There are three sorts of people; those who are alive, those who are dead, and those who are at sea.
—Anacharsis 6th Century BC
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
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.
Life is like a camera. Focus on what's important. Capture the good times. And if things don't work out, just take another shot.
—Ziad K. Abdelnour
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it, I want to have lived the width of it as well.
No distance, not even remote mountains and vast oceans can ever prevent people with perseverance from reaching their destination.
Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three is a Congress.
It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
All the world will be your enemy, Prince with a Thousand Enemies, and whenever they catch you, they will kill you. But first they must catch you, digger, listener, runner, prince with the swift warning. Be cunning and full of tricks and your people shall never be destroyed.
—Richard Adams / Watership Down