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Quote Left Duty is heavier than a mountain, death lighter than a feather. Quote Right
Quote Left In the mountain, stillness surges up to explore its own height In the lake, movement stands still to contemplate its own depth. Quote Right
Quote Left I am the Turquoise Woman's Son, On top of Belted Mountain beautiful horses--slim like a weasel! My horse with a hoof like a striped agate, with his fetlock like a fine eagle plume: my horse whose legs are like quick lightning whose body is an eagle-plumed arrow: my horse whose tail is like a trailing black cloud. The Little Holy Wind blows through his hair. My horse with a mane made of short rainbows. My horse with ears made of round corn. My horse with eyes made of big starts. My horse with a head made of mixed waters. My horse with teeth made of white shell. The long rainbow is in his mouth for a bridle and with it I guide him. Quote Right
Quote Left Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So. . . get on your way. Quote Right
Quote Left The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. Quote Right
Quote Left No matter how hard it is, true love is also the result of an accident in the dream of our life, and that accident is an event that happens in our soul. This event can be in another transcendental reality a volcano, a butterfly, a mountain or any other possible image we cannot even imagine. Quote Right
Quote Left I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral. Quote Right
Quote Left The Volunteer AT dawn, he said, I bid them all farewell, To go where bugles call and rifles gleam. And with the restless thought asleep he fell, And glided into dream. A great hot plain from sea to mountain spread, - Through it a level river slowly drawn: He moved with a vast crowd, and at its head Streamed banners like the dawn. There came a blinding flash, a deafening roar, And dissonant cries of triumph and dismay; Blood trickled down the river's reedy shore, And with the dead he lay. The morn broke in upon his solemn dream, And still, with steady pulse and deepening eye, Where bugles call, he said, and rifles gleam, I follow, though I die! Quote Right
Quote Left The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain. Quote Right
Quote Left There's an old joke - um... two elderly women are at a Catskill mountain resort, and one of 'em says, 'Boy, the food at this place is really terrible.' The other one says, 'Yeah, I know; and such small portions.' Well, that's essentially how I feel about life - full of loneliness, and misery, and suffering, and unhappiness, and it's all over much too quickly. Quote Right
Quote Left They, that unnamed they, they've knocked me down but I got up. I always get up -- and I swear when I went down quite often I took the fall; nothing moves a mountain but itself. They, I've long ago named them me. Quote Right
Quote Left Any coward can sit in his home and criticize a pilot for flying into a mountain in a fog. But I would rather, by far, die on a mountainside than in bed. What kind of man would live where there is no daring And is life so dear that we should blame men for dying in adventure Is there a better way to die Quote Right
Quote Left Will I spend my life in a wheelchair? Tottering around my lounge, instead of running up mountain passes or navigating glaciers? Quote Right
Quote Left The first question which you will ask and which I must try to answer is this, What is the use of climbing Mount Everest? and my answer must at once be, It is no use. There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever. Oh, we may learn a little about the behaviour of the human body at high altitudes, and possibly medical men may turn our observation to some account for the purposes of aviation. But otherwise nothing will come of it. We shall not bring back a single bit of gold or silver, not a gem, nor any coal or iron. We shall not find a single foot of earth that can be planted with crops to raise food. It's no use. So, if you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won't see why we go. What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money. We eat and make money to be able to enjoy life. That is what life means and what life is for. Quote Right
Quote Left The consensus seemed to be that if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel. This is essentially the basis of all military thinking. Quote Right
Quote Left I'm not in the speechmaking business nowadays. I'm following the advice of an old mountain woman who said: 'When I walks, I walk slowly. When ... Quote Right
Quote Left The universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson. The mountain teaches stability and grandeur; the ocean immensity and change. Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes--every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man. Quote Right
Quote Left Anyone who has had an experience of mystery knows that there is a dimension of the universe that is not that which is available to his senses. There is a pertinent saying in one of the Upanishads: When before the beauty of a sunset or of a mountain you pause and exclaim, 'Ah,' you are participating in divinity . Such a moment of participation involves a realization of the wonder and sheer beauty of existence. People living in the world of nature experience such moments every day. They live in the recognition of something there that is much greater than the human dimension. Quote Right
Quote Left They talk about their Pilgrim blood, Their birthright high and holy A mountain-stream that ends in mud Methinks is melancholy. Quote Right
