25 Christopher McCandless Quotes On Success

Christopher Johnson McCandless was also known by his nickname Alexander Supertramp, was an American adventurer, who sought an increasingly itinerant lifestyle as he grew up. McCandless is the subject of Into the Wild, a nonfiction book by Jon Krakauer that was later made into a full-length feature film. This Christopher McCandless quotes will motivate you in life.

Best Christopher McCandless Quotes

  1. “Don’t hesitate or allow yourself to make excuses. Just get out and do it. Just get out and do it. You will be very, very glad that you did.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  2. “The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. 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.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  3. “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 conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing is more dangerous to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  4. “You don’t need human relationships to be happy, God has placed it all around us.” ~ Christopher McCandless

  5. “I’ve decided I’m going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty is just too good to pass up.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  6. “(…)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.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  7. “We just have to have the courage to turn against our habitual lifestyle and engage in unconventional living.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  8. “…there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” ~ Christopher McCandless

  9. “Surely all Americans have the right to give their money only to those causes which they support. But what kind of society has this created? A society where the ignorant reign. A society where enlightened must hold their tongues. A nation whose politicians must profess half-hearted devotion to an ancient fable or face the disastrous consequences of speaking their true mind.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  10. “If you want something in this life, reach out and grab it.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  11. “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 revolution. 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.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  12. “Some people feel like they don’t deserve love so they walk quietly into the empty spaces.” ~ Christopher McCandless

  13. “So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  14. “The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.” ~ Christopher McCandless Quotes
  15. “I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!” ~ Christopher McCandless
  16. “Happiness only real when shared.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  17. “I read somewhere, how important it is in life, to not necessarily be strong. But to feel strong.” ~ Christopher McCandless

  18. “It is the experiences, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it’s great to be alive!” ~ Christopher McCandless
  19. “Circumstance has no value. It is how one relates to the situation that has value. All the meaning resides in the personal relationship to a phenomenon, what it means to you.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  20. “But in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  21. “Make each day a new horizon.” ~ Christopher McCandless

  22. “Happiness isn’t real unless it is shared.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  23. “Happiness real only when shared.” ~ Christopher McCandless
  24. “The life and simple beauty of it is too good to pass up” ~ Christopher McCandless
  25. “Happiness is only real if shared.” ~ Christopher McCandless

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