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.— Tom Hiddleston
Most Powerful Saunter quotations
It is one of the blessings of wilderness life that it shows us how few things we need in order to be perfectly happy.
All walking is discovery. On foot we take the time to see things whole.
When the path ignites a soul, there's no remaining in place.
The foot touches ground, but not for long.
The longest journey begins with a single step.
Take a walk on the wild side.
There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had not known we were meant to walk.
Along the river's summer walk, The withered tufts of asters nod;
And trembles on its arid stalk the hoar plum of the golden-rod.
To find the universal elements enough;
to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter... to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life.
Remember this, boy. All dwarfs may be bastards, yet not all bastards need be dwarfs." And with that he turned and sauntered back into the feast, whistling a tune. When he opened the door, the light from within threw his shadow clear across the yard, and for just a moment Tyrion Lannister stood tall as a king.
I haven't got any special religion this morning.
My God is the God of Walkers. If you walk hard enough, you probably don't need any other god.
I'm the walkingest girl around. I like to work at it - really get my heart pounding.
All good things are wild and free.
Reading and sauntering and lounging and dosing, which I call thinking, is my supreme Happiness.
I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.
The doctors of antiquity have affirmed that love is a passion that resembles a melancholy disease. The physician Rasis prescribed, therefore, in order to recover, coitus, fasting, drunkenness, and walking.
Walking is a virtue, tourism is a deadly sin.
I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least - and it is commonly more than that - sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.
I stroll along serenely, with my eyes, my shoes, my rage, forgetting everything.
Walking takes longer... than any other known form of locomotion except crawling. Thus it stretches time and prolongs life. Life is already too short to waste on speed.
If you don't know where you are, you don't know who you are.
Why let them order you about? Why let them tell you to hurry and scurry like ants or maggots? Take your time! Saunter a while! Enjoy the sunshine, enjoy the breeze, let life carry you at your own pace! Don't be slaves of time, it's a helluva way to die, slowly, by degrees...down with the Ticktockman!
A garden should feel like a walk in the woods.
For, as I think I have said, I can only meditate when I am walking.
When I stop I cease to think; my mind only works with my legs.
Of all exercises, walking is the best.
The essential thing is to etch movements in the sky, movements so still they leave no trace. The essential thing is simplicity. / That is why the long path to perfection is horizontal.
Everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with beauty of sunset, with the quiet of nature, with a warm and cozy cottage.
Details of the many walks I made along the crest have blurred, now, into a pleasing tapestry of grass and space and sunlight.
A woman is as young as her knees.
The American people never carry an umbrella. They prepare to walk in eternal sunshine.
Walking is Zen, sitting is Zen. Then what will be the quality? Watchfully alert, joyously unmotivated, centered, loving, flowing, one walks. And the walking is sauntering. Loving, alert, watchful, one sits, unmotivated - not sitting for anything in particular, just enjoying how beautiful just sitting doing nothing is, how relaxing, how restful.
The wilderness is a place of rest - not in the sense of being motionless, for the lure, after all, is to move, to round the next bend. The rest comes in the isolation from distractions, in the slowing of the daily centrifugal forces that keep us off balance.
There is no orthodoxy in walking. It is a land of many paths and no-paths, where every one goes his own and is right.
I dressed and went for a walk - determined not to return until I took in what Nature had to offer.
The soil is the great connector of our lives, the source and destination of all.