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If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up somewhere else.

— Yogi Berra  <link>

that there is no finality of vision,
that I have perceived nothing completely,
that tomorrow a new walk is a new walk.

— A.R. Ammons, ending to the poem, “Corsons Inlet”  <link>

He could have placed streetlamps along all the pathways of wisdom, but then there would be no journey. Who would discover the secret passages, the hidden treasures, if all of us homed in straight for our destination?

— Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson (via)  <link>

I can’t help you; I can only give you a road.

— Chen Si, suicide watcher on Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge (via from source)  <link>

There is no path. Paths are made by walking.

— Antonio Machado (via)  <link>

You can see only as far as your headlights…

Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can see only as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.

— E.L. Doctorow  <link>

Is that a path or a rut?  <link>

When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: Either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

— Edward Teller  <link>

Whoever tries to venture into silence on his own will shatter.

— Philip Gröning , filmmaker of Into Great Silence  <link>

Nobody tells you when you get born here
How much you’ll come to love it
And how you’ll never belong here
So I call you my country
And I’ll be lonely for my home
And I wish that I could take you there with me

— Rich Mullins, from song “Land of My Sojourn”  <link>

When a spider plunges from a fixed point to its consequences, it always sees before it an empty space where it can never set foot, no matter how it wriggles.

— Søren Kierkegaard  <link>

“Allow me to explain about the theatre business. The natural condition is one of insurmountable obstacles on the road to imminent disaster.”

“So what do we do?”

“Nothing. Strangely enough, it all turns out well.”


“I don’t know. It’s a mystery.”

— from the movie, Shakespeare In Love  <link>