40+ Best Alaska Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Alaska is a U.S. state on the northwest extremity of the country’s West Coast, just across the Bering Strait from Asia. Profoundly inspirational Alaska quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Alaska Quotes

Oooh, if you have never been to Alaska, go there while it is still wild. My favorite uncle asked me if I wanted to go there, Uncle Sam. He said if you don’t go, you’re going to jail. That is how Uncle Sam asks you. Bob Ross

Each evening the night swallowed the sun and gave the raven the sun’s energy. He stored this power in his wings, tinged with the blue of Alaskan skies. Suzy Davies

There are two kinds of people in Alaska: those who were born here and those who come here to escape something. I wasn’t born here. Rachel Clement

Tectonic power and glacial force push and pull the geology, spreading it to its absolute limit, yet layered and rich with hues of darkness, immortality, and mysteries not meant for men. Danielle Rohr

The very thought of this Alaska garden is a joyful exhilaration.. Out of all the cold darkness and glacial crushing and grinding comes this warm, abounding beauty and life to teach us that what we in our faithless ignorance and fear call destruction is creation finer and finer. John Muir

The war between water and land is never-ending. Corey Ford

They love their hair because they’re not smart enough to love something more interesting. Alaska Young

With the most powerful binoculars, I cannot see Alaska. Mikheil Saakashvili

Francois Rabelais. He was a poet. And his last words were  I go to seek a Great Perhaps.  That’s why I’m going. So I don’t have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps. Alaska Young

The light in Alaska, in particular, is so beautiful. So beautiful! Such incredible light. Sebastiao Salgado

Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war. Alaska Young

In terms of wilderness preservation, Alaska is the last frontier. This time, given one great final chance, let us strive to do it right. Not in our generation, nor ever again, will we have a land and wildlife opportunity approaching the scope and importance of this one. Mo Udall

Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionally. Bill O’Reilly

Alaska’s forests are the most welcoming I know. There are no ticks, no snakes, no poison ivy in Alaska. Charles Kuralt

The Bermuda Triangle got tired of warm weather. It moved to Alaska. Now Santa Claus is missing. Steven Wright

As she stares into the cool prisms of blues and whites, and the clear parts which fracture the light, she notices something deeper. It is a light from within the ice. It’s beautiful; so she stays. Danielle Rohr

It was a cold, bleak December morning in Alaska, a place so far north on planet Earth that if there were such things as popsicle people, they could live there quite comfortably. Dew Pellucid

Coppers and purples, and reds and golds, browns and blacks streaked across the earth violently, and sweeping up and over, a kaleidoscope of dirt and rock that challenges even the most jaded of hearts to not fall under her spell. Danielle Rohr

Despite everything, every piece of Alaska sang to me. I remembered every curve in the trails, every tree in the forest. It was familiar to me, comfortable. The more I thought about leaving it, the less I liked the idea. This was my home. Summer Lane

Two kinds of flocks come up to Alaska, Cora. People running to something and people running away from something. The second kind-you want to keep your eye out for them. Kristin Hannah

Top Alaska Quotes

Alaska itself is an unusual state. Fareed Zakaria

This was one of the places people told me to go, it was one the big trips that you should see: Alaska. Jeff Goldblum

When I was 23, I went to Alaska by myself into the glaciers of the coast range and climbed a mountain by myself. It was incredibly reckless, incredibly stupid. But I was lucky. And I survived, and I came back to tell my story. Jon Krakauer

The tall cityscape that was Anchorage encroached on the wide skies. It was like a giant walking and uninhabited, unclaimed land. Suzy Davies

The Mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir

I’d read somewhere that nine out of ten adults in Alaska had a drinking problem. I could believe it. Snow, ice, sleet, wind, the dark night of the soul: what else were you supposed to do? T. C. Boyle

There is no middle ground, no safe place; not here, in the Great Alone. Kristin Hannah

Alaska isn’t about who you were when you headed this way. It’s about who you become. Kristin Hannah

To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world. John Muir

Under the lake by Anvil Creek, a man has been frozen much like another man in the same wilderness had been frozen, in this area of Alaska where silence is the loudest sound. Lee Matthew Goldber

I’ve been under the spell of the North ever since my childhood in Alaska. More and more, I’ve been returning to Alaska, and sometimes my adventures inspire a story. Will Hobbs

Alaska has long been a magnet for dreamers and misfits, people who think the unsullied enormity of the Last Frontier will patch all the holes in their lives. The bush is an unforgiving place, however, that care nothing for hope or longing. Jon Krakauer

Alaska was the cure to the disease of my despair. Summer Lane

America is looking for answers. She’s looking for a new direction; the world is looking for a light. That light can come from America’s great North Star; it can come from Alaska. Sarah Palin

We can’t love our neighbors till we know how crooked their hearts are. Alaska Young

Alaska is what happens when Willy Wonka and the witch from Hansel and Gretel elope, buy a place together upstate, renounce their sweet teeth, and turn into health fanatics. Sloane Crosley

So we gave up. I’d finally had enough of chasing after a ghost who did not want to be discovered. We’d failed, maybe, but some mysteries aren’t meant to be solved. Miles Halter

Like any traveler, I’m always looking for those experiences that are almost unique to any place, and watching films around Alaska of the skies in winter made me want to taste those unworldly showers of light in person. Pico Iyer

This place, the land is more ancient and pure; it’s like a concentrated tonic for the soul. If you take too much it can infect you, and if you don’t take enough you have missed it completely and your efforts were in vein. Danielle Rohr

There comes a time when we realize that our parents cannot save themselves or save us, that everyone who wades through time eventually gets dragged out to sea by the undertow- that, in short, we are all going. Alaska Young

Jesus, I’m not going to be one of those people who sits around talking about what they’re gonna do. I’m just going to do it. Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. Alaska Young

Moose are the squirrels of Alaska. Tim Moon

Those awful things are survivable because we are as indestructible as we believe ourselves to be. Alaska Young

Kids in Alaska don’t know they’re growing up on the Last Frontier. It’s just what they see on the license plates, and it’s something tourists like to say a lot because they’ve never been around so many mountains and moose before. Tom Bodett

Nobody is accidentally in Alaska. The people who are in Alaska are there because they choose to be, so they’ve sort of got a real frontier ethic. The people are incredibly friendly, interesting, smart people – but they also stay out of each other’s business. Marcus Sakey

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