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Direction Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Direction

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

When two people love each other, they don't look at each other,
they look in the same direction.
- Ginger Rogers

I get a different kind of lyric from someone else that
might make me go in a different musical direction.
- Barry Mann

I was so frustrated in Sabbath after the last few albums.
I just didn't like the musical direction Sabbath was going in.
- Geezer Butler

Strong I am one of those who never knows the direction
of my journey until I have almost arrived.
- Anna Louise Strong

There's nothing worse than having everybody thinking alike,
talking alike and having the same direction in mind.
It gets stale that way.
- Alex Van Halen

A good bassist determines the direction of any band.
- Ron Carter

She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't
help wondering from what direction.
- Bob Hope

That war has brought with it a truly incredible development
of means of destruction and a terrifying prospect of
rapid and almost limitless development in that direction.
- Cordell Hull

But I'd say that probably 70 percent of the bunkering
is more to give you an idea of the direction that you
want to go or to save your ball from going into worse places.
- Tom Kite

Trends, like horses, are easier to ride in the direction they are going.
- John Naisbitt

I took courses at USC in film editing and art direction
and photography when I was still in high school.
- Ray Harryhausen

The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts.
- Earl Nightingale

I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood.
My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production,
just like most of my movies were.
- Elvis Presley

It is in vain to hope to please all alike.
Let a man stand with his face in what direction he will,
he must necessarily turn his back on one half of the world.
- George Dennison Prentice

To create the power of competence without creating
a corresponding direction to guide the use of that power is bad education.
- John S. Dickey

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

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

Our chief justices have probably had more profound
and lasting influence on their times and on the direction
of the nation than most presidents.
- Richard M. Nixon

I am pleased with the direction we are moving in.
- Jim Nussle

In the second and third debates the jacket has a generally
padded shape across a large part of the entire back
which tapers inward toward the spine in a downward direction.
- Robert Nelson

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

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

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

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

Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen,
and a push in the right direction.
- John C. Crosby

I'm most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage
direction at the top of the page...
sunrise over the desert and masses of...
a whole essay before you get to the dialogue.
- Anthony Hopkins

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

Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit,
along the line of desire.
- Ambrose Bierce

Whereas I think in New York every step is a detour in every direction.
- Jason Schwartzman

Who is to say that 5 men 10 years ago were right whereas
5 men looking the other direction today are wrong.
- Harry A. Blackmun

The older you get, the more you realize you're drifting toward a direction,
and sometimes your significant other drifts into an opposite direction.
You can't blame anybody for it.
- Dido Armstrong

In practical terms the South Pointing Chariot was a simple direction finder.
It could have been made to point in any direction -
north,
south, east or west.
- Kit Williams

It was all recorded and mixed and there's more continuity in it more direction.
- Dave Edmunds

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

My desire is to let go of my ego and let in His direction.
- Janine Turner

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

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

I felt they had really moved the characters in a direction
that was very interesting.
The family had really felt the impact of what had happened to the.
- JoBeth Williams

The direction and constancy of the will is what really matters,
and intellect and feeling are only important insofar
as they contribute to that.
- Evelyn Underhill

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

Governments must now take a leading role in moving
their nations in the right direction.
- Henry W. Kendall

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

Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet:
there's always one determined to face in an opposite
direction from the way the arranger desires.
- Marcelene Cox

If the administration wants cooperation,
it will have to begin to move in our direction.
- Mitch McConnell

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

When interest rates are high you want the average direction
in which interest rates are moving to be downward;
when interest rates are low you want the average direction to be upward.
- John Hull

The Holy Ghost was working through me on this film,
and I was just direction traffic.
- Mel Gibson


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