Quotes by climbing
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Stephen R. Covey
American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climbSource: Long way to freedom
English writer 1667-1745
Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
11th President of India 1931-2015
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Creating a new theory is not like destroying an old barn and erecting a skyscraper in its place. It is rather like climbing a mountain, gaining new and wider views, discovering unexpected connections between our starting points and its rich environment.Source: The evolution of physics (1938)
He's the type who makes mountains out of molehills and then sells climbing equipment.
Fawn M. Brodie
American historian and biographer 1915-1981
Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish writer 1547-1616
If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the Temple of Fame, your surest way is to leave on one hand the narrow path of Poetry, and follow the narrower track of Knight-Errantry, which in a trice may raise you to an imperial throne.
American basketball player 1952-
Life is easy when you're hot. But what happens when the ball bounces the other way? You just keep getting back up and climbing up.
British prime minister (1979-1990) 1925-
One only gets to the top rung of the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you - suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, ''Well, I'll have a go, too.''
American writer 1887-1968
Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!
John H. Aughey
American clergyman and writer 1828-1911
Sensual pleasures are like soap bubbles, sparkling, effervescent. The pleasures of intellect are calm, beautiful, sublime, ever enduring and climbing upward to the borders of the unseen world.
American arts 1913-
Sometimes you get a glimpse of a semicolon coming, a few lines farther on, and it is like climbing a steep path through woods and seeing a wooden bench just at a bend in the road ahead, a place where you can expect to sit for a moment, catching your breath.
American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter 1964-
To me, traveling by bus is like climbing into a closet and watching 'Das Boot.'