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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:

"...decide...whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying...." -- Amelia Earhart


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing." -- Johann von Schiller


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"You're either part of the solution or part of the problem." -- Eldridge Cleaver


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Climbing is a joyous, instinctive activity; unless restrained, most children will scurry up trees, garden walls, building facades, and anything else steep and enticing. While society, in the form of parents, teachers and the law, discourages these activities, some determined individuals persist and eventually find their way back to the peaks. They follow the suggestion of one climber "to remember our arboreal ancestors, retreat intellecutually a couple of million years and make like monkeys, defying gravity with our own impetus." -- Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"He who remains calm while those around him panics probably doesn't know what is going on." -- Leo Buscaglia, Mountain Guide



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