The best Quotes by Edmund Hillary

The best Quotes by Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest.

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain.
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.
People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.
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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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can't do something themselves, they want to tell you you can't do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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Now, if you know what you're worth, then go out and get what you're worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain't where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain't you. You're better than that!
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I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside, while still alive. Never surrender!
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If you can dream it, you can do it!
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It's better to be hated for the person you are, than to be loved for the person you're not.
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You've got enemies? Good. That means you actually stood up for something.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
Elijah Mikaelson in The Originals - Season 1 Episode 8
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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There is no such thing as bad ideas. Just poorly executed awesome ideas.
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What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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If you give it your all, there's nothing to blame yourself for.
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Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.
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A dream is only a dream.. until you decide to make it real.
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No matter how the wind howls, the mountain cannot bow to it.
Emperor of China in Mulan
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Edith Crawley: "[About the Titanic] I thought it was supposed to be unsinkable."
Robert Crawley: "Every mountain is unclimbable until someone climbs it; so every ship is unsinkable until it sinks."
Robert Crawley in Downton Abbey - Season 1 Episode 1
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The mountains are calling and I must go.
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I feel vulnerable on mountains. It's an uncontrolled, raw environment. It's very - it's truly humbling.
A mountain's like a person. It's a long and ever-changing story made of countless small parts. Earth and ore, air and water.
The story of each stone leads back to a mountain.
It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
He who is born on a mountain isn't scared by it.
One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
To achieve anything great in life you must be willing to make a sacrifice.
It's always the way with great men, they can't see the knives of those who live in their shadow.
Anthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
Some of the greatest works of art were produced by intense grief.
Jasmine in The In Between
To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.
Nothing in life is more liberating than to fight for a cause larger than yourself.
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Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
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We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
Belief in oneself and knowing who you are, I mean, that's the foundation for everything great.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
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What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.

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