Mount Everest, the highest mountain on the earth, attracts many climbers from all over the world. There are success stories as well as failure. Here is 10 inspiring quotes of People who climbed Mount Everest. Yup! quotes by some of the great mountaineers who conquered the summit.
The official height of Mount Everest is 8,848 m (29,029 ft) and it may not accurate as it continues to grow approx. 4 mm (0.16 in) every year.
Inspiring Quotes of People Who Climbed Mount Everest
“With practice and focus, you can extend yourself far more than you ever believed possible.” – Edmund Hillary
“It has been a long road. From a mountain coolie, a bearer of loads, to a wearer of a coat with rows of medals who is carried about in planes and worries about income tax.” – Tenzing Norgay
“The wonderful things in life are the things you do, not the things you have.” – Reinhold Messner
“If you yearn for something without wistfulness but with happiness and faith, it comes to you. That’s what pulled me through every situation and kept me going is good health. That comes from the state of mind.” – Santosh Yadav
“You don’t really conquer a mountain, you conquer yourself. You overcome sickness and everything else – your pains, aches, fears – to reach the summit.” – Jim Whittaker
“Everest is a harsh and hostile immensity. Whoever challenges it declares war. He must mount his assault with the skill and ruthlessness of a military operation. And when the battle ends, the mountain remains unvanquished. There are no true victors, only survivors.” – Barry Bishop
“We don’t live to eat and make money. We eat and make money to be able to enjoy life. That is what life means, and that is what life is for.” – George Mallory
“If you succeed with one dream. It’s not long before you’re conjuring up another, slightly harder, a bit more ambitious, a bit more dangerous.” – Joe Simpson
“If you have determination, you can reach greater heights… No matter how fast/slow you go, you will reach your destination as long as you move.” – Arunima Sinha
“I like to describe Himalayan climbing as a kind of art of suffering. Just pushing, pushing yourself to your limits.” – Wojciech Kurtyka
Hope you enjoyed the above Inspiring Quotes of People Who Climbed Mount Everest.
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