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Christopher McCandless

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Careers are demeaning twentieth century inventions, more a liability than an asset.

— Christopher McCandless


It is important in life not to be strong, but to feel strong, to measure yourself at least once. If you want something in life, reach out and grab it.

— Christopher McCandless


I don't want to know what time it is. I don't want to know what day it is or where I am. None of that matters.

— Christopher McCandless

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I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!

— Christopher McCandless

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I now walk into the wild.

— Christopher McCandless

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All true meaning resides in the personal relationship to a phenomenon, what it means to you.

— Christopher McCandless

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The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.

— Christopher McCandless

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The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.

— Christopher McCandless

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It is the experiences, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it's great to be alive!

— Christopher McCandless

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Happiness is only real when shared.

— Christopher McCandless

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While Krakauer and many readers have a largely sympathetic view of McCandless others particularly Alaskans have expressed negative views about McCandless and those who romanticize his fate. Additionally there were cabins stocked with emergency supplies within a few miles of the bus although they had been vandalized and all the supplies were spoiled. Sherry Simpson writing in the Anchorage Press described her trip to the bus with a friend and their reaction upon reading the comments that tourists had left lauding McCandless as an insightful Thoreau-like figure:

Among my friends and acquaintances the story of Christopher McCandless makes great after-dinner conversation.

A full-length article on McCandless also appeared in the February 8th 1993 issue of the The New Yorker magazine. That same year McCandless's story also became the subject of Ron Lamothe's documentary The Call of the Wild. In January 1993 Jon Krakauer publiChristopher McCandlessd McCandless' story in that month's issue of Outside magazine.

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