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17 Interesting Drift Quotes

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Drifting is a driving maneuver in which the driver purposefully oversteers, losing traction while keeping control and guiding the vehicle through the whole turn.

Even though it's not the fastest way to complete the circuit, drifting is a very sophisticated skill that lets you demonstrate your prowess. The drifting sensation is comparable to performing and perfecting stunts in any extreme activity.

Most people agree that Kunimitsu Takahashi, a well-known motorcycle rider-turned-driver, was the primary innovator of drifting tactics in the '70s.

Another definition of drifting is when two people gradually grow less amicable and eventually end their relationship.

Interesting Drift Quotes

These thought-provoking drift quotes will help you achieve inner peace and happiness in life.

"Science, which is not so attached to 'truth' as it once was, but more to immediate 'effectiveness,' is now drifting towards a decline, its civic fall from grace."

- Paul Virilio

"Life has a way of testing our anchors and tempting us to drift. Nevertheless, if our anchors are correctly placed in the rock of our Redeemer, they will hold—no matter the force of the wind, the strength of the tide, or the height of the waves."

— Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Drifting, without aim or purpose, is the first cause of failure."

- Napoleon Hill

"The sea is masculine, the type of active strength. Look, what egg-shells are drifting all over it, each one, like ours, filled with men in ecstasies of terror, alternating with cockney conceit, as the sea is rough or smooth. Is this sad-colored circle an eternal cemetery?"

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We are indeed drifting into the arena of the unwell."

- Bruce Robinson, 'Withnail and I: the Original Screenplay'

"If you have no major purpose, you are drifting toward certain failure."

- Napoleon Hill

Thought provoking Drift Quotes

These drift quotes are sure to strike a chord with you and leave you in a state of thinking.

To drift is to travel slowly, often as an effect of outside factors, without being able to control the direction, or to be gently carried by air or water movement.


"I don't turn to greeting cards for wisdom and advice, but they are a fine reflection of the general drift of the culture."

- Susan Orlean

"Sit tight and wait for the right moment. Not try to change anything by force, just watch the drift of things. Make an effort to cast a fair eye on everything. If you do that, you just naturally know what to do."

- Haruki Murakami, 'Dance Dance Dance'

"In order to be in control of your life, you have to have a purpose-a productive purpose."

- Ayn Rand

"Come with me, the river said, close your eyes and quiet your limbs and float with me into the wonder and mystery of the canyons, see the unknown and the little known."

- Edward Abbey

All Time Famous Drift Quotes

We are sure that you must have heard these all-time famous drift quotes, but if you haven't here are a few for you to read.

"My body, now close to fifty years of age, has become an old tree that bears bitter peaches, a snail which has lost its shell, a bagworm separated from its bag; it drifts with the winds and clouds that know no destination."

— Matsuo Basho

"Friends die, friends become demented, friends quarrel, friends drift with old age into silence."

- Donald Hall

"As long as I breathe I shall fight for the future, that radiant future, in which man, strong and beautiful, will become master of the drifting stream of his history and will direct it towards the boundless horizons of beauty, joy, and happiness!"

— Leon Trotsky

"But further, you can anchor the boat in fear when the storms rage, and go nowhere, let it drift aimlessly on its own or you can let God be the navigator and guide you on a journey in a way that is right for you. "

- Anthony Liccione

"Do not drift to deviate in life for tears, instead steer with the right gear of clarity, focus, and purpose; That is where the secret of success is to cheer."

- Ebinezar Gnanasekaran, 'You Can Step Ahead to Success'

"The sky and the events in my life were not a web of inevitable synchronicities. It was easier for me to believe in these fluke alignments than to decide on the trajectory of my life."

- Tom Griggs

"Drift, make sharp turns, do whatever you can to keep moving and achieve your dream""

- J.R. Rim

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Joan Agie

<p>With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.</p>

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