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Hiking Quotes And Walking Quotes

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If you are like me then you are interested in reading hiking quotes now and then.

Also, if you are like me, then you have a passion for hiking or walking.

I decided to combine this interest and passion and compile a list of quotes about hiking, walking or related to these two topics.

Walking & Hiking Quotes List

So, for all you like minded hikers and walkers out there, here’s the list of walking and hiking quotes that I compiled:

  1. If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk. Raymond Inmon
  2. I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. John Muir
  3. I have two doctors, my left leg and my right. G.M. Trevelyan
  4. I dream of hiking into my old age. Marlyn Doan
  5. Thoughts come clearly while one walks. Thomas Mann
  6. The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. You need special shoes for hiking – and a bit of a special soul as well. Emme Woodhull-Bäche
  8. Make your feet your friend. J.M. Barrie
  9. Walking gets the feet moving, the blood moving, the mind moving. And movement is life. Carrie Latet
  10. If you want to forget all your other troubles, wear too tight shoes. The Houghton Line, Nov 1965
  11. Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow. Henry David Thoreau
  12. Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time. Steven Wright
  13. My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. Aldous Huxley
  14. Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake. Wallace Stevens
  15. People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that’s the problem. Chris Adams
  16. In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. John Muir
  17. No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning. Cyril Connolly
  18. As a nation we are dedicated to keeping physically fit – and parking as close to the stadium as possible. Bill Vaughan
  19. After a day’s walk everything has twice its usual value. George Macauley Trevelyan
  20. Solvitur ambulando, St. Jerome was fond of saying. To solve a problem, walk around. Gregory McNamee
  21. A pedestrian is someone who thought there were a couple of gallons left in the tank. Author Unknown
  22. Walks. The body advances, while the mind flutters around it like a bird. Jules Renard
  23. After dinner sit a while, after supper walk a mile. English Proverb
  24. If I could not walk far and fast, I think I should just explode and perish. Charles Dickens
  25. The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. Joseph Joubert
  26. We live in a fast-paced society. Walking slows us down. Robert Sweetgall
  27. Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise. Carrie Latet
  28. Walking isn’t a lost art. One must, by some means, get to the garage. Evan Esar
  29. Nothing like a nighttime stroll to give you ideas. J.K. Rowling
  30. Now shall I walk or shall I ride? “Ride,” Pleasure said: “Walk,” Joy replied. W.H. Davies
  31. We live with our heels as well as head and most of our pleasure comes in that way. John Muir
  32. Your body is built for walking. Gary Yanker
  33. In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  34. An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. Henry David Thoreau
  35. If you pick ’em up, O Lord, I’ll put ’em down. Author Unknown, “Prayer of the Tired Walker”
  36. Take only pictures; leave only footprints. Anonymous
  37. I’m the walkingest girl around. I like to work at it – really get my heart pounding. Amy Yasbeck
  38. He who limps is still walking. Stanislaw J. Lec
  39. Ever wonder where you’d end up if you took your dog for a walk and never once pulled back on the leash? Robert Brault
  40. A dog is one of the remaining reasons why some people can be persuaded to go for a walk. O.A. Battista
  41. If you are walking to seek, ye shall find. Sommeil Liberosensa
  42. The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand. Frederick L. Knowles
  43. The Americans never walk. In winter too cold and in summer too hot. J.B. Yeats
  44. Don’t let people drive you crazy when you know it’s in walking distance. Author Unknown
  45. I stroll along serenely, with my eyes, my shoes, my rage, forgetting everything. Pablo Neruda, translated
  46. Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain tops are within reach. John Muir
  47. Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory. Ed Viesturs
  48. It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks. The 3 rules of mountaineering
  49. One does not climb to attain enlightenment, rather one climbs because he is enlightened. Zen Master Futomaki
  50. Climbing is not a spectator sport. Mark Wellman
  51. Remember that time spent on a rock climb isn’t subtracted from your life span. Will Niccolls
  52. In the American Southwest, I began a lifelong love affair with a pile of rock. Edward Abbey
  53. Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb. Greg Child
  54. After a day’s walk everything has twice its usual value. George Macauley Trevelyan
  55. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go. T.S. Eliot
  56. Each fresh peak ascended teaches something. Sir Martin Convay
  57. Climbing is as close as we can come to flying. Margaret Young, aviator and alpinist
  58. Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence. Nemann Buhl
  59. In the mountains there are only two grades: You can either do it, or you can’t. Rusty Baille
  60. Many climbers become writers because of the misconceptions about climbing. Jonathan Waterman
  61. Hiking alone lets me have some time to myself. Jamie Luner
  62. Not all that wander are lost. Unknown
  63. The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain – he is inspired by it. William Arthur Ward
  64. Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak. Paul D. Boyer
  65. Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley. Theodore Roethke
  66. Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried. Frank Tyger
  67. It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe. Robert W. Service
  68. It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary
  69. Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was. Dag Hammarskjold
  70. If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere. Frank A. Clark
  71. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  72. Me think that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow. Henry David Thoreau
  73. There are two kinds of climbers, those who climb because their heart sings when they’re in the mountains, and all the rest. Alex Lowe
  74. The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up. Robert Persin
  75. The place where you lose the trail is not necessarily the place where it ends. Tom Brown, Jr.
  76. Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain. Richard M. Nixon
