104+ Best Destination Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Destination is the place where someone is going or where something is being sent or taken. Profoundly inspirational destination quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Destination Quotes

By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination. — Christopher Columbus

Character is a journey, not a destination. — William J. Clinton

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

One does not contemplate it like a picture. The idea of contemplation disappears completely. Simply take note that it’s a bottle rack, or that it’s a bottle rack that has changed its destination… It’s not the visual question of the readymade that counts; it’s the fact that it exists, even. — Marcel Duchamp

From my earliest youth, I have known that while one is obliged to plan with care the stages of one’s journey, one is entitled to dream, and keep dreaming, of its destination. A man may feel as old as his years yet as young as his dreams. — Shimon Peres

Take Google Maps or Waze. On the one hand, they amplify human ability – you are able to reach your destination faster and more easily. But at the same time, you are shifting the authority to the algorithm and losing your ability to find your own way. — Yuval Noah Harari

I don’t really have any peeves, and I fly other carriers a good bit. My experience has been good in terms of getting on the airplane expeditiously and getting to my destination as need be, on time, with my bags – which I carry on. — Herb Kelleher

I always liked those moments of epiphany, when you have the next destination. — Brad Pitt

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. — Earl Nightingale

Set ambitious goals and don’t be afraid to declare and aim for them. You need to know where you want to go in order to get there. It is important to have a destination in mind. — Denise Morrison

Testimony is the beginning of and a prerequisite to continuing conversion. Testimony is a point of departure; it is not an ultimate destination. Strong testimony is the foundation upon which conversion is established. Testimony alone is not and will not be enough to protect us in the latter-day storm of darkness and evil in which we are living. — David A. Bednar

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. — Maya Angelou

I think Juan stopped short – he got halfway to the destination and got off the train. He is certainly an excellent writer and a good person, but I’m not a nationalist. — Clarence Thomas

My own great-grandfather suffered so much from asthma that he had to walk a mile or two behind the covered wagons crossing the plains to avoid the dust. However, he always arrived at his destination and did his share of the work. — Joseph B. Wirthlin

Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison. — Simone Weil

Man is this plural and collective unity in which the unity of destination and the differences of destinies are to be understood through each other. — Paul Ricoeur

It’s impossible to map out a route to your destination if you don’t know where you’re starting from. — Suze Orman

What keeps you going isn’t some fine destination but just the road you’re on, and the fact that you know how to drive. — Barbara Kingsolver

Miracles are supposed to point us to Him, but we can get to God without miracles. It is God himself we should long for rather than for the miracles that point to him. To get caught up in wanting miracles is a bit like thinking the destination of a road trip is the highway you’re supposed to take. — Eric Metaxas

For me, if I knew that I wanted to be a CEO and I set that final destination right up front, that helped me develop a career track. — Denise Morrison

Dorado Beach’s rich history provided amazing inspiration to put forward a bold menu celebrating the legacy of the people and cuisine that shaped this unique destination and to push me to share some of my own stories. — Jose Andres

A snowdrift is a beautiful thing – if it doesn’t lie across the path you have to shovel or block the road that leads to your destination. — Hal Borland

The trouble with our age is all signposts and no destination. — Louis Kronenberger

I realised that I had no future at Bayern, so I resigned myself to leaving the club and had to choose a new destination. — Mario Mandzukic

Sometimes it just takes a little longer to get to your destination, but if you make sure to enjoy the journey, eventually you will get there. — Rachel Morrison

In business, I believe that if you focus only on the journey, you’ll miss the whole point of the enterprise. There has to be a goal, an end game of some kind; otherwise, you’re just spinning your wheels. Yes, the journey is important, but the destination is important, too. — Ivanka Trump

Everything happening around me is very random. I am enjoying the phase, as the journey is far more enjoyable than the destination. — Sushant Singh Rajput

The medical system in the United States is among the best in the world, if not the best. What if we were to make the United States a medical destination? That would bring a lot of people here because there are a lot of sick people around the world. If they can get U.S. treatment, they will take it, but now think about what that will do. — Indra Nooyi

The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it. — Charles de Lint

Maine out of season is unmistakably a great destination: hospitable, good-humored, plenty of elbow room, short days, dark nights of crackling ice crystals. — Paul Theroux

Religion is like a map. The route isn’t important. It’s the destination that matters. — Marianne Williamson

The way that we’re consuming what we watch. Netflix, binge-watching, destination agnostic were not terms. It was about networks, times, dates. Even with feature films, you had to see it this way, in this capacity, at this time. All that has changed. Now it’s really about the story. It’s a gift that I became a storyteller at this time. — Ava DuVernay

