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paths Quotes

28 of the best book quotes about paths
  1. #1
    “Hobbits always so polite, yes! O nice hobbits! Smeagol brings them up secret ways that nobody else could find. Tired he is, thirsty he is, yes thirsty; and he guides them and he searches for paths, and they saw sneak, sneak. Very nice friends, O yes my precious, very nice.”
  2. #2
    ″‘The question,’ she replied, ‘is not whether you will love, hurt, dream, and die. It is what you will love, why you will hurt, when you will dream, and how you will die. This is your choice. You cannot pick the destination, only the path.‘”
  3. #3
    ″‘Well”, he answered ‘the only way to develop hinds’ feet is to go by the paths which the hinds use.′ ”
  4. #4
    “They perceived at the same moment the change in the path and each knew then the other’s knowledge of it; Theodora took Eleanor’s arm and, afraid to stop, they moved on slowly, close together, and ahead of them the path widened and blackened and curved.”
  5. #5
    “…there are no wrong turns, only unexpected paths.”
  6. #6
    “The Clayr saw me, the Wallmaker made me, the King quenched me, the Abhorsen wields me so that no Dead shall walk in Life. For this is not their path.”
  7. #7
    “An open oven bakes no bread.”
  1. #8
    “For me there is only the traveling on paths that have heart, on any path that may have heart, and the only worthwhile challenge is to traverse its full length--and there I travel looking, looking breathlessly.”
  2. #9
    “For me there is only the traveling on paths that have heart, on any path that may have heart, and the only worthwhile challenge is to traverse its full length--and there I travel looking, looking breathlessly.”
  3. #10
    “Before you embark on any path ask the question: Does this path have a heart? If the answer is no, you will know it, and then you must choose another path.”
  4. #11
    Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself alone, one question . . . Does this path have a heart? If it does, the path is good; if it doesn’t it is of no use.”
  5. #12
    “A path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you . . .”
  6. #13
    “All of us have a path to follow and the path begins on earth.”
  7. #14
    “YOUR FATE IS NOT YET SEALED.
    EVEN IN THE DARKEST NIGHT, A STAR WILL SHINE,
    A BELL WILL CHIME, A PATH WILL BE REVEALED.”

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  1. #15
    “The only things I regret, and the only things I’ll ever regret are things I didn’t do. In the end, that’s what we mourn. The paths we didn’t take. The people we didn’t touch.”
  2. #16
    “You are like a river. You go through life taking the path of least resistance. We all do—all human beings and all of nature. It is important to know that.”
  3. #17
    “Love is not bothered by obstacles—they form the high sides to the left and right of this rocky path. This path does not depend upon external signs: love will find its own way.”
  4. #19
    “He has no traditions to bind him or guide him; and his impulse is to break away from the occupation his father has followed, and make a new way for himself.”
  5. #20
    “Each man’s life represents a road toward himself, and attempt at such a road, the intimation of a path. No man has ever been entirely and completely himself.”
  6. #21
    “I wanted to believe that Mal and I would always be friends, but I had to face the fact that we were on different paths”
  1. #22
    “We absorb the world and make sense of it on our own terms. The conclusion is the same, even if the paths we take to get there are not.”
  2. #23
    “No good can ever come from deviating from the path that you were destined to follow. You will be assailed by varieties of hidden pain. Most often you deviate because of the lure of money, of more immediate prospects of prosperity.Because this does not comply with something deep within you, your interest will lag and eventually the money will not come so easily.”
  3. #24
    “You don’t want to abandon the skills and experience you have gained,but to find a new way to apply them. Your eye is on the future, not the past.Often such creative readjustments lead to a superior path for us—we are shaken out of our complacency and forced to reassess where we are headed.”
  4. #25
    “It is never wise to purposefully do without the benefits of having a mentor in your life. You will waste valuable time in finding and shaping what you need to know. But sometimes you have no choice.”
  5. #26
    “This path to God
    Made me such an old sweet beggar.”
  6. #27
    “They thought that it would be a disgrace to go forth as a group. Each entered the forest at a point that he himself had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no path. If there is a path it is someone else’s path and you are not on the adventure.”
  7. #28
    ″-my people are on another. There is room in this world for both ways. But your failure to grasp this simple fact has killed many of us and it will kill many more of you. For we have been on our path longer.”

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