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.     

Drake

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.     

Euripides

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.     

Anonymous

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

Plato

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.     

Anonymous

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

Each step in the right direction allows you to see further in that direction.     

Tom Ziglar

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.     

Dr. Seuss

It is better to walk alone than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.     

Diane Grant

Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction.     

Lewis Carroll

Direction is only necessary when your destination is certain but the path to get there isn't clear to you.     

Fela Durotoye

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.     

Buddha

Often times we cannot change the entire direction of a route already set in motion. But we can do our small part to shift the path one degree at a time.     

Jody Hedlund

Any direction you walked was forward, and that was as must be.     

Rachel Hartman

There’s no shame in changing direction.     

Lynn Austin

The only person to influence the direction and purpose of your life is the one who gave it. God!     

Israelmore Ayivor

Your decisions today, both big and small, determine the direction your life will take tomorrow.     

Craig Groeschel

Stopping to consider whether our choices will take us in the right direction is important. But sometimes we head in a direction we know is the wrong one, moving farther away from the story we want to tell.     

Craig Groeschel

Direction, not intention, determines destination.     

Craig Groeschel

Each decision should move closer to becoming all that God made you to be, to turn your life in the direction of a story you'll be happy to share.     

Craig Groeschel

If there's a goal you want to achieve, you have to make decisions that will move you in the direction you want to go.     

Craig Groeschel

Just like most of us, had to hit rock bottom before he woke up and obeyed the call of God on his life. At times God has to send a storm to get us to go in the right direction.     

Robin Bertram

God will bring about direction, conviction, clarification, inspiration, and revelation, and He will give you wisdom to make decisions that will help you live the best life you can live.     

Robin Bertram

Sometimes gut instinct is what determines the direction we should take.     

Brenda Novak

Sharing a clear and concise vision spawns a sense of purpose and direction. It attracts success toward you and helps you build an expanding team.     

Farshad Asl

It is not where one is, but in what direction he is going.     

George Macdonald

Not knowing what I needed to do or where I needed to go, I knew all the same that I was going in the right direction.     

J.D. Jordan

Everything has a vibration that spirals inward or outward — and everything turns together in the same direction at the same time.     

Suzy Kassem

If you miss the way to a great destination, just look for those going to that direction.     

Israelmore Ayivor

In the world as it is, torn with agonies and dissensions, we need some direction for our souls which is never away from us; which, without enslaving us or narrowing our vision, enters into every detail of our life.      

Caryll Houselander

"Seek and ye shall find"; that seems to be the quintessence of all spiritual direction for everyone.     

Caryll Houselander

Our choices decide our direction and carve a path for our personal lives and our careers.     

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

People at any stage will profit by taking the wheel and getting pointed in the right direction.     

Michael Hyatt

When you're a light instead of a dim switch, your brightness radiates in every direction.     

T. F. Hodge

Without sense of purpose and clear direction of your life, you will only be building a fake brand of you.     

Bernard Kelvin Clive