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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:

"Remember: if you take bivouac equipment along, you will bivouac..." -- Yvon Chouinard.

Motivational climbing quote 2:

"One that would have the fruit must climb the tree." -- Thomas Fuller

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"Nothing illustrates the basic irrationality of climbers better than the code that says you don't leave good equipment behind. Rappel points are set up with the very pitons and sling rope that you consider too cheap and unsafe for climbing. To use expensive equipment for this is deemed an ostentatious display of wealth, a cowardly act or inexcusably bad planning." -- Nick Clinch.

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"The best training was to go to the pub, drink 5 quarts of beer, and talk about climbing." -- Ron Fawcett.

Motivational climbing quote 5:

"The mountains have rules. they are harsh rules, but they are there, and if you keep to them you are safe. A mountain is not like men. A mountain is sincere. The weapons to conquer it exist inside you, inside your soul." -- Walter Bonatti.

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