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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:

"An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered." -- G.K. Chesterson.


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed." -- William James


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Summits in the Alps go through 3 steps: 1: impossible ! 2: the hardest climb of the Alps 3: a lady's walk" -- George Leigh Mallory.


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Mountain climbing is extended periods of intense boredom, interrupted by occasional moments of sheer terror."


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success." -- Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), The Soul of Man under Socialism (1881)



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