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1. "Meditation is a journey to know yourself. Knowing yourself has many layers. Start knowing your bodily discomforts. Know your success, know your failures. Know your fears. Know your irritations. Know your pleasures, joy and happiness. Know your mental wounds. Go deeper and examine every feeling you have."
Author: Amit Ray
2. "Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again"
Author: Anaïs Nin
3. "The simultaneity of near and far confused me; I thought it possible to find the past, the present and the future united in one place, giving it all that life can hold; but I had grave doubts that at any given moment life might reign both here and there, on this side and that side of the seas and mountains. And such doubts, demanding resolution, may have inspired earliest journeys: I went forth, not to learn what fear was but to test what the names held and feel their magic in the flesh, just as, at the open window, you feel the miraculous power of the sun you'd long seen reflected on distant hills and spread on dewy meadows."
Author: Annemarie Schwarzenbach
4. "Every heart has its own brain; it's the mind that has to find its own heart to train itself to see the soul's right path that makes the life's journey worthwhile."
Author: Anuj Somany
5. "Perfecting is a journey...There is no destination called perfection."
Author: Ashok Kallarakkal
6. "Finding what made you happy was only the beginning of the journey—figuring out how to keep it often proved to be the unreachable destination."
Author: Brooke McKinley
7. "What people forget is a journey to nowhere starts with a single step, too."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
8. "I believe that stories find writers, writers don't find stories. With the 'Pendragon' series, I actually had multiple story ideas and decided that instead of writing them individually, I would create a character whose journey would thread them all together."
Author: D. J. MacHale
9. "Music is like a journey that never ends"
Author: Dwayne Oneal
10. "Single life may be only a stage of a life's journey, but even a stage is a gift. God may replace it with another gift, but the receiver accepts His gifts with thanksgiving. This gift for this day. The life of faith is lived one day at a time, and it has to be lived—not always looked forward to as though the "real" living were around the next corner. It is today for which we are responsible. God still owns tomorrow."
Author: Elisabeth Elliot
11. "Consider deceiving as a diversion. And diversion just deviate us from the rough road to have a safe journey...."
Author: Fawad
12. "The Wanderer then leaves behind the spiritual seeker, with all the accumulated knowledge and lofty spiritual experience, and takes the first step on the Journey."
Author: Frank M. Wanderer
13. "Some individuals have the courage to make it, even feel the need to do so; for them the quest is a necessity, not an option. Most people setting out on such journeys are never heard from again, but part of the romance of any field lies in keeping the dream alive, in not settling for what is familiar and comfortable."
Author: Gino Segrè
14. "We may run, walk, stumble. drive, or fly, but let us never lose sight of the reason for the journey, or miss a chance to see a rainbow on the way."
Author: Gloria Gaither
15. "People returning from a journey carry the distances they have traveled with them like outspread wings - until they put the key in their front door. Then the wings fold up, and they are home again, as though in the center of an impassable steel ring on the horizon. The moment they close the door behind them, they can no longer imagine they have ever been away."
Author: Harry Mulisch
16. "Why do you think the old stories tell of men who set out on great journeys to impress the gods? Because trying to impress people just isn't worth the time and effort."
Author: Henry Rollins
17. "Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting "Holy shit… what a ride!"
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
18. "To other Canadians who are on journeys to defeat cancer and to live their lives, I say this: please don't be discouraged that my own journey hasn't gone as well as I had hoped. You must not lose your own hope."
Author: Jack Layton
19. "Failure is not the end. In fact it is the beginning of a beautiful journey."
Author: Jade Youssef
20. "For this is the journey that men and women make, to find themselves. If they fail in this, it doesn't matter much else what they find."
Author: James A. Michener
21. "The passion for travelling is, I believe, instinctive in some natures. We have seen men persevere in their enterprises against the most formidable obstacles; and, without means or friends, and even ignorant of the languages of the various countries through which they passed, pursue their perilous journeys into remote places, until, like the knight in the Arabian tale, they succeeded in snatching a memorial from every shrine they visited."
Author: James Holman
22. "ChinaWhales followthe whale-roads.Geese, roads of magnetized air.To go great distance,exactitudes matter.Yet how oftenthe heartthat set out for Peruarrives in China,Steering hard.consulting the chartsthe whole journey."
Author: Jane Hirshfield
23. "When I was born I became the visible corner of a folded map.The map has more than one route. More than one destination. The map that is the unfolding self is not exactly leading anywhere. The arrow that says YOU ARE HERE is your first coordinate. There is a lot that you can't change when you are a kid. But you can pack for the journey . . ."
Author: Jeanette Winterson
24. "Life is a journey,Every part of it is Important so enjoy every part of it."
Author: Jerril Thomas Abraham
25. "The heart is the inner face of your life. The human journey strives to make this inner face beautiful. It is here that love gathers within you. Love is absolutely vital for a human life. For love alone can awaken what is divine within you. In love, you grow and come home to your self. When you learn to love and let yourself be loved, you come home to the hearth of your own spirit. You are warm and sheltered."
