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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:

"If I had my life to live over I'd like to make more mistakes next time. I'd relax. I would limber up. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more chances. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers. I would eat more ice cream and less beans. I would perhaps have more actual trouble, but I'd have fewer imaginary ones. You see, I'm one of those people who live sensibly and sanely hour after hour, day after day. Oh, I've had my moments, and if I had to do it over again, I'd have more of them. In fact, I'd try to have nothing else. Just moments, one after another, instead of living so many years ahead of each day. I've been one of those persons who never goes anywhere without a thermometer, a hot water bottle, a raincoat, and a parachute. If I had to do it again, I would travel ligther that I have. If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds, I would pick more daisies." -- Nadine Stair

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Never measure the height of a mountain until you reach the top. Then you will see how low it was." -- Dag Hammerskjold.

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." -- Gandhi

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"That which does not kill you will make you stronger." -- Friedrich Nietzsche

Motivational climbing quote 5:

"While some of us are theorizing about mountains, others are scaling them" -- rick ridgeway about Dick Bass and Frank Wells

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