1. When faced with a large project, remember you move a mountain one stone at a time. – Catherine Pulsifer
  2. Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing. – Barry Finlay
  3. Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence. – Nemann Buhl
  4. Mountains are only a problem when they are bigger than you. You should develop yourself so much that you become bigger than the mountains you face. – Idowu Koyenikan
  5. Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance. – Khalil Gibran
  6. The choices we make lead up to actual experiences. It is one thing to decide to climb a mountain. It is quite another to be on top of it. – Herbert A. Simon
  7. “There is no exquisite beauty…without some strangeness in the proportion.” ― Edgar Allen Poe
  8. “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”― Margaret Atwood
  9. “I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.” ― William Shakespeare
  10. “The earth laughs in flowers.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  11. Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it. – Andy Rooney
  12. Stop staring at mountains. Climb them instead, yes, it’s a harder process but it will lead you to a better view.
  13. “The mountains are calling, and I must go.” ― John Muir
  14. “From California to the New York Island, this land was made for you and me.” ― Woody Guthrie
  15. “If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, rejoice, for your soul is alive.” ― Eleanora Duse
  16. “Spring is nature’s way of saying ‘let’s party!’” ― Robin Williams
  17. “The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” ― Jacques-Yves Cousteau
  18. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery — air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’” ― Sylvia Plath
  19. “Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms, you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” ― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
  20. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” — Maxime Lagacé
  21. If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads. – Anatole France
  22. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. – Steve Jobs
  23. The climb speaks to our character, but the view, I think, to our souls. – Lori Lansens
  24. I like the mountains because they make me feel small. They help me sort out what’s important in life. – Mark Obmascik
  25. You are not in the mountains. The mountains are in you. – John Muir
  26. If you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won’t see why we go. – Edmund Hillary