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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 is nothing impossible to him who will try." -- Alexander The Great (352-323 BC, Alexander III, Ancient Macedonian King)


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important." -- Bertrand Russell


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"There is genius in persistence. It conquers all opposers. It gives confidence. It annihilates obstacles. Everybody believes in a determined man. People know that when he undertakes a thing, the battle is half won, for his rule is to accomplish whatever he sets out to do." -- Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924, American Author, Founder of Success Magazine)


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems." -- Rene Descartes (1596-1650, French Philosopher, Scientist)


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"You can grunt and heave, sweat and strain, wear yourself out, and unless you simply forget about it and step up, you won't even get off the ground." -- Mike Borghoff.



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