Mountains are special for us. We have a special connection with them. Mountains are humbling. They make us realise the enormity of the world. The mountains are intimidating. But once you scale a height, you never feel proud, you are always humbled because the mountain allowed you to climb it. Yes, I always believe that mountains can only be conquered if they want themselves to be. Here are a few mountain quotes that might help to trigger the adventurer in you.
Between the mountains and man, it is the mountain that always wins.
Here are a few Mountain Quotes that might inspire you, to rekindle the passion for adventure in you. If neither, then let them at least inspire you to accept whatever challenges life throws at you and do the best!
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.
Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb. – Greg Child
I think this quite effectively sums up why we climb the mountains. What do you say?
It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. – Sir Edmund Hillary
I think this is what he felt at the top. This one is one of our favourites.
Don’t be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try. – Micahel Jordan
Nature is one of the most underutilized treasures in life. It has the power to unburden hearts and reconnect to that inner place of peace. – Janice Anderson
Success comes to those who have an entire mountain of gold that they continually mine, not those who find one nugget and try to live on it for fifty years. – John C. Maxwell
Stop staring at mountains. Climb them instead, yes, it’s a harder process but it will lead you to a better view.
I go to seek a great perhaps – John Green
Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street. – William Blake
How wild it was, to let it be. – Cheryl Strayed
This one is straight from the heart.
May your dreams be larger than mountains and may you have the courage to scale their summits. – Harley King
The mountains were his masters. They rimmed in life. They were the cup of reality, beyond growth, beyond struggle and death. They were his absolute unity in the midst of eternal change. ― Thomas Wolfe
The way up to the top of the mountain is always longer than you think. Don’t fool yourself, the moment will arrive when what seemed so near is still very far. — Paulo Coelho
Don’t you think this one is so true?
He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary. ― Friedrich Neitszche
Mountains are only a problem when they are bigger than you. You should develop yourself so much that you become bigger than the mountains you face. ― Idowu Koyenikan
The mountains are calling and I must go. – John Muir
I like the mountains because they make me feel small, Jeff says. They help me sort out what’s important in life.― Mark Obmascik
Never measure the height of a mountain until you reach the top. Then you will see how low it was. – Dag Hammerskjold
Go where you feel most alive.
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