Top Mount Everest Quotes

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1. "Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career."
Author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
2. "I was inspired to write (Life Continues) to tell people dealing with MS or any other illness that if opening your eyes, or getting out of bed, or holding a spoon, or combing your hair is the daunting Mount Everest you climb today, that is okay."
Author: Carmen Ambrosio
3. "I have lots of other mountains that I would like to climb. I have no dream of Everest, but there are some, like Mount Fuji, I'd like to do."
Author: Christy Turlington
4. "Do you respect someone's right to challenge and discover their true potential?How is a gang-bang any different than risking your life to climb mount Everest?"
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
5. "If these Mount Everests of the financial world are going to labor and bring forth still more pictures with people being blown to bits with bazookas and automatic assault rifles with no gory detail left unexploited, if they are going to encourage anxious, ambitious actors, directors, writers and producers to continue their assault on the English language by reducing the vocabularies of their characters to half a dozen words, with one colorful but overused Anglo-Saxon verb and one unbeautiful Anglo-Saxon noun covering just about every situation, then I would like to suggest that they stop and think about this: making millions is not the whole ball game, fellows. Pride of workmanship is worth more. Artistry is worth more."
Author: Gregory Peck
6. "When you're climbing Mount Everest, nothing is easy. You just take one step at a time, never look back and always keep your eyes glued to the top."
Author: Jacqueline Susann
7. "Alone on the summit of Mount Everest."
Author: Jacqueline Susann
8. "In bed, I could climb in, if you ever rest. Then I could mount you like Everest."
Author: Jarod Kintz
9. "Above the comforts of Base Camp, the expedition in fact became an almost Calvinistic undertaking. The ratio of misery to pleasure was greater by an order of magnitude than any mountain I'd been on; I quickly came to understand that climbing Everest was primarily about enduring pain. And in subjecting ourselves to week after week of toil, tedium and suffering, it struck me that most of us were probably seeking above all else, something like a state of grace."
Author: Jon Krakauer
10. "How will we get back up?" I worried."I have a different route in mind for our return trip.""Does it involve stairs?" I asked hopefully."No.""Of course not. How silly of me. And for our return adventure we will be scaling the side of Mount Everest, hiking boots to be provided by our trusty sponsor, Barrons Books and Baubles."
Author: Karen Marie Moning
11. "The trip from Portland to New York City was like climbing Mount Everest without oxygen. It went on and on, and by the time you reached your destination, there was no sensation left in your extremities."
Author: Kristin Hannah
12. "I told you, we haven't had sex! It was just a kiss." Like the Viper was just a car, and MountEverest was just a hill."
Author: Linda Howard
13. "It's amazing that more people have climbed Mount Everest than have broken the 4-minute mile."
Author: Roger Bannister
14. "An iceberg is water striving to be land; a mountain, especially a Himalaya, especially Everest, is land's attempt to metamorphose into sky; it is grounded in flight, the earth mutated--nearly--into air, and become, in the true sense, exalted. Long before she ever encountered the mountain, Allie was aware of its brooding presence in her soul."
Author: Salman Rushdie
15. "I am always chilled and astonished by the would-be writers who ask me for advice and admit, quite blithely, that they "don't have time to read." This is like a guy starting up Mount Everest saying that he didn't have time to buy any rope or pitons."
Author: Stephen King
16. "I was never comfortable with the risk of climbing in the Himalayas, or the amount of time in idleness that is involved in the Everest expedition."
Author: Steve Fossett
17. "The pursuit of science has often been compared to the scaling of mountains, high and not so high. But who amongst us can hope, even in imagination, to scale the Everest and reach its summit when the sky is blue and the air is still, and in the stillness of the air survey the entire Himalayan range in the dazzling white of the snow stretching to infinity? None of us can hope for a comparable vision of nature and of the universe around us. But there is nothing mean or lowly in standing in the valley below and awaiting the sun to rise over Kinchinjunga."
Author: Subrahmanijan Chandrasekhar
18. "If it is a shame to be the second man on Mount Everest, then I will have to live with this shame."
Author: Tenzing Norgay
19. "I wake up feeling like I spent the last three days in a massage parlor. My muscles are relaxed, and I feel refreshed, like I could climb Mount Everest or build an ark or cure the world of minivans."
Author: Victoria Scott
20. "Miért költöznek el az emberek? Mi veszi rá oket, hogy feltépjék gyökereiket és elhagyjanak mindent, amit ismernek, a látóhatáron túli ismeretlenért? Miért másszák meg a formaságoknak e Mount Everestjét, amitol az ember koldusnak érzi magát? Miért lépnek be ebbe a dzsungelbe, ahol minden új, idegen és nehéz? A válasz ugyanaz az egész világon: az emberek a jobb élet reményében költöznek el."
Author: Yann Martel
21. "People do not wander around and then find themselves at the top of Mount Everest."
Author: Zig Ziglar

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