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"Take the back roads instead of the highways." - Minnie Pearl

"You couldn't take two roads. And once you were on one, there was no going back." - Kami Garcia

"I had been right to want to drive to the Midwest, taking only the back roads." - Elizabeth Berg

"The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"No single decision you ever made has led in a straight line to where you find yourself now. You peeked down some roads and took a few steps before turning back. You followed some roads that came to a dead end and others that got lost at too many intersections. Ultimately, all roads are connected to all other roads." - Deepak Chopra

"I did stories about unexpected encounters, back roads, small towns and ordinary folk, sometimes doing something a little extraordinary." - Charles Kuralt

"Children, as I have said, use back ways and hidden paths, while adults take roads and official paths." - Neil Gaiman

"The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines." - Charles Kuralt

"The straight roads are the roads of progress, the crooked roads are thee roads of genius." - Robert Towne

"New roads; new ruts." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I do not think that all who choose wrong roads perish; but their rescue consists in being put back on the right road." - C S Lewis

"On the old highway maps of America, the main routes were red and the back roads blue. Now even the colors are changing." - William Least Heat-Moon

"You can't travel the back roads very long without discovering a multitude of gentle people doing good for others with no expectation of gain or recognition. The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines. Some people out there spend their whole lives selflessly." - Charles Kuralt

"You'll pay the highest price on back roads and in back seats and in a cheap highway motel. But what's a few more strangers in a life of nothing else." - Dolly Parton

"Easy roads make sleepy travellers." - Charles Spurgeon

"All roads lead to Johannesburg." - Alan Paton

"Doubtless there are other roads." - Stephen Crane

"All roads lead to Rome." - Proverbs

"Improvement makes straight roads; but the crooked roads without improvement are roads of genius." - William Blake

"Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius." - William Blake

"Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want people to know "why" I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved." - Will Rogers

"Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want people to know "why" I look this way. I"ve traveled a long way and some of the roads were' paved." - Will Rogers

"Some days are diamonds, some days are rocks. Some doors are opened, some roads are blocked. Sundowns are golden, then fade away. And if I never do nothing, I'll get you back someday." - Tom Petty

"If I ventured in the slipstream between the viaducts of your dreams, where immobile steel rims crack and the ditch in the back roads stop. Could you find me?" - Van Morrison

"I think also people in states like Pennsylvania know that a lot of money and effort and time needs to be spent on knitting America back together, on the bridges and the roads and the infrastructure and the education." - Chris Matthews

"In my research, all roads led back to Oscar. It's definitely in a way trying to understand the truly English element to glam-rock. It really does not come from American culture." - Todd Haynes

"There were scores of tobacco roads on the western side of the Savannah Valley, some only a mile or so long, others extending as far back as twenty-five or thirty miles into the foothills of the Piedmont." - Erskine Caldwell

"Not even the brightest future can make up for the fact that no roads lead back to what came before - to the innocence of childhood or the first time we fell in love." - Jo Nesbo

"All roads for me lead back to Mozart. In his tragically short life, he breathed new life, fire and meaning into every form of music that existed in his time." - Charles Hazlewood

"I love to deer hunt and fish and drive down the back roads in my truck. All those things basically equal freedom to me - and not having to return that message or call from my record company or management." - Blake Shelton

"When I think of 'Mad Dog Time,' I think of the fact that I got to drive fast cars all day long up in Canada. That was really fun. We were on these back roads with these great cars." - Kyle Maclachlan

"Each of us has the right and the responsibility to assess the roads which lie ahead, and those over which we have traveled, and if the future road looms ominous or unpromising, and the roads back uninviting, then we need to gather our resolve and, carrying only the necessary baggage, step off that road into another direction. If the new choice is also unpalatable, without embarrassment, we must be ready to change that as well." - Maya Angelou

