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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 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:

"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 2:

"I stand undefeated alone in the ring; just pacing the sweat and the blood dried on my hands all wasted I'm shouting "come back and fight for I am the king"; But the lights are all out and the people are gone; How come we always burned brightest when no one was watching ?" -- New Model Army, These Words.

Motivational climbing quote 3:

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

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do." -- Bob Dylan (1941 - )

Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." -- John Muir, Our National Parks, 1901

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