I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately.— Henry David Thoreau
Sublime Outdoor quotations
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure.
Without enough wilderness America will change.
Democracy, with its myriad personalities and increasing sophistication, must be fibred and vitalized by regular contact with outdoor growths - animals, trees, sun warmth and free skies - or it will dwindle and pale.
Outdoors we are confronted everywhere with wonders;
we see that the miraculous is not extraordinary, but the common mode of existence. It is our daily bread.
Grant me the ability to be alone, May it be my custom to go outdoors each day among the trees and grasses among all growing things and there may I be alone, and enter into prayer to talk with the one that I belong to.
I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news
I'm an introvert... I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky.
The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyong reach;
it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had the eyes to see.
Growing up in northern California has had a big influence on my love and respect for the outdoors. When I lived in Oakland, we would think nothing of driving to Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz one day and then driving to the foothills of the Sierras the next day.
It is one of the blessings of wilderness life that it shows us how few things we need in order to be perfectly happy.
I'm not from the heart of Atlanta, I'm from the Eastern outskirts.
Stone Mountain is the town - Gambino is from there, Danger Mouse is from there. So there's a lot more greenery, lakes and a mountain you can climb everyday - all kinds of stuff that I'm into. I wear sandals, or a harness - I'm prepared to be outdoors because that's just how I am.
Go afield with a good attitude, with respect for the wildlife you hunt and for the forest and fields in which you walk. Immerse yourself in the outdoor experience. It will cleanse your soul and make you a better person.
I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
The Order of the Arrow is a thing of the outdoors rather than the indoors.
It was born in an island wilderness. It needs the sun and rain, the woods and the plains, the waters and the starlit sky.
My first outdoor cooking memories are full of erratic British summers, Dad swearing at a barbecue that he couldn't put together, and eventually eating charred sausages, feeling brilliant.
The place where you lose the trail is not necessarily the place where it ends.
The establishment of the National Park Service is justified by considerations of good administration, of the value of natural beauty as a National asset, and of the effectiveness of outdoor life and recreation in the production of good citizenship.
Streets crowded with people strolling, or sitting at outdoor cafes.
And always, talking, gesturing, singing, laughing. I liked Rome immediately.Everybody was a performer.
I've always been a very outdoors sort of girl. I'm more a tomboy than a girly girl.
I want my grandkids to grow up in the great outdoors.
The last thing I want is for them to grow up to be nerds.
When launching a product called an Energy Drink and named Red Bull, a product that stimulates body and mind, it is a short step to the roots where Red Bull came from. We have been doing this for 20 years - now its called adventure sports, extreme sports, and outdoor sports.
It's the picnic principle. Things taste better outdoors. And if it's a forbidden thing, so much the better.
I'm an outdoors girl - I like to go fishing, riding four-wheelers, hunting.
It was cold out there, bitter, biting, cutting, piercing, hyperborean, marmoreal cold, and there were all these Minnesotans running around outdoors, happy as lambs in the spring.
O my enormous piano, you are not like being outdoors
As hard as I have tried to remember the exact moment when I fell in love with God, I cannot do it. My earliest memories are bathed in a kind of golden light that seemed to embrace me as surely as my mother's arms. The divine presence was strongest outdoors, and most palpable when I was alone.
To read Helen Macdonald's memoir, H Is for Hawk, is to feel as though Emily Bronte just turned up at your door, trailing all the windy, feral outdoors into your living room.
I personally love to run outdoor fitness trails.
I love the meditative value I get when out alone, challenging myself to run faster and higher.
Immerse yourself in the outdoor experience. It will cleanse your soul and make your a better person.
My father being an outdoors person, he used to take us on quite a few adventures thorugh the wild areas down there, introducing us to alligators and rattlesnakes and all the trees and plants.
Hold a baseball in your hand ... Feel the ball, turn it over in your hand; hold it across the seam or the other way, with the seam just to the side of your middle finger. Speculation stirs. You want to get outdoors and throw this spare and sensual object to somebody or, at the very least, watch somebody else throw it. The game has begun.
Eating outdoors makes for good health and long life and good temper, everyone knows that.
I dislike the thought that some animal has been made miserable to feed me.
If I am going to eat meat, I want it to be from an animal that has lived a pleasant, uncrowded life outdoors, on bountiful pasture, with good water nearby and trees for shade.
Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors.
Oppression makes us big and small. Expressive and silenced. Deep and dead.
The wonderful world of home appliances now makes it possible to cook indoors with charcoal and outdoors with gas.