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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:

"Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe." -- Robert Service (1874 - 1958)

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward." -- Amelia Earhart

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"A sport is advanced by the handful of people who do it brilliantly, but it is kept sweet and sane by the great numbers of the mediocre, who do it for fun." -- Elizabeth Coxhead.

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Train hard and fight easy or train easy and fight hard and die." (unknown)

Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind." -- Dale Carnegie.

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