"Straight roads do not make skillful drivers." - Paulo Coelho

"There are no wrong roads to anywhere." - Norton Juster

"roads were made for journeys not destinations" - Confucius

"there are no roads in all Bohemia" - Gelett Burgess

"At Christmas, all roads lead home." - Marjorie Holmes

"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood." - Robert Frost

"there are no roads in all Bohemia !" - Gelett Burgess

"There are many roads to Mecca." - Hugh Hefner

"One always wonders about roads not taken." - Warren Christopher

"Roads are not practical in Africa." - Mo Ibrahim

"Build the roads and the jobs follow." - Tommy Thompson

"Only the hardest roads make us really feel that we are alive! Leave the easy roads!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"On that walk around the building, two sets of cops coming out stopped to tell our guys to hustle us inside so they could head back out on the road. Accidents everywhere. A pileup on each of two major roads. "Welcome to winter," one said. "When fifty percent of drivers should have their licenses temporarily suspended." - Kelley Armstrong

"Letting the free market do whatever it wants. That's not been historically how we grow. We have to invest in education, in rebuilding broadband lines and roads and runways, and it's important that we bring back American manufacturing and regulations to prevent consumers from being cheated." - Barack Obama

"To read the papers and to listen to the news... one would think the country is in terrible trouble. You do not get that impression when you travel the back roads and the small towns do care about their country and wish it well." - Charles Kuralt

"Success is not achieved by winning all the time. Real success comes when we rise after we fall. Some mountains are higher than others. Some roads steeper than the next. There are hardships and setbacks but you cannot let them stop you. Even on the steepest road you must not turn back." - Muhammad Ali

"Remarkably, [Sen. Dianne] Feinstein was reading her statement. So her mare's-nest of inapposite words and unclear thoughts cannot be excused as symptoms of Biden's Disease, that form of logorrhea that causes victims, such as Sen. Joe Biden, to become lost on the syntactical back roads of their extemporaneous rhetoric." - George Will

"I don't pretend to understand him, but I can enjoy him as a poet and comedian. I liked the idea of the eternal return. Sometimes I think that being on tour year after year is an eternal return; you play a certain club in Copenhagen and then ten years later you are back again, traveling the same roads year after year." - Dean Wareham

"All roads seem to have come back to Doctor Who in our life. But, no, it was a huge part of my growing up. I was a massive fan and it certainly inspired me to get into acting and to be ... one of those people that tells stories on TV. That was a huge part of my childhood." - David Tennant

"There are certain things that Americans expect their government to do. Our infrastructure is vitally important. Putting people back to work with construction is important. Our roads, our bridges, our sewers, our waterways, our dams - this is what makes our country so special." - Valerie Jarrett

"I get up at sunrise. I'm a Buddhist, so I chant in the morning. My wife and I sit and have coffee together, but then it's list-making time. I have carpentry projects. We have roads we keep in repair. It's not back-breaking, but it's certainly aerobic and mildly strenuous." - Patrick Duffy

"You know, if you look back in the 1930s, the money went to infrastructure. The bridges, the municipal buildings, the roads, those were all built with stimulus money spent on infrastructure. This stimulus bill has fundamentally gone, started out with a $500 rebate check, remember. That went to buy flat-screen TVs made in China." - Michael Bloomberg

"I love to deer hunt and fish and drive down the back roads in my truck. All those things basically equal freedom to me - and not having to return that message or call from my record company or management. At some point, I need to recharge." - Blake Shelton

"The magic's back, folks." - Jordan Knight

"I didn't hold back." - Sarah Hughes

"I do not think that all who choose wrong roads perish; but their rescue consists in being put back on the right road. A sum can be put right: but only by going back til you find the error and working it afresh from that point, never by simply going on. Evil can be undone, but it cannot 'develop' into good. Time does not heal it. The spell must be unwound, bit by bit, 'with backward mutters of dissevering power' -or else not." - C S Lewis

"There are many roads to happiness, if the gods assent." - Pindar

"Country roads, take me home, to the place I belong" - John Denver

"Flexibility is one of the main roads leading to happiness." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"All the roads of the haughty man lead to arrogance!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Bridge shortens the roads; wisdom does the same!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"All roads that lead to God are good." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"If you make more roads, you will have more traffic." - Jan Gehl