During my training to become an airline captain, I had to learn how to navigate an airplane over long distances. Flights over huge oceans, crossing extensive deserts, and connecting continents need careful planning to ensure a safe arrival at the planned destination. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Our government has this three-city concept where Tirupati will be a city of lakes and a tourist destination, Amaravati a blue-green city, and Visakhapatnam a beautiful city buzzing with economic activity and jobs. — N. Chandrababu Naidu

I think the country requires fresh leadership. I do not think I can be the captain to take the country to its next destination. — David Cameron

I have many favorite vacation destinations, but my favorite destination is Maui. — Bobby Lee

The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started. — Norman Cousins

If you’ve never been to Michigan, everyone thinks it’s completely rural. It’s a destination state. You don’t really drive through; you’re going there for a reason. — Borns

I grew up thinking that corporate America was my destination. Then I got there, and I was making the money I wanted to make, but I just wasn’t happy. — Lauren Gibbs

Life to me is a journey – you never know what may be your next destination. — David Russell

Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination. — Drake

I live in Cape Town but my favourite holiday destination is Hermanus, a little seaside town about a 90-minute drive away, over the pass and down to the sea, on the sunshine coast. It’s where I love to escape to with my wife for a weekend every now and again. — Wilbur Smith

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. — Steve Jobs

I think that my biggest role models are people that have maybe struggled for a while and then finally gotten to their destination. — Jonathan Brandis

The reason that I started the Black Futures Lab is because I have some clarity about what I think needs to happen in relationship to electoral organizing. It’s not a destination. It is a set of tools that we use to engage people that we care about, en masse, around issues that are important to us. — Alicia Garza

If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell? — Douglas Horton

Always trust the process. I’m a firm believer in that. You know, you keep your eyes on the destination, and of course there will always be detours, but if you’re moving towards it, you will always get there. — Bazzi

Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination. — Mary Harris Jones

I’m in favor of changing the destination of humans. There are a lot of manned missions that can be done, but not in the direction of the moon. — Buzz Aldrin

I prefer to surprise myself as I’m writing. I’m not interested in it if I already know where it’s going. So I have only the most general sense of what I’m doing when I start a story. I sometimes have a destination in mind, but how the story is going to go from Point A to Point Z is something I make up as I go along. — Lois Lowry

If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things. — Henry Miller

What comes to me always is a character, a scene, a moment. That’s going to be the beginning. Then, as I write, I begin to perceive an ending. I begin to see a destination, although sometimes that changes. And then, of course, there’s the whole middle section looming. — Lois Lowry

The guitar for me is a translation device. It’s not a goal. And in some ways, jazz isn’t a destination for me. For me, jazz is a vehicle that takes you to the true destination – a musical one that describes all kinds of stuff about the human condition and the way music works. — Pat Metheny

When I traveled as secretary of state, I was deluged with thick briefing books full of information about the politics, economy, and culture of each destination, so those took up most of my reading time. — Hillary Clinton

If you wish to fly to new heights, begin by setting your sights on a destination you can reach and then create a flight plan, a map, that will be your guide. — Debbie Ford

I have likened writing a novel to going on a journey, with some notion of the destination I will arrive at, but not the whole picture – which emerges gradually as a series of revelations, as the journey goes along. — Rose Tremain

I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal. — Curtis Carlson

Life’s all about choices. Everyone’s destination is the same; only the paths are different. — Sushmita Sen

I want to be in a ‘Final Destination’ movie. — John Waters

People don’t cut through Michigan the way they cut through Ohio and Pennsylvania and Illinois. So tolls are more complicated for us because we’re a destination state. — Gretchen Whitmer

Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for. — Bryant H. McGill

Look at what you want to change, gather a few people who believe in it like you do, and start moving forward. It’s important to remember that you don’t always need a destination. Sometimes, you just have to make forward motion. And you absolutely can. — Debby Ryan

Rameswaram has, since antiquity, been an important pilgrimage destination. — A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

What makes a movement work are thousands of parts that come together and express itself in favor of a given destination or objective. You have to find men and women who are willing to play the role that each of these things demand. — Harry Belafonte

There’s no destination. The journey is all that there is, and it can be very, very joyful. — Srikumar Rao

Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy. — Rudy Giuliani

In the end, what I’m trying to say as a person who does all this travel and fashions these images is that you arrive at an approximate location but never one destination. — Kehinde Wiley

We don’t all have to take the same coordinates to get to the same destination. Being a young African American female artist, I want to open doors for young black girls. — Janelle Monae

To become ‘unique,’ the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination. — A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Success is not a destination, but the road that you’re on. Being successful means that you’re working hard and walking your walk every day. You can only live your dream by working hard towards it. That’s living your dream. — Marlon Wayans

