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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:

"Traveler's will cross many rivers and climb many mountains. Plainsmen may always live within a valley. But only those seeking truth will ever reach the summit." -- Anan, 11th century Indian saying.


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"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 away from you like the leaves of Autumn." -- John Muir


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Be careful when you go down. Remember, there's only one step but it's a big one !" -- Tuan's grandfather (see links for Tuan's site with more quotes).


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary." -- Friedrich Nietzsche


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Why be a man when you can be a success?" -- Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956)



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