Top 170 Map Quotes

Here we have the best Map Quotes from famous authors such as Shakira, David M. Brown, Michael Mandelbaum, Paul Theroux, Henry Markram. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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I just think that it’s very helpful to have a map of your psyche, because when you have a map, you know where to go.

The views of the Earth are really beautiful. If you’ve ever seen a space IMAX movie, that’s really what it looks like. I wish I’d had more time just to sit and look out the window with a map, but our science program kept us very busy in the lab most of the time.

David M Brown
After all, the past is our only real guide to the future, and historical analogies are instruments for distilling and organizing the past and converting it to a map by which we can navigate.

A place that doesn’t welcome tourists, that’s really difficult and off the map, is a place I want to see.

We cannot experimentally map out the brain. It’s just too big. In a piece of the brain the size of a pinhead there are 3,000 pathways like a city with 3,000 streets.

Henry Markram
I want to put Sacramento back on the map.

What attracted me to Jimmy Bulger were the various facets of his personality and his humanity because I felt that the only way I could approach playing a character like him was to find his human side first and then map that out to see where it took the turn. He was a very complicated man.

Somewhere there is a map of how it can be done.

At the very least, noir offers an alternate realitymoments of real passion, a bleak code of honor, and a need for freedom amid corruption. At its best, noir offers a map of subversion.

Growing up, everyone dreams of certain things, and they map out a direction that their life would take. Working with A. R. Rahman sir is one of my dreams, if not the biggest dream, realised.

I really don’t map out my life. There’s no big plan.

For most of the nineteen-seventies, the official route map of the New York City subway system was a beautiful thing.

Paul Goldberger
I take that stage, and I’m the same guy backstage as I am on the stage. And you know what that guy is. That guy is a star. That guy is a champion. That guy is the guy that put ‘205 Live’ on the map.

When we first started, we were a band from Athens and that was so off the map.

The FHA literally drew up the redlining map and then basically distributed – I’m sorry, the Home OwnersLoan Corporation actually did it, and then distributed to banks who used that as policy to determine how they would lend and who they would lend to. The racism in the system was pervasive and total.

Like a tracer running through the veins of the city, networks of air quality sensors attached to bikes can help measure an individual’s exposure to pollution and draw a dynamic map of the urban air on a human scale, as in the case of the Copenhagen Wheel developed by new startup Superpedestrian.

Carlo Ratti
While President Putin is busy redrawing the map of Europe, President Obama is busy filling out his brackets.

I see that not everyone in the West has understood that the Soviet Union has disappeared from the political map of the world and that a new country has emerged with new humanist and ideological principles at the foundation of its existence.

Vladimir Putin
Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a ‘map’ for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project.

Anne Grant
When I was applying to college, my mother told me I could apply to any school within the Boston subway map.

More and more, our clients expect not only relevant advice, not only setting a road map or helping them plan, but being committed to business results.

By becoming an MBE, I hope it helps raise the profile of our sector and what a thriving industry it is. I also hope it inspires others entrepreneurs in craft to believe, innovate and put our industry firmly on the map.

So now my road map has changed and I don’t have a really clear idea of what the next stops are.

Linda Vester
Playful stimulation probably hits all kinds of synaptic possibilities. It is all make-believe and all over the map. The potentiality of the synapses and the potentiality of playfulness are a beautiful marriage.

I give out similar advice all the time: Take a month to write down where your money is going. By the end, you’ll have a road map that tells you where you can cut back.

Ludacris albums are all over the map in terms of overall quality, but as a rapper, he tops out as a hilarious, charismatic guy with a singular voice.

Two important characteristics of maps should be noticed. A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.

Alfred Korzybski
But unlike European countries, America has never finished a map of the United States, only the eastern United States is covered and a few spots here and there.

William Labov
I’m trying to put plus-size on the map. We can be fashion-forward.

Life is too mysterious to try to map it out. I’ve certainly lived long enough to know it will take you places you never thought it would take you – and some of those places are kind of wonderful.

A president should look for what binds the people together rather than what drives them apart. As soon as you are identified with one side of the political map, you are no longer everybody‘s president.

