QuoteProverbs

Hiking

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.



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 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!

Unknown


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


I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.

Rosalia de Castro


If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.

Raymond Inmon


If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.

Frank A. Clark


If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.

Buddha


In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle


In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.

John Muir


It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.

Mother Theresa


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


Mountains are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.

Anatoli Boukreev


My best days are spent with mountains and trees.

Minkukel


My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.

Aldous Huxley


Once I dreamt of a form of poetry created by the sound of feet walking in the grass.

Cecilia Vicuna


One step at a time is good walking.

Chinese proverb


Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.

T.S. Eliot


Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.

Cindy Ross


Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.

Roger Miller


Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright


Take only memories, leave only footprints.

Chief Seattle


The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Chinese proverb


The legs are the wheels of creativity.

Albert Einstein


The place where you lose the trail is not necessarily the place where it ends.

Tom Brown, Jr.


The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot.

Werner Herzog


There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

Beverly Sills


There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.

Alfred Wainwright


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.

John Muir


Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So … get on your way.

Dr. Seuss


Walking is a man's best medicine.

Hippocrates


Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Helen Keller


Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise.

Carrie Latet


What a joy walking is. All the cares of life, all the hopeless, inept fuckwits that God has strewn along the Bill Bryson Highway of Life suddenly seem far away and harmless, and the world becomes tranquil and welcoming and good.

The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
Bill Bryson


What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.

A Walk in the Woods
Bill Bryson


You need special shoes for hiking — and a bit of a special soul as well.

Terri Guillemets