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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 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:

"Climbing is not a spectator sport." -- Mark Wellman.

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Get into good physical conditioning by training (unless you are English)." -- Chouinard's advice for ice climbing.

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"We shall not cease from exploration... And the end of all our exploring... Will be to arrive where we started... And know the place for the first time." -- T. S. Elliot

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Is that The Mountain?" asked Bilbo in a solemn voice, looking at it with round eyes. He had never seen a thing that looked so big before. --- Tolkien: The Hobbit

Motivational climbing quote 5:

Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs."" -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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