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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:

“Anticipation, I suppose, sometimes exceeds realization.” -- Amelia Earhart


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." -- Robert Frost


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of man. The muscles and tendons of its anatomy are, in the mountain, brought out with force and convulsive energy, full of expression, passion, and strength." -- John Ruskin 1819-1900, British Critic, Social Theorist


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping." -- Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745), Miscellanies, 1711


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire." -- Reggie Leach



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