I’m doing a Dylan Thomas film, Map of Love, with Mick Jagger producing again. It’s a wonderful script.

Ideologies do not map the complete living processes of a World.

William Irwin Thompson
I think it puts baseball back on the map as a sport. It’s America’s pastime and just look at everyone coming out to the ballpark. It has been an exciting year.

With population pressures, urbanization, and modernization encroaching, we’re in a race against time. Why not use the most advanced tools we have to map, quantify, and protect our past?

I have a great map of the Tibesti Mountains in the southern Sahara or Northern Chad. It’s a dream of mine to go there, but it’s such a volatile area, you have to be prudent.

Tag team wrestling is what put myself, Edge, the Hardys and the Dudleys all on the map. It made us into WWE superstars, and without that, I don’t think that my singles career would have gone to the places it went to.

When people hear the name ‘Marco Polo,’ they tend to think of a map or explorer. Very few people know the true story of Marco Polo, and it’s so much more compelling and exciting than the mythology.

By visualizing information, we turn it into a landscape that you can explore with your eyes: a sort of information map. And when you’re lost in information, an information map is kind of useful.

David McCandless
Colin Campbell should be thanking me for raising his profile. I’m the only one who’s put the Colin Campbell name on the map. Who has even heard of Lord Colin Campbell?

When the Beatles came to America and took me off the map, I thought I would return the favor, and I moved the family to England!

If your country is wiped off the map and your language is banned, if your literature has to serve a cause, it becomes, however brilliant, rather hard to travel.

While San Diego is continuing to produce world-class businesses that are changing lives with breakthroughs like mapping the human genome, we should also use innovation and technology to map a better future for our children.

I’m very fond of an old map of London that used to belong to my father. I’m a big London fan, and the evolution of the city is astonishing, when you look back to Pepys and how small it was – everyone knew each other.

Ben Schott
I do go back to Russia frequently, about twice a year. I hate the flight, but it’s worth it. My parents have a home in a little village of 12 houses. It’s not on any map, so unless you know it’s there, you won’t find it. Nothing works there; no Internet, no cell phone, and the land line only works sometimes. It’s great!

Olesya Rulin
I can put tweets on a map to show who is saying what where, which could be used for marketing or social research.

With ‘Hannibal,’ it’s like reactive scoring so I don’t get ahead. I don’t read a script; I don’t want to know what’s going to happen until its happening in front of me and I’m able to have an instrument in my hands that I’m playing to make some kind of a map, some sort of tonal map, that I can then build on.

President Obama could keep a big map with push pins on it to keep track of how many countries hate us, and when we get down to only half, let’s have a ball. I’ll blow up the balloons myself.

At times, I think of my career as a map. The closer you get to the map, the more you know where you are, but the closer I get to my career, the less happy I feel. At the same time, I have carved out the career for myself which I wanted.

When I’m, like, 30, I want to go off the map, have a family and live in Malibu with a farm, and just raise my own chickens.

If you have no road map, you have to create your own.

All religions, all indigenous traditions, all origin stories provide a large map of where you are.

The DJ thing is just a way for me to perform my songs in public. It put me on the map, and a lot of people discovered me because of my DJing and later found out that I made beats.

I proudly claim that what Modi could not succeed in Gujarat, I have done for Hyderabad to put it on the international map. None can rob that credit from me.

‘Harat’ is actually – it’s a Lebanese dialect word. It comes from ‘the mapmaker,’ somebody who makes a map. And it basically means somebody who tells fibs or exaggerate tales a little bit.

While my college had done an excellent job recruiting me, I had no road map for what I was supposed to do once I made it to campus.

Jennine CapĆ³ Crucet
Dallas is more in line with mainstream America. But Houston‘s farther down on the map where it’s a little different. I think it’s the slowness of our culture, how we move slow. It’s hot in here, you know. We got our own culture, our own slang, a little bit our own way of doing things.

When I first met my husband, he was sculpting Vilnius out of clay – a sort of Vilnius, anyhow: a map of an imaginary European city based on the Lithuanian capital – to illustrate his second novel.

