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"Sports has kept me on the straight and narrow path." - Tommy Lasorda

"Sages say the path is narrow and difficult to tread, narrow as the edge of a razor." - Upanishads

"If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the Temple of Fame, your surest way is to leave on one hand the narrow path of Poetry, and follow the narrower track of Knight-Errantry, which in a trice may raise you to an imperial throne." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Honor travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast: keep then the path." - William Shakespeare

"On the straight and narrow path, there are simply no corners to be cut." - Neal A Maxwell

"There is no traffic congestion on the straight and narrow path." - Thomas Dewar, 1st Baron Dewar

"Your path is not narrow... so you can't mess it up." - Esther Hicks

"Jesus went before us on the narrow path along which He beckons us to follow Him." - Rose Philippine Duchesne

"Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence." - Henry David Thoreau

"Whatever your path is, that's your path." - Ray Lewis

"In contrast to the path of selfishness, there is no room for road rage on the straight and narrow way." - Neal A Maxwell

"There is no hope for the aching world except through the narrow and straight path of nonviolence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The path of Truth is as narrow as it is straight. Even so is that of ahimsa." - Mahatma Gandhi

"In a narrow circle the mind grows narrow. The more one expands, the larger their aims." - Friedrich Schiller

"We must begin our practice by walking the narrow path of simplicity, the hinayana path, before we can walk upon the open highway of compassionate action, the mahayana path." - Chogyam Trungpa

"O no don't go O no O slow down Joe! The righteous path is straight as an arrow, Take a walk and you'll find it's too narrow, Too narrow for the likes of me." - Nick Cave

"When we leave this world, and are laid in the earth, the prince walks as narrow a path as the day-laborer." - Miguel De Cervantes

"We want to stay on the straight and narrow path and serve God, yet we continue a practice that often pulls us in the wrong direction." - Joshua Harris

"If this religion is true, then there is only one Savior, only one narrow path to life. Christianity cannot live in peace with any other religion." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Nobody would ever think, "Oh, get into acting so you can live the straight and narrow path," but it gave me a sense of discipline and focus." - Juliette Lewis

"Because I have a girlfriend, I try and take the straight and narrow path, which is good because it prevents VD." - Joe Rogan

"I like to play people who are underdogs and misfits. People who are not on a straight and narrow path. That's exciting for me." - Danielle Brooks

"No path back home is better than any other path." - Neale Donald Walsch

"The first group started along the strait and narrow path, but they did not take hold of the iron rod that would keep them on the path, and they got lost in the mists of darkness" - Mary N. Cook

"The obstacle is the path." - Sara Shepard

"Every path serves a purpose." - Gene Oliver

"Everybody makes his path differently." - Emanuel Ax

"The obstacle is the path." - Proverbs

"What use is it for me to force my nature? / For my nature shall always remain / What it is and conquer what belongs to it, / However men may narrow its path." - Hadewijch

"Surrender is the path to freedom through our unique authenticity, where we experience the flow of life not through the narrow lens of the mind, but through the vast refuge of the heart." - Bryant H Mcgill

"When you play against an experienced opponent who exploits all the defensive resources at his command you sometimes have to walk time and again, along the narrow path of 'the only move'." - David Bronstein

"So I stepped away, reminding myself that when you're a spy, sometimes all you can do is go on. One foot in front of the other, wherever the narrow path might lead." - Ally Carter

"John Wesley quaintly observed that the road to heaven is a narrow path, not intended for wheels, and that to ride in a coach here and to go to heaven hereafter, was a happiness too much for man." - Henry Ward Beecher

"To this end, we should help and support one another and strive for peace and union among ourselves. This is the wine that cheers and strengthens travelers along the narrow path of Jesus Christ." - Vincent de Paul

"When great individuals move so marvelously along the straight and narrow path, it is unseemly of us to call attention to the fact that one of their shoelaces is untied as they make the journey." - Neal A Maxwell

