— Jerry Seinfeld American comedian and actor 1954
„While traveling our separated roads through life, we are also either road signs or potholes on the roads of others.“
— Eugene J. Martin American artist 1938 - 2005
Cellar Door, Spring 1985, Vol. 12(2), p. 50.
„Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the road less traveled by and they CANCELLED MY FRIKKIN' SHOW.“
— Joss Whedon American director, writer, and producer for television and film 1964
Context: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the road less traveled by and they CANCELLED MY FRIKKIN' SHOW. I totally shoulda took the road that had all those people on it. Damn. Bronze Beta web message board, (14 February 2004) http://www.cise.ufl.edu/~hsiao/media/tv/buffy/bronze/20040214.html;after Whedon's discovery that The WB had cancelled Angel. Compare: "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— / I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference." Robert Frost, "The Road Not Taken" (1916).
„The road less traveled is sometimes fraught with barricades, bumps, and uncharted terrain. But it is on that road where your character is truly tested“
— Katie Couric American journalist 1957
Graduation speech at Williams College, 2007 http://www.graduationwisdom.com/speeches/0029-couric.htm
— Dwight D. Eisenhower American general and politician, 34th president of the United States (in office from 1953 to 1961) 1890 - 1969
Context: This is a long tough road we have to travel. The men that can do things are going to be sought out just as surely as the sun rises in the morning. Fake reputations, habits of glib and clever speech, and glittering surface performance are going to be discovered. Letter to Vernon Prichard (27 August 1942), published in The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower (1970) edited by Alfred Dupont Chandler, p. 505
„You know more of a road by having travelled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.“
— William Hazlitt English writer 1778 - 1830
"On The Conduct of Life" (1822)
— Stephen Vincent Benét poet, short story writer, novelist 1898 - 1943
Context: My people are the Hill People. They are the men. I go into the Dead Places but I am not slain. I take the metal from the Dead Places but I am not blasted. I travel upon the god-roads and am not afraid.
— Xun Zi Ancient Chinese philosopher -313 - -238 a.C.
Quoted in: Errick A. Ford (2010) Iron Sharpens Iron: Wisdom of the Ages, p. 48.
„If a considerable proportion of the present generation is to achieve individuality it must travel the road of collectivism“
— Kirby Page American clergyman 1890 - 1957
Context: If a considerable proportion of the present generation is to achieve individuality it must travel the road of collectivism.
„To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live.“
— Hans Christian Andersen, The Fairy Tale of My Life: An Autobiography