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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:

"Naked male sport climbers ? No ! I want naked male trad hogs ! Pushing 50 or over, very hairy chest and back, front tooth missing (no dental insurance), wrinkled yellow toenail fungus, sunburnt dome with long gray ponytail (sparse curls will do), fingers the size of Polish sausages, torn-off nipples due to offwidth damage... Now there's a man, an image to behold, every climber chick's dream. And when he says: 'Hey, honey, wanna do the DNB ?' you just melt into a heap of adoring lard." -- Inez Drixelius.

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important." -- Bertrand Russell

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Chance is a word void of sense, nothing can exist without a cause" -- Voltaire

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move." -- Benjamin Franklin

Motivational climbing quote 5:

"I love climbing because it feels so good when I stop..." -- Karl "we're all nuts".

(Refresh for more random climbing related quotes or submit your own on the quotes and jokes forum!)