Emergencies have always been necessary to progress. It was darkness which produced the lamp. It was fog that produced the compass. It was hunger that drove us to exploration. And it took a depression to teach us the real value of a job. - Victor Hugo
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
Men go abroad to wonder the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.
You don't throw a compass overboard because the ocean is calm. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All along, I was less concerned about walking a path of integrity and more caught up in a compass calibrated by greed. And with a compass such as this, how is it that I’m having a hard time understanding why I am where I am? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The information received from dreams is truly the greatest guidance anyone could ever ask for." The Giant Compass - Dr. Teresa L. DeCicco
Midnight sail and moonlight. I remember sunset, and gentle breeze. Leaving the city lights behind, and gazing at the moon. Mountains of clouds. Waves slapping our boat. It was easy to forget that love has no direction, or need for compass. Let it guide you to its destination. ~ , 2016 - Fidelis O Mkparu
People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas,at the long course of the rivers,at the vast compass of the ocean,at the circular motion of the stars,and yet they pass by themselves without wondering. - Augustine of Hippo
Life is about the journey, not the destination. As long as we persevere in mindful thinking, beliefs and actions, our internal compass will point us towards true-self each step of the way. - Glenn A. Maltais
Breath deeply, this breath is your life.Enjoy the moment, this moment is your life.Love with your heart, let your heart be the compass of your life. - Debasish Mridha
Betelgeuse, Achenar. Orion. Aquila. Centre the Cross and you have a steady compass. But there's no compass for my ever disoriented soul, only ever beckoning ghost lights. In the one sure direction, to the one sure end. - Keri Hulme
You will find the path of life when your inner compass is ready. - Debasish Mridha
Sixty years is too brief a compass for man’s imagination. The incomplete joys of this world can never satisfy his heart. - Alexis de Tocqueville
He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast. - Leonardo da Vinci
Proverbs are in the world of thought what gold coin is in the world of business - great value in small compass, and equally current among all people. Sometimes the proverb may be false, the coin counterfeit, but in both cases the false proves the value of the true.
Love is like being on a small boat in the middle of the sea with no compass and no one to rely on except each other. - Chloe Thurlow
Anyone can plot a course with a map or compass; but without a sense of who you are, you will never know if you're already home. - Shannon L. Alder
sometimes you have to get rid of the Compass to find the shore..أحيانا عليك التخلص من البوصلة لتجد الشاطئ - Hicham LM Kamelionaire
Your values create your internal compass that can navigate how you make decisions in your life. If you compromise your core values, you go nowhere. - Roy T. Bennett
Is liberty your compass needle? Do you live by it? Do you seek it out equally for yourself as for others? Is it your creed? Do you observe its tenets and principles? Are you truly free? - A.E. Samaan
Most times, the worst of situations can become a compass to the best of situations - Ikechukwu Izuakor
Ignorance shrinks minds; perception is the compass to knowledge. - Vasilios Karpos
Still, all it really took was one alteration in my life, a change which appeared insignificant and unlikely at the time, nonetheless it has affected my outlook completely, turning it around the compass of my life. - Andrew James Pritchard
I always have a sense of trembling, but so does a compass, after all. - Jerzy Kosiński
Ethics are the moral compass of a human society that change and adjust over time. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
All I know is I'm totallyalone. All alone i n an unfamiliar place, like some solitary explorer who's lost his compass and his map. Is this what it means to be free? I don't know, and I give up thinking about it. - Haruki Murakami
Like a compass needle that points north, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. - Khaled Hosseini
When she was a child, my love carried a road-map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs. She always knew the way. Her feet were little wings. And her beautiful head was a compass. - Roman Payne
If you know the North, you know where the South is; if you know the darkness, you know where the light is! Evil is an excellent compass to find the good! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A ship that sails without a compass will get lost at sea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Death is not the worst; rather, in vainTo wish for death, and not to compass it. - Sophocles
Shame is that intrinstic meter of our own heart to tell us that we have failed to follow our own moral compass.
Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom. - William Shakespeare
Your heart should not be used as a compass for out of it can come deceit, evil thoughts, and actions. - Pauline Seaport
When a ship without a functioning rudder and compass miraculously sails safely to the shore, let not the Captain take praise for such success. It is not his place to claim merit. He should nevertheless, be prosecuted for failing as a Captain. - Prinx Maurice
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
Those who become enamored of practices without science are like sailors who go aboard ship without a rudder and compass, for they are never certain where they will land. - Leonardo da Vinci
France is like a great compass, which ever way they point to, go the complete opposite direction and you'll be fine. - P. J. O'Rourke
Though fortunes malice overthrow my state, my mind exceeds the compass of her wheel. - William Shakespeare
When I’ve lost my way or when I am confused about a path to take, I remember that most answers I need I already possess – deep inside. I am naturally creative, resourceful and whole. If I consult my invisible compass, I’ll know what to do. - Steve Goodier
A deed done to others, but for yourself is not a worthy one at all. Instead, place another before you; in this way, you can be sure your moral compass always points North. - Jason W. Blair
No map to help us find the tranquil flat lands, clearings calm, fields without mean fences. Rolling down the other side of life our compass is the sureness of ourselves. Time may make us rugged, ragged round the edges, but know and understand that love is still the safest place to land. - Rod McKuen
Independence that has declared its ‘independence’ from the sure and certain compass of sound morals is nothing more than rogue greed having scantily dressed itself in the garb of independence while running off the cliff of anarchy. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Shame is that intrinsic meter of our own heart to tell us that we have failed to follow our own moral compass.
Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the Lord, mercy shall compass him about. - God, The Bible
I was always an unusual girl.My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean. - Lana Del Rey
Your heart is your compass in the journey of life; follow it. - Innocent Mwatsikesimbe