Direction

Direction may refer to:

  • Direction (geometry)
    • Relative direction, for instance left, right, forward, backwards, up, and down
    • Compass direction
  • Film direction, the filmmaker who is in charge of the making of the visual medium
  • Stage direction, also called theater direction
  • Writing direction
  • See Alexander technique for Direction, a concept in the Alexander Technique
  • Direction – Social Democracy, a major political party in Slovakia
  • Direction (record label), a record label in the UK in the late 1960s, a subsidiary of CBS Records, specialising in soul music
  • Direction (song), a 7" single by American indie rock band Heavens to Betsy
  • Directions: The Plans Video Album, a DVD video album made of videos inspired by songs from indie rock/pop band Death Cab for Cutie's album Plans
  • Directed set, in order theory
  • Directed graph, in graph theory
  • "Direction", a song by the band Interpol, released as a B-side off the Six Feet Under soundtrack
  • For the guidance and cueing of a group of musicians during performance, see conducting
  • Direction (album) a 2007 album by The Starting Line
  • Directionality (molecular biology), the orientation of a nucleic acid
  • Directions (delegated legislation), a form of delegated legislation

Famous quotes containing the word direction:

    From cradle to grave this problem of running order through chaos, direction through space, discipline through freedom, unity through multiplicity, has always been, and must always be, the task of education, as it is the moral of religion, philosophy, science, art, politics and economy; but a boy’s will is his life, and he dies when it is broken, as the colt dies in harness, taking a new nature in becoming tame.
    Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)

    The learned and the studious of thought have no monopoly of wisdom. Their violence of direction in some degree disqualifies them to think truly.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Each man has his own vocation. The talent is the call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him. He has faculties silently inviting him thither to endless exertion. He is like a ship in the river; he runs against obstructions on every side but one; on that side all obstruction is taken away, and he sweeps serenely over a deepening channel into an infinite sea.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)