Hiking In The Mountains Quotes by T. S. Eliot, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Robert M. Pirsig, G. M. Trevelyan, John Muir, Soren Kierkegaard and many others.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains.
To live only for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.
I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.
Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.
Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer.
While cares will drop off like autumn leaves.
Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness; I have walked myself into my best thoughts.
Society speaks and all men listen, mountains speak and wise men listen
I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
Many climbers become writers because of the misconceptions about climbing.
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.
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
Few places in this world are more dangerous than home. Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes. They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action.
Consider what you want to do in relation to what you are capable of doing. Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity.
Every journey begins with a single step.
Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain tops are within reach.