Mountains Quotes

Faith, indeed, has up to the present not been able to move real mountains . . . But it can put mountains where there are none.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Men trip not on mountains, they trip on molehills.

Chinese Proverbs

In the mountains, the shortest way is from peak to peak: but for that you must have long legs.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.

John Muir

How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings.

Bible

Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains.

Eric Hoffer

We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.

Ursula K. LeGuin

Cubism is like standing at a certain point on a mountain and looking around. If you go higher, things will look different; if you go lower, again they will look different. It is a point of view.

Jacques Lipchitz

Politics can be likened to driving at night over unfamiliar hills and mountains. Close attention must be paid to what the beam can reach and the next bend.

David Trimble

The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.

Tennessee Williams

Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.

Unknown

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.

Edmund Hillary

Mountains appear more lofty, the nearer they are approached, but great men resemble them not in this particular.

Marguerite Blessington

Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street.

William Blake

The description is not the described; I can describe the mountain, but the description is not the mountain, and if you are caught up in the description, as most people are, then you will never see the mountain.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If ye have faith as a grain of mustard-seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove.

Bible

Two voices are there: one is of the sea, One of the mountains,-each a mighty voice.

William Wordsworth

Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur.

Matthew Arnold

The mountains will be in labor, and a ridiculous mouse will be born.

Horace

The mountain was in labour, and Jove was afraid, but it brought forth a mouse.

William Shakespeare

I've rode o'er hot, dry deserts And over mountains tall I believed in the bad land sayin' "A good gun never falls"

Hoyt Wayne Axton

Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street.

William Blake

Oh, sun! that o'er the western mountains now Goest down in glory! ever beautiful And blessed is thy radiance, whether thou Colourest the eastern heaven and night-mist cool, Till the bright day-star vanish, or on high Climbest and streamest thy white splendours from mid-sky.

William Cullen Bryant

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Updated On : November 26, 2013
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