“Nothing lives long, Only the earth and mountains.” – Dee Brown. Here are 45 Inspirational Mountain Quotes Full Of Adventure.

Mountain Quotes

1. “There is no such sense of solitude as that which we experience upon the silent and vast elevations of great mountains. Lifted high above the level of human sounds and habitations, among the wild expanses and colossal features of Nature, we are thrilled in our loneliness with a strange fear and elation – an ascent above the reach of life’s expectations or companionship, and the tremblings of a wild and undefined misgivings.” – J. Sheridan Le Fanu

2. “The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.“– Robert M. Pirsig

3. “I am convinced that the jealous, the angry, the bitter, and the egotistical are the first to race to the top of mountains. A confident person enjoys the journey, the people they meet along the way and sees life, not as a competition.” – Shannon L. Alder

4. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” – T.S. Eliot

5. “Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves and half in love with oblivion.” – Robert Macfarlane

6. “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

7. “It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.” – William Arthur Ward

8. “I’ve realized that at the top of the mountain, there’s another mountain.” – Andrew Garfield

9. “The cliche is that life is a mountain. You go up, reach the top and then go down.” – Jeanne Moreau

10. “Mountains are created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are sent to be solved.” – William Arthur Ward

11. “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

Mountain Quotes

12. “When you stand at the bottom of the mountain and look up at the mountaintop, the path looks hard and stony, and the top is obscured by clouds. But when you reach the top and you look down, you realize that there are a thousand paths that could have brought you to that place.” – Roz Savage

13. “If you are faced with a mountain, you have several options. You can climb it and cross to the other side. You can go around it. You can dig under it. You can fly over it. You can blow it up. You can ignore it and pretend it’s not there. You can turn around and go back the way you came. Or you can stay on the mountain and make it your home.”— Vera Nazarian

14. “Never measure the height of a mountain until you reach the top. Then you will see how low it was.” – Dag Hammerskjold

15. “The way up to the top of the mountain is always longer than you think. Don’t fool yourself, the moment will arrive when what seemed so near is still very far.” — Paulo Coelho

16. “Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life.” – Werner Herzog

17. “I learn something every time I go into the mountains.” – Michael Kennedy

18. “You cannot stay on the summit forever; you have to come down again. So why bother in the first place? Just this: What is above knows what is below, but what is below does not know what is above. One climbs, one sees. One descends, one sees no longer, but one has seen.” – Rene Daumal

19. “Without mountains, we might find ourselves relieved that we can avoid the pain of the ascent, but we will forever miss the thrill of the summit. And in such a terribly scandalous trade-off, it is the absence of pain that becomes the thief of life.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

20. “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” – Wilma Rudolph

21. “Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.” – William Shakespeare

22. “Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains”– Jeffrey Rasley

Mountain Quotes

23. “The farthest mountain is the one you think you can never reach and it may even be just by the side of you!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

24. “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

25. “Purposes, plans, and achievements of men may all disappear like a yon cloud upon the mountain’s summit; but, like the mountain itself, the things which are of God shall stand fast forever and ever.” – Charles Spurgeon

26. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more that what we could learn from books.” – John Lubbock

27. “When faced with a large project, remember you move a mountain one stone at a time.” – Catherine Pulsifer

28. “No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun.” – Chinese Proverb

29. “Great things are done when men and mountains meet.” – William Blake

30. “If adventure has a final and all-embracing motive, it is surely this: we go out because it is our nature to go out, to climb mountains, and to paddle rivers, to fly to the planets and plunge into the depths of the oceans… When man ceases to do these things, he is no longer man.” – Wilfrid Noyce

31. “So this was what a mountain was like, the same as a person: the more you know, the less you fear.” – Wu Ming-Yi

32. “You need mountains, long staircases don’t make good hikers.” – Amit Kalantri

33. “Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” – Hermann Buhl

Mountain Quotes

34. “Your faith can move mountains and your doubt can create them.” – Swami Vivekananda

35. “The mountains were his masters. They rimmed in life. They were the cup of reality, beyond growth, beyond struggle and death. They were his absolute unity in the midst of eternal change.” ― Thomas Wolfe

36. “Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain.” – Edmund Hillary

37. “May your dreams be larger than mountains and may you have the courage to scale their summits.” – Harley King

38. “There are two kinds of climbers: those who climb because their heart sings when they’re in the mountains, and all the rest.” – Alex Lowe

39. “Everybody wants to reach the peak, but there is no growth on the top of a mountain. It is in the valley that we slog through the lush grass and rich soil, learning and becoming what enables us to summit life’s next peak.” –Andy Andrews

40. “Accidents on big mountains happen when people’s ambitions cloud their good judgment. Good climbing is about climbing with heart and with instinct, not ambition and pride.” – Bear Grylls

41. “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss

42. “The mountains whisper for me to wander; my soul hikes to the call.” – Angie Weiland-Crosby

43. “I slow down when hiking. The rhythm of nature is more leisurely. The sun comes up, it moves across the sky, and you begin to synchronize to that rhythm.” – John Mackey

44. “What a glorious greeting the sun gives the mountains” – John Muir

45. “I’m always looking for a new challenge. There are a lot of mountains to climb out there. When I run out of mountains, I’ll build a new one.” – Sylvester Stallone

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Ian Warner has spent over 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete. He went on to become an All-American sprinter at Iowa State, and he represented Canada at the 2012 Olympics. Ian founded Habit Stacker and dedicated his life to helping people to develop winning habits.

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