You follow the same paths of thought as before. Only, they appear strewn with roses.
Our destiny is frequently met in the very paths we take to avoid it.
People travel on straight paths, but wolves travel on devious paths.
Say not, "I have found the truth ," but rather, "I have found a truth." Say not, "I have found the path of the soul." Say rather, "I have met the soul walking upon my path." For the soul walks upon all paths. The soul walks not upon a line, neither does it grow like a reed. The soul unfolds itself, like a lotus of countless petals.
Jesus does not drive His followers on before, as a herd of unwilling disciples, but goes before Himself, leading them into paths that He has trod, and dangers He has met, and sacrifices He has borne Himself, calling them after Him and to be only followers.horace bushnell
"Jim," she said earnestly, "if I was put down there in the middle of the night, I could find my way all over that little town; and along the river to the next town, where my grandmother lived. My feet remember all the little paths through the woods, and where the big roots stick out to trip you. I ain't never forgot my own country."willa cather
My feet are set on the outward trailsAnd the call of the roistering sea.My wings are spread on the outbound galesAnd the paths that are long and free.robert e. howard
Knowledge alone is the being of Nature,Giving a soul to her manifold features,Lighting through paths of the primitive darkness,The footsteps of Truth and the vision of Song.bayard taylor
Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. Whatever the vexations or concerns of their personal lives, their thoughts can find paths that lead to inner contentment and to renewed excitement in living. Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.rachel carson
We fall short when we ascribe all the modes of happiness to walking in paths of rectitude. There are joys which only tramps and thieves know.henry s. haskins
It is difficult to walk at one and the same time many paths of life.pythagoras
I had to practise each religion for a time Hinduism, Isl?m, Christianity. Furthermore, I followed the paths of the ??ktas, Vaishnavas, and Ved?ntists. I realized that there is only one God toward whom all are travelling; but the paths are different.ramakrishna
Stick to the old truths and the old paths, and learn their di- vineness by sick-beds and in every-day work, and do not darken your mind with intellectual puzzles, which may breed disbelief, but can never breed vital religion or practical usefulness.Charles Kingsley
The man who consecrates his hours By vig'rous effort and an honest aim, At once he draws the sting of life and death; He walks with nature and her paths are peace.Edward Young
* I am as familiar with the paths of heaven as with the streets of Nehardea, with the exception of the comet, about which I am ignorant.
So many gods, so many creeds, So many paths that wind and wind, While just the art of being kind Is all the sad world needs.
The most powerful influence exercised by the Arabs on general natural physics was that directed to the advances of chemistry; a science for which this race created a new era.(...) Besides making laudatory mention of that which we owe to the natural science of the Arabs in both the terrestrial and celestial spheres, we must likewise allude to their contributions in separate paths of intellectual development to the general mass of mathematical science.alexander von humboldt
Thus hand in hand through life we'll go; Its checker'd paths of joy and woe With cautious steps we 'll tread.
There are two paths in which the Christian follows Christ in this world, paths which are always parallel, and which often merge into one, the path of integrity, and the path of benevolence. In doing right and in doing good the Christian is a follower of Christ.
Though a hundred crooked paths may conduct to a temporary success, the one plain and straight path of public and private virtue can alone lead to a pure and lasting fame and the blessings of posterity.
In the family of religions, Hinduism is the wise old all-knowing mother. Its sacred books, the Vedas, claim, 'Truth is one, but sages call it by different names.' If only Islam, and all the rest of the monotheistic 'book' religions, had learned that lesson, all the horror of history's religious wars could have been avoided. Which other religion has its God say, as Krishna does in the Bhagavad Gita, 'All paths lead to me.'
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