Outdoor Quotes: 89 Quotes to Help you Enjoy the Outdoors

With a global pandemic sweeping across the globe, many of us have gone from always being outdoors and exploring to being stuck inside during lockdown. Well, with lockdown being to be eased, businesses starting to open and life starting to return to normal, these outdoor quotes will have you appreciating and enjoying the outdoors again in now time! 

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

“We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” – Albert Einstein

“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

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart

“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

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous.”  Aristotle

“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.” – Audrey Hepburn

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

“Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilisation.” – Charles Lindbergh

“Children still need a childhood with dirt, mud, puddles, trees, sticks, and tadpoles.” – Brooke Hampton

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

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

“The stars were better company anyway. They were very beautiful, and they almost never snored.” – David Eddings

“All those hours exploring the great outdoors made me more resilient and confident.” – David Suzuki

“Lose yourself in a book, find yourself outside.” – David Covell

“If we provide enough space and possibilities for moving freely, then the children will move as well as animals: skillfully, simply, securely, naturally.” – Dr. Emmi Pikler

“Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot.” – Diane Spicer

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” – Edward Abbey

“The desert wears… a veil of mystery. Motionless and silent, it evokes in us an elusive hint of something unknown, unknowable, about to be revealed. Since the desert does not act, it seems to be waiting – but waiting for what?” – Edward Abbey

“The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond 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.” – Edward Abbey

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

“I’m likely to stay here, pen in hand, until dusk comes and my writing melts into the twilight.” – Fennel Hudson

“To me the outdoors is what you must pass through in order to get from your apartment into a taxicab.” – Fran Lebowitz

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

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

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

“The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Live the life you’ve dreamed.” – Henry David Thoreau

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

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

“To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” – Helen Keller

“Not just beautiful, though—the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.” – Haruki Murakami

“Woodland in full colour 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

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.”- Gerard De Nerval

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder

“Not all who wander are lost.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

“Remember what Bilbo used to say: ‘It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

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

“I go to Nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put together.” – John Burroughs

“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

“Going to the mountains is going home” – John Muir

“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

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

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

“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

“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

“Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.” – Jimmy Carter

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

“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt” – John Muir

“The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark” – John Muir

“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

“I love being outdoors. I love listening to the crickets. I want to embrace nature.” – Miranda Kerr

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

“Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors.” – Norman Cousins

“I love being outdoors. I love just spending time in the sun and hanging out with my friends.” – Nina Agdal

“Change your thoughts and you change your world” – Norman V. Peale

“Nothing adventured, nothing attained” – Peter McWilliams

“All good things are wild and free.” – Proverb

“Leave the road, take the trails.” – Pythagoras

“If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air’s salubrity.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“Choose only one master – Nature” – Rembrandt

“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

“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

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

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

“Smart people that like good healkth spend several hours outdoors daily in the shade of trees” – Steven Magee

“Outside, the dogs whine over the wind. They sense the wolves – they sense the wild. It calls to them, like it calls to me, and I wonder sometimes if we are the only ones who hear it.” – Summer Lane

“Nature is not our enemy, to be raped and conquered. Nature is ourselves, to be cherished and explored.” – Terence McKenna

“We both loved the birds and animals and plants. We both felt far happier out of doors. I felt a peace in nature that I could never find in the human world, as you know.” – Tracy Rees

“Anywhere is within walking distance.” – Unknown

“A bad day camping is still better than a good day working.” – Unknown

“Sky above me, earth below me, fire within me.” – Unknown

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

“There’s no WiFi in the forest, but you’ll find a better connection” – Unknown

“Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventure.” – Unknown

“The best education does not happen at a desk, but rather engaged in everyday living – hands on, exploring, in active relationship with life” – Vince Gowman

“And then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?” – Vincent van Gogh

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.” – Wallace Stevens

“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

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

“Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.” – Walt Whitman

“Now I know the secret of making the best persons; it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the Earth.” – Walt Whitman

“I was drinking in the surroundings: air so crisp you could snap it with your fingers and greens in every lush shade imaginable offset by autumnal flashes of red and yellow.” – Wendy Delsol

“The Earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare