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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:

"The greatness comes not when things go always good for you. But the greatness comes when you're really tested, when you take some knocks, some disappointments, when sadness comes. Because only if you've been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain." Richard M. Nixon (1913 - 1994)


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"If we need rope ladders to ascend a peak, then we've climbed our ladders, not the mountain itself." -- Tod Skinner (about the Trango Tower in Karakoram)


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." -- Les Brown


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all." -- Anna Quindlen


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all." -- Anna Quindlen



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