Hiking In The Mountains Quotes by Henry David Thoreau, T. S. Eliot, John Muir, Thomas S. Monson, Wislawa Szymborska, Soren Kierkegaard and many others.
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.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The blessings of one mountain day, whatever his fate, long life, short life, stormy or calm, he is rich forever.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Watch your step.
I like being near the top of a mountain. One can’t get lost here.
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
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.
Hiking alone lets me have some time to myself.
Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer.
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.
I believe that the ascent of mountains forms an essential chapter in the complete duty of man, and that it is wrong to leave any district without setting foot on its highest peak.
Consider what you want to do in relation to what you are capable of doing. Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.
You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!