From time to time, you may need a little pick-me-up. Words of encouragement to help you get over an obstacle you might be facing, or even just to lift your mood. Or perhaps to give you the motivation to keep moving toward your fitness goals—like a regular walking practice.
If you’re looking for some inspiration and motivation to help propel you forward, keep your body moving, and embrace the full mental and physical benefits of taking a walk, look no further. Here you’ll find ten of our favorite quotes all about the value of walking.
"Walking is a simple way to experience the present moment and to take in the sights and sounds of the world around us."
—Thich Nhat Han
"I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees."
—Henry David Thoreau
"A walk in nature walks the soul back home.”
"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far."
"He who limps is still walking."
"Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time."
“Take a walk outside – it will serve you far more than pacing around in your mind.”
– Rasheed Ogunlaru
“Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise.”
“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.”
“The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.”
Walking is good for your mind, your mood and your body, so take a bit of inspiration and go for a walk.