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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:

"Failure does not count. If you accept this, you'll be successful. What causes most people to fail is that after one failure, they'll stop trying." -- Frank Burford


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"How do you distinguish between being off-route and putting up a first ascent ?" -- Bruce Bindner.


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"If among the objects of the world of the spirit there is something fixed and unalterable, great and illimitable, something from which the beams of revelation, the streams of knowledge, pour into the mind like water into a valley, it is to be symbolized by a mountain." -- eleventh-century Islamic teacher al-Ghazali


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right." -- Nelson Mendela


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance." -- George Bernard Shaw



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