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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:

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." -- Unknown

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow." -- Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"I don't want to write about climbing; I don't want talk about it; I don't want to photograph it; I don't want to think about it; all I want to do is do it." --Chuck Pratt

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them more than the miracles of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it." -- President Lyndon B. Johnson (Upon signing of the Wilderness Act, 1964)

Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Never cut what you can untie." -- Joseph Joubert, Weekly Planner.

(Refresh for more random climbing related quotes or submit your own on the quotes and jokes forum!)