Quotations list about peaks, ascent and climbers captions citing G. K. Chesterton, Kahlil Gibran and Rita Rudner sayings.
One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
— G. K. Chesterton
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
— Kahlil Gibran peaks quote
Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen. Women reach theirs at thirty-five. Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?
— Rita Rudner
Peak performers see the ability to manage change as a necessity in fulfilling their missions.
— Charles A. Garfield
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
— peaks quotation by Henry Ward Beecher
I see that old flagpole still stands.
Have your troops hoist the colors to its peak, and let no enemy ever haul them down.
We go by the lighthouse; paddle out. After we got out, we paddled way down to get the biggest peak.
Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.
The fact is, the difference between peak performers and everybody else are much smaller than everybody else thinks.
Happiness consumes itself like a flame.
It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
Peak performers develop powerful mental images of the behavior that will lead to the desired results. They see in their mind's eye the result they want, and the actions leading to it.
Topographically the country is magnificent -- and terrifying.
Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak.
A marriage is a series of friendships.
Love serves as its underlying theme. Friendships provide it with the new challenges around which the relationship further develops. Each type of friendship with ones partner comes into being, rises to a peak of enthusiasm, and then wanes away in our cedar chest of sentimental values. Every once in a while we go to the chest and draw out a friendship item to give us a shot in the arm. Then we put it away till another day.
In the mountains the shortest route is from peak to peak, but for that you must have long legs. Aphorisms should be peaks: and those to whom they are spoken should be big and tall of stature.
Simplicity is the peak of civilization.
I've discovered that numerous peak performers use the skill of mental rehearsal of visualization. They mentally run through important events before they happen.
We're still living with the old paradigm of age as an arch.
That's the old metaphor: You're born, you peak at midlife and decline into decrepitude.
The number of children is not growing any longer in the world.
We are still debating peak oil, but we have definitely reached peak child.
And it's interesting, when you look at the predictions made during the peak of the boom in the 1990s, about e-commerce, or internet traffic, or broadband adoption, or internet advertising, they were all right - they were just wrong in time.
But look, I was born in 1956, the peak year for births in US history.
I think I'm very representative of many of the thought processes my generation have been through and, by and large, people of my age have had their imprint planted on the consciousness of western society for a long time.
I kind of peak at how far I can push my body, and then I run out of determination for the habit and start easing off. It's really just a lack of focus and discipline.
In my whole career, in fact, I can remember only two first nights when a show was at its peak on the first night. And I just wish we could devise a system where critics came not on a single evening but were given a choice of performances to attend.
When I climb a fourteener, a 14,000-foot/4,260-meter peak, in the winter by myself, I leave an itinerary and information about where my vehicle will be parked and the name of the county sheriff to contact in case I don't get home.
It turns out that all Netflix streaming peak on Saturday night can fit inside a single fiber optic, which is the size of one human hair.
I've been in on the beginning, the rise, peak, collapse and end of the talking picture.
The year I was born, 1956, was the peak year for babies being born, and there are more people essentially our age than anybody else. We could crush these new generations if we decided too.
Don't peak in high school.
It's fun leading this offense. I don't think we've hit our peak.
I would say that my peak was making my first million at the ripe age of 29, after the first album.
Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.
What is at a peak is certain to decline.
He who shows his hand will surely be defeated. He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of his enemy's doubts is invincible.
So from this time of peak every people or every organization that goes against the Unification Church will gradually come down or drastically come down and die. Many people will die - those who go against our movement.
People don't realize you're blowing over changes, time changes, harmony, different keys. I mark a point in my solo where it's got to peak at point D I go to A, B, C D then I'm home.