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Narrow Roads Quotes


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

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

"The roads of science are narrow, so that they who travel them, must wither follow or meet one another..." - Samuel Johnson

"Small minds select narrow roads; expand your mental vision and take to the broad road of helpfulness, compassion and service." - Sathya Sai Baba

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

"The line between the white-science and the black-science is very narrow. You can open roads or you can kill people by the same dynamite!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"It created in me a yearning for all that is wide and open and expansive. Something that will never allow me to fit in in my own country, with its narrow towns and narrow roads and narrow kindnesses and narrow reprimands." - Anthony Hopkins

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Don't raise the bar and narrow the gap, but narrow the gap to raise the bar." - Andy Hargreaves

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

"Americans shocked me by their behavior and their narrow-mindedness." - Mick Jagger

"The most learned are often the most narrow-minded men." - William Hazlitt

"Consistency is the sign of a narrow mind." - Glen Cook

"To marry is to narrow one's possibilities horribly." - Jude Morgan

"Time,- that black and narrow isthmus between two eternities." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Your views are as narrow as your tie." - Bernard Herrmann

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain

"Good things happen when you narrow your focus" - Al Ries

"So vast is art, so narrow human wit." - Alexander Pope

"The most learned are often the most narrow minded." - William Hazlitt

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

"We don't go to war on narrow, partisan votes." - Phil Bredesen

"The spreading wide my narrow Hands / To gather Paradise-." - Emily Dickinson

"In a narrow sphere great men are blunderers." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Independence did not mean chauvinism and narrow nationalism." - Said Musa

"We can't encourage narrow mindedness, for no nation can be great whose people are narrow in thought." - Jawaharlal Nehru

"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

"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

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

"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

"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

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

"I love roads: The goddesses that dwell Far along them invisible Are my favourite gods." - Edward Thomas

"With the stones we cast at them, geniuses build new roads with them." - Paul Eldridge

"How many roads must a developer walk down, before they accept the amenities package?" - Bob Dylan

"So many roads. So many detours. So many choices. So many mistakes." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"You got to go down a lot of wrong roads to find the right one." - Bob Parsons

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

"There are many roads to prosperity, but one must be taken. Inaction leads nowhere." - Robert Zoellick

"The Engineer Corps is charged with all construction, including light railways and roads." - Kelly Miller

"We can't afford to go down the dead end roads of Parliamentary Socialism or Fascistic Bolshevism." - John Blair

"He who walks in the middle of the roads gets hit from both sides." - George Schultz

"If I hadn't done this I might have ended up digging the roads." - Dylan Moran

"Nobody would be killed on the roads if the speed limit were 10 miles an hour." - Tom Stoppard

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

"In the early West, law and politics were parallel roads to usefulness as well as distinction." - John George Nicolay

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

"The middle class has disappeared. We have a highway to poverty and no roads coming out." - Suze Orman

"Plan the town, if you like; but in doing it do not forget that you have got to spread the people. Make wider roads, but do not narrow the tenements behind. Dignify the city by all means, but not at the expense of the health of the home and the family life and the comfort of the average workman and citizen." - Thomas Adams

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

"Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind." - Juvenal

"To us it seems that West-European civilization is civilization, but this is a narrow view." - Bertrand Russell

"If we are to reclaim our culture, we cannot afford narrow definitions." - Starhawk

"Antithesis is the narrow gateway through which error most prefers to worm its way towards truth." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The obsession with moderation is the spirit of castrated narrow-mindedness." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Modred's narrow foxy face, Heart hiding smile, and gray persistent eye." - Alfred Tennyson

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

"Unhappy man! He frets at the narrow limits of the world." - Juvenal

"We write so many songs, it is difficult to narrow them down." - Miranda Lambert

"Honour travels in a strait so narrow Where one but goes abreast." - William Shakespeare

"Man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro' narrow chinks of his cavern." - William Blake

"It is as though nature must needs make men narrow in order to give them force." - W E B Du Bois

"It is surely very narrow policy that supposes money to be the chief good." - Samuel Johnson

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

"I don't think the Democrats should think in narrow tactical terms about mid-term elections." - Barack Obama

"THE LAW OF THE CONTRACTION: A brand becomes stronger when you narrow its focus." - Al Ries

"I regret the narrow contracted education of the females of my own country." - Abigail Adams

"A resident of over a hundred years in so narrow a world deserved higher homage." - Truman Capote

"I'm constantly thinking about trying to piece together collaborators... All disciplines can be narrow..." - Judith Weir

"A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person." - Zig Ziglar

"I understand personally that it is frustrating to lose presidential elections by narrow margins." - James Baker

"There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire." - William Congreve

"Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places." - E Joseph Cossman

"One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit." - Alexander Pope

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

"Time is the eternal now, seen through the narrow slit of the mind." - Rupert Spira

"What narrow innocence it is for one to be good only according to the law." - Seneca the Younger

"Goodness knows the Republican electorate is a pretty narrow slice of the population." - David Price

"Cleveland is my hometown, and the Indians have a narrow but rich history." - Fred Willard

"Easy roads make sleepy travellers." - Charles Spurgeon

"Strike the enemy's settlements, turn them into dust, pave the Arab roads with the skulls of Jews." - Hafez al-Assad

"All roads lead to Johannesburg." - Alan Paton

"Doubtless there are other roads." - Stephen Crane

"Out on the roads there is fitness and self-discovery and the persons we were destined to be." - George A Sheehan

