Walks In The Woods Quotes by Henry David Thoreau, Mark Twain, George Washington Carver, Dan Kiley, Robin Sharma, Caroline Knapp and many others.
I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least – and it is commonly more than that – sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.
The true charm of pedestrians does not lie in the walking, or in the scenery, but in the talking.
Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
A garden should feel like a walk in the woods.
The starting point of discovering who you are, your gifts, your talents, your dreams, is being comfortable with yourself. Spend time alone. Write in a journal. Take long walks in the woods.
My recipe for bliss on a Friday night consists of a ‘New York Times’ crossword puzzle and a new episode of ‘Homicide;’ Saturdays and Sundays are oriented around walks in the woods with the dog, human companion in tow some of the time but not always.
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.
When we walk, we naturally go to the fields and woods: what would become of us, if we walked only in a garden or a mall?
I am alarmed when it happens that I have walked a mile into the woods bodily, without getting there in spirit.
I wish to speak a word for Nature, for absolute Freedom and Wildness, as contrasted with a Freedom and Culture merely civil, – to regard man as an inhabitant, or a part and parcel of Nature, rather than a member of society.