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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:

"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:

"We lift ourselves by our thought, we climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always, everywhere - your ideal of what you long to attain - the ideal of health, efficiency, success." -- Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Thou hast a voice, great Mountain, to repeal. Large codes of fraud and woe; not understood by all, but which the wise, and great, and good interpret, or make felt, or deeply feel." -- Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792-1822, British Poet


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"Love a climber, they use protection." -- Bumper sticker.


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only a page." --Saint Augustine



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