Climbing The Mountain Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Climbing The Mountain

#1. In his book Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi refers to flow as the time when you become lost in your actions, whether climbing a mountain peak, painting or playing soccer. - Author: Beth Whitman
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#2. Mountain climbing was my original sport ... and I've never tired from the satisfaction of getting to the top of a mountain. - Author: Steve Fossett
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#3. Eating wheat, like ice climbing, mountain boarding, and bungee jumping, is an extreme sport. It is the only common food that carries its own long-term mortality rate. - Author: William Davis
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#4. Only bullfighting, mountain climbing and auto racing are sports, the rest are merely games. - Author: Barnaby Conrad
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#5. Always she thought of him as climbing some mountain in his mind, like that great one to the west on which his eyes would dwell so often and from which he seemed to derive something that was even more than strength. - Author: Elizabeth Yates
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#6. Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain tops are within reach. - Author: John Muir
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#7. Climbing has taught me many lessons, one of the most important being, just how ever-present death is. Having faced death a few times now while climbing, has made me realize that I have no fear of it. - Author: Mekael Shane
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#8. Attaining lasting happiness requires that we enjoy the journey on our way toward a destination we deem valuable. Happiness is not about making it to the peak of the mountain nor is it about climbing aimlessly around the mountain; happiness is the experience of climbing toward the peak. - Author: Tal Ben-Shahar
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#9. There may be more to learn by climbing the same mountain a hundred times than by climbing a hundred different mountains. - Author: Richard Nelson
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#10. New frameworks are like climbing a mountain - the larger view encompasses rather than rejects the more restricted view. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#11. 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'. - Author: Greg Child
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#12. (I was) happily contended to be climbing the heights and the clouds by the brush method ... rendering the God-spirit in the mountains. - Author: Marsden Hartley
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#13. Give me the comma of imperfect striving, thus to find zest in the immediate living. Ever the reaching but never the gaining, ever the climbing but never the attaining of the mountain top. - Author: Winston Graham
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#14. Staring at the mountain requires nothing.
Climbing the mountain requires strength.
Reaching the mountaintop requires perseverance.
Staying at the mountaintop requires wisdom.
Reaching for the stars requires everything. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#15. It is the climbing of the mountain that makes the view from the top so breathtaking. - Author: Richard C. Miller
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#16. I am an amateur mountain climber. Once or twice a year I go off to Chamonix in the French Alps, under Mont Blanc, and with a guide do treks that include rock climbing at high altitude. - Author: Robert Littell
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#17. It is good to stop by the track for a space, put aside the knapsack, wipe the brows, and talk a little of the upper slopes of the mountain we think we are climbing, would but the trees let us see it. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#18. Definition: Alpinism is the art of going through the mountains confronting the greatest dangers with the biggest of cares. What we call art here, is the application of a knowledge to an action. - Author: Rene Daumal
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#19. As for the dispute about solitude and society, any comparison is impertinent. It is an idling down on the plane at the base of a mountain, instead of climbing steadily to its top. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#20. The traveler who crosses a mountain in the direction of a star runs the risk of forgetting which is his guiding star if he concentrates too exclusively on the climbing problems. If he only acts for action's sake, he will get nowhere. - Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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#21. I love to read about the exploits of technical mountain climbers, but I've never done any vertical climbing. - Author: Will Hobbs
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#22. I have great people, smart people that are around me and we love the challenge. I guess it's like climbing a mountain or building a building. It's a challenge but you love every challenge that it brings or presents itself. - Author: Ice Cube
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#23. The negotiations were simultaneously cerebral and physical, abstract and personal, something like a combination of chess and mountain climbing. - Author: Richard Holbrooke
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#24. No matter the height of the mountain, the climbing is the same. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#25. when you get to the peak, remember the valley exists - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#26. There are all kinds of ways to challenge ourselves. Some people do it by climbing a mountain or scuba diving. The most profound and challenging ordeals is to drink Ayahuasca. It is in a way the ultimate adventure. - Author: Graham Hancock
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#27. Everyone praises the views you get from mountain tops, but no one talks about the views that they block. - Author: Nils Kjaer
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#28. Desire is an attempt to feel the void. - Author: Hamza Yusuf
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#29. Sometimes, life is like mountain climbing. After you've achieved your biggest goals, you must return to the starting point to complete the journey and share your story with others to encourage them for their climb. - Author: Tom Cunningham
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#30. This mountain's of such sort that climbing it is hardest at the start; but as we rise, the slope grows less unkind. - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#31. Writing a screenplay is like climbing a mountain. When you're climbing, all you can see is the rock in front of you and the rock directly above you. You can't see where you've come from or where you're going. - Author: Syd Field
