country. The open road, especially in the western United States, is still very pristine, but everything else around it has changed.
A positive attitude opens the door to positive opportunities, which leads to a positive life.
They say the open road helps you think. About where you've been and where you're going.
In the past 20 years and more since China embarked on the road of reform and opening up, we have moved steadfastly to promote political restructuring and vigorously build democratic politics under socialism.
There is your car and the open road, the fabled lure of random adventure.
You stand at the verge, and you could become anything.
Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.
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.
Our path is sometimes rough and sometimes smooth;
nonetheless, life is a constant journey... whatever we do is regarded as our journey, our path. That path consists of opening oneself to the road, opening oneself to the steps we are about to take.
With their tinted windows up, the cars of the rich go like dark eggs down the roads of Delhi. Every now and then an egg will crack open a woman's hand, dazzling with gold bangles, stretches out an open window, flings an empty mineral water bottle onto the road and then the window goes up, and the egg is resealed.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
Honest, open communication is the only street that leads us into the real world.
.. We then begin to grow as never before. And once we are on this road, happiness cannot be far away.
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.
Life on the open road is liberty... to be alone, to have few needs, to be unknown, everywhere a foreigner and at home, and to walk grandly and solitarily in conquest of the world.
Don't give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring that opens the door.
Success in politics demands that you must take your people into confidence about your views and state them very clearly, very politely, very calmly, but nevertheless, state them openly.
You think you want the blue skies, the open road, but really you want the tunnel, you want to know how the story ends.
Hope is the strongest driving force for a people.
Hope which brings about change, which produces new realities, is what opens man's road to freedom.
Everything becomes a lesson when youre open to learn.
Even at the end of the road, read the first sentence, there is a road.
Even at the end of the road, a new road stretches out, endless and open, a road that may lead anywhere. To him who will find it, there is always a road.
The best advice is to take it easy, respect speed limits and do not try to make up time lost in the tailbacks on the open road.
But by us doing a lot on the road, we were able to afford things like videos on the tours, cartoons that we'd open up the shows with. We were doing that way back when and now it's the hippest thing to do. We're just coming back around, I guess trying to play catch-up.
Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.
Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.
When you’re engaged in what you love to do, it’s like driving in the fast lane. Time flies by and more roads open up to you, alternate routes you may not have even known existed.
The greatest minds, as they are capable of the highest excellencies, are open likewise to the greatest aberrations; and those who travel very slowly may yet make far greater progress, provided they keep always to the straight road, than those who, while they run, forsake it.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.
What keeps you going isn't some fine destination but just the road you're on, and the fact that you know how to drive. You keep your eyes open, you see this damned-to-hell world you got born into, and you ask yourself, 'What life can I live that will let me breathe in & out and love somebody or something and not run off screaming into the woods?
Henceforth I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing, Done with indoor complaints, libraries, querulous criticisms, Strong and content I travel the open road.
Above all, as the keynote of all Democratic policy, in passing upon any question, let the controlling aim and ambition be to keep the road open for private enterprise and personal initiative.
Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?
Say this is what the pain made of you: an open, open, open road, an avalanche of feel it all.
Hope is the strongest driving force for a people.
Hope which brings about change, which produces new realities, is what opens man's road to freedom. Once hope has taken hold, courage must unite with wisdom. That is the only way of avoiding violence, the only way of maintaining the calm one needs to respond peacefully to offenses.
By the time we made "Abbey Road", John and I were openly critical of each other's music, and I felt John wasn't much interested in performing anything he hadn't written himself.
It's your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
For all its material advantages, the sedentary life has left us edgy, unfulfilled, even after 400 generations in villages and cities, we haven't forgotten: The open road still softly calls like a nearly forgotten song of childhood.
I think if you're open-minded, the road will take you where it takes you.
If you're closed, you might not get to go where the road is heading.
I remember my mentor once said, "The low road is crowded.
The high road is wide open. So let's try to take the high road." I think that people are hungry for content that enriches and expires. You can entertain people while still expanding their horizons. You don't have to have it be a race to the bottom with reality television.
The task of evangelism often involves preparing an open road so offenders can find their refuge in Christ.
Always open all gates and roads to your enemies, and rather make for them a bridge of silver, to get rid of them. [Fr., Ouvrez toujours a vos ennemis toutes les portes et chemin, et plutot leur faites un pont d'argent, afin de les renvoyer.]