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


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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.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring
Quoted: Bilbo

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
Friedrich Wilhelm 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.
(unknown author)

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

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

Every path has its puddle.
You will alway encounter some problems on your way.

For a hammer, everything looks like a nail,
for a hiker, everything looks like a trail.

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 am a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Abraham Lincoln

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 author)

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.
Raymond Carver
Source: This Morning

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.
George Macauley 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

I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost

If I take one more step it'll be the farthest away from home I've ever been.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

If the winter is too cold and the summer is too hot, you are not a hiker.
(unknown author)

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 don't know the way, walk slowly.

If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.
Lewis Carroll
Source: Alice in Wonderland

If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there.
Lewis Carroll

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

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

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

It feels good to be lost in the right direction.
(unknown author)

It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.
Mother Teresa

It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door. You step into the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring
Quoted: Bilbo

It's always further than it looks. It's always taller than it looks. And it's always harder than it looks.
(unknown author)

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.

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

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