Crossroads Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old crossroads quotes, crossroads sayings, and crossroads proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When you are standing at a crossroads in your life, realizethat the greatest block that you can put in front of your Self is the ideathat there is a right choice.     

Story Waters

Every day is a crossroads. Every day is a chance to change your life and our world for the better.     

Hillary Clinton

You will only know the road, until you have travel on it.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

There comes a time in the life of every nation when it stands at the crossroads of history and must choose which way to go.     

Lal Bahadur Shastri

One of the hardest decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.     


The decisions we make at crossroads in life don't just impact us. They can impact generations to come.     

Lynette Kittle

Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you've had a bunch of bad days and there's different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music.      

Taylor Swift

The highway of grace will get you somewhere a whole lot faster then the freeway of spite.     

Aaron Lauritsen

There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.     

Josh Jameson

You are now at a crossroads. Forget your past. Who are you now? Who have you decided you really are now? Don't think about who you have been. Who are you now? Who have you decided to become? Make this decision consciously. Make it carefully. Make it powerfully. Then act upon it.     

Anthony Robbins

Life presents us with moments of decision—crossroads where we either choose a new direction and move on, or cling to what we already have and be miserable.     

Mary Buchan

Be entirely tolerant or not at all; follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess.     

Heinrich Heine

The intersection of religion and world politics has often been a bloody crossroads.     

Elliott Abrams

At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.     

Maurice Maeterlinck

Everyone feels depressed, angry or frustrated at times; it's a crossroads not a dead end.     

Sam Owen

Our world is at the crossroads. We have a choice, right and wrong.     

LL Cool J

You either live the life that is easy or you live the life that is difficult, but appreciate it more.     

Shannon L. Alder

Indecision is the reluctance or inability to pass a judgment on an issue under consideration. Indecision means you have come to crossroads and you cannot make your mind.     

Israelmore Ayivor

There are moments in our lives when we find ourselves at a crossroad, afraid, confused, without a road map. The choices we make in those moments can define the rest of our days. Of course when faced with the unknown, most of us prefer to turn around and go back.     

Lucas Scott

When you feel life at crossroads, you need higher perspective view.     

Toba Beta

We humans have come to a crossroads in our history: we can either destroy the world or create a good future.     

Sakyong Mipham

There will be a time where we must choose between what is easy and what is right.     

J.K Rowling

We stand at a crossroads. One path leads to despair, the other to destruction. Let's hope we make the right choice.     

Woody Allen

At some point, you just gotta forgive the past, your happiness hinges on it.     

Aaron Lauritsen

Dark times lie ahead of us and there will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right.     

Albus Dumbledore

Each day is a new beginning. You can start fresh, anticipating what today will bring. Or you can just settle for yesterday's doubts, fears, or worries. Which road will you take? Do you take the path to the clear present or the the shadows of the past?     

Eve Evangelista

Burning bridges behind you is understandable. It's the bridges before us that we burn, not realizing we may need to cross, that brings regret.     

Anthony Liccione

Sometimes you have to stop thinking so much and just go where your heart takes you.     


We're at the crossroads, where we need to win to stay alive.     

Randy Johnson

There are crossroads in life were choosing the direction to pursue is critical.     

Steven Redhead

There are two ways to go when you hit that crossroads in your life: There is the bad way, when you sort of give up, and then there is the really hard way, when you fight back. I went the hard way and came out of it okay. Now, I'm sitting here and doing great.     

Matthew Perry

We are at a crossroads in human history. Never before has there been a moment so simultaneously perilous and promising. We are the first species to have taken evolution into our own hands.     

Carl Sagan

Life lessons are not journeys traveled in straight lines but are crossroadsformed years and miles apart.     

Gina Greenlee

Man is born as a seed; he can become a flower, he may not. It all depends on you, what you do with yourself; it all depends on you whether you grow or you don't. It is your choice- and each moment the choice has to be faced; each moment you are on the crossroads.     


In our eyes the roads are endless. Two are crossroads of the shadow.     

Federico Garcia Lorca

To survive the Borderlands you must live sin fronteras be a crossroads.     

Gloria Anzaldua

Demons wait at crossroads attempting to influence our decisions.     

April Smith

More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.     

Woody Allen

I think there are crossroads in our lives when we make grand, sweeping decisions without even realizing it.     

Jodi Picoult

Life lessons are not journeys traveled in straight lines but are crossroads formed years and miles apart.     

Gina Greenlee

You may be at a crossroads in your life. You may have issues to deal with; people you need to forgive. You can go one of the two ways. You can ignore what you now know to be true and keep burying that bitterness in your life, pushing it deeper and allowing it to poison and contaminate you and those around you. Or you can make a much better choice by getting it out in the open and asking God to help you to totally forgive and let it all go.     

Joel Osteen

Stand at the crossroads if you will, but if you'll not choose, I'll move on without you     

Jacqueline Carey

He that has a choice has trouble.     

Dutch Proverb

Sometimes a man and a woman reach a crossroads and linger there, reluctant to take either way, knowing the wrong choice will mean the end… and knowing there's so much worth saving.     

Stephen King

We have to get used to the idea that at the most important crossroads in our life there are no signs.     

Ernest Hemingway

Sometimes our wants or needs have nothing to do with being ungrateful and everything to do with making a mistake.     

Shannon L. Alder

When you're on the crossroads and gone down the wrong path in life, there's no harm in turning around and walking the other way.     


At each point in our lives, we are at a crossroads. We are the fruit of our past and we are the architects of our future... If you want to know your past, look at your present circumstances. If you want to know your future, look at what is in your mind.     

Matthieu Ricard

And having once chosen, never to seek to return to the crossroads of that decision-for even if one chooses wrongly, the choice cannot be unmade.     

Jacqueline Carey

We all have our own road to walk. Whether rocky, curving, straight or smooth, what good is a lonely road? It's when we run and intersect with other roads that defines our road. When road meets road do we get direction, and choices to cross into another life.     

Anthony Liccione