Life is a pilgrimage. The wise man does not rest by the roadside inns. He marches direct to the illimitable domain of eternal bliss, his ultimate destination. — Swami Sivananda

The bottom line is: We must be working on arriving at the destination for which we were put on this planet. — Yehuda Berg

If you know your destination, choosing a route – while not trivial – is manageable. — Tom Steyer

In New York, the theater is a destination point. In Los Angeles, no matter how provocative, how successful, how star-studded the theater event may be, it is, at best, a second-class citizen. — Jason Alexander

My pals, such as they are, in Hollywood, ask me why I love to travel to D.C. so much, why it’s a vacation destination for me. I say, ‘Because I sometimes have perfect days there.’ — Ben Stein

It was my father who instilled the ‘never say no’ attitude I carry around with me today, and who instilled in me a sense of wonder, always taking us on adventures in the car, never telling us the destination. — Marlee Matlin

Marriage was never a destination with me. — Diane von Furstenberg

The most important thing I want people to know about Haiti is the fact that we have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and there is such an opportunity for this to be such a destination. It is not a country that is just turmoil. — Jason Derulo

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. — Jimmy Dean

Actually, I was the seventh private explorer but the first Canadian ‘space clown.’ I never dreamed of going into space; I just dreamed of traveling. But I admit that space is an incredible destination and the absolute traveling experience. — Guy Laliberte

Amazon.com strives to be the e-commerce destination where consumers can find and discover anything they want to buy online. — Jeff Bezos

What we know about the destination resort business is clearly established. But it’s all about one thing, and one thing only. All of the razzmatazz and jazz we hear about facilities and everything else doesn’t amount to a hill of beans. It’s customer experience that determines the longevity and endurance of these enterprises. — Steve Wynn

Amaravati will be a world-class capital. It will be a health and tourist destination. — N. Chandrababu Naidu

You need to build a place that is a touristic destination that brings in people from outside the region. — Steve Wynn

I will choose England before any other destination. My dream has always been to play in one of the top two leagues in the world. Newcastle is a good club, and St James’s Park is a monumental stadium where there is passionate fans. — Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Cuba is like going to a whole other planet. It’s so different but it’s so similar to the United States, to Miami. It’s like a doppelgaenger. It’s the mirror image. And I have no doubt, that once Cuba becomes democratic, that it will be the favorite tourist destination for Americans. — Henry Louis Gates

You can’t change the world alone – you will need some help – and to truly get from your starting point to your destination takes friends, colleagues, the good will of strangers and a strong coxswain to guide them. — William H. McRaven

For the industry we’re starting now, for suborbital flight, there is no destination, so the spacecraft you go up in has to be large and spacious. That’s why SpaceShipTwo is much bigger than SpaceShipOne: It needs to be because you want those six people to be floating around and enjoying themselves. — Burt Rutan

One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things. — Henry Miller

Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome. — Arthur Ashe

One of the best paradoxes of leadership is a leader’s need to be both stubborn and open-minded. A leader must insist on sticking to the vision and stay on course to the destination. But he must be open-minded during the process. — Simon Sinek

Each one of us has our own evolution of life, and each one of us goes through different tests which are unique and challenging. But certain things are common. And we do learn things from each other’s experience. On a spiritual journey, we all have the same destination. — A. R. Rahman

He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his destination. — Jose Rizal

Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn’t find anyone to talk to. — Alain de Botton

Digital, it is not the destination. — Ginni Rometty

When I was growing up in Terrell, Texas, I felt that it was not where I was supposed to be. I knew that I was meant for a different destination. I think that the minute I was born, there was something inside telling me where I would go, it’s like energy – an intangible destiny. — Jamie Foxx

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

It’s not the destination that matters. It’s the change of scene. — Brian Eno

Sometimes we make the process more complicated than we need to. We will never make a journey of a thousand miles by fretting about how long it will take or how hard it will be. We make the journey by taking each day step by step and then repeating it again and again until we reach our destination. — Joseph B. Wirthlin

As far as ‘Final Destination’ and its creator, Jeffrey Reddick, are concerned, whenever Jeffrey calls, because of our friendship, I have to listen. — Tony Todd

When I arrive at my destination, I like to hit the gym, as I find exercise helps combat jet lag. — Orlando Bloom

For me, what usually makes a horror sequence scary is the journey not the destination. — James Wan

I want people to come to town and come by the shop and buy a T-shirt, then go by the bar-and-grill and have a hamburger or go hear some music. I want to be a destination – the destination. — Richard Rawlings

Capri on the Amalfi Coast in Italy is my ultimate holiday destination. — Vidal Sassoon

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