65 Tunnel Quotes On Success In Life

These tunnel quotes will inspire you. A tunnel is a covered passageway; specifically, a horizontal passageway through or under an obstruction or dig or force a passage underground or through something.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging tunnel quotes, tunnel sayings, and tunnel proverbs.

Best Tunnel Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “The pessimist sees only the tunnel; the optimist sees the light at the end of the tunnel; the realist sees the tunnel and the light – and the next tunnel.” ~ Sydney J. Harris
  3. “Seems like the light at the end of the tunnel maybe you.” ~ Steven Tyler
  4. “There is a light at the end of the tunnel, but the way out is through.” ~ David Allen

  5. “No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.” ~ Demi Lovato
  6. “The tunnels may belong, and twisted, and dark; but you are supposed to go through them.” ~ Lauren Oliver
  7. “What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  8. “Don’t wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel, stride down there and light the bloody thing yourself.” ~ Sara Henderson

  9. “No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” ~ Demi Lovato
  10. “Believe in your dreams. Believe in today. Believe that you are loved. Believe that you make a difference. Believe we can build a better world. Believe when others might not. Believe there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Believe that you might be that light for someone else. Believe that the best is yet to be. Believe in each other. Believe in yourself. I believe in you.” ~ Kobi Yamada
  11. “The night is a tunnel … a hole into tomorrow.” ~ Frank Herbert
  12. “Struggling is hard because you never know what’s at the end of the tunnel.” ~ Don Rickles

  13. “No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.” ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick
  14. “You think you want the blue skies, the open road, but really you want the tunnel, you want to know how the story ends.” ~ Jenny Offill
  15. “Lost my ideals in that tunnel of time.” ~ Jim Croce
  16. “The end is where we start from.” ~ T. S. Eliot

  17. “Landscapes of great wonder and beauty lie under our feet and all around us. They are discovered in tunnels in the ground, the heart of flowers, the hollows of trees, fresh-water ponds, seaweed jungles between tides, and even drops of water. Life in these hidden worlds is more startling in reality than anything we can imagine. How could this earth of ours, which is only a speck in the heavens, have so much variety of life, so many curious and exciting creatures?” ~ Walt Disney
  18. “To the pessimist the light at the end of the tunnel is another train.” ~ Joan Rivers
  19. “It was definitely some tough moments throughout my life, but I kind of stayed focused and came through the other end of the tunnel.” ~ Victor Cruz , Through the tunnel quotes
  20. “I see light at the end of the tunnel.” ~ Walt Whitman Rostow

  21. “Remember, grab you’re future with both hands and mold it into what you want it to be. It’s the determined, who create the life they want, while the idle sit by and watch it fade away into nothingness. The future belongs to the exceptional individuals, who can see the light of the future, at the end of the tunnel.” ~ James D. Watson
  22. “I see the light at the end of the tunnel, so I’m going hard.” ~ Cam Newton
  23. “When faced with a mountain, I WILL NOT QUIT! I will keep on striving until I climb over, find a pass through, tunnel underneath, or simply stay and turn the mountain into a gold mine with God’s help!” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  24. “Poetry is the tunnel at the end of the light.” ~ J. Patrick Lewis

  25. “It was like I was in a tunnel. Not only the tunnel under the hotel but the whole circuit was a tunnel. I was just going and going, more and more and more and more. I was way over the limit but still able to find even more.” ~ Ayrton Senna
  26. “I didn’t play the game right because I saw a reward at the end of the tunnel.” ~ Ryne Sandberg
  27. “The optimist sees a light at the end of the tunnel, the realist sees a train entering the tunnel, the pessimist sees a train speeding at him, hell for leather, and the machinist sees three idiots sitting on the rail track. “The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; the pessimist fears this is true.”” ~ James Branch Cabell
  28. “If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way.” ~ Barry Commoner

  29. “Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train.” ~ Charles Barkley
  30. “Phyllis is one of the tunnel boring machines for Crossrail and one of the most extraordinary characters I met, visiting some of the most exciting infrastructure in Britain. Crossrail is the new railway which will run from West to East right across London. It is the biggest engineering project in Europe – and Phyllis herself is not exactly dainty.” ~ Evan Davis
  31. “This is New York, a combat zone, and everyone has to have an angle or they’re not allowed over the bridges or through the tunnels. Let them have their angles, it’s what they live for. You’ve got better things to worry about, like making sure the people that actually matter don’t try any funny stuff.” ~ Cynthia Heimel
  32. “There is absolutely, 100 percent, a light at the end of the tunnel for anyone who stutters.” ~ Emily Blunt

