43+ 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.

If you’re searching for inspirational journey quotes and inspiring travel quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of profound Central Park quotes, amazing cruise quotes and top Grand Canyon quotes.

Famous Alaska Quotes

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

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

It’s from an Aleut word, Alyeska. It means ‘that which the sea breaks against,’ and I love that. John Green

What I miss most about living in Alaska is the fishing. Darby Stanchfield

For sheer majestic geography and sublime scale, nothing beats Alaska and the Yukon. For culture, Japan. And for all around affection, Australia. Sam Abell

Alaska itself is an unusual state. Fareed Zakaria

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

It’s not like Alaska isn’t wilderness, it mostly is. But most Alaskans don’t live in the wild. They live on the edge of the wild in towns with schools and cable TV and stores and dentists and roller rinks sometimes. It’s just like anyplace else, only with mountains and moose. Tom Bodett

Alaska itself is an unusual state. Fareed Zakaria

I’ve always been fascinated and stared at maps for hours as a kid. I’ve especially been most intrigued by the uninhabited or lonelier places on the planet. Like Greenland, for instance, or just recently flying over Alaska and a chain of icy, mountainous islands, uninhabited. Andrew Bird

The mountains are calling, and I must go. John Muir

I’m not someone who can lie on a beach and do nothing. I am not sure what you are supposed to do, so I get bored. I prefer to have a purpose, such as going to Alaska to see orca whales. Miranda Richardson

Yeah. If I were your age, starting’ fresh Alaska. It’s the last frontier. Up there, you can be anything you want. El Camino

Tom Kizzia hasn’t just observed and written about Alaska for three plus decades, he’s lived it. Pilgrim’s Wilderness is a story that needed to be told by the only man who could tell it. Tom Bodett

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

I’ve always heard that heli skiing in Alaska is amazing. I would love to be able to do that at some point in my life. Lindsey Vonn

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

There’s a lot of people around Alaska now who are actually running the place who claim to have just gone there for the summer once 30 years ago. And that seems to be what happens. Tom Bodett

Just try to be healthy and enjoy Alaska. That’s the best thing. Keith Morris

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

We grew up in Alaska and will rep The North Face all day long. John Gourley

My mom, dad and me were a compact group. They instilled in me a love for the outdoors. On school breaks, we’d go fishing for a week in the wilds of Alaska or Canada. The land was always in their souls. John Carter Cash

The simple fact is this: when you go to Alaska, you get your ass kicked. Mark Twight

I went to Alaska as a young man just looking for adventure. And like so many of us in the ’70s, we found it. Tom Bodett

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

I grew up in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, a place so tiny, we got only one channel on TV. The high school and middle school had 50 kids total! Darby Stanchfield

It’s not like Alaska isn’t wilderness it mostly is. But most Alaskans don’t live in the wild. They live on the edge of the wild in towns with schools and cable TV and stores and dentists and roller rinks sometimes. It’s just like anyplace else, only with mountains and moose. Tom Bodett

I’m born in Alaska, grew up in Colorado, went to college in Colorado, went to Colorado State, and I actually finished my degree. Derek Theler

He should buy that dame a one way ticket to Alaska. The Strip

I like Alaska for the salmon fishing  it’s fantastic there. I usually stay in a log cabin with no one around for miles. I like to go with friends, but I’m also happy to be on my own with nature. Vinnie Jones

I don’t understand why you’re so obsessed with figuring out everything that happens here like we have to unravel every mystery. John Green

I was so grateful to have made Into the Wild before I made Speed Racer because on Speed Racer I was indoors every single day, every single scene, on a green screen. Some of the time, just to pass the time, I would think back to climbing mountains in Alaska. That really helped me. Emile Hirsch

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

John Muir, the famous naturalist, wrote in his journal that you should never go to Alaska as a young man because you’ll never be satisfied with any other place as long as you live. And there’s a lot of truth to that. Tom Bodett

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

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

We’ve been some cool places fishing. My parents and my family all went up to Alaska. We fished for king salmon, and that was really neat. Luke Kuechly

The more I see as I sit here among the rocks, the more I wonder about what I am not seeing. Richard Proenneke

I actually did my first tour at the age of 10 with my dad, and it was as a country singer. We toured through Alaska, and he took me to sing at places like county fairs, hoedowns, backyard barbecues, you name it. We were usually passing around the hat for gas money to get to the next gig. Tiffany Darwish

The key to happiness, she said, is tolerance of those who do not do as you do.’ `What if those who do not do as you do are g**ning you down? I said Alaska frowned. `G**s are intolerant. G**s are a failure of communication. Jeanette Winterson

When you’re filming on the road you literally are isolated for two weeks and you may go to Alaska or Atlanta or you may go to Florida. Jo Frost