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#32. We as children went up the mountain to find feed for livestock, like goats, cows and horses, and because in the winter time we would light the fire in the house, we would climb the mountain to collect firewood as well. Because of that, I suppose I became used to climbing mountains. - Author: Tamae Watanabe
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#33. Feel yourself climbing the mountain. - Author: A.D. Posey
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#34. Old age is like climbing a mountain. You climb from ledge to ledge. The higher you get, the more tired and breathless you become, but your views become more extensive. - Author: Ingmar Bergman
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#35. 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. - Author: Galen Rowell
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#36. I knew how one climbing the mountain of worldly success can slip down into the river below without being conscious of the descent till he is already drowning. - Author: Diego Rivera
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#37. One who can move mountains start with the little stones. - Author: Confucius
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#38. When I go to the mountains, I intuitively know my place in the world much better through these experiences. The more intense they are, the better I know myself, and the more I am able to challenge myself. - Author: Galen Rowell
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#39. A dwarf can stand on a mountain, he's no taller. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#40. 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. - Author: Maurice Herzog
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#41. I looked back at the summit of the mountain, which seemed but a cubit high in comparison with the height of human contemplation, were in not too often merged in the corruptions of the earth. - Author: Petrarch
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#42. There's no glory in climbing a mountain if all you want to do is to get to the top. It's experiencing the climb itself - in all its moments of revelation, heartbreak, and fatigue - that has to be the goal. - Author: Karyn Kusama
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#43. While ice is not really alive, it is certainly animate. It exists in an dynamic state of perpetual vibration, flux and movement. Enjoy its existence, and its safe passage in the mountains. - Author: Wil McCarthy
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#44. Life is like a mountain: after climbing up one side and sliding down the other, put up the sled. - Author: Josh Billings
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#45. Climbing's always been a massive hobby of mine up until, kind of, recent times when I've had family, but no, it's been a driving passion in my life, and, uh, I've always wanted to climb the Matterhorn. It was the mountain that, sort of, inspired me to climb, as a youngster. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#46. The Path is much like the experience of climbing a mountain. The climb is tough. But each time you stop to look around, the view becomes more spectacular. - Author: Susan Jeffers
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#47. I want to solve a climbing problem in the mountains, not in the sporting goods store. - Author: Reinhold Messner
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#48. I just have a dream mountain under the eyelids, this is my breath, my life. - Author: Wojciech Kurtyka
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#49. No, not conquer, that is too foolish a world. Any man who scales a mountain is still but a man, a transient speck compared to the immensity and permanence of a mountain . - Author: James Rozoff
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#50. I have spent
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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. - Author: Brock Yates
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#51. The mountains were there and so was I. - Author: Maurice Herzog
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#52. Short is the little time which remains to thee of life. Live as on a mountain. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#53. Women often focus more on staying friends, which is as important as climbing the mountain. - Author: Arlene Blum
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#54. Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it. - Author: Andy Rooney
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#55. There is an interconnectedness among members that bonds the family, much like mountain climbers who rope themselves together when climbing a mountain, so that if someone should slip or need support, he's held up by the others until he regains his footing. - Author: Phil McGraw
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#56. 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. - Author: Ansel Adams
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#57. If there is such a thing as spiritual materialism, it is displayed in the urge to possess the mountains rather than to unravel and accept their mysteries. - Author: Wojciech Kurtyka
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#58. Many climbers become writers because of the misconceptions about climbing. - Author: Jonathan Waterman
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#59. Drinking people are loud people. This is lost
on children, who make monkey bars of noise,
climbing through and over its steel pipes
until they king the metal smell of mountain. - Author: Ken Craft
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#60. The mountain is nothing without people on it. Often you part expedition exasperated, but a year or two later you go back with the same partners knowing there's potential in this human relationship. - Author: Greg Child
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#61. If possible, I'd like to avoid that kind of literary burnout. My idea of literature is something more spontaneous, more cohesive, something with a kind of natural, positive vitality. For me, writing a novel is like climbing a steep mountain, struggling up the face of the cliff, - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#62. For nearly 11 years, now, we have been on this mission; we call it, "climbing Mt. Sustainability", a mountain higher than Everest, to meet at that point at the top that symbolizes zero footprint-zero environmental impact. Sustainable: taking nothing, doing no harm. - Author: Ray Anderson
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#63. Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports ... all the others are games. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#64. Like it or not taking risks, by a total commitment to the mountain and the vagaries of the weather, is essential for the greater satisfaction to be derived from mountaineering. - Author: Doug Scott
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#65. People come to Portland, many of them for the quality of life. They love the physical space here. And yet every year, people climbing the mountain get killed by avalanches. - Author: Chelsea Cain
