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Positive Quotes about Wandering

Let these Wandering quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Purpose Vision Dream

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
- Francis Bacon

My mind started wandering.
I started playing carefully, instead of playing the
way that had gotten me to that point.
I had to force myself to keep driving the ball.
- Tracy Austin

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Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost,
wandering in strange lands?
- Arna Bontemps

I am always the better for open-air breathing,
and was certainly meant for the wandering life of the Indian.
- Maria Mitchell

I like to think of myself at home in the armchair,
writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
- Stephen Fry

 

To be a friend of the Everglades is not necessarily
to spend time wandering around out there.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas

If the views I have expressed be right,
we can think of our civilization evolving with the
growth of knowledge from small wandering tribes to large settled law.
- John Boyd Orr

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which
once existed between man and the universe.
- Anatole France

He went, ever on the move, with the slow,
shuffling step of wandering beggars who are nowhere at home.
- Stijn Streuvels

Harvey never had an original idea or thought in his life.
I was out wandering around the country doing charity benefits,
mainly, when I asked him to come along.
- Tim Conway

Wherever we halted we were surrounded by wandering troops of Bedouins.
- Richard Francis Burton

Innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell,
wandering the world, meaning no harm.
- Graham Greene

I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.
- Steven Wright

By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering.
- Roger Ascham

My days are gone a-wandering.
- Francois Villon

What ever our wandering our happiness will always be
found within a narrow compass,
and in the middle of the objects more immediately within our reach.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

The idea of being a foreign correspondent and wandering
the world and witnessing great events,
having adventures and covering the activities of world leaders,
appealed to me greatly.
It was a very glamorous life in those days.
- Alan Cranston

Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning.
Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps
on to the spiritual path,
a path where negative emotions have no use.
- Sai Baba

The point of mythology or myth is to point to the horizon
and to point back to ourselves:
This is who we are;
this is where we came from; and this is where we're going.
And a lot of Western society over the last hundred years -
the last 50 years really -
has lost that.
We have become rather aimless and wandering.
- J. Michael Straczynski

Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we
would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it:
innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell,
wandering the world, meaning no harm.
- Graham Greene

When I started working, I didn't have a clue what I was doing,
in that I was just wandering around,
hoping that I could succeed.
Then after I got a little under my belt,
it took me about 25 years to feel like I knew what I was doing.
- James Garner

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

I sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.
- C. S. Lewis

When I'm old I shall give up writing the big stuff
and shall wander round the park thinking of songs.
- George Lloyd

When they talk of ghosts of the dead who wander in
the night with things still undone in life,
they approximate my subjective experience of this life.
- Jack Henry Abbott

Why do people so love to wander? I think the civilized
parts of the World will suffice for me in the future.
- Mary Cassatt

Men know they are sexual exiles.
They wander the earth seeking satisfaction,
craving and despising, never content.
There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
- Camille Paglia

If I were mayor, I'd invite everyone to have free boat
trips on the river and free balloon rides over the city.
I'd let the elderly in residential homes wander free.
- Jane Birkin

I was a fantastic student until ten,
and then my mind began to wander.
- Grace Paley

Quite casually I wander into my plot,
poke around with my characters for a while,
then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved.
- Thorne Smith

Not all who wander are lost.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

On those long notes behind the trumpet solo,
if anyone lets his mind wander for a minute he is dead.
- Don Ellis

I was allowed to wander where I could.
Here is a case in which you search for your independence
and allow something creative to come out of that.
- George Woodcock

I don't really have studios.
I wander around around people's attics,
out in fields, in cellars, anyplace I find that invites me.
- Andrew Wyeth

You're better off betting on a horse than betting on a man.
A horse may not be able to hold you tight,
but he doesn't wanna wander from the stable at night.
- Betty Grable

Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander,
but confine him home.
- John Cleveland

I loved it, but social reality impeded.
Now I wander in here at 9 in the morning or so,
and come back for a while in the afternoon.
I am a very lenient boss.
- Donald E. Westlake

