One Step at a Time
One step at a time is good walking.
– Chinese proverb
Walking shares with making and working that
crucial element of engagement of the body and the mind with the world,
of knowing the world through the body and the body through the world.
– Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking
There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country.
A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo.
– Paul Scott Mowrer
(To solve a problem, walk around)
– St. Jerome
How often have I had this longing for an infinite walk – of going unimpeded,
until the movement of my body as I walk fell into the flight of
streets under my feet – until I in my body and the world in its
skin of earth were blended into a single act of knowing.
– Alfred Kazin, The Open Street
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
– John Muir
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
– Friedrich Nietzche
If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking
Angels whisper to those who walk
– Raymond Inmon
Above all, do not lose your desire to walk.
Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being …
I have walked myself into my best thoughts,
and I know of no thought so burdensome that
one cannot walk away from it.
– Soren Kierkegaard
Walking is a man’s best medicine.
With beauty before me, may I walk
With beauty behind me, may I walk
With beauty above me, may I walk
With beauty below me, may I walk
With beauty all around me, may I walk
Wandering on the trail of beauty, may I walk
– Navajo: Walking Meditation
Walking is the great adventure,
the first meditation, a practice of heartiness and
soul primary to humankind.
Walking is the exact balance between spirit and humility.
– Gary Snyder