The best Quotes by Cherly Strayed

The best Book Quotes

Wha if 'yes' was the right answer instead of 'no'? What if what made me do all those things everyone thought I shouldn't have done was what also had got me here? What if I was never redeemed? What if I already was?

Cherly Strayed in Wild - A Journey from lost to found
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Alone had always felt like an actual place to me, as if it weren't a state of being, but rather a room where I could retreat to be who I really was. (...) Alone wasn't a room anymore, but the whole wide world, and now I was alone in that world, occupying it in a way I never had before.

Cherly Strayed in Wild - A Journey from lost to found
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I'd loved books in my regular life, but on the trail, they'd taken on even greater meaning. They were the world I could lose myself in when the one I was actually in became too lonely or harsh or difficult to bear.

Cherly Strayed in Wild - A Journey from lost to found
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Fear, to great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.

Cherly Strayed in Wild - A Journey from lost to found
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I would want things to be different than they were. The wanting was a wilderness and i had to find my own way out of the woods.

Cherly Strayed in Wild - A Journey from lost to found
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I considered my options. There was only one, I knew. There was always only one. To keep walking.

Cherly Strayed in Wild - A Journey from lost to found
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