"The path of nature is, indeed, a narrow one, and it is only the immortals that seek it, and, when they find it, do not find themselves cramped therein." - James Russell Lowell

"The narrow path had opened up suddenly onto the edge of a great black lake. Perched atop a high mountain on the other side, its windows sparkling in the starry sky, was a vast castle with many turrets and towers." - J K Rowling

"In the Ngong Forest I have also seen, on a narrow path through thick growth, in the middle of a very hot day, the Giant Forest Hog, a rare person to meet." - Isak Dinesen

"I don't feel in any way obligated to remain current with the culture. I feel no social obligation whatsoever. I trust my morality in the narrow path I trek through the world as I work." - James Ellroy

"Nephi taught that by clinging to the word of God, as though it be a handrail, we would be able to avoid temptations and not lose our way in darkness. Thus, we would remain on the narrow path." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"The truth of God may well be likened to a narrow path skirted on either side by a dangerous and destructive precipice: in other words, it lies between two gulfs of error." - Arthur W. Pink

"For a good man to realize that it is better to be whole than to be good is to enter on a strait and narrow path compared to which his previous rectitude was flowery license." - John Middleton Murry

"In the Ngong Forest I have also seen, on a narrow path through thick growth, in the middle of a very hot day, the Giant Forest Hog, a rare person to meet." - Karen Blixen

"We will not attain a state of perfection in this life, but we can and should press forward with faith in Christ along the strait and narrow path and make steady progress toward our eternal destiny." - David A Bednar

"Sin may result from activities that begin innocently or that are perfectly legitimate in moderation, but in excess they can cause us to veer from the straight and narrow path to our destruction." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"School is the path, not the point." - Will Richardson

"Serbia stands firmly on the EU path." - Ivica Dacic

"I always followed my own path." - Ann Demeulemeester

"Let the path be open to talent." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Narrow waists and narrow minds go together." - Nicolas Chamfort

"One path alone leads to a life of peace. The path of virtue." - Juvenal

"Courage in the path is what makes the path manifest itself." - Paulo Coelho

"The path of the Warrior is lifelong, and mastery is often simply staying on the path." - Richard Strozzi-Heckler

"Do' compare your path with anybody else"s. Your path is unique to you." - Ram Dass

"The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning." - M Scott Peck

"The spiritual path is easy. It's the only path that is." - Roger Delano Hinkins

"The path of least resistance is the path of the loser." - H G Wells

"Your path at 22 will not necessarily be your path at 32 or 42." - Conan Obrien

"We all have to acknowledge the life and the path we were born into. And the things that define us, they're often somewhat narrow: our class, our race, our gender, where we grew up, what geography we were exposed to. The curiosity and wonderment of, "What it's like on your path?" - that's when you go into high alert." - Debra Granik

"The way people really think is not adequately analyzed by the universal categories of logic. Between social history and formal analyses of thought there is a path, a lane - maybe very narrow - which is the path of the historian of thought." - Michel Foucault

"Lo! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas, I stand. Secure, insensible." - Charles Wesley

"A narrow vision is divisive, a broad vision expansive. But a divine vision is all-inclusive." - Tejomayananda

"All of us must walk the same strait and narrow path, know the same kind of experiences as those we would seek to lead and to serve. There is not one strait and narrow path for the officers-the chosen-and another for the enlisted men. We are all to experience life "according to the flesh"; there is no other way, for it is the way to immortality and eternal life. Given the resplendent riches of the promised kingdom, why would anyone wish to walk another path than the one that leads us back to our gracious and merciful Father in Heaven?" - Neal A Maxwell

"Life is the path you beat while you walk it It's the walking that beats the path It is not the path that makes the walk" - Antonio Machado

"Ultimately, you have to pursue your own path, not someone's idea of the right path. You need to stay on your path." - Baz Luhrmann

