21 Meaningful Hiking Quotes If You Love Mountain Tops & Forest Walks

Forest, mountains – jus being there, out in the nature exploring, walking among the trees or hiking mountain trails. Activities that bring peace and serenity. Adventures to the wilderness, to see the enormous beauty of the world but maybe, more importantly, heal and reconnect our soul with nature.

For all the nature lovers, men and women who love to get out, that feel the need of getting out of the concrete jungle and see the world full of possibilities. Here are some hiking quotes, for people who love walking in the forest or hiking tallest mountains.

For fellowmen that feel stuck in the city, want to spend a moment or two reading some wise words of famous people about the beauty of nature, letting go of the surrounding world and imagine how wonderful it would be to seat on the top of the mountain, even just for a moment.

Or for those more lucky ones, that have a chance and just need a little motivation to just pack a bag and hit the trail.

21 Hiking Quotes for Mountain Lovers.

Short Quotes About the Love for Mountains & Forests

These quotes will inspire you, lift up your spirit. They will release some anxious thoughts and bring peace to your mind. But not as deeply as an actual walk in the forest, moment on the top of the mountains from where you can see all the surroundings with no boundaries.

So enjoy the reading, and start planning your next adventure to the wilderness. Here you have some beautiful mother nature quotes, they are complementary to the ones shared here.

Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary quote about conquering mountains.

“It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary

Cindy Ross

Cindy Ross quote about long-distance hiking.

“Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.” – Cindy Ross

John Muir

John Muir quote about walking in nature.

“In every walk with nature, one received far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

Wislawa Szymborska

Wislawa Szymborska mountain quote.

“I like being near the top of a mountain, One can’t get lost here.” – Wislawa Szymborska

Greg Child

Greg Child quote about hiking.

“Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.” – Greg Child

Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey quote about wilderness.

“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.” – Edward Abbey


Hippocrates quote about walking.

“Walking is a man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates

Raymond Inmon

Raymond Inmon quote about walking

“If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” – Raymond Inmon

Anatoli Boukreev

Anatoli Boukreev Quote

“Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.” – Anatoli Boukreev

Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly quote walking in nature.

“I love walking in the woods, along the trails, by the beaches. I love being part of nature. I love walking alone. It is therapy. One needs to be alone, to recharge one’s batteries.” – Grace Kelly

G.M. Trevelyan

G.M. Trevelyan quote about hiking.

“After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value.” – G.M. Trevelyan

Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley quote about walking among the mountains.

“My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.” – Aldous Huxley

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh quote about miracle of walking.

“The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu quote about life journey.

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

Hermann Buhl

Hermann Buhl quote about mountains and confidence.

“Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” – Hermann Buhl

Mary Davis

Mary Davis Quote about walking in nature.

“A walk in nature walks the soul back home.” – Mary Davis

Lord Byron

Lord Byron quote about love to nature.

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods… I love not Man the less, but Nature more…” – Lord Byron

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams mountain quote.

“No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied—it speaks in silence to the very core of your being.” – Ansel Adams

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau quote about inspiration found in walking.

“Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.” – Henry David Thoreau

Richard M. Nixon

Richard M. Nixon mountain quote.

“Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.” – Richard M. Nixon

Finis Mitchel

Finis Mitchel quote about hiking.

“We don’t stop hiking because we grow old – We grow old because we stop hiking.” – Finis Mitchel

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