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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:

"I find that rock climbing is the finest, most healthiest sport in the whole world. It is much healthier than most; look at baseball, where 10 000 sit on their ass to watch a handful of players" -- John Salathé, 1974


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more." -- Ed Parker


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Every perfect traveller always creates the country where he travels." --Nikos Kazantzakis


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"It is the sides of the mountain which sustain life, not the top." -- Robert Pirsig.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them more than the miracles of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it." -- President Lyndon B. Johnson (Upon signing of the Wilderness Act, 1964)



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