„Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.“

—  Lin Yutang

"The Epigrams of Lusin"
Variante: Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.

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Lin Yutang Foto
Lin Yutang1
chinesischer Schriftsteller 1895 - 1976

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Lu Xun Foto

„Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.“

—  Lu Xun Chinese novelist and essayist 1881 - 1936

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"The Epigrams of Lusin"

Douglas Adams Foto

„How many roads must a man walk down?“

—  Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy pentalogy

Quelle: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Suzan-Lori Parks Foto
Stephen Vincent Benét Foto

„This in my heart I keep for goad!
Somewhere, in Heaven she walks that road.
Somewhere… in Heaven… she walks… that… road…“

—  Stephen Vincent Benét poet, short story writer, novelist 1898 - 1943

Quelle: Young Adventure (1918), The Quality of Courage

Yogi Berra Foto

„When you come to a fork in the road, take it.“

—  Yogi Berra American baseball player, manager, coach 1925 - 2015

When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It!: Inspiration and Wisdom from One of Baseball's Greatest Heroes, Hyperion, 2002, ISBN 0786867752, p. 1
Also in What Time Is It? You Mean Now?: Advice for Life from the Zennest Master of Them All, Simon and Schuster, 2003, ISBN 0743244532, p. 33
Berra says this is part of driving directions to his house in Montclair, New Jersey. There is a fork in the road, and whichever way you take, you will get to his house.
Found in newspapers from as early as 1913. The earliest known published evidence connecting the saying with Berra is from 1988. See http://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/07/25/fork-road/
Disputed, Misattributed

Michael Ondaatje Foto

„A novel is a mirror walking down a road“

—  Michael Ondaatje, buch The English Patient

Quelle: The English Patient

Jack Kerouac Foto
Dolly Parton Foto
Trevor Loudon Foto

„There are many roads to tyranny. “Democratic socialism” is but the subtlest and most benign sounding road to communism.“

—  Trevor Loudon New Zealand politician

Will ‘Democratic Socialism’ Lead to Communism? https://www.theepochtimes.com/will-democratic-socialism-lead-to-communism_2777705.html

Martin Amis Foto
Terry Pratchett Foto

„Beware, O wanderer, the road is walking too.“

—  Jim Harrison American novelist, poet, essayist 1937 - 2016

Quelle: After Ikkyu & Other Poems

Miyamoto Musashi Foto

„Step by step walk the thousand-mile road.“

—  Miyamoto Musashi Japanese martial artist, writer, artist 1584 - 1645

Go Rin No Sho (1645), The Water Book

Dejan Stojanovic Foto

„When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.“

—  Dejan Stojanovic, buch The Creator

“Roads,” p. 79
The Creator (2000), Sequence: “Same and Change”

D.J. MacHale Foto
Vincent Van Gogh Foto

„But one must go where one's road leads, even when it's a distressing road.“

—  Piers Anthony English-American writer in the science fiction and fantasy genres 1934

Quelle: Crewel Lye

Tom Tancredo Foto

„I trust those conversions when they happen on the road to Damascus and not on the road to Des Moines.“

—  Tom Tancredo American politician 1945

On Republican candidates' changes in position during the campaign for the 2008 U.S. Presidency, alluding to political bellwether state Iowa
[Liz, Sidoti, http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/05/16/ap/politics/main2812292.shtml, Analysis: Second GOP debate contentious, CBSNews.com, 16 May 2007, 2007-05-16]

Adam Mickiewicz Foto

„Herod, God! - all young Poland 's given into Herod's hands. What do I see? Long white roads like stations of the cross, long roads unseen through ancient forests, through the snow, all roads leading North. There, there, to the far country, they float like rivers.“

—  Adam Mickiewicz, buch Dziady

Herod - Panie cała Polska młoda wydana w ręce Heroda. Co widzę? Długie białe dróg krzyżowych biegi, Drogi długie - nie dojrzeć - przez puszcze - przez śniegi, Wszystkie na północ! Tam, tam, w kraj daleki, płyną jak rzeki
Part three, scene 5.
Dziady (Forefathers' Eve) http://www.ap.krakow.pl/nkja/literature/polpoet/mic_fore.htm

William Blake Foto

„Improvement makes straight roads; but the crooked roads without improvement are roads of genius.“

—  William Blake, buch The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Quelle: 1790s, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790–1793), Proverbs of Hell, Line 66

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