The middle of the road is all of the usable surface. The extremes, right and left, are in the gutters.— Dwight D. Eisenhower
Relaxing Right Road quotations
People talk about the middle of the road as though it were unacceptable.
Actually, all human problems, excepting morals, come into the gray areas. Things are not all black and white. There have to be compromises. The middle of the road is all of the usable surface. The extremes, right and left, are in the gutters.
My experience tells me the hard road is almost always the right road.
If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere
If you don't know where you are currently standing, you're dead.
The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.
We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
When the enemy attacks you, this means that you are on the right road.
Silk Road to Ruin has all the analysis and it's structured very well.
I rely on my notes more and I use direct quotes. But there's nothing like writing about it right away.
It has been well over half a century and I'm glad to say we have taken the right path from authoritarianism to democracy and this is a road of no return.
When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time.
It would be nice to spend billions on schools and roads, but right now that money is desperately needed for political ads.
I feel like I'm worried about my later years in life because I feel like I'm using up so much good karma right now. There's going to be some sort of karmic backlash somewhere down the road.
Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step;
only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.
If I'm in a relationship, I'll go to the ends of the earth.
If I'm on the road and we have a conversation, and she says, "God, I really wish I was there with you right now," I'll hang up the phone, send a car, and have the plane ready.
I haven't a clue how my story will end, but that's all right.
When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that's when you discover the stars.
One day, right after my mastectomy, I went for a walk in Central Park, and there was this mob of people blocking the road. I thought, 'Oh, great, now I'm stuck!' but then I suddenly realized that it was a breast cancer walk.
I don't think about the miles that are coming down the road, I don't think about the mile I'm on right now, I don't think about the miles I've already covered. I think about what I'm doing right now, just being lost in the moment.
Last time I had a flat tire, I pulled my truck into one of those side-of-the-road gas stations. The attendant walks out, looks at my truck, looks at me, and I swear he said, Tire go flat? I couldn't resist. Said, Nope. I was driving around and those other three just swelled right up on me. Here's your sign.
All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?
I'm in road-coma at the moment. But it's OK. I think you subliminally become a junkie of being on the road. As much as you think you're burnt out, the minute you get off you go stir crazy and you just wanna go right back.
Now hollow fires burn out to black, And lights are fluttering low: Square your shoulders, lift your pack And leave your friends and go. O never fear, lads, naught's to dread, Look not to left nor right: In all the endless road you tread There's nothing but the night.
Sometimes failure is merely chasing you off the wrong road and onto the right one.
Safety lies in tending towards our highest and not in resting content with an inferior potentiality..... To rest in or follow after an inferior potentiality may seem safe, rational, comfortable, easy, but it ends badly, in some futility or in a mere circling down the abyss or in a stagnant morass. Our right and natural road is towards the summits.
Life is complex. Each one of us must make his own path through life. There are no self-help manuals, no formulas, no easy answers. The right road for one is the wrong road for another...The journey of life is not paved in blacktop; it is not brightly lit, and it has no road signs. It is a rocky path through the wilderness.
You can't find the right roads when the streets are paved.
It's hard to get lost if you don't know where you're going.
Beliefs are the roads we take to our dreams.
Believe you can do something-or believe you can't-and you'll be right everytime.
When engineers and quantity surveyors discuss aesthetics and architects study what cranes do we are on the right road.
My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going.
I do not see the road ahead of me...you will lead me by the right road, though I may know nothing about it. Therefore I will trust you always though I may seem to be lost and in the shadow of death. I will not fear, for you are ever with me, and you will never leave me to face my perils alone.
All my days I have longed equally to travel the right road and to take my own errant path.
Not till your thoughts cease all their branching here and there, not till you abandon all thoughts of seeking for something, not till your mind is motionless as wood or stone, will you be on the right road to the Gate.
If you don t know where you are, a map won't help.
If you stand back and analyze the best way to do something, you'll be standing there forever. Follow your gut and jump right in!
Can you think of anything more permanently elating than to know that you are on the right road at last?