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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:

"Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others." -- Jules Renard (1864 - 1910)


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Profanity is about the best pro you'll get until the crack starts to narrow. Include doubles of profanity in the #6 to #8 range on your rack for this lead." -- Bruce Bindner.


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more." -- Ed Parker


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"The world tolerates conceit from those who are successful, but not from anybody else." -- John Blake


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Found the following in a local post by someone describing what they look for in a resume when hiring a person for a computer programming job: Flowery action words can't hide a lack of accomplishment in life. I like it when someone lists things like 'mountain climbing' in their resume, because it means he's geeky enough to feel it's necessary to prove that he's not a geek, yet not so geeky that he's anal retentive." -- Paul Hess.



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