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#66. Between the shores of the oceans and the summit of the highest mountain is a secret route that you must absolutely take before being one with the sons of the Earth. - Author: Khalil Gibran
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#67. One of the questions I get asked a lot is, 'What do you do to stay in shape?' My glib answer is, 'I play.' But I mean it. Sure, I go to the gym, but I don't spend my life there. Most of my activity is outdoors, whether it's basketball or mountain biking or rock climbing. - Author: Jason Lewis
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#68. Like words written in the sand taken away by waves
Thousands of years of culture discovered in lost caves
Climbing to a mountain at it's highest peak
Out of no where strength when thought down and weak - Author: Justin Bienvenue
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#69. Growing older is like climbing a mountain: the higher you get, the more strength you need, but the further you see. - Author: Ingmar Bergman
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#70. I like to think of Everest as a great mountaineering challenge, and when you've got people just streaming up the mountain - well, many of them are just climbing it to get their name in the paper, really. - Author: Edmund Hillary
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#71. 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. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#72. Way to equality. - A few hours of mountain climbing turn a villain and a saint into two rather equal creatures. Exhaustion is the shortest way to equality and fraternity - and liberty is added eventually by sleep. 297 - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#73. You might think that climbing a mountain is half the battle, only to find out that the mountain goats who live at the top are vicious, and heavily armed. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#74. A man's passion for the mountain is, above all, his childhood which refuses to die. - Author: Francois Mauriac
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#75. Mountain climbing is my passion, and to empower women through my expeditions is the reason. - Author: Samina Baig
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#76. All of those who perceive new challenges as climbing a mountain should accept the fact that they aren't young anymore. - Author: Eraldo Banovac
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#77. K2 is not some malevolent being, lurking there above the Baltoro, waiting to get us. It's just there. It's indifferent. It's an inanimate mountain made of rock, ice, and snow. The "savageness" is what we project onto it, as if we blame the peak for our own misadventures on it. - Author: Ed Viesturs
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#78. Today majesty is the length from where I stand to the summit of the mountain we are climbing. This mountain has majesty and hold its own authority above all others. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#79. I am doing the mountain climbing to empower women. - Author: Samina Baig
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#80. The greatest cause of ulcers is mountain-climbing over molehills. - Author: Maxwell Maltz
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#81. It is like the moon. We can see it differently by climbing a mountain, but we cannot outrun it. As it should be. - Author: Stacey Lee
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#82. Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better! - Author: Ingrid Bergman
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#83. Mountain-climbing cars are built on a slant similar to the angle of a hat-brim of a man who doesn't want to be recognized. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#84. Life is brought down to the basics: if you are warm, regular, healthy, not thirsty or hungry, then you are not on a mountain ... Climbing at altitude is like hitting your head against a brick wall - it's great when you stop. - Author: Chris Darwin
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#85. Desire is an attempt to fill the void - Author: Hamza Yusuf
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#86. 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. - Author: Fritz Zwicky
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#87. When I am about to have a difficult project, I dream I am climbing a mountain. When everything is going fine, I dream I am going down the mountain. - Author: Eric Ripert
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#88. Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb. - Author: Greg Child
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#89. I grew up climbing mountains in Montana and Wyoming and my wife and I were engaged on top of a mountain peak: Hyalite Peak in Montana. It was a 15-mile hike to get to the top of that, round-trip - thankfully, she said yes. - Author: Steve Daines
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#90. The rope connecting two men on a mountain is more than nylon protection; it is an organic thing that transmits subtle messages of intent and disposition from man to man; it is an extension of the tactile senses, a psychological bond, a wire along which currents of communication flow. - Author: Trevanian
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#91. Just like a mountain goat climbing very steep and dangerous land to lick salt from the rocks, man also should take high risks to get what he wants! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#92. You don't understand my dis-mounting. It's like climbing a mountain. Would you rather climb the mountain or have a helicopter deposit you on the top? The continual climb, the continual remounting, makes it a richer experience, and so on. - Author: Tom Wolfe
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#93. You've climbed the highest mountain in the world. What's left ? It's all downhill from there. You've got to set your sights on something higher than Everest. - Author: Willi Unsoeld
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#94. The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective. - Author: Al Neuharth
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#95. We can only climb the mountains because there's a valley that makes the mountain a mountain. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#96. When mountain-climbing is made too easy, the spiritual effect the mountain exercises vanishes into the air. - Author: D.T. Suzuki
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#97. The only zen thoughts you can find on a mountain summit are those you brought yourself. - Author: Robert M. Pirsig
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#98. When life gets tangled there's something so reassuring about climbing a mountain. The challenge is unambiguous. - Author: Stacy Allison
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#99. They climb the mountain like beasts, stupid and sweating; it seems that no one bothered to tell them that there are beautiful vistas along the way. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#100. 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. - Author: Stephen Covey
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