Quotes by Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary KG ONZ KBE was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest.

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It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.

Self-Confidence, MotivationEdmund Hillary
 
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Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain.

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When you go to the mountains, you see them and you admire them. In a sense, they give you a challenge, and you try to express that challenge by climbing them.

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People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.

Great WorksEdmund Hillary
 
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I think it all comes down to motivation. If you really want to do something, you will work hard for it.

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