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"The mountains were there and so was I." Maurice Herzog. IMG
"For a climber, saying that you are stopping by Everest is like saying that you are stopping by to see God." Roland Smith. IMG
"If you're ever killed mountain climbing, then all that you've worked for is gone" Jim Whittaker. IMG
"Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves, and half in love with oblivion." Robert Macfarlane. IMG
"The greatest cause of ulcers is mountain-climbing over molehills." Maxwell Maltz. IMG
"Mountain climbing was my original sport ... and I've never tired from the satisfaction of getting to the top of a mountain." Steve Fossett. IMG
"If you are under control you're going too slow." Parnelli Jones. IMG
"Mountains make poor receptacles for dreams." Jon Krakauer. IMG
"The summit is believed to be the object of the climb. But its true object-the joy of living-is not in the peak itself, but in the adversities encountered on the way up." Eiji Yoshikawa. IMG
"A few hours of mountain climbing make a blackguard and a saint two rather similar creatures." Friedrich Nietzsche. IMG
"The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective." Al Neuharth. IMG
"I like being near the top of a mountain. One can't get lost here." Wislawa Szymborska. IMG
"Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying." Mason Cooley. IMG
"A man does not climb a mountain without bringing some of it away with him, and leaving something of himself upon it." Martin Conway, 1st Baron Conway of Allington. IMG
"The fact that I'm three months pregnant doesn't change anything." Catherine Destivelle. IMG
"I cannot agree that mountain climbing is merely one manifestation of man's spiritual aspirations. I think instead it is a hysterical paroxysm of his infantile vanity." Rex Stout. IMG
"What one leads on-sight, in good, strong style, safely, is what one's ability is." Pat Ament. IMG
"Pucky lads, a wee bit over their heads." Doug Scott. IMG
"In climbing you are always faced with new problems in which you must perform using intuitive movements, and then later analyze them to figure out why they work, and then learn from them." Wolfgang Gullich. IMG
"There is probably no pleasure equal to the pleasure of climbing a dangerous Alp; but it is a pleasure which is confined strictly to people who can find pleasure in it." Mark Twain. IMG
"I am too slow to be a good climber, so I film instead." Wanda Rutkiewicz. IMG
"When mountain-climbing is made too easy, the spiritual effect the mountain exercises vanishes into the air." D.T. Suzuki. IMG
"Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth." Edna Ferber. IMG
"I live not in myself, but I become Portion of that around me: and to me High mountains are a feeling, but the hum of human cities torture." Lord Byron. IMG
"One must conquer, achieve, get to the top; one must know the end to be convinced that one can win the end - to know there's no dream that mustn't be dared. . ." George Leigh Mallory. IMG
"I'm a person of the mountains and the open paddocks and the big empty sky, that's me, and I knew if I spent too long away from all that I'd die; I don't know what of, I just knew I'd die." John Marsden. IMG
"No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied - it speaks in silence to the very core of your being." Ansel Adams. IMG
"By speaking of greater forces than we can possibly invoke, and by confronting us with greater spans of time than we can possibly envisage, mountains refute our excessive trust in the man-made. They pose profound questions about our durability and the importance of our schemes. They induce, I suppose, a modesty in us." Robert Macfarlane. IMG
"Just a reminder - a guidebook is no substitute for skill, experience, judgment and lots of tension." Charlie Fowler. IMG
"I've climbed with some of the best climbers in the world, more importantly, to me, they are some of the best people in the world. That's another reason why I climb." Jim Wickwire. IMG
"They say you can't do it, but sometimes it doesn't always work." Casey Stengel. IMG
"John Wayne never wore Lycra." Ron Kauk. IMG
"For us the mountains had been a natural field of activity where, playing on the frontiers of life and death, we had found the freedom for which we were blindly groping and which was as necessary to us as bread." Maurice Herzog. IMG
"Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak." Paul D Boyer. IMG
"Do nothing in haste; look well to each step; and from the beginning think what may be the end." Edward Whymper. IMG
"What I mean by photographing as a participant rather than observer is that I'm not only involved directly with some of the activities that I photograph, such as mountain climbing, but even when I'm not I have the philosophy that my mind and body are part of the natural world" Galen. IMG
"Fear... the right and necessary counterweights to that courage which urges men skyward, and protects them from self-destruction" Heinrich Harrer. IMG
"On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow." Friedrich Nietzsche. IMG
"Mountains were once my big adventure but is is over since a long time; I still dream from the wonderful days sometimes, read also a few pages from a mountain book. But the thought of doing again active mountain climbing has faded." Fritz Zwicky. IMG
"I have spent-or wasted-my life around motor racing: driving, promoting, and writing about what Ernest Hemingway once linked with mountain climbing and bull fighting as the only true sports. The rest, he sniffed, are merely games." Brock Yates. IMG
"Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!" Edna Ferber. IMG
"Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley." Theodore Roethke. IMG
"How could the adventure seeker of today find satisfaction with the level of performance that was a standard set more than 40 years ago ?" Anatoli Boukreev. IMG
"I thought climbing the Devil's Thumb would fix all that was wrong with my life. In the end, of course, it changed almost nothing. But I came to appreciate that mountains make poor receptacles for dreams." Jon Krakauer. IMG
"Consider what you want to do in relation to what you are capable of doing. Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity." Gaston Rebuffat. IMG
"Everybody wants to reach the top of the mountain, but there is no growth at the peak. It is in the valley that we slog through the lush grass and rich soil, learning and becoming what enables us to summit life's next peak." Andy Andrews. IMG
"Do not burn yourselves out. Be as I am-a reluctant enthusiast... a part-time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic. Save the other half of yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure." Edward Abbey. IMG
"You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down." Stanislaw Lem. IMG
"The greatest and most inspiring mountain climbing achievements in history are not so much stories of individual achievement, but are stories of the extraordinary power of a unified, talented, prepared team that stays loyally committed to one another and to their shared vision to the end." Stephen Covey. IMG
"A few hours' mountain climbing make of a rogue and a saint two fairly equal creatures. Tiredness is the shortest path to equality and fraternity - and sleep finally adds to them liberty." Friedrich Nietzsche. IMG
"One way to get high blood pressure is to go mountain climbing over molehills." Earl Wilson. IMG
"The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet." Ralph Waldo Emerson. IMG
"I do recall that El Cap seemed to be in much better condition than I was," Warren G Harding. IMG
"Near the foot of the mountain we visited a yogi who dwelled in a hollow tunneled beneath a boulder. He pondered our notion of climbing Shivling and said: 'First travel, then struggle, finally calm'." Greg Child. IMG
"Rocks make no compromise for sex... rock climbing is not like some sports, where it is made easier for women; or sports like, say, softball, which is only baseball for soft people. On a rock, everything is equal." Beverly Johnson. IMG
"Never noticed a female monkey not climbing as well as a male, have you?" Don Whillans. IMG
"You guys going up? Yes, yes, we go up. You may be going a lot higher than you think!" Don Whillans. IMG
"Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity" Gaston Rebuffat. IMG
"I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news" John Muir. IMG
"I am afraid if there is anything to be afraid of. A precipice cannot hurt you. Lions and tigers can. The streets of New York I consider more dangerous than the Matterhorn to a thoroughly competent and careful climber." Annie Smith Peck. IMG

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