"All roads lead to the judgment seat of Christ." - Keith Green

"Most roads lead men homewards, My road leads me forth" - John Masefield

"Roads are the blood vessels of the economy." - Jakaya Kikwete

"Love, how many roads to obtain a kiss..." - Pablo Neruda

"Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle. Who knows?" - Jon Snow

"Every jackass going the roads thinks he has ideas." - James Joyce

"How many roads must a man walk down?" - Douglas Adams

"All roads lead to my dogs, don't they?" - Janeane Garofalo

"That roads are for journeys, ma'am, not destinations" - Margaret Landon

"Roads are no place for naive chickens dreaming of nirvana." - Shalom Auslander

"Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle." - George R R Martin

"Roads are long; make them short with a good company!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Improved AR roads, via voter-approved tax increase." - Mike Huckabee

"You need new roads to discover new places!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"All roads are long which lead to one's heart's desire." - Joseph Conrad

"In Russia there are no roads - only areas." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"There are many roads to happiness, if the gods assent." - Pindar

"Religions are different roads converging to the same point." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Roads are a record of those who have gone before." - Rebecca Solnit

"There is no road to the land without roads." - James Richardson

"All great roads are paved with uncomfortable memories." - Amy Neftzger

"Americans should know the universe itself as a road, as many roads, as roads for traveling souls." - Walt Whitman

"It is not our wealth that built our roads, but it is our roads that built our wealth." - John F Kennedy

"The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry." - Anonymous

"I believe that all roads lead to the same place - and that is wherever all roads lead to." - Willie Nelson

"While traveling our separated roads through life, we are also either road signs or potholes on the roads of others." - Eugene J. Martin

"Things are so busy and so quick, and there's so much going on, you have to realise the time when you have to take a step back, take a breath and really think back to where you come from. I'm from a very, very rural place. There's really nobody out there, just roads and farms. I had a long transition to get to where I am now. I moved away when I was young, when I was about 19. I'd literally come from an area with dirt roads and stuff like that, right to the centre of a city of about five million people. It's been great. I'm based in New York and every day it's amazing." - Diego Klattenhoff

"Things are so busy and so quick, and there's so much going on, you have to realise the time when you have to take a step back, take a breath and really think back to where you come from. I'm from a very, very rural place. There's really nobody out there, just roads and farms. I had a long transition to get to where I am now. I moved away when I was young, when I was about 19. I"d literally come from an area with dirt roads and stuff like that, right to the centre of a city of about five million people. It's been great. I'm based in New York and every day it's amazing." - Diego Klattenhoff

"Things are so busy and so quick, and there's so much going on, you have to realise the time when you have to take a step back, take a breath and really think back to where you come from. I'm from a very, very rural place. There's really nobody out there, just roads and farms. I had a long transition to get to where I am now. I moved away when I was young, when I was about 19. I'd literally come from an area with dirt roads and stuff like that, right to the centre of a city of about five million people. It's been great. I'm based in New York and every day it's amazing." - Diego Klattenhoff

"Being in grief, it turns out, is not unlike being in love. In both states, the imagination's entirely occupied with one person. The beloved dwells at the heart of the world, and becomes a Rome: the roads of feeling all lead to him, all proceed from him. Everything that touches us seems to relate back to that center: there is no other emotional life, no place outside the universe of feeling centered on its pivotal figure." - Mark Doty

"Take it back, Ed. Take it all back." - Daniel Handler

"Brave hearts do not back down back off." - Sophocles

"Back, back, back, back... Gone!" - Chris Berman

"Never look back, never forget." - Jessica Day George

"Courage! Do not fall back." - Joan Of Arc

"I'm broke and I'm back." - John Riggins

"I believe in giving back." - Laura San Giacomo

"Unix is back in vogue." - Murphy J. Foster, Jr.

