Most of us have heard or read that famous line from Dr Seuss, but it's also very true. We all have mountains to climb throughout our life. For some, those mountains are literal. For most, they are metaphorical, whether that's perceived mountains in our careers, our personal life and achievements or goals we set ourselves.
As it's January, the month of resolutions which may or may not be ongoing, I thought I would focus on the inspirational words given to us by those who face mountains both literal and metaphorical...
2. 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 away from you like the leaves of Autumn - John Muir
3. Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves, and half in love with oblivion - Robert Macfarlane
4. Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing - Barry Finlay
5. Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain - Richard Nixon
7. Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain - Sir Edmund Hillary
8. If you don't have a mountain, build one and then climb it. And after you climb it, build another one; otherwise you start to flatline in your life - Sylvester Stallone
9. It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks - Unknown
10. It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves - Sir Edmund Hillary
12. Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion - Anatoli Boukreev
13. The higher you climb on the mountain, the harder the wind blows - Sam Cummings
14. Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are nought without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste; look well to each step; and from the beginning think what may be the end - Edward Whymper
15. After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb - Nelson Mandela
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