The best Quotes by Jon Krakauer

The best Quotes by Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer (born April 12, 1954) is an American writer and mountaineer. He is the author of bestselling non-fiction books—Into the Wild; Into Thin Air; Under the Banner of Heaven; and Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman—as well as numerous magazine articles.

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.
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.
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.

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Rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness... give me truth!
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Das, was vor uns liegt, kann gestaltet werden. Es ist nicht unser unabänderliches Schicksal.
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!
Children can be pretty harsh when it comes to their parents.
Rainey in Into the Wild
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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!
You're gonna like Massachusetts. It's very patriotic - perfect for a fresh start.
Georgia Miller in Ginny & Georgia - Season 1 Episode 1
I'm lucky to have been raised in the most beautiful place - Amherst, Massachusetts, state of my heart. I'm more patriotic to Massachusetts than to almost any place.
I will work my heart out to earn the trust of the people of Massachusetts.
The man in the White House is not the cause of what is broken, he is just the latest and most extreme symptom of what's gone wrong in America. A product of a rigged system that props up the rich and powerful and kicks dirt on everyone else.
Elizabeth Warren (as Senator of Massachusetts) - February 9, 2019
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
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People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.
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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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Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
Uncle Ben in Spider-Man
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Walk until the darkness is a memory, and you become the sun on the next traveler's horizon.
Kobe Bryant in Training Camp

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