walking Quotes

31 of the best book quotes about walking
  1. #1
    “All over America today people would be dragging themselves to work, stuck in traffic jams, wreathed in exhaust smoke. I was going for a walk in the woods. ”
  2. #2
    “Now here’s a thought to consider. Every twenty minutes on the Appalachian Trail, Katz and I walked farther than the average American walks in a week. ”
  3. #3
    “That stick [...] had become all but part of me. It was a link with my children, whom I missed more than I can tell you. I felt like weeping.”
  4. #4
    “Sometimes when I walk down the street I bet people will say there goes Roy Hobbs, the best there ever was in the game.”
  5. #5
    “The long, thin Bean walked away. The tiny Bunce trotted after him. The fat Boggis stayed where he was with his gun pointing at the fox-hole.”
  6. #6
    “Each time, Salva would think of his family and his village, and he was somehow able to keep his wounded feet moving forward, one painful step at a time.”
  7. #7
    “Do you see that group of bushes? You need only to walk as far as those bushes.”
  1. #8
    “Salva made up his mind. He would walk south, to Kenya. He did not know what he would find once he got there, but it seemed to be his best choice.”
  2. #9
    “The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at full speed, above all obstacles, on the infinite highway of the air.”
  3. #10
    “That was exactly present to me—by which I mean the face was—when, on the first of these occasions, at the end of a long June day, I stopped short on emerging from one of the plantations and coming into view of the house. What arrested me on the spot—and with a shock much greater than any vision had allowed for—was the sense that my imagination had, in a flash, turned real. He did stand there!”
  4. #11
    “Yes, I began my journey alone, and I ended it alone. But that does not mean that I walked alone.”
  5. #12
    “Crowley: the angel who did not so much fall as saunter vaguely downwards”
  6. #13
    “You try to walk in the light.”
  7. #14
    If we walk far enough, we shall sometime come to someplace.
  1. #15
    “By the end of October the rain had come, falling heavily upon the six-inch layer of dust which had had its own way for more than two months. At first the rain had merely splotched the dust, which seemed to be rejoicing in its own resiliency…but eventually the dust was forced to surrender to the mastery of the rain and it churned into a fine red mud that oozed between our toes and slopped against our ankles as we marched miserably to and from school.”
  2. #16
    “When you walk in God’s favor, His blessings will chase you down and overtake you.”
  3. #17
    “I know that somehow, every step I took since the moment I could walk was a step towards finding you.”
  4. #18
    “And though my powers wane with the ebb of time, I always know when one Abhorsen falls and another takes their place. [...] Even if he has not passed the Final Gate, he will walk in life not more.”
  5. #19
    ″ It had to do with how it felt to be in the wild. With what it was like to walk for miles with no reason other than to witness the accumulation of trees and meadows, mountains and deserts, streams and rocks, rivers and grasses, sunrises and sunsets. The experience was powerful and fundamental.”
  6. #20
    “Never let anyone drive you crazy; it is nearby anyway and the walk is good for you.”
  7. #21
    “They walked all night from near to far. I would never walk. I would take a car.”
  1. #22
    Phileas Fogg, having shut the door of his house at half-past eleven, and having put his right foot before his left five hundred and seventy-five times, and his left foot before his right five hundred and seventy-six times, reached the Reform Club.
  2. #23
    “I never felt so large and important as I did when being in love was everything. I saw you walking a foot above the earth and I remembered that was where I used to walk.”
  3. #24
    “Walking upright has its downside. The skeleton of our primate ancestors developed . . . to support a creature that walked on all fours and had a relatively small head. Adjusting to an upright position was quite a challenge, especially when the scaffolding had to support an extra-large cranium.”
  4. #25
    “A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles.”
  5. #26
    “And then a wave of peace washed over her and told her it wasn’t where she lived that mattered, but that she was walking with Him.”
  6. #27
    ″...who am I to summon his hard and happy body
    his four white feet that love to wheel and pedal
    through the dark leaves
    to come back to walk by my side, obedient.”
  7. #28
    “Some people standby you in your darkest hour while others walk away; only a select few march
    towards you and become even closer friends.”
  8. #29
    “It’s only one-sixth Earth’s gravity. Walking doesn’t take much energy.”
  9. #30
    “In many parts of this world water is
    Scarce and precious.
    People sometimes have to walk
    A great distance
    Then carry heavy jugs upon their
    Because of our wisdom, we will travel
    far for love.”
  10. #31
    “And not that I don’t love those words, but what were you wrong about?”
    “Walking away from you.” She stepped into him. “I’m done with that, by the way. I’m walking straight at you from now on.”