If you enjoy walking in the mountains or following a track between the trees, you will also enjoy these proverbs and quotes about hiking and walking.


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A garden should feel like a walk in the woods.

Dan Kiley

A path is made by walking on it.

Zhuang Zi

After a day's walk everything has twice its usual value.

George Macauley Trevelyan

After dinner rest a while, after supper walk a mile.

All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost.

The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need for half the distance they planned to go in twice the time it should take.


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

John Muir

Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried.

Frank Tyger

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not linger to gather flowers to keep them, but walk on, for flowers will keep themselves blooming all your way.

Rabindranath Tagore

Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.

Ed Viesturs

Happy is the man who has acquired the love of walking for its own sake!

W.J. Holland

Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot.

Diane Spicer

Hiking is just walking where it's okay to pee.

Demetri Martin

Hiking is the best workout! You can hike for three hours and not even realize you're working out. And, hiking alone lets me have some time to myself.

Jamie Luner

I can only meditate when I am walking. When I stop, I cease to think; my mind only works with my legs.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I can't write, I can't paint, but I can hike!


I don't know where I am going, but I'm on my way.

Carl Sagan

I dream of hiking into my old age.

Marlyn Doan

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

This Morning
Raymond Carver

I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines.

Henry David Thoreau

I hate all those weathermen, too, who tell you that rain is bad weather. There's no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing, so get yourself a sexy raincoat and live a little.

Billy Connolly

I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.

G.M. Trevelyan

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