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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:

"As a member of an escorted tour, you don't even have to know the Matterhorn isn't a tuba." -- Temple Fielding.


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments." -- Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864)


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself." -- Chinese Proverb


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"There have been joys too great to be described in words, and there have been griefs upon which I have not dared to dwell, and with these in mind I say, climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are naught without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste, look well to each step, and from the beginning think what may be the end." -- Edward Whymper.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered." -- G.K. Chesterson.



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