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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:

"Mahomet made the people believe that he would call a hill to him... When the hill stood still, he was never a whit abashed, but said, 'If the hill will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet will go to the hill'." -- Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English philosopher. Often misquoted as 'If the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain'.


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Enjoy every minute. There's plenty of time to be dead" -- (unknown)


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Living with the immediacy of death helps you sort out your priorities in life. It helps you to live a less trivial life." -- Sogyal Rinpoche


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Oh that pitch... it's a piece of cake." -- Common climbing last words.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"There are two kinds of climbers... smart ones and dead ones." -- Don Whillans.



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