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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:

"When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on." -- Leo Buscaglia.


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"I feel that my enemy is anyone who would, given the power to do so, restrict individual liberty, and this includes all officials, law officers, army sergeants, communists, catholics and the house of Un-American Activities Commitee. Of course I'm prejudiced, but I cannot imagine a sport other than climbing which offers such a complete and fulfilling expression of individuality. And I will not give it up nor even slow down, not for man, nor woman, nor wife, nor God." -- Chuck Pratt, 1965.


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"There are only 3 real sports: bull-fighting, car racing and mountain climbing. All the others are mere games." -- Hemingway.


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent." -- Dr. Smiley Blanton


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?" -- Jean Cocteau (1889 - 1963)



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