Melbourne is where the Crown story started. It’s a testament to the vision and work of Lloyd Williams and Jeff Kennett – our resort helped transform Melbourne and put the city on the map for international tourists.

James Packer
I think New York is a good place to write in general because it’s a grid. It’s organized. You know where you are on the map. That centers you, and your imagination is perhaps freer to roam.

Maybe I’m a serial regional writer. First here, then there, across the map.

History is not everything, but it is a starting point. History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is a compass they use to find themselves on the map of human geography. It tells them where they are but, more importantly, what they must be.

I struggled for a while, but when I was cast in an Off Broadway show called ‘Once Upon a Mattress,’ that kind of put me on the map.

I can’t say New York’s home, but I’ve made a lot of friends, and I’m developing a map of what cats are here and where they play, and as a singer, you’re always looking for projects that tie things in emotionally and intuitively with your life.

After we map out all the main characters‘ individual arcs, using color-coded index cards, we arrange them by episode and get a rough idea of the scene order.

Bryan Cogman
The world map looks smaller than ever before.

Max Azria
A guru is like a live road map. If you want to walk uncharted terrain, I think it is sensible to walk with a road map.

Everybody is so anti-aging, but I don’t want to look younger than I am. Our face is a map of our life; the more that’s there, the better.

To the game code, the world is still just a tile map, but for rendering, each map was exported as a general-purpose 3D model, and the artists could then go through it and spend the polygons any way they liked, without the limits of line-of-constant-z software rasterization that we lived with on the mobile phones.

The Internet’s a crazy place to hang out because it’s insane to see so many people doing so many creative things all over the map.

It was one of my dreams as a child, growing up in my little village with my cousins. We used to walk together, and I used to say, when you look at the world map, ‘This town is there, that town is there, that river is there.’ I used to say, ‘One day, I’m going to travel these places.’

We see the sea as this place of leisure and this place, you know, a blue patch on the map to fly over because we all go by plane these days, mostly. And we don’t really see it as a place of industry anymore.

It is not down in any map; true places never are.

Just like the athlete who has mapped out a plan to become one of the best athletes in the world by putting together a training program and executing it, he too should map out a financial plan from the beginning of his athletic career throughout every stage of his career.

Always attempting to tame and subjugate nature is not the solution. But the latest science is helping us to map out a path across this shifting landscape in uncertain times, showing us how to work with natural forces, not against them.

I’m interested in the ideas that sound a little crazy, such as radical life extension, curing cancer, being able to create a simulation of the human brain and map every neuron.

There’ve been lots of positive changes in the city since I worked at Salford Tech in the seventies, and I’m pleased to be known as Salford’s Bard and to have helped put it on the map.

If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur.

LTE has accelerated faster than most people had anticipated. It really took off very quickly from the time it was introduced. We did have our internal development road map, but we just needed to accelerate it.

I never really thought about what kind of career I wanted to map out for myself. I just wanted to do work that spoke to my heart. ‘Atlantadefinitely did that.

My dream is to map every archaeological site in the world because, if we can do that, then we have this massive global data base that all sorts of global heritage organizations and heritage organizations within countries can use, and they can use that information to protect what’s there.

I want to be remembered as someone who put India on the scientific map of the world in terms of large innovation. I want to be remembered for making a difference to global healthcare. And I want to be remembered as someone who did make a difference to social economic development in India.

The biggest move that put Fox on the map, from an entertainment perspective, was when ‘The Simpsons‘ moved to Thursday night, and that was paired with ‘Martin‘ and ‘Living Single.’

If we looked in the world of 1945 and looked at the map of capitalist economies and democratic polities, they were the rare exception, not the norm.

The bedrock nature of space and time and the unification of cosmos and quantum are surely among science’s great ‘open frontiers.’ These are parts of the intellectual map where we’re still groping for the truth – where, in the fashion of ancient cartographers, we must still inscribe ‘here be dragons.’

I’m just the smallest dot in a big map of human history.

Ben Casnocha
I consciously did not want to put a sub-Mr. Bungle band on the map. I don’t think the world needs that.

