The woods do that to you, they always look familiar, long lost, like the face of a long-dead relative, like an old dream, like a piece of forgotten song drifting across the water, most of all like golden eternities of past childhood or past manhood and all the living and the dying and the heartbreak that went on a million years ago and the clouds as they pass overhead seem to testify (by their own lonesome familiarity) to this feeling.” — Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums, “Of all the things I’d been skeptical about, I didn’t feel skeptical about this: the wilderness had a clarity that included me.” — Cheryl Strayed, Wild, “But especially he loved to run in the dim twilight of the summer midnights, listening to the subdued and sleepy murmurs of the forest, reading signs and sounds as a man may read a book, and seeking for the mysterious something that called—called, waking or sleeping, at all times, for him to come.” — Jack London, The Call of the Wild. '”— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar, To Shake the Sleeping Self: A Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for a Life with No Regret, “A great many people, and more all the time, live their entire lives without ever once sleeping out under the stars.” – Alan S. Kesselheim, Let Them Paddle: Coming of Age on the Water, “Not just beautiful, though—the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Remember, if you know any particularly inspiring or unique adventure quotes, share them in the comment! Did we miss an outdoor adventure quote that you love? The Dyrt PRO lets you download maps and campgrounds without cell service. – John Amatt. She's been a writer ever since she can remember, and her first literary accomplishment was having a poem about a panda published when she was eight. Find inspiration in the brilliant quotes of naturalists, explorers, philosphers and writers. Britany is the Managing Editor of The Dyrt. Same forest. Adventure home is where the is no WiFi Signal. Our final section of the best hiking quotes. – Douglas Adams, in The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (1988), – Alex Honnold, free solo climbing pioneer, – John Muir, naturalist, author and general environmental guardian, Did you know this adventure quote is often credited to Mark Twain but is actually from, P.S. A gentle nudge to remind us that the world big, life is precious, and, in the words of Helen Keller, To us, this is one of our favourite quotes about adventure. Oh yeah, and make sure you get to the bottom, we want to know what you think of our last adventure quote! “Real freedom lies in wildness… Go where you feel most alive. The likes of John Muir, Dean Potter, Hazel Findlay, David Attenborough and Ueli Steck. Our love of the outdoors rests in a sense of wonder and awe at the beauty of nature and the wildness of the outdoors. Our advice? So true for me, any more than 6 months in one place and I start to get stir crazy! – Dean Potter, free solo climber and base jumping pioneer. Are you ready to get outdoors, find a trail, and start hiking? Adventure is different for everyone. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” – Rachel Carson, “But the place which you have selected for your camp, though never so rough and grim, begins at once to have its attractions, and becomes a very centre of civilization to you: “Home is home, be it never so homely.” – Henry David Thoreau, “It is astonishing how ideas can change an experience. In this article, you’ll find 60 of our favourite adventure quotes, hand-selected from revolutionary explorers, legendary wordsmiths and groundbreaking adventurers. On top of this, cutting down on flying will help protect our beautiful environment. Do you know who this quote is by? Why not read one each morning to keep you sweet until the time comes when your next adventure can begin? Inspiring Outdoor Quotes. Camping doesn’t have to have an “off-season,” but for most of us, it does have a “pack-many-more-layers-and-prepare-to-be-kinda-cold” season. Check out our Gear and Reviews section! 33 Outdoor Adventure Quotes That Will Inspire You to Go Camping, “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. Scott set the record-breaking time of running the Appalachian Trail (2,200 miles) in 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes in 2015 – that’s 50+ miles a day! Leave it in the comments! Here is our list containing the best quotes about adventure and life. The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. This is a bit more of a travel quote but it couldn’t be more true. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. – Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen), in Out of Africa (1937). Peruse these words of wisdom and find one that speaks to you. Adventure Quotes. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from.” — Terry Tempest Williams, “You never conquer a mountain. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” — Edward Abbey, “To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” – Helen Keller, “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.”– Amelia Earhart, “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my sense put in order.” — John Burroughs, ““Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.” — Lorraine Anderson, “People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.”― Iris Murdoch, “The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom.” — Theodore Roosevelt, “Forget not that the Earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” ― Khalil Gibran”, “We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” ― Albert Einstein, “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, “All forests have their own personality.