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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:

"Once, I was lost in the wilderness, and I was forced to eat a dog to survive ! Later I realized I was just in the back yard, but boy, was my mom pissed !" -- C. Rostan.

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"He who remains calm while those around him panics probably doesn't know what is going on." -- Leo Buscaglia, Mountain Guide

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Tomorrow ? Probably back on the ground involved in other struggles more dangerous than loose flakes, more demanding than commitment to a desert wall. Dealing with man can be less than beautiful. Climbing is beautiful." -- Bill Forrest, the secret passage route.

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"If you're ever killed mountain climbing, then all that you've worked for is gone" -- Jim Whittaker.

Motivational climbing quote 5:

"How do you distinguish between being off-route and putting up a first ascent ?" -- Bruce Bindner.

(Refresh for more random climbing related quotes or submit your own on the quotes and jokes forum!)