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50 Mountain Quotes By Famous People

Mountains are great structures made by God, there are many mountains all over the world and the sizes vary. God created these to show mankind the greatness of his work. Mountains symbolize strength and inspiration, nature is something that we should look at for courage and strength. These mountain quotes are inspirational, we should travel around the world and see these magnificent mighty mountains. 


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Mountain Quotes

  1. “I like the mountains because they make me feel small,’ Jeff says. ‘They help me sort out what’s important in life.” Mark Obmascik
  2. “Never measure the height of a mountain until you reach the top. Then you will see how low it was.” Dag Hammarskjöld
  3. “Few places in this world are more dangerous than home. Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes. They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action.” John Muir
  4. “Nothing lives long, Only the earth and mountains.” Dee Brown

  5. “Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.” Greg Child

  6. “The choices we make lead up to actual experiences. It is one thing to decide to climb a mountain. It is quite another to be on top of it.” Herbert A. Simon
  7. “Climbing is my art; I get so much joy and gratification from it.” Jimmy Chin
  8. “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
  9. “Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.” Khalil Gibran
  10. “Although I deeply love oceans, deserts, and other wild landscapes, it is only mountains that beckon me with that sort of painful magnetic pull to walk deeper and deeper into their beauty.” Victoria Erikson

  11. “Mountains teach that not everything in this world can be rationally explained.” Aleksander Lwow
  12. “The mountains are calling, and I must go.” John Muir
  13. “Mountains slowly change, but they will always be there, defining Freedom.” Foster Kinn
  14. “Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” Ed Viesturs
  15. “Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain.” Edmund Hillary

  16. “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” John Muir
  17. “I love to sit on a mountain top and gaze. I don’t think of anything but the people I care about and the view.” Julian Lennon
  18. “Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are naught without prudence and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste; look well to each step, and from the beginning think what may be the end.” Edward Whymper
  19. “I take all day to climb mountains and then spend about 10 minutes at the top admiring the view.” Sebastian Thrun
  20. “How wild it was, to let it be.” Cheryl Strayed

  21. “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” John Muir
  22. “Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life.” Werner Herzog
  23. “Beyond the mountains, more mountains.” Haitian proverb
  24. “When preparing to climb a mountain, pack a light heart.” Dan May
  25. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” T. S. Eliot

  26. “In a flat country, a hillock thinks itself a mountain.” Turkish Proverb
  27. “The cliche is that life is a mountain. You go up, reach the top and then go down.” Jeanne Moreau
  28. “Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves and half in love with oblivion.” Robert Macfarlane
  29. “There are far better things ahead than the ones we leave behind.” C. S. Lewis
  30. “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” Dr. Seuss

  31. “Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.” Anatoli Boukreev
  32. “Mountains know secrets we need to learn. That it might take time, it might be hard, but if you just hold on long enough, you will find the strength to rise up.” Tyler Knott
  33. “Mountains are earth’s undecaying monuments.” Nathaniel Hawthorne
  34. “The top of one mountain is always the bottom of another.” Marianne Williamson
  35. “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” Barry Finlay

  36. “Everybody wants to reach the peak, but there is no growth on the top of a mountain. 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
  37. “Over every mountain, there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.” Theodore Roethke
  38. “Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” Jeffrey Rasley
  39. “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” Sir Edmund Hilary
  40. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

  41. “You are not in the mountains. The mountains are in you.” John Muir
  42. “May your dreams be larger than mountains and may you have the courage to scale their summits.” Harley King
  43. “Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” David McCullough Jr
  44. “Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.” Sir Martin Conway
  45. “He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary.” Friedrich Neitszche

  46. “The special forces gave me the self-confidence to do some extraordinary things in my life. Climbing Everest then cemented my belief in myself.” Bear Grylls
  47. “Life’s a bit like mountaineering – never look down.” Sir Edmund Hillary
  48. “I like geography best, he said, because your mountains & rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.” Brian Andreas
  49. “No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun.” Chinese Proverb
  50. “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

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