42+ Best Life Journey Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Life is a journey filled with lessons, hardships, heartaches, joys, celebrations and special moments that will ultimately lead us to our destination, our purpose in life. Profoundly inspirational life journey quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Life Journey Quotes

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. – Robert Frost

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the only one who’ll decide where you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss

I’ll always push myself because that’s the journey of life. We do go through things. Some of it’s incredibly great and some of it’s really bad. – Andrew Dice Clay

Everything I was I carry with me, everything I will be lies waiting on the road ahead. – Ma Jian

With age comes wisdom. With travel comes understanding – Sandra Lakeitself

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Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind. – Anthony Bourdain

The journey is the treasure. – Lloyd Alexander

The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. – Marion Zimmer Bradley

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the sooner we will be able to treat life as art. – Maya Angelou

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. – Matsuo Basho

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. – T. S. Eliot

Find the journey’s end in every step. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

NOT I – NOT ANYONE else, can travel that road for you, You must travel it for yourself. – Walt Whitman

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey. – Babs Hoffman

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. – Ernest

People don’t take trips, trips take people. – John Steinbeck

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain. – Jack Kerouac

You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are. – Joss Whedon

To live the greatest number of good hours is wisdom. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles. – Tim Cahill

Life’s a journey, not a destination. – Steven Tyler

Travel far enough, you meet yourself. – David Mitchell

To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Make voyages. Attempt them. There’s nothing else. – Tennessee Williams

The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is, just be nice to everyone and always smile. – Ed Sheeran

Because the greatest part of a road trip isn’t arriving at your destination. Its all the wild stuff that happens along the way – Emma Chase

To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. – Bill Bryson

I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. – Mark Twain

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life – Jack Kerouac

The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started. – T. S. Eliot

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey. – Pat Conroy

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. – Robert Louis Stevenson

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lau Tzu

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain

It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way! – Penelope Riley

It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn – which is what life is all about. – Oprah Winfrey

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin. – Tony Robbins

Serendipity was my tour guide, assisted by caprice – Pico Iyer

Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. – Erol Ozan

It’s a life’s journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else. – Mariska Hargitay

Though the most beautiful creature were waiting for me at the end of a journey or a walk; though the carpet were of silk, the curtains of the morning clouds; the chairs and sofa stuffed with cygnet’s down; the food manna, the wine beyond claret, the window opening on Winander Mere, I should not feel – or rather my happiness would not be so fine, as my solitude is sublime. – John Keats