76 Life Journey Quotes

The journey of life is not alwyas smooth or without obstacles. However, without struggle, there can be no gain. Life comes to us in various segments and seasons. Some are fun, glamorous, easy or exilerating. Other parts of our existence come with a series of struggles, difficulties or seemingly huge mountains to overcome. No matter which comes, life is to be lived not squanderd and these quotes, sayings, and thoughts express that very sentiment.

  1. When we master the skills that are the competence of courage, we confidently enact bold leadership practices, translating the first human quality (courage) into effective and inspiring actions of true excellence. Gus Lee

  2. It is not the destination of the joourney which really matters. Instead, it is the way one develops his/her character and morals along the way that is the essence of life's hills and valleys. Byron R. Pulsifer

  3. Within the miles multiplied throughout a journey, everyone faces trials, tribulations and challenges. It is not the defeatist who advances through these continuing issues but those who see all of these circumstances as opportunities for character growth and needed life's lessons. Theodore W. Higgingsworth

  4. The master in the hardhsips of life's wanderings isn't luck; it is perseverance. Kate Summers

  5. The only journey that counts is not the one someone else says you must take, but it is the one glowing and blossoming within. Freddy J. W. Parkes

  6. It is not the destination of the joourney which really matters. Instead, it is the way one develops his/her character and morals along the way that is the essence of life's hills and valleys. Byron R. Pulsifer

  7. The valiant are the ones who bring change, get to the bottom of problems, seek solutions and lead us into the future. They make us bigger than ourselves. They exude confidence and trust. They make us part of a larger picture and bring out the best in each of us. Emilio Iodice

  8. Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future. William Wordsworth

  9. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Lao Tzu

  10. Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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  12. I believe you already have everything you need inside of you. You are good enough the way you are. You’ve simply learned ideas that keep you from living up to your full potential. Henri Junttila

  13. It takes courage to teach, to lead, to serve, to heal, to speak up, to stand out, to look inward, to right wrongs. Shelly L. Francis

  14. To live into the future means to leap into the unknown, and this requires a degree of courage for which there is no immediate precedent and which few people realize. Rollo May

  15. Recognize things you can control. Identify things you cannot. Strengthen things that you can. Accept what you cannot. S. I. Wells

  16. You can't be conferred with a glory you never configured your mind to come to. Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

  17. To get where you want to go you can't only do what you like. Peter Abrahams

  18. You can't get there by bus, only by hard work, risking, and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful: yourself. Alan Alda

  19. Limitations are like mirages created by your own mind. When you realise that limitation do not exist, those around you will also feel it and allow you inside their space.  Stephen Richards

  20. The mightiest flame of fire lies in positive mindset. Lailah Gifty Akita

  21. You cannot change the past, but you can make a difference now. Avis J. Williams

  22. Believe in yourself. Under-confidence leads to a self-fulfilling prophecy that you are not good enough for your work. Roopleen

  23. Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success.  Charles F. Glassman

  24. You cannot have a dream and expect someone else's faith to make it a reality for you.  Patience Johnson

  25. The more you go with the flow of life and surrender the outcome to God, and the less you seek constant clarity, the more you will find that fabulous things start to show up in your life. Mandy Hale

  26. The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination. Don Williams, Jr.

  27. Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. Greg Anderson

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  29. To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping. Chinese Proverb

  30. Our life is an endless journey; it is like a broad highway that extends infinitely into the distance. The practice of meditation provides a vehicle to travel on that road. Our journey consists of constant ups and downs. Chogyam Trungpa

  31. May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. Edward Abbey

  32. It’s still true that leadership is leadership, no matter where you go or what you do. Times change. Technology marches forward. Cultures differ from place to place. But the principles of leadership are constant... John C. Maxwell

  33. Life is not a smooth road. If it was, there would be no way to test perseverance or resilience. Robert Rivers

  34. I have clawed my way up mountains, and I have muddied and bruised my body and mind on the way down into the valleys but, I have never been accused of ignoring any one in need on either side of the valleys of life. Theodore W. Higgingsworth

  35. If there is only one thing I've learned throughout the challenges and tribulations of life it is that God has always been with me to guide me forward no matter whether or in spite of any circumstance in life. Byron R. Pulsifer

  36. Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Og Mandino

  37. Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it. Josephus Daniels

  38. Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. F Scott Fitzgerald

  39. Allow positive thoughts to shape your life. Christopher Michaels

  40. Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. Marilyn vos Savant

  41. Positive people have positive expectations in their lives and most of their days are successful. Andrii Sedniev

  42. Remember, your attitude toward a situation can help you to change it - you create the very atmosphere for defeat or victory. Franco Harris

  43. One of the keys to attaining any goal is to figure out which actions will lead to the accomplishment of that goal and then enshrining those actions in a regular habit. Mike Buffington

  44. Life can be like a grave unless you choose to kick out an end and get moving. Robert Rivers

  45. You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. Paul Brown

  46. It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies. Arthur Calwell

  47. Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat and struggle for. Marian Wright Edelman

  48. No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings. William Blake

  49. Why be happy when you can be ecstatically filled with joy and love. Rosy Lee Anderson

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  51. Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness. John Calvin

  52. Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. Satchel Paige

  53. Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan. John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  54. Do not let defeat be a failure, let defeat be a means of moving on to better things with new knowledge - if you take that type of attitude you will find success even in defeat! Catherine Pulsifer

  55. Let your mind start a journey thru a strange new world. Leave all thoughts of the world you knew before. Let your soul take you where you long to be...Close your eyes let your spirit start to soar, and you'll live as you've never lived before. Erich Fromm

  56. If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all. Dan Rather

  57. Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit. Frank Borman

  58. We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey. Stephen Covey

  59. Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies. Robert Kennedy

  60. Yoou cannot embrace change in life without first divesting of that which you hold to from the past. Byron R. Pulsifer

  61. The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. Charles Kettering

  62. Don't keep sitting in the audience of your own life. It is time to become the star of your own show. Rosemary Peck

  63. Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait. Martin Luther King Jr

  64. Whether you realize it or not, your life has an objective, a purpose. Lilliet Garrison

  65. Being the best version of yourself is the most important aspect of your life to master. Zac Dixon

  66. Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. Les Brown

  67. As we journey on Life's way. It's the simple things that please us like a willing kindness done. John McLeod

  68. There is no value to life without purpose, nor is there any purpose worth pursuing without struggle. Byron R. Pulsifer

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  69. Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw

  70. Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt

  71. Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius

  72. If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein

  73. I have found that if you love life, life will love you back. Arthur Rubinstein

  74. Whether you choose to move on from your struggles and enjoy life or waddle in your misery, life will continue. Germany Kent

  75. By comparison to what others have done, I realize every day my goal is to live an intentional life, and I still have very far to go. Dr. Kathleen Hall

  76. The awareness that we are fragile human beings experiencing a finite lifetime on earth and appreciating our lives can be powerful motivators for us to take action on our goals each day. Steve Constantine

  77. We must let go of the life we had planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell

  78. Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop. Author Unknown

  79. To know life is to know challenges. If one does not experience problems or obstacles, there has been no life lived. Byron R. Pulsifer


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