"The path to greatness is along with others." - Baltasar Gracian

"There's a path from your HEART to mine." - Rumi

"Don't just climb the ladder, chart a new path." - Arianna Huffington

"Sometimes you find your path, sometimes it finds you." - Max Brooks

"Shame is quicksand on the path to soul." - Tian Dayton

"The path of least resistance will never make you proud." - Tony Robbins

"God has prepared a path for everyone to follow." - Paulo Coelho

"I will not give or back off from my path." - Phil Robertson

"The path to love is our spiritual destiny." - Deepak Chopra

"The beaten path is the safest, but the traffic's terrible." - Jeffery Taylor

"God leads every soul by a separate path." - John of the Cross

"What you're missing is that the path itself changes you." - Julian Smith

"I have met the soul walking upon my path." - Khalil

"It is not too late to take another path." - David Suzuki

"Challenge yourself; it's the only path which leads to growth." - Morgan Freeman

"Willingness to take risks is the path to success." - Biz Stone

"Water finds the easiest path down a mountain." - Michael Lomenda

"The path marked Pride will lead you over a cliff." - Max Lucado

"The path to success is to take massive, determined action." - Anthony Robbins

"Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty." - Mark Twain

"Misfortunes do not flourish on one path, they grow everywhere." - Proverbs

"Travelers, there is no path, paths are made by walking." - Antonio Machado

"Actually, the books were never a planned career path." - Jamie Lee Curtis

"I allow my intuition to lead my path." - Manuel Puig

"I prefer the path of peace over war." - Amare Stoudemire

"Do not follow where the path may lead." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Feeling "comfortable" is the short path to annihilation." - Frederick Lenz

"Most safely shall you tread the middle path." - Ovid

"A man's mind grows narrow in a narrow place." - Samuel Johnson

"If error is corrected whenever it is recognized as such, the path of error is the path of truth." - Hans Reichenbach

"I do' believe in following a path set by others. You have to create a path for yourself." - Lyrics Born

"I guess destiny is not the path given to us but the path we choose for ourselves." - Will Ferrell

"The path of knowledge is said to be difficult in that it is the path of Samadhi." - Frederick Lenz

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Wedlock is a narrow business." - Sally O'Reilly

"My face too blind, my mind too limited, my instincts too narrow. But this intensity, doesn't it mean anything?" - Saul Bellow

"Very narrow areas of expertise can be very productive. Develop your own profile. Develop your own niche." - Leigh Steinberg

"The path to Heaven is narrow, rough and full of wearisome and trying ascents, nor can it be trodden without great toil; and therefore wrong is their way, gross their error, and assured their ruin who, after the testimony of so many thousands of saints, will not learn where to settle their footing." - Robert Southwell

"The average GOP presidential vote in these last five elections was 44.5 percent. In the last three, it was 48.1 percent. Give Romney an extra point for voter disillusionment with Obama, and a half-point for being better financed than his predecessors. It still strikes me as a path to narrow defeat." - William Kristol

"Notwithstanding the poverty of my outside experience, I have always had a significance for myself, and every chance to stumle along my straight and narrow little path, and to worship at the feet of my Deity, and what more can a human soul ask for?" - Alice James

"We're built of contradictions, all of us. It's those opposing forces that give us strength, like an arch, each block pressing the next. Give me a man whose parts are all aligned in agreement and I'll show you madness. We walk a narrow path, insanity to each side. A man without contradictions to balance him will soon veer off." - Mark Lawrence

"The moment you begin a serious study of the scriptures, you will find greater power to resist temptation. You will find the power to avoid deception. You will find the power to stay on the straight and narrow path.... When you begin to hunger & thirst after those words, you will find life in greater abundance." - Ezra Taft Benson

"When you're in a groove, you're not spinning your wheels; you're moving forward in a straight and narrow path without pauses or hitches. You're unwavering, undeviating, and unparalleled in your purpose. A groove is the best place in the world. Because when you are in it, you have the freedom to explore, where everything you question leads you to new avenues and new routes." - Twyla Tharp

