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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:

"They say that if the Swiss had designed these mountains they'd be rather flatter." -- Paul Theroux (1941- ), US-born writer, referring to the Alps.

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture." -- Amelia Earhart

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream" -- Malcolm Muggeridge

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out where the strong man stumbled or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred with dust and sweat and blood. At best, he knows the triumph of high achievement; if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat." -- Theodore Roosevelt.

Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero." -- Horace (65-8 BC)

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