150+ Train Quotes – Inspirational & Adventure Travel Quotes

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Best Train Quotes and Sayings

No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training… what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable. – Socrates


Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. John P. Weiss about persistence in life. — African Proverbs


I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit. – Henry Adams


When I hear the iron horse make the hills echo with his snort like thunder, shaking the earth with his feet, and breathing fire and smoke from his nostrils, it seems as if the earth had got a race now worthy to inhabit it. — Henry David Thoreau


We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training. – Archilochos


Life is a journey that must be traveled, no matter how bad the roads and accommodations. – Oliver Goldsmith


Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train. – Charles Barkley


Soft o’er the shrouds aerial whispers breathe, that seemed but zephyrs to the train beneath. – Alexander Pope


I’d rather play a tune on a horn, but I’ve always felt that I didn’t want to train myself. Because when you get a train, you’ve got to have an engine and a caboose. I think it’s better to train the caboose. You train yourself, you strain yourself.  – Don Van Vliet


If it is important to you, you will find away. If not, you’ll find an excuse. – Ryan Blair


The train is a small world moving through a larger world. – Alisha Cooper


Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness. It trains the mind through the eye and the eye through the mind. As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life. — John Lubbock


One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. – Henry Miller


Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers


Our life is a constant journey, from birth to death. The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station. – Paulo Coelho


I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger. – Harriet Tubman


Time goes faster the more hollow it is. Lives with no meaning go straight past you, like trains that don’t stop at your station. ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón


Be like a train; go in the rain, go in the sun, go in the storm, go in the dark tunnels! Be like a train; concentrate on your road and go with no hesitation! – Mehmet Murat ildan


I met a genius on the train today about 6 years old, he sat beside me and as the train ran down along the coast we came to the ocean and then he looked at me and said, it’s not pretty. – Charles Bukowski


Train your mind to see the good in everything.


Driving the train doesn’t set its course. The real job is laying the track. – Ed Catmull


Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. – Benjamin Franklin


As if a man’s soul were not too small, to begin with, they have dwarfed a narrowed theirs by a life of all work and no play; until here they are at forty, with listless attention, a mind vacant of all material of amusement, and not one thought to rub against another, while they wait for the train. – Robert Louis Stevenson


Sometimes, all you had to do was exist in order to be someone’s savior. — Keigo Higashino


If I knew better, I’d climb up on my ego like a child. If I knew better, I’d knock down the flag on your shoulder that’s swaying. If I knew better, I wouldn’t change a thing so don’t you talk so fast to me, slow I wanna know.


I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’ Muhammad Ali on potential. — Muhammad Ali


A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. – John Henrik Clarke


The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights. — Muhammad Ali


The journey never-ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment. – Antonio Brown


I always tell beginning runners: Train your brain first. It’s much more important than your heart or legs. -Amby Burfoot


If we train our conscience, it kisses us while it hurts. – Friedrich Nietzsche


Let’s take flight simulation as an example. If you’re trying to train a pilot, you can simulate almost the whole course. You don’t have to get on an airplane until late in the process. – Roy Romer


Only the weak attempts to accomplish what he knows he can already achieve.- Stella Juarez


The only way of catching a train I discovered is to miss the train before. – Gilbert K. Chesterton


Man cannot exist without it, and yet it brings in its train just as much of error as of truth. It perpetuates one by one thing which should pass away one by one; it rejects that which should be preserved and allows it to pass away; and it is chiefly to blame for mankind’s want of progress. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


I am not a great book, I am not a great artist, but I love art and I love food, so I am the perfect traveler. – Michael Palin


Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it’s free but it can’t go anywhere. – Zig Ziglar


Life is a train that stops at no stations; you either jump abroad or stand on the platform and watch as it passes. – Yasmina Khadra


I train my chefs completely differently from anyone else. My young girls and guys, when they come to the kitchen, the first thing they get is a blindfold. They get blindfolded and they get sat down at the chef’s table… Unless they can identify what they’re tasting, they don’t get to cook it. – Gordon Ramsay


