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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:

"It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task." -- Virgil (70 BC - 19 BC), Aeneid


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"There are only two ways to live your life. One as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." -- Albert Einstein


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"In climbing you are always faced with new problems in which you must perform using intuitive movements, and then later analyze them to figure out why they work, and then learn from them." -- Wolfgang Gullich.


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"If you're ever killed mountain climbing, then all that you've worked for is gone" -- Jim Whittaker.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Live each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance towards the summit puts the goal in mind. Many beautiful scenes can be observed from each new vantage point. Climb steadily, slowly, enjoy each passing moment; and the view from the summit will serve as a fitting climax to the journey." -- Joe Porcino



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