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Inspirational Hiking Quotes

Matthew Paulson

Quote #1

Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity...
― John Muir

Flickr/Eric Snopel

Quote #2

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous
–Aristotle

Flickr/Monty VanderBilt

Quote #3

The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain he is inspired by it.
– William Arthur Ward

Flickr/Monty VanderBilt

Quote #4

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
– Edmund Hillary

Flickr/Hindrik Sijens

Quote #5

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

Flickr/Andrea Moroni

Quote #6

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
–Edward Abbey


Flickr/Universal Pops

Quote #7

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

Flickr/Bureau of Land Management

Quote #8

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

Flickr/Mark Stevens

Quote #9

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
–Frank LLoyd Wright

Flickr/George Lamson

Quote #10

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

Flickr/Tony Hammond

Quote #11

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

Flickr/Michael Matti

Quote #12

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
–John Muir

Flickr/Thomas Shahan

Quote #13

Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.
–Paul D. Boyer

Flickr/Moyan Brenn

Quote #14

The greatest adventure is what lies ahead
–J.R.R. Tolkien


Flickr/gato-gato-gato

Quote #15

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

Flickr/Chloe Hague

Quote #16

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.
–Henry David Thoreau

Flickr/MRHSfan

Quote #17

Come forth into the light of things. Let Nature be your teacher.
–William Wordsworth

Flickr/Ken

Quote #18

I only went for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
—John Muir

Flickr/Charles Knowles

Quote #19

Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea,/Drink the wild air’s salubrity
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

Flickr/Chris Zielecki

Quote #20

We don’t stop hiking because we grow old – we grow old because we stop hiking.
–Finis Mitchell

Flickr/Max Kipp

Quote #21

Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.
–Albert Einstein

Flickr/@doug88888

Quote #22

Great things are done when men and mountains meet.
–William Blake

Inspirational Hiking Quotes