I like trains. I like their rhythm, and I like the freedom of being suspended between two places, all anxieties of purpose taken care of: for this moment I know where I am going. ― Anna Funder


The trains always arrive at your station. The question is which one to take? – Mehmet Murat ildan


I would like to like to make one thing clear at the very outset and that is, when you speak of a train robbery, this involved no loss of train, merely what I like to call the contents of the train, which were pilfered. We haven’t lost a train since 1946, I believe it was  the year of the great snows when we mislaid a small one. – Peter Cook


Their memory’s like a train, you can see it getting smaller as it Pulls away And the things you can’t remember Tell the Things you can’t forget that History puts a saint in every Dream… – Tom Waits


The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. ― Dr. Seuss


But a yogi never forgets that health must begin with the body. Your body is the child of the soul. You must nourish and train your child. Physical health is not a commodity to be bargained for. Nor can it be swallowed in the form of drugs and pills. It has to be earned through sweat. – B.K.S. Iyengar


When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. — Paulo Coelho


I’m like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath. — Fred Shero


You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself. – Galileo Galilei


There is no beast mode, there are only beasts, and they’re like that all the time. — Tim Grover


We are all born alone and die alone. Loneliness is definitely part of the journey of life. – Jenova Chen


When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. –  Corrie Ten Boom


If a train doesn’t stop at your station, then it’s not your train. – Marianne Williamson


Justice is like a train that is nearly always late. – Yevgeny Yevtushenko


There are plenty of difficult obstacles in your path. Don’t allow yourself to become one of them. – Ralph Marston


My favorite journey is looking out the window. – Edward Gorey


I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. – Mary Anne Radmacher


A railroad is like a lie you have to keep building it to make it stand. – Mark Twain


Trains are wonderful… To travel by train is to see nature and human beings, towns and churches and rivers, in fact, to see life. – Agatha Christie


I get up at 5 A.M., and I train hard. I’ve got two young children, so I have to get up early. But I like it. -Jason Momoa


The restlessness and the longing, like the longing that is in the whistle of a faraway train. Except that the longing isn’t really in the whistle—it is in you. ― Meindert DeJong


It doesn’t matter which side of the tracks your from, the train still rolls the same. – Robert M. Hensel


In martial arts, the way that they train really does channel that killer instinct. We used to put motorcycle helmets on and go full force at each other with these sticks to train. – Jose Pablo Cantillo


My job is to train hard, go fight, and do my best. – Canelo Alvarez


Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ― Mahatma Gandhi


I figured as long as the music stayed hot and important and good, that there would always be a reason for ‘Soul Train. – Don Cornelius


You do not have to unburden your soul for everyone; it will be enough if you do that for those you love. — Albert Camus


The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit. — Morihei Ueshiba


Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up. — Anne Lamott


The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu


There isn’t a train I wouldn’t take, no matter where it’s going. – Edna St. Vincent Millay


Nowhere can I think so happily as on a train? – A.A. Milne


Progress comes to those who train and train; reliance on secret techniques will get you nowhere. -Morihei Ueshiba


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, it is that we are powerful beyond measure. – Marianne Williamson


One should always have something sensational to read on the train. – Oscar Wilde


People don’t take trips, trips take people. – John Steinbeck


Seems like the light at the end of the tunnel maybe you. – Steven Tyler


Many times the wrong train took me to the right place. – Paulo Coelho


When I was a kid, I went to the store and asked the guy, Do you have any toy train schedules? – Steven Wright


what thrills me about trains is not their size or their equipment but the fact that they are moving, that they embody a connection between unseen places. ― Marianne Wiggins


We are the train and the tracks are the path our lives follow. In control at dispatch is God, and He is overseeing each of our movements and coordinating what happens. – Joshua Robinson


Most of the hotel gyms are not adequate. I mean you might be able to train your arms, but you aren’t going to be able to train legs, back, or even chest if they don’t have dumbbells and benches. – Warren Cuccurullo


