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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:

"A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it." --George Moore


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"Climbing is a joyous, instinctive activity; unless restrained, most children will scurry up trees, garden walls, building facades, and anything else steep and enticing. While society, in the form of parents, teachers and the law, discourages these activities, some determined individuals persist and eventually find their way back to the peaks. They follow the suggestion of one climber "to remember our arboreal ancestors, retreat intellecutually a couple of million years and make like monkeys, defying gravity with our own impetus." -- Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds." -- Miguel de Cervantes


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Never measure the height of a mountain until you reach the top. Then you will see how low it was." -- Dag Hammerskjold.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"If you do spell check on Denali, you come up with denial..." (unknown)



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