GPS devices are fantastic, but when travelling, especially in the middle of Africa, you must always bring a map as well.

We give young boys a platform to get training in MMA and aim to put India on the MMA map.

Everyone has a different interpretation of characters we know and love from Shakespeare, from ‘Miller‘. There’s specific things about them that are written that are kind of the fingerprints of the first person who played that role, and so I like to think of it as a road map.

There’s no road map on how to raise a family: it’s always an enormous negotiation.

I prefer playing in songs where I have a tempo, groove and harmonic map to hang on to.

My hair‘s been every color. My hair’s been all over the map.

What we did is we used NASA topography data to map out the landscape, very subtle changes. We started to be able to see where the Nile used to flow.

Every black man in Chicago walks through the world differently, and I think what young black boys do is observe, and that’s what gives them their road map.

2011 was a year in which events rarely turned out as predicted, and when much of the world seemed shrouded in turmoil and uncertainty. It was difficult for government analysts back in Washington to know just where they were on the map, let alone where they were heading.

Most of us are having to invent, discover, and create the next steps of our lives without a light, a map, or a relevant tradition.

If people are telling you a story about themselves, they gradually map their own local territories and know themselves by them.

Iain Sinclair
We survey companies and ask them what the barriers to export and import are. Once we map these barriers, we sit down with the companies on one side and the government and regulatory agencies on the other and help them identify obstacles to trade and what has to be done to tackle them.

Well, they had a lot of the things they found in his possession. They had the map, you know, that marked the route of the parade. They had statements from the bus driver and the taxicab driver that hauled him somewhere.

Henry Wade
When we agreed to the changes in the emissions standards and the objectives for 2025 with President Obama, there was a very clear road map that was put in place that required a midterm review, which should have been completed by 2017 and ’18.

I hope I’ve done women‘s darts proud, put women’s darts on the map and given it the recognition that it deserves.

It’s hard to put into words, really, how proud I am and great it is to represent Wales because, in cycling, it’s a little-known country, so it’s nice to put it on the map.

With the mission to Mars, the whole world wants to get involved. So we actually have 13 different space agencies from around the world working on the global exploration road map.

When a number of crimes – for instance, burglaries – can be linked to the same offender, police often plot the locations on a map. The art of finding the location of the criminal’s home based on the crime sites is a key objective in what is known as geographical profiling.

Daniel Goldstein
Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see.

I used to tell people if they looked at a map, it was right in the middle of the United States. But now everybody knows Oklahoma because of the Thunder and their success. I don’t know if I’ll get ‘Why?’ anymore.

We are excited about the prospect of working with the Google Maps team to enhance our search capabilities and to join them in their ongoing efforts to build the best map of the world.

Noam Bardin
I respect and value the ideals of rugged individualism and self-reliance. But rugged individualism didn’t defeat the British, it didn’t get us to the moon, build our nation’s highways, or map the human genome. We did that together. This is the high call of patriotism.

Even a child, if he looks at a map of the world, can point out that the Indonesian archipelago forms one unity. On the map, there can be shown a unity of the group of islands between two great oceans – the Pacific Ocean and the Indies Ocean – and between two continents – the continent of Asia and the continent of Australia.

In the 1970s, I did a Ph.D. with Fred Sanger in Cambridge who was in the process of inventing ways to map what’s inside DNA. He later won the Nobel Prize.

I always wish I had a road map for how to navigate my life as a parent and a producer, but in truth, it’s a lot of trial and error.

Raney Aronson-Rath
Qualcomm is this big innovation house that tries to figure out how we can get as many people as possible using the cellular road map. The smartphone is just the first step along that journey.

It might look like some incredibly complicated map to get from English period films to American action anti-heroes, but it really is just about not having a plan.

I grew up on Geto Boys and of course UGK, who put my hometown of Port Arthur, Texas, on the map. I was about Goodie Mob and OutKast too.

In fact, it is Shakespeare who gives us the map of the mind. It is Shakespeare who invents Freudian Psychology. Freud finds ways of translating it into supposedly analytical vocabulary.

