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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:

"Take your mind out every now and then and dance on it. It is getting all caked up." -- Mark Twain


Motivational climbing quote 2:

"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes." -- Rabindranath Tagore


Motivational climbing quote 3:

"It's not advisable to drink too much strong liquors while climbing in the Alps. If, however, you are going to fall over a cliff, it's advisable to be thoroughly intoxicated when you do so." -- Anonymous English alpinist.


Motivational climbing quote 4:

"It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves." -- Edmund Hillary


Motivational climbing quote 5:

"Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe." -- Robert Service



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