Wild Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wild quotes, wild sayings, and wild proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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.     

Christopher McCandless

Going to the woods is going home, for I suppose we came from the woods originally. But in some of nature's forests, the adventurous traveler seems a feeble, unwelcome creature; wild beasts and the weather trying to kill him, the rank, tangled vegetation, armed with spears and stinging needles, barring his way and making life a hard struggle     

tippy hedren

The country is more of a wilderness, more of a wild solitude, in the winter than in the summer. The wild comes out. The urban, the cultivated, is hidden or negative.     

John borroughs

All good things are wild and free.     

Henry David Thoreau

Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.     

James Anthony Froude

Take a walk on the wild side.     

Lou Reed

No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.     

William Cowper

The life of a wild animal always has a tragic end.     

Ernest Thompson Seton