  33. “It is the easiest thing in the world for us to obey God when He commands us to do what we like, and to trust Him when the path is all sunshine. The real victory of faith is to trust God in the dark, and through the dark. Let us be assured of this, that if the lesson and the rod are of His appointing, and that His all-wise love has engineered the deep tunnel of trial on the heavenward road, He will never desert us during the discipline. The vital thing for us is not to deny and desert Him.” ~ Theodore L. Cuyler
  34. “Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.” ~ John Quinton
  35. “There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. And it’s a train.” ~ Margaret Smith
  36. “There’s no light at the end of the tunnel in the Republican message, no promise of better things to come. There’s only the present stagnation, followed by a slow decline.” ~ John Podhoretz

  37. “People have passed through a very dark tunnel at the end of which there was a light of freedom. Unexpectedly they passed through the prison gates and found themselves in a square. They are now free and they don’t know where to go.” ~ Vaclav Havel
  38. “At last there is light at the end of the tunnel.” ~ Joseph Alsop
  39. “There is light at the end of the tunnel for India, but it’s that of an oncoming train which will run them over.” ~ Navjot Singh Sidhu
  40. “Our life is a faint tracing on the surface of mystery, like the idle, curved tunnels of leaf miners on the face of a leaf” ~ Annie Dillard

  41. “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
  42. “The light you see at the end of the tunnel is the front of an oncoming train.” ~ David Lee Roth
  43. “There is a light at the end of the tunnel… hopefully its not a freight train!” ~ Mariah Carey
  44. “It’s that one thing that you’re passionate about, that you end up developing tunnel vision for and everything else tends to fall by the wayside. Passion is appealing and universal.” ~ Johnny Galecki

  45. “There would be a paragraph about some veteran digging tunnels for the Germans in a slave labor camp, or something like that. Finally I decided to look it up and go further into it.” ~ Charles Guggenheim
  46. “Our life is a faint tracing on the surface of mystery, like the idle curved tunnels of leaf miners on the face of a leaf. We must somehow take a wider view, look at the whole landscape, really see it, and describe what’s going on here. Then we can at least wail the right question into the swaddling band of darkness, or, if it comes to that, choir the proper praise.” ~ Annie Dillard
  47. “Due to budget cutbacks, the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off.” ~ Robert Townsend
  48. “Oh love, rose made wet by mermaids and foams, fire that dances and climbs up the invisible stairs and awakens the blood in the tunnel of sleeplessness.” ~ Pablo Neruda

  49. “The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past – I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past.” ~ Anita Desai
  50. “If we see light at the end of the tunnel, it’s the light of the oncoming train.” ~ James Russell Lowell , Train tunnel quotes
  51. “Every time I’m shooting a movie I want to kill myself. Because I don’t see the light in the end of the tunnel.” ~ Emir Kusturica
  52. “After several trillion dollars of stimulation by the Obama Administration and the Fed, one might think the economy would be chugging along at a pretty good clip. But, it just isn’t so, and the light at the end of the tunnel is pretty dim. Just ask a small business owner.” ~ Bob Beauprez

  53. “Also the wonderful thing about film, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You did realize that it is going to come to an end at some stage.” ~ John Hurt
  54. “Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.” ~ Graham Greene
  55. “Down the mine I dreamed of cricket; I bowled imaginary balls in the dark; I sent the stumps spinning and heard them rattling in the tunnels. No mishap was going to stop me from bowling in the real game, especially this one.” ~ Harold Larwood
  56. “The only way to find out anything about what kinds of lives people led in any given period is to tunnel into their records and to let them speak for themselves” ~ John Dos Passos

  57. “She had a penetrating sort of laugh. Rather like a train going into a tunnel.” ~ P. G. Wodehouse
  58. “I save my dreams and hopes for my kids. When I’m making a wish under a bridge or tunnel, it’s always for them.” ~ Alison Sweeney
  59. “When you become angry, you enter a tunnel, leaving the light behind you; when you get calm, you exit the tunnel, finding the light in front of you!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  60. “Have you ever noticed how grateful you are to see daylight again after coming through a long dark tunnel? Always try to see life around ya as if you’d just come out of a tunnel.” ~ Jefferson Smith

  61. “All was black, gloomy and awful. There was no light at the end of the tunnel – or if there was, it was an oncoming train.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  62. “There’s no light at the end of the tunnel, there isn’t even a tunnel. The best thing I can do is get drunk and listen to classical music. Or sleep and wait for death to get closer. Leaving this will not be a horrible thing. Yet I’m glad, somehow, that I threw my words in the air: confetti, celebrating nothing.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  63. “Here is a hall without exit, a tunnel without end.” ~ Truman Capote

  64. “Whenever you do any one thing intensely over a period of time you have to give up other lives you could be living. You have to have a real single-minded kind of tunnel vision if you want to get anything significant accomplished. Especially if the desire is not to be a businessman, but to be a creative person.” ~ Steve Jobs
  65. “There are many people that can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel. They have feelings of hopelessness and feel like they don’t have any purpose on this Earth. Some of them feel like death is the only option they have. I know because I felt that way.” ~ Jason Peter

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