Honey, I am the chief of my train. If critics want to hop on board, fantastic. There’s plenty of room. The KP train is fun. – Katy Perry


For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them. ― Aristotle


When I was going to school, I just wanted to be like everybody else. I would pull at my hair to try and get it to lie straight. America was where I would consume and absorb the black culture, buy Ultra Sheen and watch ‘Soul Train,’ but I still had that weird in-between thing. – Neneh Cherry


Life is so messy and difficult. The best you can really hope for is that you have a friend who anchors you and makes you feel safe. It helps if this friend has really great hair too. — Ryan O’Connell


Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination and the journey. They are home. — Anna Quindlen


Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. – Greg Anderson


Meditation is a time to focus, train the mind, and bring it to stillness. It is not a time to rest and relax. -Darren Main


I would rather train someone and lose them, than not train them and keep them. – Zig Ziglar


The parents have not only to train their children: it is of at least equal importance that they should train themselves. – Havelock Ellis


Because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. – Michael Jordan


There’s something about the sound of a train that’s very romantic and nostalgic and hopeful. – Paul Simon


The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask. ― Rich Ridgeway


Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. – Dwight D. Eisenhower


A story is like a moving train: no matter where you hop on board, you are bound to reach your destination sooner or later. – Khaled Hosseini


The myth of unlimited production brings war in its train as inevitably as clouds announce a storm. – Albert Camus


It ought to be plain how little you gain by getting excited and vexed. You’ll always be late for the previous train, and always on time for the next. ― Piet Hein


Missing a train is only painful if you run after it! Likewise, not matching the idea of success others expect from you is only painful if that’s what you are seeking. – Nassim Nicholas Taleb


I was 16. In the middle of the night, I took a taxi to the Detroit train station – or maybe it was the Pontiac train station? – and got on a train to Chicago, then transferred to a train to San Diego where my boyfriend was living at the time. – Elizabeth Reaser


If I don’t train enough, of course, I’m nervous…. – Haile Gebrselassie


Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. ― John F. Kennedy


You cannot train yourself. I feel the same way about Christianity and about what the church is: The church is the gym of the soul. – Sylvester Stallone


Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose. — Yoda


Aim for the sky, but move slowly, enjoying every step along the way. It is all those little steps that make the journey complete. – Chanda Kochhar


Railway termini are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them, we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! we return. – E. M. Forster


You fight like you train. – George S. Patton


I missed the first train, stood out in the rain, all day. But little did I know, when I caught the next train. There you were to sweep me away. – Bruno Mars


I know you’ve got him picked, but the man’s in trouble. Imma shows you how great I am. – Muhammad Ali


A traveler without observation is a bird without wings. – Moslih Eddin Saadi


To travel is to evolve.  – Pierre Bernardo


If you live up against train tracks, it can make your life a living hell. – Ted Leo


Life is a train, get on board. – Khaled Hosseini


It’s not enough to train today’s workforce. We also have to prepare tomorrow’s workforce by guaranteeing every child access to a world-class education. – Barack Obama


The aristocrats, if such they could be called, generally hated the whole concept of the train on the basis that it would encourage the lower classes to move about and not always be available. ― Terry Pratchett


If your train’s on the wrong track every station you come to is the wrong station. – Bernard Malamud


A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial. — Clifton Fadiman


It was like the classic scene in the movies where one lover is on the train and one is on the platform and the train starts to pull away, and the lover on the platform begins to trot along and then jog and then sprint and then gives up altogether as the train speeds irrevocably off. Except in this case, I was all the parts: I was the lover on the platform, I was the lover on the train. And I was also on the train. – Lorrie Moore


It’s important to train the front of your abs to back, side to side, and all-around to look great all around…. –Harley Pasternak


Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind. ― Plato


I’ve hosted the Soul Train Awards, the American Music Awards … and I had my own talk show. So if I can’t host by now, what the hell can I do? – Queen Latifah


