Direction Sayings and Quotes

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

Goals give us direction. They put a powerful force into play on a universal, conscious, and subconscious level. Goals give our life direction.     

Melody Beattie

We are not retreating we are advancing in another direction.     

Douglas Macarthur

Sometimes it's the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.     


For all the compasses in the world, there's only one direction, and time is its only measure.     

Tom Stoppard

The wisest men follow their own direction.     


It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.     

Jim Rohn

A little push at the right direction, can make a big difference.     

Sandip Karmakar

The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The best path through life is the highway.     

Henri Frederic Amiel

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.     

John F. Kennedy

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

Jim Rohn

Directions are instructions given to explain how. Direction is a vision offered to explain why.     

Simon Sinek

Direction determines destination.     

Jim Rohn

Your direction is more important than your speed.     

Richard L. Evans

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

A lack of direction and meaning can leave you empty.     

Benjamin Stone

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

Thomas Paine

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined.     

Henry David Thoreau

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

Lao Tzu

No matter how long you have travelled in the wrong direction, you can always turn around.     


The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.     


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

Henry David Thoreau

Life is a journey, not a destination, we determine our destiny by the direction we take.     


You cannot expect to stay on the right path if you are walking with the wrong people.     

Anas Hossain

You can choose a direction that will take you into something that isn't going to take you where you want to go, or you can choose another direction which is down the right pathway.     

Kerry Stokes

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.     

Christopher Columbus

If the things behind you are tripping you, you're moving in the wrong direction.     

Steve Maraboli

If you lose direction, go to a higher ground.     

Toba Beta

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

Carl Rogers

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.     

Brian Tracy