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Direction Quotes

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Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Related topics: Inspirational Love Values Live-By

Having set a direction, begin - begin today.
Take action - take action every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

 

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

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
- John F. Kennedy

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you have imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau

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If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Let today be a day to trust your own inner guidance,
a day to have faith that your steps are carrying you
in the direction you desire,
a day to keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams
and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined,
you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

Choose your goal and keep your eye on it. Never give up.
Perhaps you will need to change your plan
and approach you goal from a different direction, but don't quit.
Keep thinking. Keep re-planning. Keep going.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have learned, that if one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Seeing my glass of life as mostly full
triggers an amazing cycle of transformation
Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude -
which brings on that warm comfortable
feeling of joy and satisfaction with life.
Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance.
Being truly grateful for the abundance that
is now in my life causes an ever greater abundance
to flow in my direction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Conversations with God are very different
from the usual nature of prayer.
Prayers are commonly only in one direction -
the one praying speaks and hopes God is listening.
Prayers also tend to focus on asking
for specific things or outcomes one wants,
rather than seeking to better understand the mind of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love,
truth, virtue, and beauty.
- Shinichi Suzuki

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
- James Huneker

Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
- William Gibson

If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball,
most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
- Charles Barkley

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

Loving is not just looking at each other,
it's looking in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Success is often the result of taking
a misstep in the right direction.
- Al Bernstein

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

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way,
and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
- Dante Alighieri

The satirical direction I have chosen is an indication
of my disappointment in man,
which is the opposite way of saying that I have high
expectations for the human race.
- Jack Levine

The thing is, continuity of strategic direction and
continuous improvement in how you do things are absolutely
consistent with each other.
In fact, they're mutually reinforcing.
- Michael Porter

In the period from 1824 to 1833, the tendency was steadily in the former direction,
but it was only in the latter part of it that it was made really efficient.
- Henry Charles Carey

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing
at each other but in looking outward in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

It's a very slow process - two steps forward,
one step back - but I'm inching in the right direction.
- Rob Reiner

Solidarity was the movement that turned the direction of history,
I think.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Backward is just not a natural direction for Americans to look -
historical ignorance remains a national characteristic.
- Larry McMurtry

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith.
Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you.
Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.
- Ralph Marston

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
- Madame Swetchine

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

It's better to hang out with people better than you.
Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours
and you'll drift in that direction.
- Warren Buffett

The good life is a process, not a state of being.
It is a direction not a destination.
- Carl Rogers

Modern instruments were designed to throw sound all in one direction.
- Marc Ribot

The time was not yet ripe for the growth of mathematical science among us,
and any development that might have taken place in
that direction was rudely stopped by the civil war.
- Simon Newcomb

I do think the story in Halloween 5 is a bit stupid,
and there's a lot more blood.
They're obviously going to take the Halloween series
in a different direction.
- Donald Pleasence

And Seaman, just like a falling oak,
manages to change direction.
- John Motson

We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction.
- Douglas MacArthur

Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose
their direction and begin to bend.
- Walter Savage Landor

Stylized acting and direction is to realistic acting
and direction as poetry is to prose.
- Elia Kazan

My most important task must be an attempt to bring
the monster under democratic direction and control.
- Elliot Richardson

A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw
a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.
- Jack Kerouac

Darwin's idea of natural selection makes people uncomfortable
because it reverses the direction of tradition.
- Daniel Dennett

I mean, George Bush is a man of prayer.
He talks to the lord.
He tries to get his direction from the lord.
- Pat Robertson

You have riches and freedom here but I feel no sense of faith or direction.
You have so many computers, why don't you use them in the search for love?
- Lech Walesa

The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
- Joseph Joubert

I know what Germans are.
They are a funny people.
They are always choosing someone to lead them in a
direction which they do not want to go.
- Gertrude Stein

After a while, the characters I'm writing begin to feel real to me.
That's when I know I'm heading in the right direction.
- Alice Hoffman

Great art direction is NOT the same thing as great film direction!
- Gene Wilder

I wish to express my hope that the efforts of our nations,
nationalities and peoples in the direction of the development
of our democratic order will be successful.
- Girma Woldegiorgis

The universe moves in the direction of Liberty.
- Michael Novak

Man, as we know him, is a poor creature;
he is halfway between an ape and a god and he is travelling in the right direction.
- Dean Inge

I have never met a happy atheist.
I believe in separation of church and state,
but I think we have gone so far over in the other direction
of separating church and state.
- Dixie Carter

Separately there was only wind, water,
sail, and hull, but at my hand the four had been given purpose and direction.
- Lowell Thomas

The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand,
as in what direction we are moving.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I've done enough of this that I can tell early on if
it's going in the wrong direction or not.
- Dennis Muren

Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event
can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us -
and those around us -
more effectively.
Look for the learning.
- Louisa May Alcott

We must lead in a different way...
We must have an active president, who gives strong
direction and works with the government for its implementation.
- Lionel Jospin

I keep one simple rule that I only move in one direction -
I write the book straight through from beginning to end.
By following time's arrow, I keep myself sane.
- Jonathan Lethem

CNN canceled all the shows I was on.
They're going in a different direction,
but that's their privilege.
They own the business.
- Robert Novak

SF isn't a genre; SF is the matrix in which genres are embedded,
and because the SF field is never going in any one
direction at any one time,
there is hardly a way to cut it off.
- Larry Niven

As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture,
industry and education as our final goals,
and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Over the past few years, many of us have increasingly
begun to question the direction and meaning of our
society as it has developed over the past several centuries.
- Alex Campbell

Give immediate instruction to all your posts in said territory,
under your direction, at no time and on no pretence to hoist,
or suffer be hoisted, the English flag.
- Zebulon Pike

The line that describes the beautiful is elliptical.
It has simplicity and constant change.
It cannot be described by a compass,
and it changes direction at every one of its points.
- Rudolf Arnheim


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