A collection of thought-provoking journey quotes to inspire you to enjoy the present moment and encourage you to take the first step in achieving your dreams.
There will always be a moment in our lives when we feel lost, confused, and afraid of change. Most of us are guilty of thinking that our lives only consist of a straight path. But that couldn’t be farther from the truth.
Life is a journey(as cliche as that sounds) and that journey includes being lost, stuck, a lot of twists and turns, ups and downs but we must always remind ourselves to not let those hardships and adversities keep us from moving towards our goals.
Remember that pain and challenges are what helps you grow, transform and become the best version of yourself.
Your journey towards achieving your dreams, happiness, spiritual journey, or even the journey into yourself is not going to be easy but the important thing is to keep going and don’t let yourself be blinded by the difficulties and pain.
Allow yourself to enjoy the little things, be grateful and just enjoy your journey.
95 Thought-Provoking Journey Quotes
The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.
— Steve Maraboli
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
— Lao Tzu
Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you.
You must travel it by yourself.
It is not far. It is within reach.
Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know.
Perhaps it is everywhere – on water and land.
— Walt Whitman
Aim for the sky, but move slowly, enjoying every step along the way. It is all those little steps that make the journey complete.
— Chanda Kochhar
Not all those who wander are lost.
— J.R.R. Tolkien
Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
— Henry Ward Beecher
Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.
— Oliver Goldsmith
For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.
— Michelle Obama
The journey is never ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment.
— Antonio Brown
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.
— Carl Rogers
The most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what’s in between, and they took great pleasure in doing just that.
— Norton Juster
The only journey is the one within.
— Rainer Maria Rilke
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
— Ursula K. Le Guin
It has been great journey from where I have started to where I am today. I am really blessed with God’s grace.
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.
— anaïs nin
Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
— Greg Anderson
Though the road’s been rocky it sure feels good to me.
— Bob Marley
…there ain’t no journey what don’t change you some.
— David Mitchell
Inspiring Journey quotes about life
Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.
— Erol Ozan
It’s all about the journey not the outcome
— Carl Lewis
Life is about waking up. It is a journey of discovery and you’ve already bought the ticket and are sitting on the train.
— Michael Sheridan
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
— Kenji Miyazawa
I tramp a perpetual journey.
— Walt Whitman
Always remember life is a learning journey. Keep filling your mind with all that is worthy.
— Catherine Pulsifer
So the single most vital step on your journey towards enlightenment is this: learn to disidentify from your mind.
— Eckhart Tolle
The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance, and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.
— Oprah Winfrey
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey.
— Fitzhugh Mullan
Our journey is about being more deeply involved in life and yet, less attached to it.
— Ram Dass
Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever.
— Peter Hagerty
The journey is the reward.
— Tao Expression
Your journey has molded you for the greater good.
— Asha Tyson
Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.
— Charles Warner
The journey to freedom is paved by the substance of our character.
— Erwin McManus
In order to complete our amazing life journey successfully, it is vital that we turn each and every dark tear into a pearl of wisdom, and find the blessing in every curse.
— Anthon St. Maarten
The journey is long but the goal is in each step.
— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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
Motivational quotes about Journey and Destination
The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.
— Tony Robbins
Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone’s hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.
— Vera Nazarian
One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.
— John Wanamaker
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you
You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.
— Joss Whedon
You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
— C.S. Lewis
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
To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping.
— Chinese Proverb
I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.
— Billy Joel
Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.
The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.
— Johann wolfgang von Goethe
We are travelers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share. This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.
— Paulo Coelho
It’s funny how, in this journey of life, even though we may begin at different times and places, our paths cross with others so that we may share our love, compassion, observations, and hope. This is a design of God that I appreciate and cherish.
— Steve Maraboli
Sometimes it’s worth lingering on the journey for a while before getting to the destination.
— Richelle Mead
When setting out on a journey do not seek advice from someone who never left home.
The only thing that is ultimately real about your journey is the step that you are taking at this moment. That’s all there ever is.
— Alan Watts
One of the greatest journeys in life is overcoming insecurity and learning to truly not give a shit.
— J. A. Konrath
I made up my mind not to care so much about the destination, and simply enjoy the journey.
— David Archuleta
Encouraging Journey quotes and sayings
Winning and losing isn’t everything; sometimes, the journey is just as important as the outcome.
— Alex Morgan
Believe me, my journey has not been a simple journey of progress. There have been many ups and downs, and it is the choices that I made at each of those times that have helped shape what I have achieved.
— Satya Nadella
If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
— Paulo Coelho
Struggle teaches you a lot of things, and I am happy that I witnessed a roller coaster ride. The journey has improved me as a person and made me more mature.
— Manoj Bajpayee
Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery – there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair.
— Rick Warren
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
All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
— Martin Buber
Always the journey, never the destination.
— Simon Rattle
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
— Henri Frederic Amiel
One day you will wake up and realize there won’t be anymore time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.
— Paulo Coelho
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.
— Izaak Walton
A journey is a gesture inscribed in space, it vanishes even as it’s made. You go from one place to another place, and on to somewhere else again, and already behind you there is no trace that you were ever there.
— Damon Galgut
It’s not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place, because it frees you.
— Tyler Perry
Life is a journey. When we stop, things don’t go right.
— Pope Francis
It may be that when we no longer know which way to go that we have come to our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings.
— Wendell Berry
Never give up on your dreams, no matter how painful and difficult your journey is.
Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is believing you’re worthy of the trip.
— Glenn Beck
Remember, the work of art lives in the experience, the journey within the process, not in the resulting monument to be presented in a certified art-place.
— Eric Booth
If one completes the journey to one’s own heart, one will find oneself in the heart of everyone else.
— Thomas Keating
Let your joy be in your journey – not in some distant goal.
— Tim Cook
More Inspirational Journey quotes and quotes about taking the first step
Sometimes you don’t know when you’re taking the first step through a door until you’re already inside.
— Ann Voskamp
Nothing goes to waste on the journey of life. Both good and bad experiences shape your mind and heart for what is to come.
— Leon Brown
It’s not so much the journey that’s important; as is the way that we treat those we encounter and those around us, along the way
— Jeremy Aldana
Some journeys take us far from home. Some adventures lead us to our destiny.
— C. S. Lewis
Successful people enjoy the journeys they embark on, irrespective of whether they reach their destination or not.
— Zain Hashmi
Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering.
— Santosh Kalwar
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
— T. S. Eliot
A good traveller is one who knows how to travel with the mind.
— Michael Bassey Johnson
The true voyage of discovery is not a journey to a new place; it is learning to see with new eyes.
— Marcel Proust
It is the story that matters not just the ending.
— Paul Lockhart
Life is a journey. How we travel is really up to us.
We can just flow with the tide or follow our own dreams.
— Paulo Coelho
If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.
— Anatole France
Everybody has their own story, everybody has their own journey.
The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn’t matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.
— Barbara Hall
You may not always end up where you thought you were going, But you will always end up where you were meant to be.
— Jessica Taylor
If you fuel your journey on the opinions of others, you are going to run out of gas.
— Steve Maraboli
The seeker embarks on a journey to find what he wants and discovers, along the way, what he needs.
— Wally Lamb
The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.
— Don Williams
The Sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it’s here is up to us. Journey wisely.
— Alexandra Elle
Sometimes the longest journey we make is the sixteen inches from our heads to our hearts.
— Elena Avila
If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it’s not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That’s why it’s your path.
— Joseph Campbell