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Climbing Quotes

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

Related topics: Motivational

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Climbing is what I do.
- Anatoli Boukreev

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

We climb the steps to nowhere - always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
- John Muir

Everybody is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
- Albert Einstein

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage,
or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb,
with great labor, and incessant anxiety,
but never reach the top.
- Robert Browning

I realised I'd never climb Everest but thought I could still write a book.
- Sara Paretsky

But all of this success came at the end of a long climb.
- Michael N. Castle

If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks.
I've had them; everybody has had them.
But obstacles don't have to stop you.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it,
or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

If I have to climb to heaven on a ladder,
I shall decline the invitation.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I'm trying to climb up both walls at once.
- Charles Olson

Take it from a guy: If you're in love with somebody,
you will swim the stream, you will climb the mountain,
you will slay the dragon.
You're going to get to her somehow, some way.
- Phil McGraw

It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky.
Behind me and before me is God, and I have no fears.
- Helen Keller

We didn't know if the rover could climb up or down the hills of the crater.
- Steven Squyres

One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
- Thomas Fuller

In my case, Pilgrim's Progress consisted
in my having to climb down a thousand ladders
until I could reach out my hand
to the little clod of earth that I am.
- Carl Jung

I may climb perhaps to no great heights,
but I will climb alone.
- Cyrano de Bergerac

I have lots of other mountains that I would like to climb.
I have no dream of Everest, but there are some,
like Mount Fuji, I'd like to do.
- Christy Turlington

Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate,
I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my
ear closer to the wireless speaker.
- Seamus Heaney

I'm not afraid of heights.
I rock climb.
I can repel off the side of a building.
- Kate Hudson

When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in
view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb.
- Denis Waitley

Once more I can climb about and remind you that a woman
in this epoch does the important literary thinking.
- Gertrude Stein

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out;
it's the pebble in your shoe.
- Muhammad Ali

When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new.
This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb,
and to seek the mountain view.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

It is my desire to be a great writer.
I know that I still have a mountain to climb to achieve that.
- Guy Johnson

There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds
not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder,
but a hatred of all injury.
- George Eliot

There are two kinds of climbers, those who climb because
their heart sings when they're in the mountains,
and all the rest.
- Alex Lowe

Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb the steep
where Fame's proud temple shines afar?
- James Beattie


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