"We"re built of contradictions, all of us. It's those opposing forces that give us strength, like an arch, each block pressing the next. Give me a man whose parts are all aligned in agreement and I"ll show you madness. We walk a narrow path, insanity to each side. A man without contradictions to balance him will soon veer off." - Mark Lawrence

"I think that today, integration is the name of the game and not separating these things out, and not trying to find the razor's edge, the narrow path. There's a lot of lanes in the highway, the trick is not fall into the ditches on either side, like a one sided nihilism, nothing matters life." - Surya Das

"If the path set before her feet was to be narrow she knew that flowers of quiet happiness would bloom along it. The joy of sincere work and worthy aspiration and congenial friendship were to be hers; nothing could rob her of her birthright of fancy or her ideal world of dreams." - L. M. Montgomery

"Not only men, but also women, the weaker sex, in going by the narrow path of Christ have received for themselves the Kingdom of Heaven. For there is neither male nor female, but everyone receives his own reward according to his own labor." - Ephrem the Syrian

"When he stepped off the straight and narrow path of his peculiar honesty, it was with an inward assertion of unflinching resolve to fall back again into the monotonous but safe stride of virtue as soon as his little excursion into the wayside quagmires had produced the desired effect." - Joseph Conrad

"Look up, look up, and let your faith continually increase. Let this faith guide you along the narrow path that leads through the gates of the city into the great beyond, the wide, unbounded future of glory that is for the redeemed." - Ellen G White

"Most of us know someone who would say, 'If you want to be my friend, you'll have to accept my values.' A true friend doesn't ask us to choose between the gospel and his or her friendship. ... A true friend strengthens us to stay on the strait and narrow path." - Robert D. Hales

"The average GOP presidential vote in these last five elections was 44.5 percent. In the last three, it was 48.1 percent. Give Romney an extra point for voter disillusionment with Obama, and a half-point for being better financed than his predecessors. It still strikes me as a path to narrow defeat." - Bill Kristol

"When you're in a groove, you're not spinning your wheels; you're moving forward in a straight and narrow path without pauses or hitches. You're unwavering, undeviating, and unparalleled in your purpose. A groove is the best place in the world. Because when you are in it, you have the freedom to explore, where everything you question leads you to new avenues and new routes." - Twyla Tharp

"My whole life has been spent walking by the side of a bottomless chasm, jumping from stone to stone. Sometimes I try to leave my narrow path and join the swirling mainstream of life, but I always find myself drawn inexorably back towards the chasm's edge, and there I shall walk until the day I finally fall into the abyss." - Edvard Munch

"From day to day, from moment to moment, she increased so much this twofold plenitude that she attained an immense and inconceivable degree of grace. So much so, that the Almighty made her the sole custodian of his treasures and the sole dispenser of his graces. She can now ennoble, exalt and enrich all she chooses. She can lead them along the narrow path to heaven and guide them through the narrow gate to life. She can give a royal throne, sceptre and crown to whom she wishes." - Louis de Montfort

"Look at every path closely and deliberately, then ask ourselves this crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it does, then the path is good. If it doesn't, it is of no use." - Carlos Castaneda

"Any 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." - Carlos Castaneda

"Writing a story is like going down a path in the woods. You follow the path. You don't worry about getting lost. You just go." - Jan Brett

"If it was up to me, I'd choose the hard path with the easy ending, not the easy path with the hard end." - Kim Harrison

"The path of descent is the path of transformation. Darkness, failure, relapse, death, and woundedness are our primary teachers, rather than ideas or doctrines." - Richard Rohr

"To find a mountain path all by oneself gives a greater feeling of strength than to take a path that is shown." - Karen Horney

"I do beseech you to direct your efforts more to preparing youth for the path and less to preparing the path for the youth." - Ben Lindsey

"As I read the New Testament, I find only one path to salvation - the path of an informed faith in Jesus Christ." - Lewis B Smedes

