Quotation Explorer - 'Maps'

Even with the best of maps and instruments, we can never fully chart our journeys. - Gail Pool
Men read maps better than women because only men can understand the concept of an inch equaling a hundred miles. - Roseanne Barr
Gaps don't/just happen./There is a/generative element/inside them,/a welling motion/as when cold/waters shoulder/up through/warmer oceans./And where gaps/choose to widen,/coordinates warp,/even in places/constant since/the oldest maps. - Kay Ryan
Story is more akin to the lines on your palm. No matter what your fortuneteller claims, the lines are not maps of your future. They are side effects of the flexion of the hand. - Jonathan Gottschall
It’s not enough to wish, dream, hope. Even children know this. We must set sail into the sea of uncertainty. We must meet fear face-to-face. We must take our dreams as maps for a greater journey. Dreams, to come true, need a good story. So go live one. - Vironika Tugaleva
Cultivate the habit of setting clearly-defined written goals; they are the road maps that guide you to your destination. - Roy Bennett
Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change. - Muhammad Ali
Maps encourage boldness. They're like cryptic love letters. They make anything seem possible. - Mark Jenkins
There are no maps for the unexpected detours and unmarked paths we face in life. - Steve Knox
Obstacles are maps inside out.Troubles are opportunities inside out.Failures are lessons inside out.Burdens are blessings inside out. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Telescopes and bathyscapes and sonar probes of Scottish lakes, Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse explained with abstract phase-space maps, some x-ray slides, a music score, Minard's Napoleonic war: the most exciting new frontier is charting what's already here. - Randall Munroe
And maps can really point to placesWhere life is evil now:Nanking. Dachau. - W.H. Auden
If you follow the ancient maps written on the stars, no person will ever understand you. So if you could read these maps, would you follow them? And forever be misunderstood? Or would you close your eyes tightly and pretend to be like everyone else? - C. JoyBell C.
In our family histories, the frontier between fact and fiction is vague, especially in the record of events that took place before we were born, or when we were too young to record them accurately; there are few maps to these remote regions, and only the occasional sign to guide the explorer. - Adam Sisman
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