Enjoy the journey and try to get better every day. And don’t lose the passion and the love for what you do. – Nadia Comaneci


If we are lending money that ostensibly we don’t have to kids who have no hope of making it back in order to train them for jobs that clearly don’t exist, I might suggest that we’ve gone around the bend a little bit. – Mike Rowe


Then I’ll come,’ said Tessa, ‘i’ve never been on a train.’ will threw up his hands. ‘that’s it? You’re coming because you’ve never been on a train before?  – Cassandra Clare


Do not primarily train men to work. Train them to serve willingly and intelligently. – James Cash Penney


Riding the train gives too much time to think. – Judith Guest


A person does not grow from the ground like a vine or a tree, one is not part of a plot of land. Mankind has legs so it can wander. ― Roman Payne


To the pessimist, the light at the end of the tunnel is another train. – Joan Rivers


The light from the oncoming train focuses the mind. – Bruce Springsteen


Trains tap into some deep American collective memory. ― Dana Frank


If you have religious faith, very good, you can add on secular ethics, then religious belief, add on it, very good. But even those people who have no interest in religion, okay, it’s not a religion, but you can train through education. – Dalai Lama


If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer


The biggest danger is that actors become entirely too dependent on the idea of training. They think that if they continue to train and train and train, it’s going to make them better. – Titus Welliver


If I train well and stay focused, I’m confident I can deliver when the time comes. – Ashley Wagner


Saturday morning, you knew what was cool by what was on ‘Soul Train. – Nick Cannon


Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense. — Thomas Henry Huxley


The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is, just be nice to everyone and always smile. – Ed Sheeran


Train everyone lavishly. You can’t overspend on training. – Tom Peters


I train as hard as I can every time I train and I do extra training every day and I’ve done that since I was a young boy.  – Wayne Rooney


I feel quite lost INSIDE myself like I’m looking for my train tracks for my life as if they would just appear and solve the growing questions I seem to face (my reflection in the morning). – Sabrina Ward Harrison


Dream delivers us to dream, and there is no end to illusion. Life is like a train of moods like a string of beads, and, as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue. . . . – Ralph Waldo Emerson


Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca


She knew there was a big Chicago far off, where all the trains ran. ― Carl Sandburg


If a train is coming at you, closing your eyes won’t save you … but if you look right at it, you at least have a chance to jump. – Andrew Vachss


Most train to be part of the game. The greatest train to be the game: I am the game. Third-and-9, two-minutes left, that’s what I train for. I train for moments everyone runs from. I run for them. – Michael Irvin


In the mornings at around 5:30 A.M., I train karate with my family… – Lyoto Machida


The ‘Soul Train’ legacy and brand are of the utmost importance to me and to ‘Soul Train’s’ millions of fans. After years of offers, I feel the time is now finally right to pass the torch. – Don Cornelius


In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance. — Mao Zedong


The most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what’s in between, and they took great pleasure in doing just that. – Norton Juster


Knowledge Is Power! Train smart and obtain power! – John Webster


I think about my goals. There were a lot of times in gymnastics when I really didn’t want to go in and train, but you can’t make it to the Olympics if you don’t train! – Shawn Johnson


The train is roaring toward you and the villain is twirling his mustache and you’re fussing that he’s tied you to the tracks with the wrong kind of rope. –  Robin McKinley


A train will bring you back to the place you came from, but it will not return you home. – Jedediah Berry


A career is something that you train for and prepare for and plan on doing for a long time. – Sonia Sotomayor


Nothing trains a man better than his own trials. ― Lailah Gifty Akita


You train people how to treat you by how you treat yourself.  – Martin Rutte


I hosted the Soul train but I listen to everything. – Shemar Moore


I think for me I’ve always loved being in the water and I love training and I love being at the pool so you know it’s not a chore for me to go training, but come race day I would never just train to train – I train to race. – Stephanie Rice


I have to tell them that last night was a shameful train wreck filled with blind cuddly puppies…. – Charlie Sheen

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