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As the velocity of air increases, its pressure decreases.
Daniel Bernoulli
Bernoulli's theorem, Bernoulli principle, Bernoulli equation

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
Isaac Newton
Newton's Third Law of Motion

My wife simply quoted, 'For better or worse.' It was only then that I realized the phrase was not multiple-choice.
Michael Gurnow
Nature's Housekeeper

Speed is not a priority, just enjoy your hike.
Barry Putra

Jesus was a hiker. The wilderness was His retreat.
Toni Sorenson

Hiking's not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty.
Sonja Yoerg
The Middle of Somewhere

Childhood is a wilderness.
Aspen Matis
Girl in the Woods: A Memoir

Think while walking, walk while thinking, and let writing be but the light pause, as the body on a walk rests in contemplation of wide open spaces.
Frederic Gros
A Philosophy of Walking

Hiking and happiness go hand in hand (or foot in boot).
Diane Spicer

Trekking means a travelling experience with a thrilling excitement.
Amit Kalantri

You need mountains, long staircases don't make good hikers.
Amit Kalantri
Wealth of Words

Once on his feet, though, man does not stay where he is.
Frederic Gros
A Philosophy of Walking

Trails are like that: you're floating along in a Shakespearean Arden paradise and expect to see nymphs and flute boys, then suddenly you're struggling in a hot broiling sun of hell in dust and nettles and poison oak... just like life.
Jack Kerouac
The Dharma Bums

Nature is one of the most underutilized treasures in life. It has the power to unburden hearts and reconnect to that inner place of peace.
Janice Anderson

Feeling low? Go on mountains.
Prajakta Mhadnak

The long distance hiker, a breed set apart,
From the likes of the usual pack.
He'll shoulder his gear, be hittin' the trail;
Long gone, long 'fore he'll be back.
M.J. Eberhart

Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.
Ed Viesturs
No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks

Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking. You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.
Cindy Ross

Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.
John Muir
Our National Parks

Give me a couple of pages of the Bible, and I'll give you a picture.
Cecil B. DeMille

All's fair in love and war.
John Lyly
Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1578)

Gestures, in love, are incomparably more attractive, effective, and valuable than words.
Francois Rabelais
Gargantua and Pantagruel (1532)

To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse - German.
Emperor Charles V

Love is a thing as any spirit free.
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales (1387)

And what is better than wisdom? Woman. And what is better than a good woman? Nothing.
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales (1387)

Familiarity breeds contempt.

Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.
St. Jerome

The friendship that can cease has never been real.
St. Jerome

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

It is part of human nature to hate the man you have hurt.
Agricola (56 AD)

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
St. Paul
First Letter to the Corinthians (50 AD)

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Sextus Propertius
Elegies (24 BC)

To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.
The Conspiracy of Catiline's War (50 BC)

Thank God kids never mean well.
Lily Tomlin

Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.

When I was a child what I wanted to be when I grew up was an invalid.
Quentin Crisp

All children are essentially criminal.
Denis Diderot

My obstetrician was so dumb that when I gave birth he forgot to cut the cord. For a year that kid followed me everywhere. It was like having a dog on a leash.
Joan Rivers

To my embarrassment, I was born in bed with a lady.
Wilson Mizner

To enter life by way of the vagina is as good a way as any.
Henry Miller

Stop crime at its source - support planned parenthood.
Robert Byrne

Narcissist: someone better looking than you are.
Gore Vidal

I hate definitions.
Benjamin Disraeli

Eunuch: A man who has had his works cut out for him.
Robert Byrne

Memorial Service: Farewell party for someone who has already left.
Robert Byrne

With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

No mind is much employed upon the present: recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.
Samuel Johnson

We cannot afford not to live in the present. He is blessed over all mortals who loses no moment of the passing life in remembering the past.
Henry David Thoreau

Things are symbols of themselves.
Chogyam T Rinpoche

When you sit in a chair, you are not actually sitting there, but levitating above it at a height of one angstrom (a hundred millionth of a centimeter), your electrons and its electrons implacably opposed to any closer intimacy.
Bill Bryson

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