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Quotes

Wise words for hard moments...

Sometimes you have no clue how to continue, whether on a steep mountain, in your armchair or behind your desk. 


But the 7summits.com quotes come to the rescue! We have collected a bunch of motivating, humorous and serious qoutes from famous and not so famous people.

Most of them relate to mountaineering in one way or another although even we don't always see the connection :-)




Motivational climbing quote 1:

"While climbing with a guy who had a really old and worn-looking rope, I asked him how often he changed it. 'Everytime it breaks' he said." (Unknown)


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Adventuring is great, But when things go wrong, it's impossible to defend." -- Jon Krakauer


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -- Winston Churchill


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Flying is easy: just throw yourself at the ground and miss." -- Douglas Adams.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite." -- G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)



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