Mountain Quotes

Creative people who can't help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, just as someone who climbs a mountain is more at risk than someone who just walks along a village lane.

R. D. Laing

Any road followed precisely to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little bit to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Frank Herbert

A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.


To live for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.

Robert M. Pirsig

When you heard that a mountain was moved, believe it; but when you hear that someone changed his character do not believe it.

Arabian Proverb

You cannot see the mountain near.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In a flat country a hillock thinks itself a mountain.

Turkish Proverb

The higher you climb on the mountain, the harder the wind blows.

Sam Cummings

The way up to the top of the mountain is always longer than you think. Dont fool yourself, the moment will arrive when what seemed so near is still very far.

Paulo Coelho

Marry a mountain girl and you marry the whole mountain.

Irish Sayings

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.

Dag Hammarskjold

You can never conquer the mountain. You can only conquer yourself.

James Whittaker

Stars may be seen from the bottom of a deep well, when they cannot be discerned from the top of a mountain. So are many things learned in adversity which the prosperous man dreams not of.


They talk about their Pilgrim blood, their birthright high and holy! a mountain-stream that ends in mud thinks is melancholy.

James Russell Lowell

I settled at Cold Mountain long ago, Already it seems like years and years. Freely drifting, I prowl the woods and streams And linger watching things themselves. Men don't get this far into the mountains, White clouds gather and billow. Thin grass does for a mattress, The blue sky makes a good quilt. Happy with a stone under head, Let heaven and earth go about their changes.

Gary Snyder

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