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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:

"I find that rock climbing is the finest, most healthiest sport in the whole world. It is much healthier than most; look at baseball, where 10 000 sit on their ass to watch a handful of players" -- John Salathé, 1974


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. To front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." -- Henry David Thoreau.


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills..." -- Minna Antrim


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"The mountains have rules. they are harsh rules, but they are there, and if you keep to them you are safe. A mountain is not like men. A mountain is sincere. The weapons to conquer it exist inside you, inside your soul." -- Walter Bonatti.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication." -- Cecil B. DeMille (1881 - 1959)



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