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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:

"Do not attempt to do a thing unless you are sure of yourself; but do not relinquish it simply because someone else is not sure of you." -- Stewart E. White


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit." -- Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"We lift ourselves by our thought, we climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always, everywhere - your ideal of what you long to attain - the ideal of health, efficiency, success." -- Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Well, we knocked the bastard off !" -- Edmund Hillary, on first climbing Mount Everest.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you." -- Nancy Astor (1879 - 1964)



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