There is no wider gulf in the universe than yawns between those on the hither and thither side of vital experience.
— Rebecca West

Sir, a man who cannot get to heaven in a green coat, will not find his way thither the sooner in a gray one.
Samuel Johnson thither quote

Home -- that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings.
— Lydia Maria Child

Of what use, however, is a general certainty that an insect will not walk with his head hindmost, when what you need to know is the play of inward stimulus that sends him hither and thither in a network of possible paths?
— George Eliot

Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.
— thither quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche