Chris McCandless Quotes

Latest Chris McCandless quotes from Into the Wild

Chris McCandless

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Chris McCandless is played by Emile Hirsch in Into the Wild.

Quotes

The core of man's spirit comes from new experiences. image

The core of man's spirit comes from new experiences.

Mom! Mom! Help me. image

Mom! Mom! Help me.

I don't need a new car, I don't want a new car, I don't want anything, any of these things, things, things, things. image

I don't need a new car, I don't want a new car, I don't want anything, any of these things, things, things, things.

You don't need human relationships to be happy, God has placed it all around us.

Mr. Franz, I think careers are a 20th century invention and I don't want one.

#5

If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.

#6

The sea's only gifts are harsh blows, and occasionally the chance to feel strong. Now I don't know much about the sea, but I do know that that's the way it is here. And I also know how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong but to feel strong. To measure yourself at least once. To find yourself at least once in the most ancient of human conditions. Facing the blind deaf stone alone, with nothing to help you but your hands and your own head.

#7

What if I were smiling and running into your arms? Would you see then what I see now?

#8

I'm going to paraphrase Thoreau here... rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness... give me truth.

#9

The freedom and simple beauty is too good to pass up...

#10

Happiness only real when shared.

#11

Two years he walks the earth. No phone, no pool, no pets, no cigarettes. Ultimate freedom. An extremist. An aesthetic voyager whose home is the road. Escaped from Atlanta. Thou shalt not return, 'cause "the West is the best." And now after two rambling years comes the final and greatest adventure. The climactic battle to kill the false being within and victoriously conclude the spiritual pilgrimage. Ten days and nights of freight trains and hitchhiking bring him to the Great White North. No longer to be poisoned by civilization he flees, and walks alone upon the land to become lost in the wild. - Alexander Supertramp May 1992

#12

Some people feel like they don't deserve love. They walk away quietly into empty spaces, trying to close the gaps of the past.

#13

It should not be denied that being footloose has always exhilarated us. It is associated in our minds with escape from history and oppression and law and irksome obligations. Absolute freedom. And the road has always led west.

#14

You are really good. I mean, you're like, a hundred thousand times better than like any apple I've ever had. I'm not Superman, I'm Supertramp and you're super apple. You're so tasty, you're so organic, so natural. You are the apple of my eye, ha!

#15

What if I were smiling and running into your arms? Would you see then what I see now?

#16

I read somewhere how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong... but to feel strong.

#17

When you want something in life, you just gotta reach out and grab it.

#18

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