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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:

"God put us on this earth to read Ulysses and to try to find the time to get started on Finnegan's Wake... He did not intend us to pole-vault or bungy-jump, do aerobics or go white-water rafting." -- Malcolm Bradbury, 1993.


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow." -- Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed." -- William James


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait." -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"If you want to climb it badly enough, you will. So... why bother ?" -- Doug Scott.



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