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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:

"Mountains are not fair or unfair, they are just dangerous." -- Reinhold Messner.


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Because it is there." -- George Mallory (1886-1924), answer to the question 'Why do you want to climb Mt. Everest ?'.


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones." -- Anonymous


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny." -- Carl Schurz


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn." -- John Muir (1838 - 1914)



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