Losing Our Way Quotes

Most popular losing our way quotes

Not all those who wander are lost.

famous Travel

In a dark time, the eye begins to see.
It's easy to lose our way when we lose our why.
By losing your goal—you have lost your way, too!


It is never too late—in fiction or in life—to revise.

change life

Not till we are lost ... do we begin to find ourselves.

know yourself

One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night.


The descent into the depths always seems to precede the ascent.

know yourself

Mistakes are a fact of life
It is response to error that counts.


To be tested is good.  The challenged life may be the best therapist.


There is no sun without shadow, and it is essential to know the night.
One recognizes one's course by discovering the paths that stray from it.

know yourself life as a journey

It is an old and ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.
People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them.
The period of greatest gain in knowledge and experience is the most difficult period in one's life.
It isn't for the moment you are struck that you need courage but for the long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security.


The book asks why lost people sometimes develop into greater human beings than those who have never been lost in their whole lives.
What a lost person needs is a map of the territory, with his own position marked on it so he can see where he is in relation to everything else.
I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled.  Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value.  Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them.
We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened.  But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.

spiritual stumble

It's a good thing to have all the props pulled out from under us occasionally.  It gives us some sense of what is rock under our feet, and what is sand.
None of us can help the things life has done to us.  They're done before you realize it, and once they're done they make you do other things until at last everything comes between you and what you'd like to be, and you've lost your true self forever.