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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 secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself. Prove that you can control yourself, and you are an educated man; and without this all other education is good for nothing." -- R. D. Hitchcock


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Do not attempt to do a thing unless you are sure of yourself; but do not relinquish it simply because someone else is not sure of you." -- Stewart E. White


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"I don't have any friends, and my nuts are too small." -- Climber on a bad day.


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"There is no moment like the present. The man who will not execute his resolutions when they are fresh upon him can have no hope from them afterwards: they will be dissipated, lost, and perish in the hurry and scurry of the world, or sunk in the slough of indolence." -- Maria Edgeworth (1767-1849, British Writer)


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"My favourite thing is to go where I've never been." --Diane Arbus



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