Hiking Quotes

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.
Steven Wright

There is no such thing as lousy weather. Just lousy clothing.

Submitted by: victor on November 28, 2011

A journey of thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
– T. S. Eliot

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
– John Muir

I dressed and went for a walk – determined not to return until I took in what Nature had to offer.
– Raymond Carver

I love yoga and hiking – I think that’s the perfect combo.
– Olivia Wilde


I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees
– Hanry David Thoreau

Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.
– John Muir

Time is free, but it’s priceless. you can’t own it, but you can use it. you can’t keep it, but you can spend it. once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.

When preparing to climb a mountain – pack a light heart.
– Dan May

Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.
– Edward Alley

Take only memories, leave only footprints
– Chief Seattle

It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.
– Robert W. Service

Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.
– Richard M. Nixon


I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.
– Rosalia de Castro

The place where you lose the trail is not necessarily the place where it ends.
– Tom Brown, Jr.

Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.
– Cindy Ross

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that [expletive] mountain.
– Jack Kerouac

My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
Aldous Huxley

After a day’s walk everything has twice its usual value.
– George Macauley Trevelyan

Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
Walt Whitman

Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So… get on your way.
– Dr. Seuss

Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.
– Greg Child

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
– Henry David Thoreau


You need special shoes for hiking – and a bit of a special soul as well.
– Terri Guillemets

I like being near the top of a mountain. One can’t get lost here.
– Wislawa Szymborska

Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Of all the upness accessible to mortals, there is no upness comparable to the mountains.
– John Muir

There is no exercise so beneficial, physically, mentally, or morally, nothing which gives so much of living for so little cost, as hiking our mountain and hill trails and sleeping under the stars.
– Will Thrall

There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country. A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo. Even a bicycle goes too fast.
– Paul Scott Mowrer

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