The lifestyle that an artist can have,
the freedom to wander in the landscape with no real pressure or deadlines,
was a very attractive one.
- John Dyer

I don't read music.
I don't write it.
So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself.
- James Taylor

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled;
the difference between the two being this,
that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye;
There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed
with joy as they wander by.
- William C. Bryant

We are so much the victims of abstraction that with
the Earth in flames we can barely rouse ourselves to
wander across the room and look at the thermostat.
- Terence McKenna

Maybe come to think about it, that is the sign of an extrovert,
in any event I have always from the earliest of ages
found it difficult to wander into a restaurant on my own.
- Roger Moore

It was so much fun to have the freedom to wander America,
with no assignments.
For 25 or 30 years I never had an assignment.
These were all stories I wanted to do myself.
- Charles Kuralt

I sometimes got distracted easily and allowed my mind
to wander when I needed to be focused.
It's quite subtle, really, and just being aware of it helps.
- Payne Stewart

Indeed it is better to postpone, lest either we complete too little by hurrying,
or wander too long in completing it.
- Tertullian

It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through
his regions of enchantment without having a critic,
forever, like the old man of the sea,
upon his back.
- Marianne Moore

I wander around, get the lay of the land and try to
imagine what kind of people would have lived there
in that historical period.
What would they eat? What kind of clothing would they
wear? How did they shelter themselves? How did they get around?
- James Welch

Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments,
and they wander off through equation after equation,
and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.
- Nikola Tesla

Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures,
utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about
the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks,
and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake
of acquiring a few shillings.
- Henry Mayhew

Tintinnabulation is an area I sometimes wander into
when I am searching for answers -
in my life,
my music, my work.
In my dark hours, I have the certain feeling that everything
outside this one thing has no meaning.
- Arvo Part

I couldn't go anywhere unless there was a security guard with me.
That spoiled my life.
It was like being in captivity.
Those days are gone, and I don't ever want to see that happen to me again.
Now I can wander around the streets of Los Angeles on my own.
I like it that way.
- Christine McVie

I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover,
I buy it if I like the name of the band,
anything that sparks my imagination.
I still like to go to record stores,
I like to just wander around and I'll buy whatever catches my attention.
- Bruce Springsteen

Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams,
but in violence.
It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage;
whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons,
or whether one wants to overturn them.
- Georges Bataille

Certainly one of the more common experiences in the
jazz field is discovering someone new.
Improvising musicians are capable of being musical travelers,
voyagers.
We want to join in on whatever we hear.
There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape.
- Gary Burton

Farewell all relations and friends in Christ;
farewell acquaintances and all earthly enjoyments;
farewell reading and preaching,
praying and believing, wanderings, reproaches,
and sufferings.
- Donald Cargill

My books were always full of ink blots,
always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures,
which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task.
- Pierre Loti

One wanders to the left, another to the right.
Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.
- Horace

The fool wanders, a wise man travels.
- Thomas Fuller

You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes
into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
- Michael Wilding

Fair or not, it always sucks when everyone wanders
back from Sundance talking about how bad the movies were.
- Donal Logue

The part of me which wanders through my mind and never
sees or feels actual objects,
but which lives in and moves through my passions and my emotions,
experiences this world as a horrible nightmare.
- Jack Henry Abbott

Where does discontent start? You are warm enough,
but you shiver.
You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you.
You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields.
And to prod all these there's time, the Bastard Time.
- John Steinbeck

The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching
for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life.
For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system.
When it finds its spot and takes root,
it doesn't need its brain anymore so it eats it!
- Daniel Dennett

Where hast thou wandered.
gentle gale, to find the perfumes thou dost bring?
- William C. Bryant

Both my brothers became physicians and I,
of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome.
- Carroll O'Connor

Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease,
and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys.
It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

There the wild animals wandered and fed as though they
were in a pasture that stretched much farther than a man could see,
and there were no settlers.
Only Indians lived there.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Aztecs believe they started up in what's now New Mexico,
and wandered for 10,000 years before they got down into where they are now,
in Mexico City.
That's a weird legend.
- Jerry Pournelle


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