Horizon Sayings and Quotes

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

Your greatness is measured by your horizons.     


In expanding the field of knowledge we but increase the horizon of ignorance.     

Henry Miller

The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change.     

Maya Angelou

The perception of the horizon is an earthbound event; all horizons disappear in space, and we are left shorn of the sweet roots that have held us to the earth, challenged to imagine what is truly present just before us, a unified and seemingly limitless universe.     

Eugene Kennedy

Make each day a new horizon.     

Christopher McCandless

Keep your eyes on the horizon and your nose to the wind.     

Clint Eastwood

You are the one who can stretch your own horizon.     

Edgar Magnin

Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone.     

Adrienne Clarkson

With creative people, truly new horizons open up.     

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.     

Konrad Adenauer

No matter how far a person can go the horizon is still way beyond.     

Zora Neale Hurston

The horizon is an imaginary line that recedes as you approach it.     

Ginnifer Goodwin

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.     

William Faulkner

The horizon changes but the sun does not.     

Joyce Rachelle

The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The cloud never comes from the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.     

Elizabeth Gaskell

The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.     

Christopher McCandless

When our inner vision opens, our horizons expand.     

Louise Hay

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.     

Dag Hammarskjold

A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.     

John Powell

A horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.     

Rossiter W. Raymond

No matter how far a person can go the horizon is still way beyond you.     

Zora Neale Hurston

The wideness of the horizon has to be inside us, cannot be anywhere but inside us, otherwise what we speak about is geographic distances.     

Ella Maillart