Wisdom from the open path

By Street Wisdom

We’re big fans of the writing of Geoff Nicholson. His books on walking are awesome! Check out his The Lost Art of Walking if you’re new to him.

We loved his recent-ish blog on the wisdom that walking can uncover. As Geoff says: “Walking provides endless opportunities for coming up with profundities, some of them more genuinely profound than others, though we could argue about which are which.”

Here’s some of the wisdom from the open path that Geoff shares:

‘No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.’ – Buddha

‘Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.’ – Thoreau.

‘Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.’ – Khalil Gibran

‘Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.’ – Oprah Winfrey

Check out the last brilliant bit of wisdom from the Chelsea Physic Garden!

Thanks Geoff, keep wandering.



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