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it is better to travel hopefully than to arrive

One's focus should not be the end result or the destination, especially to the extent that the journey becomes unenjoyable. Don't stress so much about getting the kids ready to go back to school—they're only this young once, and it is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
See also: arrive, better, travel

It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.

Prov. You should enjoy the process of doing something, rather than anticipate the result of doing it. Bill: I can't wait till I get my high school diploma. Fred: You should concentrate on enjoying high school instead. It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
See also: arrive, better, travel
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Hopefully in these next two games we can do the job.
Hopefully next season, we can push on and do well." Hoping his two assists in the Republic's 4-0 friendly win over Georgia last weekend are enough to secure a role in tomorrow's World Cup qualifier against the Faroe Islands, McClean added: "It's been an indifferent season at club level for me.
"And hopefully the experience will make us stronger and help us at this stage next season."
I would bite your hand off if you offered me the same start as I had last year but it would just be great to score a lot of runs in the season and hopefully win games for Warwickshire."
The lads are full of confidence and playing well and hopefully we can take that into Sunday.
2.40 Leicester Weatherbys Printing Handicap Hurdle 2m ATR Card page 29 Key stat Alan King, who saddles Balzaccio, has won this with two of his last three runners in the race What they say Tom George, trainer of Zanir "He would have needed his first run and hopefully has come on for it, as he had a year off before that.
"Although I didn't play in the Tests, I did pick up a lot from the trip and hopefully I can bring that into my game this season."
The plan is to visit some local schools over there so hopefully we can establish links between them and Trelai primary.
Ben Schroeder made his first appearance at the park and hopefully it won't be his last.
'We want to see progress and hopefully Euro Packaging will develop into a company that will offer its staff much better terms and agreements.
"We're going to provide a service that the industry is looking for, and hopefully we are going to partake in the development of the roadmap for how to achieve that vision.
This word has long lost its literal meaning as an adjective signifying "with hope," as in, "He looked hopefully into her eyes." Now the word is just plain filler, the crab grass of adverbs, blighting the linguistic landscape.
Hopefully, we will have a good market long enough to make it happen."
Claymores' running back Carey Bender hopes that, despite the recent disappointments, Scotland's gridiron Tartan Army will turn out in force at Murrayfield: "I know that we have great and loyal fans and hopefully these two losses will not scare them off.
Hopefully, this will give some protection to a client while the practitioner negotiates with the IRS, short of filing an immediate petition for bankruptcy protection.