quote by Jack Kerouac

Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain

— Jack Kerouac

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Hiking in the mountains quote Don't climb mountains so that people can see you. Climb mountains that you can s

Don't climb mountains so that people can see you. Climb mountains that you can see the world.

You never know what's around the corner.

It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.

I love the Midwest. I think about it every day. I wonder if I would rather have a little farm in the Midwest, in Illinois or Wisconsin, or would I rather have like a little getaway up in the mountains of Colorado.

Hiking in the mountains quote You keep putting one foot in front of the other and then one day you look back a

You keep putting one foot in front of the other and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.

Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer.

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

Consider what you want to do in relation to what you are capable of doing.

Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity.

Hiking in the mountains quote It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down. It's the pebble in you

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down. It's the pebble in your shoe.

When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new.

This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.

Hiking alone lets me have some time to myself.

Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer.

Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature's darlings.

Hiking in the mountains quote Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find ou

Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home, that wilderness is a necessity.

Every journey begins with a single step.

Experience comes from bad judgment.

Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.

Hiking in the mountains quote Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office

Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office of mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.

The longest journey begins with a single step, not with a turn of the ignition key.

Society speaks and all men listen, mountains speak and wise men listen

[In mountaineering, if] we look for private experience rather than public history, even getting to the top becomes an optional narrative rather than the main point, and those who only wander in high places become part of the story.

Hiking in the mountains quote A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountai

A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;

For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.

Half the charm of climbing mountains is born in visions preceding this experience - visions of what is mysterious, remote, inaccessible.

The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it.

Hiking in the mountains quote Adventure isn't hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an at

Adventure isn't hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life.

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In the American Southwest, I began a lifelong love affair with a pile of rock.

Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity

Hiking. I don't like either the word or the thing. People ought to saunter in the mountains...the se mountains are our Holy Land, and we ought to saunter through them reverently, not 'hike' through them.

Hiking in the mountains quote Did you know you had that much power? You can move mountains.

Did you know you had that much power? You can move mountains.

Above all, do not lose your desire to walk.

Bereavement is the sharpest challenge to our trust in God;

if faith can overcome this, there is no mountain which it cannot remove.

Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking;

You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.

Hiking in the mountains quote When you help another up a mountain, you are a little nearer to the top yourself

When you help another up a mountain, you are a little nearer to the top yourself.

In winter I go skiing on Saturdays and Sundays when the slopes are quieter due to changeover day for tourists, and in summer I hike up into the mountains at sunset, just as the village is settling down to dinner.

Many climbers become writers because of the misconceptions about climbing.

Climbing at altitude is like hitting your head against a brick wall - it's great when you stop.

Hiking in the mountains quote Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.

Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.

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I love hiking in the mountains in Aspen.

Breathing the clean, fresh air is great. Plus, it gives me a cardiovascular workout and firms my legs.

Make your feet your friend.

After a day's walk everything has twice its usual value.

Hiking in the mountains quote Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth

Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it

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There may be more to learn from climbing the same mountain a hundred times than by climbing a hundred different mountains.

...by bringing myself over the edge and back, I discovered a passion to live my days fully, a conviction that will sustain me like sweet water on the periodically barren plain of our short lives.

The blessings of one mountain day, whatever his fate, long life, short life, stormy or calm, he is rich forever.

Nature is another important aspect of nourishing the soul.

After a hike in the mountains where we live, for instance, I feel a remarkable sense of gratitude and awe. My mind quiets down and allows me to see more clearly the beauty of creation. And through that gratitude, the beauty of the universe is reflected back to the creator.

In high school, I went to a place called the Mountain School.

It's on a farm in Vermont, and I read Emerson and Thoreau and ran around the woods. Now I go hiking with a bunch of my comedy buddies. We talk about our emotions. I also do a lot of writing on hikes, just to get the blood flowing and the ideas moving.

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