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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:

"Writing about climbing is boring. I would rather go climbing." -- Chuck Pratt.

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing." -- William Shakespeare

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"They that stand high have many blasts to shake them; And if they fall they dash themselves to pieces." -- William Shakespeare, Richard III.

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them more than the miracles of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it." -- President Lyndon B. Johnson (Upon signing of the Wilderness Act, 1964)

Motivational climbing quote 5:

A slide of a b+w photo showing a group of smiling hikers: "This is a group of people I used to go walking with." long pause... "That's me on the left." even longer pause... "On the right is the woman I married, Audrey."..... very long pause, speaker looks at shoes... "Which just goes to show that danger lurks where you least expect it." -- Don Whillans.

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