"The path that is followed by most persons in the beginning of their spitirual search is the path of love, bhakti yoga." - Frederick Lenz

"The living language is like a cowpath: it is the creation of the cows themselves, who, having created it, follow it or depart from it according to their whims or their needs. From daily use, the path undergoes change. A cow is under no obligation to stay in the narrow path she helped make, following the contour of the land, but she often profits by staying with it and she would be handicapped if she didn't know where it was and where it led to." - E B White

"What shall we call this undetermin'd state, This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless oceans, That whence we came, and that to which we tend?" - George Lillo

"It's very easy to become selfish and narrow-minded and see ballet as the only thing in life, but there's lots more." - Darcey Bussell

"Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical" - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"The short bloom of our brief and narrow life flies fast away. While we are calling for flowers and wine and women, old age is upon us." - Juvenal

"Music dissolves the straight and narrow." - Mason Cooley

"Politics is but a narrow field." - Henry David Thoreau

"The narrow mind rejects; wisdom accepts." - Thubten Yeshe

"Truth is narrow, but grace is wide." - Alan Hirsch

"The traditional novel form continues to enlarge our experience in those very areas where the wide-angle lens and the Cinema screen tend to narrow it." - Daniel J Boorstin

"Whispering makes a narrow place narrower." - Matthew Tobin Anderson

"Let's be cautious about narrow nationalism." - James A Forbes

"Having experienced everything you don't want in a partner over time, it starts to narrow down to what you actually do want." - Jennifer Aniston

"You narrow hope when you define it..." - Barbara Hambly

"Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative." - T S Eliot

"After reading Howitt's account of the Australian gold-diggings one evening,... I asked myself why I might not be washing some golddaily, though it were only the finest particles,-why I might not sink a shaft down to the gold within me, and work that mine.... At any rate, I might pursue some path, however solitary and narrow and crooked, in which I could walk with love and reverence." - Henry David Thoreau

"Friendship, then, like the other natural loves, is unable to save itself. In reality, because it is spiritual and therefore faces a subtler enemy, it must, even more wholeheartedly than they, invoke the divine protection if it hopes to remain sweet. For consider how narrow its true path is. Is must not become what the people call a "mutual admiration society"; yet if it is not full of mutual admiration, of Appreciative love, it is not Friendship at all." - C S Lewis

"Anne's horizons had closed in since the night she had sat there after coming home from Queen's; but if the path set before her feet was to be narrow she knew that flowers of quiet happiness would bloom along it. The joys of sincere work and worthy aspiration and congenial friendship were to be hers; nothing could rob her of her birthright of fancy or her ideal world of dreams. And there was always the bend in the road!" - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Anne's horizons had closed in since the night she had sat there after coming home from Queen"s; but if the path set before her feet was to be narrow she knew that flowers of quiet happiness would bloom along it. The joys of sincere work and worthy aspiration and congenial friendship were to be hers; nothing could rob her of her birthright of fancy or her ideal world of dreams. And there was always the bend in the road!" - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"I truly believe my job starts the minute I leave the baseball field. Going out and catching ground balls and hitting, that's a job, and that's what I've wanted to do ever since I was a kid. But when you think about leaving that field, that's when the job and the demands really start. In New York, Seattle, every city. The community, the media, business stuff. You have to stay on a narrow path." - Alex Rodriguez

"When we think how narrow and devious this path of nature is, how dimly we can trace it, for all our lamps of science, and how from the darkness which girds it round great and terrible possibilities loom ever shadowly upwards, it is a bold and a confident man who will put a limit to the strange by-oaths into which the human spirit may wander." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Promptings for us to do good come from the Holy Ghost. These promptings nudge us further along the straight and narrow path of discipleship. The natural man doesn't automatically think of doing good. It isn't natural. How many people worry about the car behind them or the person below them? The natural man just doesn't do it. For us, however, these promptings enlarge our awareness of other people's needs and then prod us to act accordingly." - Neal A Maxwell



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