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90 Amazing Outdoor Quotes To Inspire You Everyday

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If you are looking for an incredible selection of outdoor quotes you’re in the right place.

Given we all spend so much time stuck indoors working, it’s important we get outside when we can.

Being outside in nature is liberating.

Not only that, it’s scientifically proven to be beneficial to our mental and physical well-being.

Sometimes we just need a bit of inspiration to get outside and enjoy nature.

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Right, lets jump into this big list of outdoor quotes.

Top 10 Outdoor Quotes

Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.

Albert Einstein
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If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Laura Ingalls Wilder
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All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.

Friedrich Nietzsche
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In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.

Gary Snyder
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Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.

Walt Whitman
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All that is gold does not glitter, not all who wander are lost.

JRR Tolkien
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My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature.

Claude Monet
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The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.

John Muir
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Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.

John Muir

Sky above me, earth below me, fire within me. Unknown

You never conquer a mountain. You stand on the summit a few brief minutes and then the wind blows away your footprints. Arlene Blum

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

Anywhere is within walking distance.


Not just beautiful, thoughthe stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.  Haruki Murakami

Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own. Charles Dickens

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A bad day camping is still better than a good day working. Anonymous

If you’re going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. Robert Louis Stevenson

The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask. Nancy Newhall

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To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from.  Terry Tempest Williams

Come forth into the light things, let nature be your teacher.

William Wordsworth

We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts. William Hazlett

Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth. Walt Whitman

There is something special about adventuring and exploring in an unknown place. These exploration-themed outdoor quotes below touch on that same emotion. Unknown

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.


Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. Ashley Smith

You don’t have to sit outside in the dark. If, however, you want to look at the stars, you will find that darkness is necessary. But the stars neither require nor demand it. Annie Dillard

Hiking in undiscovered places is a lot of fun. Karolina Kurkova

Inspirational Outdoor Quotes

I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. Rosalia de Castro

Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No matter the risks we take, we always consider the end to be too soon, even though in life, more than anything else, quality should be more important than quantity. Alex Honnold

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. Socrates

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. Beverly Sills

The feeling of freedom and fresh air can’t be topped, so these nature outdoor quotes draw on the emotions of excitement, wonder, and awe that nature often evokes.


I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. John Burroughs

I feel a hint of pity for those who don’t get to experience the crisp air and excitement of mountain climbing. Are they ever really awake? Tommy Caldwell

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There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story. Linda Hogan

Walking is a man’s best medicine.


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

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and winds long to play with your hair. Kahli Gibran

Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. John Muir

Hiking is not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty.

Sonja Yoerg

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. Alexander Supertramp McCandless

The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration. Claude Monet

Wilderness is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit. Edward Abbey

Love exploring new places and getting off the beaten track? These nature exploration quotes are all about finding your own path and appreciating the nature around you.


Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise. Carrie Latet

I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work. Frank Lloyd Wright

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. John Muir

You need special shoes for hikingand a bit of a special soul as well.

Terri Guillemets

Not all who wander are lost. J. R. R. Tolkien

Live the life you’ve dreamed. Henry David Thoreau

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The best way out is always through. Robert Frost

If the winter is too cold and the summer is too hot, you are not a hiker.


Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can ever learn from books. John Lubbock

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Lao-Tzu

The greatest adventure is what lies ahead. JRR Tolkien

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.

Henry Longfellow

I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright. Henry David Thoreau

The antidote to exhaustion isn’t rest. It’s nature. Shikoba

The environment, after all, is where we all meet, where we all have a mutual interest. It is one thing that all of us share. It is not only a mirror of ourselves, but a focusing lens on what we can become. Lady Bird Johnson

Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot.

Diane Spicer

There is pleasure in the pathless woods. There is rapture on the lonely shore. There is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea and music in its roar. I love not man the less, but Nature more. Lord Byron

Motivational Outdoor Quotes

We don’t stop hiking because we grow old. We grow old because we stop hiking. Finis Mitchell

Hiking is not escapism; it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time outdoors are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we belong.

Jennifer Pharr Davis

We all get outside, to an extent, because we crave the wildness and beauty of nature. These wilderness and outdoors quotes draw on those strong emotions of fear, wonder, and awe that nature often evokes in us. Unknown

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. Henry David Thoreau

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Days of slow walking are very long: they make you live longer, because you have allowed every hour, every minute, every second to breathe, to deepen, instead of filling them up by straining the joints. Frederic Gros

As human beings, we have an innate need to explore, to see what’s around the corner.

Jimmy Chin

Deep down, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical. Carl Sagan

Through struggle to the stars. Latin Proverb

The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man. Unknown

The Earth has music for those who listen.

William Shakespeare

Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization. Charles Lindbergh

I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees. Henry David Thoreau

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All good things are wild and free. Unknown

There’s something so nice about taking a walk outdoors, wherever in the world you are. Whether you’re in the middle of New York City or out in the middle of nowhere, walking opens the senses and the mind to everything around you.


The glories of a mountain campfire are far greater than may be guessed…. One can make a day of any size, and regulate the rising and setting of his own sun and the brightness of its shining. John Muir

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

Woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. Hal Borland

Colors are the smiles of nature.

Leigh Hunt

No Pain, No Rain, No Maine. Appalachian Trail Saying

The poetry of the earth is never dead. John Keats

From walking in the Peak District to volcano trekking in Guatemala and hiking through South America, there are so many beautiful trails around the world that are both challenging and therapeutic at the same time. Unknown

Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need for half the distance they planned to go in twice the time it should take.


Just get out and do it. Just get out and do it. Alexander Supertramp Mccandless

To Sum Up

Hopefully you have enjoyed this big list of outdoor quotes.

There are lots to motivate and inspire you every day.

I’d love to know which outdoor quotes are your favourites.

Drop them in the comments below.

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