Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.— John Muir
Proven Mountain Climbing quotations
Don't climb mountains so that people can see you. Climb mountains that you can see the world.
No matter how steep the mountain - the Lord is going to climb it with you.
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down. It's the pebble in your shoe.
Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain
Live each day as you would climb a mountain.
An occasional glance toward the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point. So climb slowly, enjoying each passing moment; and then the view from the summit will serve a more rewarding climax for your journey.
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
You keep putting one foot in front of the other and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.
I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.
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
Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office of mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.
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.
When faced with a mountain, I WILL NOT QUIT! I will keep on striving until I climb over, find a pass through, tunnel underneath, or simply stay and turn the mountain into a gold mine with God's help!
Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.
Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports.
.. all the others are games.
How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top
You never know what's around the corner.
It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.
Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it
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.
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.
Keep close to nature's heart... and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain, or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
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.
If adventure has a final and all-embracing motive, it is surely this: we go out because it is our nature to go out, to climb mountains, and to paddle rivers, to fly to the planets and plunge into the depths of the oceans... When man ceases to do these things, he is no longer man.
I'm not from the heart of Atlanta, I'm from the Eastern outskirts.
Stone Mountain is the town - Gambino is from there, Danger Mouse is from there. So there's a lot more greenery, lakes and a mountain you can climb everyday - all kinds of stuff that I'm into. I wear sandals, or a harness - I'm prepared to be outdoors because that's just how I am.
It isnt the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; its the pebble in your shoe.
The mountains have rules. they are harsh rules, but they are there, and if you keep to them you are safe. A mountain is not like men. A mountain is sincere. The weapons to conquer it exist inside you, inside your soul.
There's a race of men that don't fit in, A race that can't sit still;
So they break the hearts of kith and kin, And they roam the world at will. They range the field and rove the flood, And they climb the mountain's crest; Their's is the curse of the gypsy blood, And they don't know how to rest.
I have climbed my mountain, but I must still live my life.
Just put one foot in front of the other.
You don't climb a mountain in leaps and bounds, but by taking it slowly.
You want to climb the mountain because it’s there and you know you can do it.
So let us then try to climb the mountain, not by stepping on what is below us, but to pull us up at what is above us, for my part at the stars; amen.
I went whenever I could, and always my eyes lifted to the hills.
I was to find a spiritual and physical satisfaction in climbing mountains and a tranquil mind upon reaching their summits, as though I had escaped from the disappointments and unkindness of life and emerged above them into a new world, a better world.
The Beauty of the Mountain is hidden for all those who try to discover it from the top, supposing that, one way or an other, one can reach this place directly. The Beauty of the Mountain reveals only to those who climbed it.
Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.
The place where you lose the trail is not necessarily the place where it ends.
One way to get high blood pressure is to go mountain climbing over molehills.
Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement.
Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!
I feel like I'm on top of the world. Honestly, I feel like I've climbed a very giant mountain, and I'm just standing right on top with my arms wide open and breathing rarified air.