Quote Left To see life from the perspective of intuition is to have vision. To see life from the perspective of intuition is to see life from the perspective of wholeness. It is to understand that life is basically one and that we are part of life. While the intellect can only see the details, intuition sees the whole. To see life from the perspective of intuition is like looking at life from the summit of the mountain, whereas seeing life only from the perspective of intellect is like looking at life from the foot of the mountain. Through learning to listen to our intuition, we learn to be in contact with the Whole. Quote Right
Quote Left Ain’t no mountain that I can’t climb, baby Quote Right
Quote Left I learned that you should feel when writing, not like Lord Byron on a mountain top, but like child stringing beads in kindergarten--happy, absorbed and quietly putting one bead on after another. Quote Right
Quote Left Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain. Quote Right
Quote Left Let's just say that if complete and utter chaos were lightning, he'd be the sort to stand on a mountain in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armour and shouting 'All gods are bastards'. Quote Right
Quote Left There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling. Quote Right
Quote Left Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. Quote Right
Quote Left Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height:/ What pleasure lives in height (the shepherd sang)? Quote Right
Quote Left Duty is heavy as a mountain but Death is lighter than a feather. Quote Right
Quote Left Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. Quote Right
Quote Left Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur. Quote Right
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Member Quotes About Mountain

Quote Left Don't Carry The Mountains Over Your Shoulder, Just Walk Through It... Quote Right
Quote Left In His kingdom of corpses, God has been heard to speak in many enraged discourses, high from some mountain peak where He’s lectured men on “compassion” while the sparrows around Him fell and babes, for His meager ration of rain, died and went to hell, unbaptized, for that’s His fashion. ('In His Kingdom of Corpses' by Michael R. Burch) Quote Right
Quote Left The mountains in my life are here to teach me how to climb Quote Right
Quote Left I know if you ask God to move a mountain, you better show up with a shovel... and I am certain there have been times when I was caught leaning on mine, standing in the shade. Quote Right
Quote Left (epi-pen)His gal can make a mountain out of a molehill*And he stands never shorted of her goodwill Quote Right
Quote Left There is much Joy which comes in the morning at break of drawn... fresh as the mountain dew which falls from on high. Glory, Glory in the Highest!! Quote Right
Quote Left Faith can move mountains but love can move people to do greater things Quote Right
Quote Left You cannot move a mountain without strength! Quote Right
Quote Left When you climb the mountain of life, it's not how high you climb it's what you do on the way Quote Right
Quote Left "If God had intended man to fly through the mountains he would have made aluminum harder than rock." Georgism No. 5 - attributed during the 1986 Year of Aviation Disasters in the Calgary-Banff corridor. Quote Right
Quote Left Don't threaten a baby bird on the highest mountain for he may learn to fly above you - Isor Quote Right
Quote Left The real lessons of the life are learned while climbing a mountain cliff with utmost perseverance and patience, not by speeding your car on the never-ending road. Quote Right
Quote Left Is it not something that the one thing in existence that is eternally admired by mankind, and whose beauty has never been denied even in the face of man's most fleeting whimsies, is also the one thing not conjured by mankind. It is nature's virgin places - the mountains, forests, streams, the depths of the sea, and the illimitable heights of the heavens. Quote Right
Quote Left I AM, but one tiny stone in the structure of life, designed by, THE GREAT I AM, which makes this, One tiny stone, capable of someday becoming a mountain. Quote Right
Quote Left Being confident in Your abilities, makes your mountains easier to climb! Know your strength. S. A. Milliner Quote Right
Quote Left "I climb mountains till the valleys meet me again." Quote Right
Quote Left I'm back from my voyage to the Appalachian Mountains. My last stop was near a little town called Martin. This valley is called a"holler," and being there was a real heartbreaker. Myself and a few other Veterans were volunteering for a great company called The Christian Appalachian Project. There is so much more I would like to share with you, but remembering those families and children who live in complete poverty brings tears to my eyes. I am posting a poem about my service there. Quote Right
Quote Left 'No troubles in Life, can overcome MOUNTAINS!!' Quote Right
Quote Left Some celebrate at the bottom of the mountain while the real victors are busy climbing it. Quote Right
Quote Left Abstract painting is jumping on a motorcycle going 90 in the snow down a narrow mountain road with nothing but a canvas and God looking on. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes it's better to take the long, curved, mountainous and secure road, rather than taking the short, straight, plain and insecure road. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes it just takes the slightest whisper in a prayer to move the biggest of mountains that block our paths. Quote Right