"A person with half volition goes backwards and forwards, but makes no progress on even the smoothest of roads." - Thomas Carlyle

"storming, enjoying, planning, loving, cautioning, Backing and filling, appearing and disappearing, I tread day and night such roads." - Walt Whitman

"All roads lead to Rome." - Proverbs

"I practice on the roads of Gaza as we don't have good stadiums and tracks so I gave my best." - Nader Almasri

"I was born in 1940 in Minnesota and grew up in the country... dirt roads, swamps, lakes, woods." - Terry Gilliam

"If you're not concerned about maintaining an image, you can pursue roads that another actor might not take." - Kevin Spacey

"I practice on the roads of Gaza as we don't have good stadiums and tracks so I gave my best." - Nader al-Masri

"People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"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

"There are passages and doors And Realms that lie unseen. There are Roads both wide and narrow And no avenue between. Doors Remain closed for those Who in sad vanity yet hide. Yet when Belief is chosen, The key appears inside. What is lived now will soon pass, And what is not will come to Be. The Door Within must open, For one to truly see. Do you see? Believe and enter." - Wayne Thomas Batson

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

"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

"Meditation on the majestic energyof the universe should increase our love for humanity, should widen, not narrow, our hearts." - Richard Holloway

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

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

"The American dream was not, at least at the beginning, a rags-to-riches type of narrow materialism." - Charles A. Reich

"Man has closed himself up, till he sees all things through the narrow chinks of his cavern." - William Blake

"You know how to tell when you're getting old? When your broad mind changes places with your narrow waist." - Red Skelton

"Those that embrace the entire universe with love, for the most part love nothing, but their narrow selves." - Johann Gottfried Herder

"As soon as any one belongs to a narrow creed in science, every unprejudiced and true perception is gone." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

"There are a million things in music I know nothing about. I just want to narrow down that figure." - Andre Previn

"You cannot cross the narrow bridge of art carrying all its tools in your hands. Some you must leave behind ..." - Virginia Woolf

"Narrow all your interests until the attitude of mind and heart and body is concentration on Jesus Christ." - Oswald Chambers

"These days I am a teetotal, mean-spirited, right-wing, narrow-minded, conservative Christian bigot, but not a racist." - Jane Russell

"Christ has made of death a narrow starlit strip between the companionships of yesterday and the reunions of tomorrow." - William Jennings Bryan

"Art has to maintain as large a space for interpretation as possible, and to protect itself from being too narrow." - Camille Henrot

"We now have no record of these famous stage plays, so it turned out to be very narrow-minded thinking." - Debbie Reynolds

"The road to riches is never straight and narrow. It can be riddled with financial land mines." - Kevin O'Leary

"If you narrow the playing field, the next generation has less to put out, to eat and regenerate from." - Mia

"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field." - Niels Bohr

"I'm trying to illuminate how perilously narrow we draw the concepts of masculinity and sexuality in our male culture." - Charles M Blow

"It is a serious mistake to judge God within the narrow limits of our own understanding and abilities." - Sterling W Sill

"Politicisation of terrorism for narrow gains is not good for society in general and the country in particular." - Oscar Fernandes

"Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up." - Mary Astell

"When I'm starting a race, I just completely narrow down my vision and focus on what's directly ahead of me." - Brittany Bowe

"A soul which gives itself to prayer, either much or little, should on no account be kept within narrow bounds." - Teresa of Avila

"Competence is a narrow ideal. Competence makes the trains run on time but doesn't know where they're going." - George H W Bush

"With little wit and ease to suit them, They whirl in narrow circling trails, Like kittens playing with their tails." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

"Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places." - A.C. Grayling

"Remember William Blake who said: "Improvement makes straight, straight roads, but the crooked roads without improvement are roads of genius." The truth is, life itself, is always startling, strange, unexpected. But when the truth is told about it everybody knows at once that it is life itself and not made up. But in ordinary fiction, movies, etc, everything is smoothed out to seem plausible-villains made bad, heroes splendid, heroines glamorous, and so on, so that no one believes a word" - Brenda Ueland

"History does not teach fatalism. There are moments when the will of a handful of free men breaks through determinism and opens up new roads." - Charles De Gaulle

"When one would make a surprise attack on the enemy, he should avoid the major roads and seek out the lesser ones. Then attack." - Takeda Nobushige

"There are many roads to success, but only one sure road to failure; and that is to try to please everyone else." - Benjamin Franklin

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

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

"We must struggle for our dreams, but when certain paths prove impossible, it would be best to save our energies in order to travel other roads." - Paulo Coelho

"roads were made for journeys not destinations" - Confucius

"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

"Rivers are roads that move and carry us whither we wish to go. [Fr., Les rivieres sont des chemins qui marchant et qui portent ou l'on veut aller.]" - Blaise Pascal

"Sometimes dangerous paths are the only paths leading to the safest paths. In these cases, do not hesitate to take the dangerous roads!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Everything happens at the time it needs to happen. I do not push destiny. Boxers take different paths in their career and those roads don't always come together." - Miguel Cotto

"We are a debtor nation, our airports are third world, our highways are falling apart. Our roads, our bridges, everything, we're like third world." - Donald Trump

"If the roads are in trouble, if bridges are in trouble, and if schools are in trouble, it's because somebody in Washington wanted to pay for something else." - Rush Limbaugh

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



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