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Quotations About / On: JOURNEY

  • 1.
    Journeys end in lovers meeting.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Feste's song, in Twelfth Night, act 2, sc. 3. To Sir Toby Belch and Sir Andrew Aguecheek.)
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    A man should ever, as much as in him lieth, be ready booted to take his journey.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. Essays, bk. 1, ch. 19 (1580), trans. by John Florio (1603). Referring to the possibility of death.)
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  • 3.
    Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages.
    (James Madison (1751-1836), U.S. president. Madison to Horatio Gates, February 28, 1794. W.T. Hutchinson et al., The Papers of James Madison, vol. 15, p. 164, Chicago and Charlottesville, Virginia (1962-1991).)
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  • 4.
    Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination.
    (Mary B. Harris (1874-1957), U.S. prison administrator. I Knew Them in Prison, ch. 34 (1936).)
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    For dawn takes away a third part of your work, and advances a man on his journey, and advances him in his work.
    (Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 578.)
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  • 6.
    One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.
    (George Sand (1804-1876), French novelist. "Final Comment by George Sand," (written, Sept. 1868) published in The Intimate Journal of George Sand (1929).)
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  • 7.
    The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as one pleases.
    (William Hazlitt (1778-1830), British essayist. Table Talk, "On Going a Journey," (1821-1822).)
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  • 8.
    An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.
    (Iain Sinclair (b. 1943), British author. "Riverside Opportunities," sct. 9, Downriver (1991).)
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  • 9.
    He had a whole heaven and horizon to himself, and the sun seemed to be journeying over his clearing only the livelong day.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Ktaadn" (1848) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, pp. 23-24, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 10.
    Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.
    (Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet. Of Woman Born, foreword (1976).)
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