Direction Quotes

We of the genus Homo ride the logs that float down the Round river, and by a little judicious "burling" we have learned to guide their direction and speed. This feat entitles us to the specific appellation sapiens. The technique of burling is called economics, the remembering of old routes is called in history, the selection of new ones is called statesmanship, the conversation about oncoming rifles and rapids is called politics. Some of the crew aspire to burl not only their own blogs, but the whole flotilla as well. This collective bargaining with nature is called national planning.

Aldo Leopold

Yes, and there were changes of light on landscapes and changes of direction of the wind and the force of the wind and weather. That whole scene is too important in Homer to neglect

Robert Fitzgerald

National Missile Defense is of a nature to retrigger a proliferation of weapons, notably nuclear missiles. Everything that goes in the direction of proliferation is a bad direction

Jacques Chirac

Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend

Walter Savage Landor

Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood / we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we.

Jean Rostand

We live in an age disturbed, confused, bewildered, afraid of its own forces, in search not merely of its road but even of its direction.

Woodrow T. Wilson

The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction.

Chanakya

If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

It is the direction and not the magnitude which is to be taken into consideration.

Thomas Paine

The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.

Plato

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.

Lao Tzu

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

John F. Kennedy

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but looking outward in the same direction

Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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