Camping Quotes

Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It's very special to me.- Larry Wilcox

Is that weird, taking my Louis Vuitton bag camping?- Jessica Simpson

Millions of Americans each year use our national forests to go hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, swimming, horseback riding, and canoeing.- Ric Keller

 

I'm really an outdoorsy girl. People think I can't go anywhere without getting all primped up, but I love to go camping, and I'm totally fine with not doing my hair or makeup, not taking a shower and just hiking.- Vanessa Hudgens

 

I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have.- Lou Henry Hoover

 

Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.- Dave Barry

 

What I like about camping is you can get really dirty. Either you're all by yourself, so no one else sees you, or everyone you're with is just as dirty as you are, so nobody cares.• Anonymous

 

Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.• Garrison Keillor

 

Jews don't go camping. Life is hard enough as it is.• Carol Siskind

 

Somebody told me it was frightening how much topsoil we are losing each year, but I told that story around the campfire and nobody got scared.• Jack Handey

 

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.• Raymond Duncan

 

But the place which you have selected for your camp, though never so rough and grim, begins at once to have its attractions, and becomes a very centre of civilization to you: "Home is home, be it never so homely.• Henry David Thoreau

 

Camping: nature's way of promoting the motel industry.• Dave Barry

 

If you're not in New York, you're camping out.• Thomas E. Dewey

 

How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire?• Christy Whitehead

 

Campers: Nature's way of feeding mosquitoes.• Anonymous

 

Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need for half the distance they planned to go in twice the time it should take.• Anonymous

 

It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.• Dave Barry

 

We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven.• Henry David Thoreau

 

I got into an argument with a girlfriend inside of a tent. That's a bad place for an argument, because then I tried to walk out and slammed the flap. How are you supposed to express your anger in this situation? Zipper it up really quick?• Mitch Hedberg

 

The ultimate camping trip was the Lewis and Clark expedition.• Dave Barry

 

Camping: The art of getting closer to nature while getting farther away from the nearest cold beverage, hot shower and flush toilet.- Anonymous

 

The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness.- Henry David Thoreau

 

Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.- George Carlin

 

Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong. - George Carlin

 

The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness. - Henry David Thoreau

 

Camping: The art of getting closer to nature while getting farther away from the nearest cold beverage, hot shower and flush toilet. - Author Unknown

 

What I like about camping is you can get really dirty. Either you're all by yourself, so no one else sees you, or everyone you're with is just as dirty as you are, so nobody cares. - Anonymous former Boy Scout, quoted in Highs! Over 150 Ways to Feel Really, Really Good Without Alcohol or Other Drugs by Alex J. Packer

 

But the place which you have selected for your camp, though never so rough and grim, begins at once to have its attractions, and becomes a very centre of civilization to you: "Home is home, be it never so homely." - Henry David Thoreau

 

The ultimate camping trip was the Lewis and Clark expedition. - Dave Barry

 

I got into an argument with a girlfriend inside of a tent. That's a bad place for an argument, because then I tried to walk out and slammed the flap. How are you supposed to express your anger in this situation? Zipper it up really quick? - Mitch Hedberg

 

We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven. - Henry David Thoreau

 

Somebody told me it was frightening how much topsoil we are losing each year, but I told that story around the campfire and nobody got scared. - Jack Handey

 

It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent. - Dave Barry

 

Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need for half the distance they planned to go in twice the time it should take. - Author Unknown

 

Campers: Nature's way of feeding mosquitoes. - Author Unknown

 

How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire? - Christy Whitehead

 

If you're not in New York, you're camping out. - Thomas E. Dewey

 

Jews don't go camping. Life is hard enough as it is. - Carol Siskind

 

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp. - Raymond Duncan

 

Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people. - Garrison Keillor

 

How hard to realize that every camp of men or beast has this glorious starry firmament for a roof! In such places standing alone on the mountain-top it is easy to realize that whatever special nests we make - leaves and moss like the marmots and birds, or tents or piled stone - we all dwell in a house of one room - the world with the firmament for its roof - and are sailing the celestial spaces without leaving any track. - John Muir

 
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