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  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
    Nelson Mandela
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    After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb
    Source: Long way to freedom
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    11th President of India 1931-2015
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    Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    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)
  • Ivern Ball
    Ivern Ball
    American author
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    He's the type who makes mountains out of molehills and then sells climbing equipment.
  • Fawn M. Brodie
    Fawn M. Brodie
    American historian and biographer 1915-1981
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    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
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    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.
  • Bill Walton
    Bill Walton
    American basketball player 1952-
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    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.
  • Margaret Thatcher
    Margaret Thatcher
    British prime minister (1979-1990) 1925-
    Margaret Thatcher
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    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.''
  • Edna Ferber
    Edna Ferber
    American writer 1887-1968
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    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
    John H. Aughey
    American clergyman and writer 1828-1911
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    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.
  • Lewis Thomas
    Lewis Thomas
    American arts 1913-
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    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.
  • Buzz Osborne
    Buzz Osborne
    American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter 1964-
    Buzz Osborne
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    To me, traveling by bus is like climbing into a closet and watching 'Das Boot.'
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