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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:

"We do not deceive ourselves that we are engaging in an activity that is anything but debilitating, dangerous, euphoric, kinesthetic, expensive, frivolously essential, economically useless and totally without redeeming social significance. One should not probe for deeper meanings." -- Allen Steck, 1967.

Motivational climbing quote 2:

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

Motivational climbing quote 3:

"The man who gives up accomplishes nothing and is only a hindrance. The man who does not give up can move mountains." -- Ernest Hello

Motivational climbing quote 4:

"We will stomp to the summit with the wind in our teeth." -- George Mallory

Motivational climbing quote 5:

'I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing." -- Agatha Christie

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