  77. All that glitters is not gold. All who wander are not lost. William Shakespeare
  78. The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir
  79. Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So, get on your way. Dr. Seuss
  80. We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success. Henry David Thoreau
  81. I like being near the top of a mountain. One can’t get lost here. Wislawa Szymborska
  82. When preparing to climb a mountain – pack a light heart. Dan May
  83. The mountains were there and so was I. Maurice Herzog
  84. If the mountain won’t go to Mohammed, Mohammed must go to the mountain. Arab Proverb
  85. Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying. Mason Cooley
  86. Climb Now, Work Later. DMM slogan
  87. How do you distinguish between being off-route and putting up a first ascent? Bruce Bindner
  88. There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing. Sir Rannulph Fiennes
  89. Even God cannot make two mountains without a valley in between. Gaelic Proverb
  90. The contented person enjoys the scenery of a detour. Unknown
  91. You cannot see the mountain near. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  92. The higher you climb on the mountain, the harder the wind blows. Sam Cummings
  93. All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. Friedrich Nietzsche
  94. Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  95. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Chinese Proverb
  96. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein
  97. Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit. Edward Abbey
  98. May the fulfilment come from the journey, not the destination. Anonymous
  99. If you are going through hell, keep going. Sir Winston Churchill
  100. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. Zig Ziglar
  101. To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first. Shakespeare
  102. I walk slowly, but I never walk backward. Abraham Lincoln
  103. In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations to society. Henry David Thoreau
  104. No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Buddha
  105. Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast. Thomas Jefferson
  106. The pay is good and I can walk to work. John F. Kennedy
  107. I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did. Yogi Berra
  108. Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. Henry David Thoreau
  109. Golf is a good walk spoiled. Mark Twain
  110. To lead people walk behind them. Lao Tzu
  111. A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  112. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. Albert Camus
  113. The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  114. A song is anything that can walk by itself. Bob Dylan
  115. The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk. Marcus Tullius Cicero
  116. If you are looking down while you are walking it is better to walk up hill the ground is nearer. Gertrude Stein
  117. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you. John Ruskin
  118. You need people who can walk their companies into the future rather than back them into the future. Warren G. Bennis
  119. God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk. Meister Eckhart
  120. Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance. Alexander Pope
  121. We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light. Earl Nightingale
  122. We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors. Lyndon B. Johnson
  123. I may not be walking with you all the way, or even much of the way, as I walk with you now. Arthur Ashe
  124. You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. Richard Branson
  125. I used to think that one of the great signs of security was the ability to just walk away. Jack Nicholson
  126. No problem is so formidable that you can’t walk away from it. Charles M. Schulz
  127. Oh, it takes a lot for me to walk out of a film. Stephen Fry
  128. A friend is one who walks in when others walk out. Walter Winchell
  129. Until you walk a mile in another man’s moccasins you can’t imagine the smell. Robert Byrne
  130. A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. William Arthur Ward
  131. Don’t speak ill of your predecessors or successors. You didn’t walk in their shoes. Donald Rumsfeld
  132. Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone. John Dryden
  133. Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from. Vernon Howard
  134. I’ll walk where my own nature would be leading: It vexes me to choose another guide. Emily Bronte
  135. When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole. William Makepeace Thackeray
  136. Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying. Jean Cocteau
  137. He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk. Jean de la Bruyere
  138. A drawing is simply a line going for a walk. Paul Klee
  139. A line is a dot that went for a walk. Paul Klee
  140. I don’t really think, I just walk. Paris Hilton
  141. Most of the people who will walk after me will be children, so make the beat keep time with short steps. Hans Christian Andersen
  142. To walk across the street is a risk. Mikhail Baryshnikov
  143. As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round. Ben Hogan
  144. You have to pick the places you don’t walk away from. Joan Didion
  145. I am so happy that I am alive and can walk. Etta James
  146. They say any landing you can walk away from is a good one. Alan Shepard
  147. Take a walk on the wild side. Lou Reed
  148. Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work. Al Capp
  149. I buy women shoes and they use them to walk away from me. Mickey Rooney
  150. I want to walk through life instead of being dragged through it. Alanis Morissette
  151. I decided long ago never to walk in anyone’s shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe. Whitney Houston
  152. Golf seems to be an arduous way to go for a walk. I prefer to take the dog’s out. Princess Anne
  153. One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time. Barbara Walters
  154. I’m gonna walk a little bit of dog. Patsy Cline
  155. My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder. William Golding
  156. Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path. Jean Anouilh
  157. You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge. Damon Runyon
  158. You cannot teach a crab to walk straight. Aristophanes
  159. A city building, you experience when you walk; a suburban building, you experience when you drive. Helmut Jahn
  160. Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets. Michael Korda
  161. My doctor told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother. Wilma Rudolph
  162. I always wear flat shoes, because I can’t walk in anything else. Sadie Frost

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