Quotes of Climb

“ We have not wings we cannot soar; but, we have feet to scale and climb, by slow degrees, by more and more, the cloudy summits of our time. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ Evolution ever climbing after some ideal good And Reversion ever dragging Evolution in the mud. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ I shall ne'er be ware of mine own wit till I break my shins against it. - As You Like It. Act ii. Sc. 4. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ There is probably no pleasure equal to the pleasure of climbing a dangerous Alp; but it is a pleasure which is confined strictly to people who can find pleasure in it. ”

- Mark Twain

“ If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it, it would have been permitted. ”

- Franz Kafka

“ I raced supremely well. I felt I was as well fitted to do it as I had ever been, and as perhaps I might ever be. I went climbing three weeks before, because I was feeling fed up with running. ”

- Roger Bannister

“ On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Climb high, climb far, your goal the sky, your aim the stars. ”

- Unknown

“ Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top. ”

- Robert Browning

“ It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides. ”

- George Sand

“ He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit. ”

- Sir Walter Scott

“ One that would have the fruit must climb the tree. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Whatever the struggle continue the climb it may be only one step to the summit. ”

- Diane Westlake

“ All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ One never learns by success. Success is the plateau that one rests upon to take breath and look down from upon the straight and difficult path, but one does not climb upon a plateau. ”

- Josephine Preston Peabody

“ I'm not going to climb into the ring with Tolstoy. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ Ain't no mountain that I can't climb, baby. ”

- Michael Jackson

“ It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task. ”

- Virgil

“ True role models don't stand on a pedestal and tell you how to climb up; they jump down and help push you up. ”

- Carl Polloi

“ All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. ”

- William Congreve

“ Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen; depart, be lost, but climb. ”

- Edna St. Vincent Millay

“ Trees like to have kids climb on them, but trees are much bigger than we are, and much more forgiving. ”

- Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

“ There's always farther to go and more to do and mountains to climb; that's what I look forward to. ”

- Jennifer Aniston

“ It isn't for the moment you are struck that you need courage, but for the long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security. ”

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“ A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn't climb over it. ”

- Arthur Baer

“ A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to, he drowns. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ An example of the monkey: The higher it climbs, the more you see of its behind. ”

- St. Bonaventura

“ Bumps are the things we climb on. ”

- Warren Wiersbe

“ By depending on the great, the small may rise high. See: the little plant ascending the tall tree has climbed to the top. ”

- Saskya Pandita

“ Champions know there are no shortcuts to the top. They climb the mountain one step at a time. They have no use for helicopters! ”

- Judi Adler
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