Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice.
Marcel Proust summits quote

More than 150 heads of state attended the UN Summit, giving New Yorkers a chance to get in touch with prejudices they didn't even know they had.
— Jon Stewart

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
— Victor Hugo

Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.
— Paul D. Boyer