"Tramping is too easy with all this money. My days were more exciting when I was penniless and had to forage around for my next meal... I've decided that I'm going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Christopher McCandless on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Christopher McCandless on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Christopher McCandless on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Christopher McCandless on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Christopher McCandless on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Happiness is only real when shared."
"All true meaning resides in the personal relationship to a phenomenon, what it means to you."