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Annie Smith Peck Quotes and Sayings

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Climbing is unadulterated hard labor.
The only real pleasure is the satisfaction of going
where no man has been before and where few can follow.
- Annie Smith Peck

Nothing to mountaineering, just a little physical endurance,
a good deal of brains, lots of practice,
and plenty of warm clothing.
- Annie Smith Peck

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

However carefully we plan our future,
we are always climbing the steps to nowhere.
While it is important to our happiness
that we have an intent for our lives,
it is equally crucial to accept in advance
that we truly have no idea how our lives will turn out -
and that is good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

There are two things that are more difficult
than making an after-dinner speech:
climbing a wall which is leaning toward you
and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you.
- Winston Churchill

Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices;
so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
- A. C. Benson

It's the journey toward doing these harder climbs that
really gives value to the whole activity of climbing.
- Alex Lowe

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By my third year of Law and Order, I was climbing the walls.
But you don't leave a hit show, especially when you
have a five-year contract.
- Chris Noth

Hollywood is a place where a man can get stabbed in
the back while climbing a ladder.
- William Faulkner

Skiing is the pleasurable part of alpinism -
way more pleasurable and fun than alpine climbing.
- Michael Kennedy

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success;
leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
- Stephen Covey

Identifying and overcoming natural fear is one of the
pleasing struggles intrinsic to climbing.
- Alex Lowe

If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it,
it would have been permitted.
- Franz Kafka

A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower;
the view halfway up is better than the view from the base,
and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.
- William Lyon Phelps

Climbing K2 or floating the Grand Canyon in an inner tube;
there are some things one would rather have done than do.
- Edward Abbey

I once tried standing up on my toes to see far out in the distance,
but I found that I could see much farther by climbing to a high place.
- Xun Zi

Housework is a breeze.
Cooking is a pleasant diversion.
Putting up a retaining wall is a lark.
But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
- Fawn M. Brodie

I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength.
- Sextus Propertius

I think climbing is less a sport and more a hobby,
and as such, I think everybody's a beginning climber.
- Alex Lowe

But each time I seemed to be climbing into a roller
coaster and finding myself coming through the downhill
run with that sort of dazed feeling that we all know.
- Enzo Ferrari

I am still feeling my calf strain, so I have been unable to train this week.
I will again have to sit out the weekend action,
but the lads are climbing ever higher to safety.
- David Ginola

Climbing is what I do.
- Anatoli Boukreev

Climbing to the top demands strength,
whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
- Abdul Kalam

I say we are climbing out of a ditch and we are climbing up.
- Tim Kaine

One way to get high blood pressure is to go mountain climbing over molehills.
- Earl Wilson

Being a woman has only bothered me in climbing trees.
- Frances Perkins

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 Rowell

You can feel as brave as Columbus starting for the
unknown the first time you enter a Chinese lane full of boys laughing at you,
or when you risk climbing down in a Tibetan pub for a meal of rotten meat.
- Ella Maillart

We are taught to consume.
And that's what we do.
But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume,
that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction,
then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's
hands climbing the corporate ladder of success.
- River Phoenix

This is the first time in 10 years I don't know what I'm doing next,
and I'm rather enjoying it.
Soon I'll be climbing the walls no doubt,
but right now, it's not clear, I'm just enjoying the freedom.
- Sam Mendes

If you're climbing the ladder of life,
you go rung by rung, one step at a time.
Don't look too far up, set your goals high but take one step at a time.
Sometimes you don't think you're progressing until
you step back and see how high you've really gone.
- Donny Osmond

By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation
Delaware State students took and continue to take from
their education and their experiences is just as great,
if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools.
- Michael N. Castle

Sometimes you get a glimpse of a semicolon coming,
a few lines farther on, and it is like climbing a steep
path through woods and seeing a wooden bench just at
a bend in the road ahead,
a place where you can expect to sit for a moment,
catching your breath.
- Lewis Thomas

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

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.
- Winston Graham

I raced supremely well.
I felt I was as well fitted to do it as I had ever been,
and as perhaps I might ever be.
I went climbing three weeks before, because I was feeling fed up with running.
- Roger Bannister

The first question which you will ask and which I must try to answer is this;
What is the use of climbing Mount Everest? and my answer must at once be,
it is no use.
There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever.
- George Leigh Mallory

My life is very exciting now.
Nostalgia for what? It's like climbing a staircase.
I'm on the top of the staircase, I look behind and see the steps.
That's where I was.
We're here right now.
Tomorrow, we'll be someplace else.
So why nostalgia?
- Jeanne Moreau

In the middle of a recession, where we're just climbing out of it,
where the economy -unemployment is still at 9.7 percent,
the idea of raising taxes and reducing spending is
a prescription for disaster.
- Joe Biden

Especially with the signing of riders with climbing
abilities and the new arrival of Tyler Hamilton,
who has the strength and ability to become a great
leader for the big tours.
All in all, I feel this is a very complete team.
- Laurent Jalabert

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

I look for what needs to be done.
After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thinking is what most people resort to after all else fails.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

The third certainty of life, after death and taxes,
is that nothing will work out the way you want.
Life is fully as bad as you think it is.
Choose to live joyfully anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Never put off till tomorrow
what you can do the day after tomorrow.
- Mark Twain

Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
- Stendhal


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