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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:

"Consider what you want to do in relation to what you are capable of doing. Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity." -- Gaston Rébuffat (1921-1985).


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear." -- Ambrose Redmoon


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"If we need rope ladders to ascend a peak, then we've climbed our ladders, not the mountain itself." -- Tod Skinner (about the Trango Tower in Karakoram)


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments." -- Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864)


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible." -- George Burns.



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