Inspiring “Into the Wild” Quotes

In 20th Century, word “career” was invented. Since then everyone is trying to “fit into the world”. However in 1996 a book released “Into the Wild” non fiction based on life of American hiker Christopher McCandless. A true story of  Alex Supertramp. The exemplary Into the Wild quotes are harsh truth on life and society.

As soon as Christopher graduates, he decides to leave everything behind. Without delay he hit the road and head to Alaska. Moreover, he meets other people living same lifestyle as his. After all not everyone is meant to follow the rules and stay in predefined box. Above all call it a life. So we liberty to bring you the eye opening Into the Wild quotes from both book and movie.

Opening Quote – Into the Wild

<“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods; there is a rapture on the lonely shore; there is society, where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not to man the less, but nature more.”>

Best Quotes from Into the Wild (movie)

“- Jan: Where are your mom and dad?
– Christopher McCandless: Living their lies somewhere.” 

“Happiness [is] only real when shared”
― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

“Some people feel like they don’t deserve love. They walk away quietly into empty spaces, trying to close the gaps of the past.”

“People soften by the forced reflection that comes with loss.”

“I now walk into the wild.”

“If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.”

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“He believed that doing well was all mental, a simple matter of harnessing whatever energy was available.” Christopher McCandless

 “The whole idea was to lose our bearings, to push ourselves into unknown territory.” Gordy Cucullu

“People just need to change the way they look at things.”
EMILE HIRSCH – Christopher McCandless

“I don’t understand why people, why every fucking person is so bad to each other so fucking often. It doesn’t make sense to me. Judgment. Control. All that, the whole spectrum.”

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“The very basic core of man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.”

“They will think they have bought my respect.”

“He risked what could ha be a relentlessly lonely path, but found company in the characters of the books he loved from writers like Tolstoy, Jack London, and Thoreau.”

“The sea’s only gifts are harsh blows, and occasionally the chance to feel strong.” Christopher McCandless

“At least they tried to follow their dream. That;s what was great about them. They tried. Not many do.”

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“Circumstance has no value. It is how one relates to a situation that has value. All true meaning resides in the personal relationship to a phenomenon… what it means to you.”

“Strong. You can do anything. You can go anywhere. Money, power is an illusion. It’s up here. You can be here. Me and you.”

“You are wrong if you think that the joy of life comes principally from the joy of human relationships. God’s place is all around us, it is in everything and in anything we can experience.”

Loneliness Quotes

“He acted like it was hard for him to be around people.” – Gail Borah

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“No phone. No pool. No pets. No cigarettes. Ultimate freedom… No longer to be poisoned by civilization, he flees and walks alone upon the land to become lost in the Wild.” – Christopher McCandless

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“He needed his solitude at times, but he wasn’t a hermit. He did a lot of socializing. Sometimes I think it was like he was storing up company for the times when he knew nobody would be around.”

“He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart of life. He was alone and young and wilful and wildhearted, alone amid a waste of wild air and brackish waters and the seaharvest of shells and tangle and veiled grey sunlight.” – Jon Krakauer

“I’m gonna be all the way out there, all the way fucking out there. Just on my own. You know, no fucking watch, no map, no axe, no nothing. No nothing. Just be out there. Just be out there in it. You know, big mountains, rivers, sky, game. Just be out there in it, you know? In the wild.”

“It is true that I miss intelligent companionship, but there are so few with whom I can share the things that mean so much to me that I have learned to contain myself. It is enough that I am surrounded with beauty…”

“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future.”

Into the Wild Quotes – Life is an Adventure

“When you want something in life, you just gotta reach out and grab it.”

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“The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have endlessly changing horizons, for each day to have a new and different sun.”

 “It is the experiences, the memories, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found.” ― Christopher McCandless

“The trip was to be an odyssey in the fullest sense of the word, an epic journey that would change everything.”

“If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.”

“I know how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong but to feel strong. To measure yourself at least once.”

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“You’re just living, man. You’re just there, in that moment, in that special place and time. Maybe when I get back, I can write a book about my travels.”“You’re just living, man. You’re just there, in that moment, in that special place and time. Maybe when I get back, I can write a book about my travels.”

 “I will miss you too, but you are wrong if you think that the joy of life comes principally from the joy of human relationships. God’s place is all around us, it is in everything and in anything we can experience. People just need to change the way they look at things.”

“Rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness… give me the truth.”

Wise Quotes

“It’s not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong.”
― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

“The core of man’s spirit comes from new experiences.”

“The freedom and simple beauty is too good to pass up…”

“Don’t settle down and sit in one place. Move around, be nomadic, make each day a new horizon.”

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“I came to appreciate that mountains make poor receptacles for dreams.”

“I think careers are a 20th century invention and I don’t want one.

“I don’t want to know what time it is. I don’t want to know what day it is or where I am. None of that matters.

“The revelation that he was merely human, and frightfully so, was beyond my power to forgive.

When you forgive, you love. And when you love, God’s light shines on you.

“Now, after two rambling years comes the final and greatest adventure. The climactic battle to kill the false being within and victoriously conclude the spiritual pilgrimage. No longer to be poisoned by civilization he flees and walks alone upon the land to become lost in the wild.” EMILE HIRSCH – Christopher McCandless

I just couldn’t bear the idea of throwing away food since Chris had starved to death. – Carine McCandless

“The desert sharpened the sweet ache of his longing, amplified it, gave shape to it in sere geology and clean slant of light.”

“You can’t fix it. Most things you can fix, but not that.” – Billie McCandless

“It is the experiences, the memories, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it’s great to be alive! Thank you. Thank you.”

“He was so enthralled by these tales he seemed to forget they were works of fiction.” – Jon Krakauer

And I also know how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong but to feel strong. To measure yourself at least once. To find yourself at least once in the most ancient of human conditions. Facing the blind death stone alone, with nothing to help you but your hands and your own head. – Christopher McCandless

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