Google is a fierce competitor. I wish I was worth a bazillion dollars; that would be really nice. They’re a fierce competitor, and they’re very good in search. They’re very good with their global map thing.

There’s no road map. There’s no textbook on how grief works and when your heart will be open – or if it ever will.

The first thing that put me on the map was my Sherlock Holmes novel.

Nicholas Meyer
A civilized nation can have no enemies, and one cannot draw a line across a map, a line that doesn’t even exist in nature and say that the ugly enemy lives on the one side, and good friends live on the other.

I can be a bit nerdy so I need a good, clearly marked map, as you can miss out on some of the coolest places in Amsterdam if you don’t have a wander down the little side streets.

I’ve got a rubber face. It has always served me very well and really helps, especially as I get older, because I still have all my road map intact, and I can use it at will.

The grappling hook allows for versatile and dynamic movement through the map, while a variety of shinobi-esque tools allow for all sorts of tricks and finesse. These are very important elements of ‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”s gameplay and the protagonist‘s nature.

If you look at a map, you see that Hawaii is in the middle of nowhere. It’s 17 hours of straight flying from London. It’s very far away, and sometimes you feel as if you’re on another planet. But I like that. Also, that’s ideal for writing.

We have fans in high school, all the way up to grandmas and 40-year-old housewives. College frat guys. It’s all over the map.

I compare a lot of life to looking at a map through a straw. The less ability you have to see life in a humorous way, the smaller the straw is that you’re looking at the map of life. You’re not looking at the whole picture. You can’t see the whole topography without it, and it can help you to make better choices.

A face is a road map of someone’s life. Without any need to amplify that or draw attention to it, there’s a great deal that’s communicated about who this person is and what their life experiences have been.

I think every entrepreneur in Canada owes the next generation a road map of how to do it again.

I’m from a very small village in the middle of nowhere, four hours by airplane from Moscow. Yemanzhelinsk – you wouldn’t find it on the map. Don’t even try it. It’s super, super tiny.

I want to be able to leave behind an infrastructure and a road map for any of my dreamers to follow. So that they can again take care of their family, pursue what they love and live a fulfilling life. Everyone is called, but not everyone answers. I was called, and I answered.

I don’t map out my future to the minute details.

If you look at the Nile on a map of Egypt, you don’t think it has moved very much, but the river is very violent and has moved over time.

Fifty million Americans have dementia and other brain illnesses. To gather together the minds that exist and see how we can tackle these ailments together, that is the work that is in front of us: to have a map of the human brain, an understanding of the roadways, and an understanding of the traffic on the roadways.

When I was at MIT, they had a beta test of Mosaic, the first popular browser. I remember looking at it, and there was a weather map or something. Now, in fairness to me, there weren’t any websites then. But I remember saying, ‘This is stupid – what’s the point?’ Now, of course, it’s obvious.

You may keep Turkey on the map of Europe, you may call the country by the name of Turkey if you like, but do not think you can keep up the Mahommedan rule in the country.

I think that art, and making music or comedy, is a way of positing yourself on the map and then trying to find other people out there with you.

I grew up under the spell of London. Illustrator Kerry Lee’s evocative 1950 wall map of the city hung above our breakfast table at home in Canada. Over my corn flakes, I traced the capital’s high roads and medieval alleys.

If one looks at the map of the world, it’s difficult to find Iraq, and one would think it rather easy to subdue such a small country.

Vladimir Putin
I am optimistic that many, when choosing where to buy their lunch, will settle on the sandwich chain which a map, or possibly an app, says has committed to providing disabled access in all its outlets.

When we engage people across ideological divides, asking questions helps us map the disconnect between our differing points of view.

If we can map the retina, that will help us understand how it functions in vision, as well as devise new ways of repairing its malfunctions. And if we can really figure out the retina, perhaps we will have a shot at figuring out the vastly more complicated brain.

Sebastian Seung
Fifteen years ago, France was the promised land of cooking. So I looked at a map, found five restaurants and faxed them to ask for a job. Within five minutes, I got a reply from the then three- star Le Jardin des Sens in Montpellier.

