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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:

"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible." -- Arthur C. Clark


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"The journey is the reward." --Tao saying


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts." -- John Locke


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Well, we knocked the bastard off !" -- Edmund Hillary, on first climbing Mount Everest.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he cannot learn, feel, change, grow or live. Chained by his servitude he is a slave who has forfeited all freedom. Only a person who risks is free. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; and the realist adjusts the sails." -- William Arthur Ward.



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