Mountains Quotes

Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.

Edward Abbey

Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

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.


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

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

Down below the broad, roaring waves of the sea break against the deep foundation of the rock. But high above the mountain, the sea, and the peaks of rock the eternal ornamentation blooms silently from the dark depths of the universe.

Rudolf Otto

Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges.

Thomas W. Higginson

Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.

Mason Cooley

Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.

Hosea Ballou

Although mountains may guide migrations, the plains are the regions where people dwell in greatest numbers.

Ellsworth Huntington

Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.

Loris Malaguzzi

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

Jean Paul

I have climbed highest mountains,I have run through the field,only to be with you.I have run,I have crawled,I have scaled these city walls,only to be with you.But I still haven't found what I'm looking for

Paul David Hewson

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : November 26, 2013
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