Most Inspirational Into The Wild Quotes

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One of the best adventure movie ‘into the wild’ have some inspirational and natural quotes these will make you happy and inspired you to adventure into the wild place.

Into the Wild is an American biographical adventure drama film. The film written, co-produced, and directed by Sean Penn. It is an adaptation of the book of the same name written by Jon Krakauer.

The film based on the story of Christopher McCandless, a man who hiked across North America into the Alaskan wilderness in the early 1990s. The film stars Emile Hirsch as McCandless and Marcia Gay Harden and William Hurt as his parents; it also features Jena Malone, Catherine Keener, Brian Dierker, Vince Vaughn, Kristen Stewart, and Hal Holbrook.

The film Release date was September 21, 2007 in United States. It was nominated for two Golden Globes and won the award for Best Original Song: “Guaranteed” by Eddie Vedder. It was also nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Editing and Best Supporting Actor for Holbrook.


“Happiness is only real when shared.” ― Christopher McCandless

“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.” ― Christopher McCandless

“I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love. I felt in myself a superabundance of energy which found no outlet in our quiet life.” ― Christopher McCandless

“I have lived through much, and now I think I have found what is needed for happiness. A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor – such is my idea of happiness. And then, on top of all that, you for a mate, and children, perhaps – what more can the heart of a man desire?” ― Christopher McCandless

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

“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 very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.” ― Christopher McCandless

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

“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.” ― Christopher McCandless

“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 conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit.” – Christopher McCandless

“When you forgive, you love. And when you love, God’s light shines on you.” – Ron Franz

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

“What if I were smiling and running into your arms? Would you see then what I see now?” – Christopher McCandless

“A lot of people in the valley just love me a lot. Everybody now, I think, in the whole world is just loving me. And I want to have the wisdom to love them back. And that’s about it.” – Leonard Knight

“This is a love story that is staggering to everybody in the whole world. That God really loves us a lot.” – Leonard Knight


“It’s not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong.” ― Christopher McCandless

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

“Strong. You can do anything. You can go anywhere. Money, power is an illusion.” ― Christopher McCandless

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

“Don’t hesitate or allow yourself to make excuses. Just get out and do it. Just get out and do it. You will be very, very glad that you did.” – Christopher McCandless

“You don’t need human relationships to be happy, God has placed it all around us.” ― Christopher McCandless

“The fragility of crystal is not a weakness but a fineness.”  – Christopher McCandless

“I don’t need money. Makes people cautious.” – Christopher McCandless


“At long last he was unencumbered, emancipated from the stifling world of his parents and peers, a world of abstraction and security and material excess, a world in which he felt grievously cut off from the raw throb of existence.” ― Christopher McCandless

“I think maybe part of what got him into trouble was that he did too much thinking. Sometimes he tried too hard to make sense of the world, to figure out why people were bad to each other so often.” ― Christopher McCandless

“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.” ― Christopher McCandless

“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.” ― Christopher McCandless

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

“It was inevitable that Chris would break away. And when he did, he would do it with characteristic immoderation.” – Carine McCandless

“A new car? Why would I want a new car? Datsun runs great. Do you think I want some fancy boat? Are you worried what the neighbors might think?” ― Christopher McCandless

“You’re a young guy. Can’t be juggling blood and fire all the time!” – Wayne Westerburg

“You got to get back out in the world! Get out of that lonely house, that little workshop of yours. Get back out on the road! Really! You’re going to live a long time, Ron! You should make a radical change in your lifestyle!” ― Christopher McCandless


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

“Alaska has long been a magnet for dreamers and misfits, people who think the unsullied enormity of the Last Frontier will patch all the holes in their loves. The bush is an unforgiving place, however, that care nothing for hope or longing.” ― Christopher McCandless

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

“There was clearly felt the presence of a force not bound to be kind to man. It was a place of heathenism and superstitious rites, to be inhabited by men nearer of kin to the rocks and to the wild animals than we.” – Christopher McCandless

“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 man the less, but nature more.” – Christopher McCandless

“You can’t depend entirely on leaves and berries.” – Jan Burres


“At that stage of my youth, death remained as abstract a concept as non-Euclidean geometry or marriage. I didn’t yet appreciate its terrible finality or the havoc it could wreak on those who’d entrusted the deceased with their hearts.” ― Christopher McCandless

“Now what is history? It is the centuries of systematic explorations of the riddle of death, with a view to overcoming death. That’s why people discover mathematical infinity and electromagnetic waves, that’s why they write symphonies.” ― Christopher McCandless

“Careers were demeaning “twentieth-century inventions,” more of a liability than an asset, and that he would do fine without one, thank you.” ― Christopher McCandless

“Tramping is too easy with all this money. My days were more exciting when I was penniless and had to forage around for my next meal… I’ve decided that I’m going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up.” – Christopher McCandless

“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

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

“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.” – Christopher McCandless

“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.” – Christopher McCandless

“It should not be denied that being footloose has always exhilarated us. It is associated in our minds with escape from history and oppression and law and irksome obligations. Absolute freedom. And the road has always led west.” – Christopher McCandless

“We like companionship, see, but we can’t stand to be around people for very long. So we go get ourselves lost, come back for a while, then get the hell out again.” – Jon Krakauer

“Children can be pretty harsh when it comes to their parents.” – Rainey

“I know how important it is in life to measure yourself at least once. To find yourself at least once in the most ancient of human conditions with nothing to help you but your hands and your own head.” – Christopher McCandless

 “Show me your face! I never, ever, ever forget a face.” – Bull

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

“Well, we weren’t gonna get you a brand new Cadillac, Chris. We just want to get you a nice new car that’s safe to drive. And you never know when that thing out there just might blow up.” ― Billie McCandless

“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

“He had trouble with the whole idea of parents.” ― Eric Hathaway

“They will think they have bought my respect.” ― Christopher McCandless

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

“Mr. Franz, I think careers are a 20th century invention and I don’t want one.” ― Christopher McCandless

“12 years? Twelve years – to paddle down a river?” ― Christopher McCandless

“I now walk into the wild.” ― Christopher McCandless

“Yeah, a leather tramp. That’s what they call the ones that hoof it, go on foot. Technically we’re.” ― rubber tramps.

 “How is it … that a kid with so much compassion could cause his parents so much pain?” ― Walt McCandless

“It’s funny how things happen at particular times. I’ve loved that woman for a lot of years, bro. But, you know, she’s got a story. We’ve been going through this thing, real quiet. So, when we ran into you yesterday, this thing that we’ve been going through real quiet, she’s talking about it. You know what I mean?” ― Rainey

“Blow up! Blow up? Are you guys crazy? It’s a great car. I don’t need a new car. I don’t want a new car. I don’t want anything.” ― Christopher McCandless

“own destiny.” ― Jon Krakauer

“I’m going to paraphrase Thoreau here… rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness… give me truth” ― Christopher McCandless

 “I couldn’t resist stealing up to the edge of doom and peering over the brink.” ― Jon Krakauer

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

“I need your help. I am injured, near death, and too weak to hike out of here. I am all alone. This is no joke. In the name of God, please remain to save me. I am out collecting berries close by and shall return this evening. Thank you,” ― Chris McCandless.

 “That poor girls about ready to vault herself onto a fencepost.” ― Rainey

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