"There's roads, and there's roads, And they call. Can't you hear it? Roads of the earth And roads of the spirit The best roads of all Are the ones that aren't certain. One of those is where you'll find me 'Til they drop the big curtain." - Bruce Cockburn

"Smooth roads are boring; hard roads are hurting! Through boredom, you learn nothing and you get nothing; through hurt, you learn many things and you get wisdom! Never afraid of hard roads and always prefer them!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"If you are black, the only roads into the mainland of American life are through subservience, cowardice, and loss of manhood. These are the white man's roads." - Amiri Baraka

"If you are black the only roads into the mainland of American life are through subservience, cowardice, and loss of manhood. These are the white man's roads." - Amiri Baraka

"If we increase freight rates, the goods will move through the roads and the condition of the roads will become worse." - Lalu Prasad Yadav

"Faster roads are not always safer roads - and virtually all societies, democratic or authoritarian, prefer safety over speed, even if many of their citizens enjoy fast driving." - Evgeny Morozov

"If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness." - Nelson Mandela

"The roads of life are strewn with the wreckage of run-down, half-finished loves." - Ralph Washington Sockman

"All roads that lead to success have to pass through hard work boulevard at some point." - Eric Thomas

"Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go." - Blaise Pascal

"There are two roads to every place, and the wise man chooses the pleasant one." - Phyllis Bentley

"Traveling - it offers you a hundred roads to adventure, and gives your heart wings!" - Ibn Battuta

"All roads lead to Trantor, and that is where all stars end." - Isaac Asimov

"Juno: "All roads lead there child. You should know that." Percy: "Detention?" - Rick Riordan

"Have I had two roads, I would have chosen their third." - Mahmoud Darwish

"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come." - Zig Ziglar

"Keep reminding yourself that literature is one of the saddest roads that leads to everything." - Andre Breton

"All dash to and fro in motor cars. Familiar with the roads and settled nowhere." - T S Eliot

"How many roads must a man walk down.. Before you can call him a Man.." - Bob Dylan

"Cities are obvious metaphors for life. We call roads arteries and so forth." - Geoffrey West

"Roads are made for horses and men of business. I do not travel in them much." - Henry David Thoreau

"Get yourself grounded and you can navigate even the stormiest roads in peace." - Steve Goodier

"Philosophy, n. A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing." - Ambrose Bierce

"Your heart is your home, and all roads lead to home." - Gary Zukav

"And without fear the lawless roads Ran wrong through all the land." - Edwin Muir

"Many roads to take some to joy some to heart ache" - Kate Winslet

"Maybe the man had taken the wrong turning, but at least he'd travelled some extraordinary roads." - Clive Barker

"Diversion and indifference are the two widest roads to Hell in today's world." - Peter Kreeft

"A place is yours when you know where all the roads go." - Stephen King

"A tram cannot discover every road! To discover every road, one must leave the predetermined roads!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"At the beginning, all roads seem endless; but they are not!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Hard roads are not opened by themselves; they are opened by some brave people!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The roads we take are more important than the goals we announce. Decisions determine destiny." - Frederick Speakman

"Any avenue that you follow leads to light. All roads lead to Rome." - Frederick Lenz

"We only need to wear shoes because the British built roads which hurt our feet." - Anthony Burgess

"If there are no roads you can walk, break down the walls!" - Yoshiki Nakamura

"All the world's roads lead to the heart of the Warrior." - Paulo Coelho

"The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere." - Xunzi

"If there are a million roads into hell, there's not one road out." - Leonard Ravenhill

"as roads go, the road home is as good as any." - Ellis Peters

"Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers." - Colin McRae

"Women are like roads. The more curves they have, the more dangerous they are." - Mae West

"Chickens at rest tend to stay at rest. Chickens in motion tend to cross roads." - Isaac Newton

"One road leads home and a thousand roads lead into the wilderness." - C S Lewis

"Industry, commerce and security are the surest roads to the happiness and prosperity of people." - Thomas Jefferson

"Art and religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstacy." - Clive Bell

"?Governments accountable to the voters focus on building roads and schools?not weapons of mass destruction.?" - George W Bush



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