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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:

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward." -- Amelia Earhart


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life."" -- Henri-Frédéric Amiel


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside." -- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"We commenced plugging up in foot deep steps with a thin wind crust on top and precious little belay for the ice-axe. It was altogether most unsatisfactory and whenever I felt feelings of fear regarding it I'd say to myself, 'Forget it!? This is Everest and you've got to take a few risks.' -- Sir Edmund Hillary


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Different kinds of climbers: Novice-- Someone (often dead) who should be kept off the mountains at all costs. Experienced climber-- Someone whose death was unavoidable. Alpine Club Member-- Someone who never dies but slowly fades away." (unknown)



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