It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. – Edmund Hillary
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become. – Oprah Winfrey
Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. – Henry David Thoreau
From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It’s not a miracle; we just decided to go. – Tom Hanks
An earned compliment costs nothing, but its returns are immeasurable. Very humanly, when we are complimented, when our efforts are appreciated, most of us will usually strive to perform even better down the line. What a return on the investment of delivering a few earned words of praise! – G. Kingsley Ward
All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger (it’s impossible), but calculating risk and acting decisively. Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer. – Niccolo Machiavelli
We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in. – Sheryl Sandberg
It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe. – Mohamad Ali
You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are. – Yogi Bhajan
Named must your fear be before banish it you can. – Yoda
Limitations are like mirages created by your own mind. When you realise that limitation do not exist, those around you will also feel it and allow you inside their space. – Stephen Richards
Stop complaining. Start creating. – Dale Patridge
I wanted to achieve something essential in life, something that is not measured by money or position in society. The mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambitions to achieve. They are my cathedrals, the houses of my religion. In the mountains I attempt to understand my life. They are the way I practice my religion. In the mountains I celebrate creation, on each journey I am reborn. – Anatoli Boukreev
Stop running to those who ignore you and start running to those who adore you
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.
Our entire life – consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.