The best Quotes by Christopher McCandless

The best Quotes by Christopher McCandless

Christopher Johnson McCandless (February 12, 1968 – c. August 1992), also known by his pseudonym "Alexander Supertramp", was an American adventurer who sought an increasingly nomadic lifestyle as he grew up. McCandless is the subject of Into the Wild, a nonfiction book by Jon Krakauer that was later made into a full-length feature film.

Rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness... give me truth!
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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.
The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.
When you want something in life, you just gotta reach out and grab it!
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.
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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.
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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.
I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!

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Happiness is only real when shared.
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When you forgive, you love. And when you love, God's light shines upon you.
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Sometimes he tried too hard to make sense of the world, to figure out why people were bad to each other so often.
The core of mans' spirit comes from new experiences.
That's what was great about him. He tried. Not many do.
Das, was vor uns liegt, kann gestaltet werden. Es ist nicht unser unabänderliches Schicksal.
Some people feel like they don't deserve love. They walk away quietly into empty spaces, trying to close the gaps of the past.
It's not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong.
I now walk into the wild.
It is the experiences, the memories, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it's great to be alive! Thank you. Thank you.
Children can be pretty harsh when it comes to their parents.
Rainey in Into the Wild
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I understood what he was doing, that he had spent four years fulfilling the absurd and tedious duty of graduating from college and now he was emancipated from that world of abstraction, false security, parents, and material excess.
California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.
Saul Goodman: "How about Florida? You get a tan, meet the Swedish bikini team, you know, swim with the dolphins."
Jesse Pinkman: "What about... Alaska?"
Saul Goodman: "Alaska, okay. Well, that's a different vibe. I never figured you for a big moose lover, but whatever floats your boat."
Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad - Season 5 Episode 11
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Alaska - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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Well you can't never let anything happen to him. Then nothing would ever happen to him!
Dory in Finding Nemo
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Simba: "Ouh. Jeez, what was that for?"
Rafiki: "It doesn't matter, it's in the past."
Simba: "Yeah, but it still hurts."
Rafiki: "Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it."
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It is not the strong or the smart that survive, but the ones who can bring about change.
Celestia Ludenberg in Danganronpa
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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