Mountain views are the best. It doesn’t matter if you are staring up at a mountain or climbed to the top of one for the view, it’s going to be beautiful. Sometimes, the feeling you get while enjoying a mountain view can be hard to describe in words – that’s why we have mountain view quotes!
I have read thousands of quotes about the mountains. One thing that keeps coming up over and over within these quotes is the view! It makes sense, right, mountains are stunning. There is something about staring at a mountain that is peaceful and creates reflection. And if you climbed to the top of a mountain, well that sense of accomplishment is magnified with a stunning view from the top.
Honestly, some of the best mountain quotes out there are actually about mountain views!
So, I thought, why not write a blog entirely about mountain view quotes?! Below, I’ve compiled my favorite quotes about enjoying any mountain view. Some of the quotes are super popular and you may have even heard them before, while others are completely unique. Seriously, there are even a couple that I wrote myself!
No matter if your looking for inspiration, doing some crafting, or trying to caption a photo for social media – there is a mountain view quote in this blog that should be perfect for you. Enjoy!
16 Awesome Mountain View Quotes
“There is no view more breathtaking than the one you climb to.” – Inspire with Quotes
Quote Explanation: I actually wrote this quote because it reminds me that any reward is better after conquering a challenge.
“I’ve never seen mountains more impressive than the Rockies.” – Inspire with Quotes
Read More: There are some pretty epic quotes about the Rocky Mountains – check out my blog that includes the very best!
“The best view comes after the hardest climb.”
“I take all day to climb mountains and then spend about 10 minutes at the top admiring the view.”– Sebastian Thrun
“Always be thankful for the little things… even the smallest mountains can hide the most breathtaking views!” – Nyki Mack
Quote Interpretation: This quote is a reminder to always have gratitude, no matter have small or insignificant something seems.
“I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.” – Eric Roth
“The climb speaks to our character, but the view, I think, to our souls.” – Lori Lansens
“Stop staring at mountains. Climb them instead, yes, it’s a harder process but it will lead you to a better view.”
“When everything feels like an uphill struggle, just think of the view from the top.”
Quote Interpretation: This mountain view quote is a reminder to keep your eye on the prize. At the end of any challenge (whether that be climbing a mountain or a general struggle in life), it will all be worth it!
“Don’t pay attention to the size of the mountain in front of you. Rather, think about what the view from the summit is going to be like.”― Craig D. Lounsbrough
Quote Interpretation: Like many other mountain climbing quotes, this quote is about conquering a mountain. The effort of climbing any mountain becomes worth it when you get to the top – this is also a metaphor for life.
“When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
“Mountains, according to the angle of view, the season, the time of day, the beholder’s frame of mind, or any one thing, can effectively change their appearance. Thus, it is essential to recognize that we can never know more than one side, one small aspect of a mountain.”— Haruki Murakami
“I love to sit on a mountain top and gaze. I don’t think of anything but the people I care about and the view.” – Julian Lennon
“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” – Edward Abbey
“Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.” – Sir Martin Convay
“Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” ― David McCullough Jr.
Quote Interpretation: I really love this mountain view quote, especially the last sentence. To me, it tells us that climbing a mountain brings clarity and that you should overcome this struggle for yourself, not for anyone else. What an important message!
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If you’ve read any of my other blogs you’ll already know how obsessed I am with quotes and captions. Check out some of the other blogs I wrote about mountains including funny mountain quotes, quotes by Sir Edmund Hillary (the first man to summit Everest), short mountain quotes, and the perfect mountain captions for Instagram!