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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:

"Our way is not soft grass, it's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upward, forward, toward the sun." -- Ruth Westheimer


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps wirh perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." --Ralph Waldo Emerson


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life." -- Dr. David M. Burns


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"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 5:

"Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified." -- Samuel Johnson



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