Direction Quotes

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

John F. Kennedy

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

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

Jim Rohn

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

Lao Tzu

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

Plato

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

Thomas Paine

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 takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.

W. H. Auden

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

Chanakya

Let the path be open to talent.

Napoleon

We took a step in the right direction.

Al Thornton

To win true peace, a man needs to feel himself directed, pardoned, and sustained by a supreme power, to feel himself in the right road, at the point where God would have him be - in order with God and the universe. This faith gives strength and calm.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Being a movie star, and this applies to all of them, means being looked at from every possible direction. You are never left at peace, you`re just fair game.

Greta Garbo

Aggression only moves in one direction - it creates more aggression.

Margaret J. Wheatley

Will I ever get to where I'm going? If I do, will I know when I'm there? If the wind blew me in the right direction, Would I even care? I would.

Brandon Boyd

Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.

Martin Amis

I am at the very centre of the great white continent, Antarctica. The South Pole is about half a mile away. For a thousand miles in all directions, there is nothing but ice. And, in the whole of this continent, which is about one-and-a-half times the size of the United States and larger than Europe, there is a year-round population of no more than 800 people. This is the loneliest and coldest place on Earth, the place that is most hostile to life. And yet, in one or two places, it is astonishingly rich.

Sir David Frederick Attenborough

The eye is lost in all directions among the desolation where the multitude of men and women are hiding, as always and as everywhere. That is what is. Who will say, "That is what must be!" I have searched, I have indistinctly seen, I have doubted. Now, I hope.

Henri Barbusse

Moving in both directions, the street is full of dresses which sway, offering themselves airily, the skirts lifting; dresses which lift and yet do not lift. In the tall and narrow shop mirror I see myself approaching, rather pale and heavy-eyed. It is not a woman I want it is all women. And I seek for them in those around me, one by one...

Henri Barbusse

As soon as the generals and the politicos can predict the motions of your mind, lose it. Leave it as a sign to mark the false trail, the way you didn't go. Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection.

Wendell Berry

Who sees the future? Let us have free scope for all directions of research; away with dogmatism, either atomistic or anti-atomistic!

Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann

At this display the elder and less attractive of the maidens fled, uttering loud and continuous cries of apprehension in order to conceal the direction of her flight.

Ernest Brammah Smith

Writers, especially when they act in a body and with one direction, have great influence on the public mind.

Edmund Burke

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Updated On : November 04, 2013
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