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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:

"There's something ever egotistical in mountain tops and towers, and all things grand and lofty." -- Herman Melville, Moby Dick.


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"In climbing you are always faced with new problems in which you must perform using intuitive movements, and then later analyze them to figure out why they work, and then learn from them." -- Wolfgang Gullich.


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Take your mind out every now and then and dance on it. It is getting all caked up." -- Mark Twain


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Chance is a word void of sense, nothing can exist without a cause" -- Voltaire


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"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



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