Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.
— Lao Tzu

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
William Faulkner mountaineer quote

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

You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
— Dr. Seuss

Walk tall as the trees, live strong as the mountains, be gentle as the spring winds, keep the warmth of the summer sun in your heart, and the great spirit will always be with you.
— mountaineer quotation by American Indian Proverbs