Author: John O'Donohue
26. "I had almost forgotten to tell you that I have already been to the Parliament House; and yet this is of most importance. For, had I seen nothing else in England but this, I should have thought my journey thither amply rewarded."
Author: Karl Philipp Moritz
27. "Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order."
Author: Katherine Mansfield
28. "We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey"
Author: Kenji Miyazawa
29. "Live it up and enjoy your years on this plateau for life is but a journey into the unknown to learn various lessons along the way to shape and mold our minds, hearts and lives. Take nothing for granted. Appriciate all that you have for one day it will not be there anymore. Don't focus on the past for you can't change what has happened in your life thus far. Focus on the future for you are the dictator of your life and only you can decide where you go from here."
Author: Kenneth G. Ortiz
30. "The journey was hard, yes, but falling in love with you was easy."
Author: Kimberly Lauren
31. "Life is a mystical and tragic thing. It is a journey often full of fear, when it ought to be full of hope. It's fascinating to look back on your life and feel as though most of it was a precursor to the rest of it; to what was always supposed to be."
Author: L.K. Hill
32. "It's been a journey, the NBA. It's taken me a lot farther than I ever expected."
Author: Larry Bird
33. "In life, we go through unexpected challenges that arises in our journey in succeeding, do not let any negativity taint your life with any misleading directions. Let the rejoice of your journey be with you all times, with the power of your soul and heart can combat any obstacle with time and gradual patience"
Author: Lisa Marie
34. "The journey is difficult, immense. We will travel as far as we can, but we cannot in one lifetime see all that we would like to see or to learn all that we hunger to know."
Author: Loren Eiseley
35. "A walk with a two-year-old is very Zen; it is not about the end but the journey. He needs to pet the dog someone is walking; to roll down the slight incline to the church basement, and then roll again, and again, and again; to remind me of the place where the wasps (he calls them bees) live, then zoom past it."
Author: Marc Aronson
36. "We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us."
Author: Marcel Proust
37. "Pass then through this little space of time conformably to nature, and end thy journey in content, just as an olive falls off when it is ripe, blessing nature who produced it, and thanking the tree on which it grew."
Author: Marcus Aurelius
38. "Some boats are rotten in the ports; some boats shine in the hard journeys!"
Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
39. "Staying in alignment with truth will always illuminate the path of another soul's journey."
Author: Molly Friedenfeld
40. "Many milestones yet to come across, the journey ain't over yet!"
Author: Nandini Deka
41. "Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey."
Author: Pat Conroy
42. "But I enjoyed the feeling of wind in my hair, and I knew my father liked to see it blow straight out when we stood on the quay and watched the boats come in. And after all it was my only pride.The train waited behind us, puffing and hissing through its valves, and even though it was only an hour's journey to Skagen, I had never been there.'Can't we go to Skagen one day?' I asked. Being with Jesper and his friends had made me realize the world was far bigger than the town I lived in, and the fields around it, and I wanted to go travelling and see it.'There's nothing but sand at Skagen,' my father said, 'you don't want to go there my lass." And because it was Sunday and he seldom said my lass, he took a cigar from his waistcoat pocket with a pleased expression, lit it, and blew out smoke into the wind. The smoke flew back in our faces and scorched them, but I pretended not to notice and so did he."
Author: Per Petterson
43. "Nowadays, if you have a journey, albeit a simple one, you consider yourself lucky if nothing happens."
Author: Peter Mayle
44. "Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life."
Author: Pythagoras
45. "By the way, don't ever let someone convince you that there's anything — and I mean anything — good about dying. There is nothing redemptive in decline and decay. The hard candy of necrosis has no nougat center where the human spirit prevails over all. Death is not a ‘journey,' a ‘part of life,' a ‘release from suffering,' or any other such bullshit euphemism we employ to comfort and delude ourselves. And while we're on the subject, no one ‘passes on' or ‘passes away,' either, and they sure as fuck don't ‘cross over.' They die, and then they start to swell and stink in the very moment."
Author: Ron Currie Jr.
46. "Life is like a river- it keeps flowing, flowing, and flowing till it merges into the sea. Nothing can stop the flow of Life, but you can enjoy the Journey.-RVM"
Author: Rvm
47. "I was moved, too, to see her excited as a child--but no, for there is no childhood excitement to equal the adult journey to the beloved."
Author: Shirley Hazzard
48. "One does not find soulmates.. soulmates 'happen' unannounced in some turn of this deliciously unpredictable journey called life, often when we are not even 'groomed for the occasion"
Author: Sourabh Mukherjee
49. "The path of peace is not a passive journey. It takes incredible strength not to open a can of 'whoop-ass', justifiably, when ones button is pushed."
Author: T.F. Hodge
50. "I wrote about wasting time, which I suppose is a part of the great human journey. We're supposed to wallow, to go through the desert without water for a long time so that when we finally drink it, we'll truly need it and we won't spill a drop. It's about being present."
Author: Walton Goggins

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