Wilderness Quotes


  • I don’t like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It’s just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.
    o Walt Disney

  • In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.
    o Charles Lindbergh

  • On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics, mistakes are wounding emotionally, but you recover. Personally, wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms, helps me reflect and, in the process, restore my creativity.
    o Mark Udall

  • Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.
    o Stewart L. Udall

  • The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
    o John Muir

  • The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans.
    o Jim Fowler

  • The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.
    o Edward Abbey

  • There is in every American, I think, something of the old Daniel Boone – who, when he could see the smoke from another chimney, felt himself too crowded and moved further out into the wilderness.
    o Hubert Humphrey

  • We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
    o Robert Louis Stevenson

  • We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.
    o John Hope Franklin

  • When it comes to wilderness animals we have to make an effort to preserve what areas we can that they can be themselves in. Its come to a point though, clearly, where some species have to be cared for by humans if they are not going to disappear altogether.
    o Matthew Fox

  • It is vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves.
    o Thoreau

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