The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.

— Christopher McCandless

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You don't need human relationships to be happy, God has placed it all around us.

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...there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.

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We just have to have the courage to turn against our habitual lifestyle and engage in unconventional living.

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I've decided I'm going to live this life for some time to come.

The freedom and simple beauty is just too good to pass up.

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The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.

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Some people feel like they don't deserve love so they walk quietly into the empty spaces.

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I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!

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So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation.

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Happiness is only real when shared.

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It is the experiences, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it's great to be alive!

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But in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.

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Make each day a new horizon.

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About Christopher McCandless

Quotes 28 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Explorer
Birthday February 12, 1968

The life and simple beauty of it is too good to pass up

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No phone. No pool. No pets. No cigarettes. Ultimate freedom... No longer to be poisoned by civilization, he flees, and walks alone upon the land to become Lost in the Wild.

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If you want something in this life, reach out and grab it.

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I need your help. I am injured, near death, and too weak to hike out of here. I am all alone. This is no joke. In the name of God, please remain to save me. I am out collecting berries close by and shall return this evening. Thank you, Chris McCandless.

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Don´t hesitate or allow yourself to make excuses.

Just get out and do it. Just get out and do it. You will be very, very glad that you did.

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(...)how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong, but to feel strong, to measure yourself at least once, to find yourself at least once in the most ancient of human conditions, facing the blind, deaf stone alone with nothing to help you but your hands and your own head.

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So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit.

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Tramping is too easy with all this money.

My days were more exciting when I was penniless and had to forage around for my next meal... I've decided that I'm going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up.

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I now walk into the wild.

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Circumstance has no value. It is how one relates to a situation that has value. All true meaning resides in the personal relationship to a phenomenon... what it means to you.

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Surely all Americans have the right to give their money only to those causes which they support. But what kind of society has this created? A society where the ignorant reign. A society where enlightened must hold their tongues. A nation whose politicians must profess half-hearted devotion to an ancient fable or face the disastrous consequences of speaking their true mind.

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I don't want to know what time it is.

I don't want to know what day it is or where I am. None of that matters.

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I read somewhere, how important it is in life, to not necessarily be strong. But to feel strong.

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Happiness isn't real unless it is shared.

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The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.

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