Satellite imagery is the only way we can map the looting patterns effectively.

With the recent addition of a full soundtrack and the players map, millions of Poptropicans around the globe are now fully immersed in a multimedia gaming experience when they embark on our high quality adventures.

‘Cosmogramma’ is basically the studies that map out the universe and the relations of heaven and hell.

But one thing that’s constant is we’ve always appreciated fans. They put us on the map and they keep us on the map. I always put myself in their position. If I loved someone and had their posters all over my wall and met them and they were rude it would be very hurtful.

Once you put something like ‘The A-Team’ on the map, it does become part of the DNA of television. People grab little pieces of it. I certainly grabbed little pieces of other people’s shows when I was creating my shows.

I think a lot of people are getting more serious about how to do the most good, but there is no road map. I’m hoping I can offer an example.

When it comes to the periodic table, the United States really blew its chance to make a name for itself. If you look over a map of all the elements named for cities, states, countries, and continents, it’s not surprising that European locales dominate the map.

I travel without barely any luggage. Just a second set of underwear and binoculars and a map and a toothbrush.

Don’t fall in love with the map. The map doesn’t win elections.

I like debate and argument, so I’m usually all right with disagreement, and I’m even all right if the critic doesn’t come to a clear thumbs up or thumbs down. But I need the disagreement to have some kind of line I can follow on the map. I like following an interesting mind along it.

We think of writing a book as a process, but the very word – process – suggests that there is one: a template to follow, a map to guide us. If that were true, someone would have surely figured out some marketable method we could all buy.

So, we just kind of created our own thing and that’s part of the beauty of Athens: is that it’s so off the map and there’s no way you could ever be the East Village or an L.A. scene or a San Francisco scene, that it just became its own thing.

There’s no map to human behaviour.

We’re using satellites to help map and model cultural features that could never be seen on the ground because they’re obscured by modernization, forests, or soil.

We have to do more than tell women they need sponsors. We have to identify high-potential women by name and strategically map them to those who can help them get to the next level.

My best travelling experience lasted several years: between 1971 and 1974 when I bummed around the East. All I had with me was a cooking pot, a stove, a map and blankets and a couple of dhotis.

I always map out how to get a good eight or nine hours of sleep before I even start my day. And my rule is to put my phone on silent when I go to bed; that way, no texts or emails can disturb me.

For me the much more significant question is what did the Americans do, if anything, to help the Croatian army, because they are the ones that changed fundamentally the map of Bosnia, not the Bosnian army.

The intellectual takes as a starting point his self and relates the world to his own sensibilities; the scientist accepts an existing field of knowledge and seeks to map out the unexplored terrain.

Daniel Bell
If you look at the map, there’s Thrace, Greece, Bulgaria, and there’s tiny Gallipoli. It is such a small part of the whole peninsula, and yet you only hear about this little tiny bit.

Acting is many things. Acting is playing lines, of course, but it’s much more profound than that. Acting is truth-telling and trying to find the truth in a human situation, which will be sketched out by a screenwriter with all the skill that a screenwriter can do; but in the end, that’s just the map of the journey.

The girls are working so hard to put female wrestling on the map and to make it as big as the men. To see it actually happening… I’m so grateful.

As a Main Street businessman, I believe we need to reduce runaway federal spending and address our national debt and the MAP Act provides Congress with the tools to accomplish this goal.

From the initial design stages of ‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice,’ we had the idea of the player being able to move dynamically through a detailed, multi-layered map. We found that a ‘shinobi’ type character was the key to achieving this in a way that was both realistic and cool.

Star Trek‘ put sci-fi on the map and changed television, and ‘Battlestar’ has changed it in another direction by making it a little more mainstream and acceptable to people who wouldn’t normally watch sci-fi.

Aaron Douglas
If Europe does not advance, it will fall or even be wiped out from the world map… My duty is to bring Europe out of its lethargy.

Whenever I do talks around the country, I map out my run. Gives me something fun to do and to look forward to doing.

It’s impossible to map out a route to your destination if you don’t know where you’re starting from.