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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:

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

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Real Programmers don't play tennis, or any sport that requires you to change clothes. Mountain climbing is OK, and real programmers always wear their climbing boots to work in case a mountain should suddenly spring up in the middle of a machine room." -- From Real programmers don't write specs.

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed." -- Michael Pritchard

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Is that The Mountain?" asked Bilbo in a solemn voice, looking at it with round eyes. He had never seen a thing that looked so big before. --- Tolkien: The Hobbit

Motivational climbing quote 5:

"We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?" -- Jean Cocteau (1889 - 1963)

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