George Mallory

George Mallory

We will stomp to the top with the wind in our teeth.More George Mallory quotes [07/21/2011 09:07:41]
How to get the best of it all? One must conquer, achieve, get to the top; one must know the end to be convinced that one can win the end - to know there's no dream that musn't be daredIs this the summit, crowning the day? How cool and quiet! We're not exultant; but delighted, joyful, soberly astonished. Have we vanquished an enemy? None but ourselves. Have we gained success? That word means nothing here. Have we won a kingdom? Noand yes. We have achieved an ultimate satisfactionfulfilled a destiny. To struggle and to uMore George Mallory quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More George Mallory quotes [07/21/2011 09:07:28]
Because it is there [famous explanation for wanting to climb Mount Everest].More George Mallory quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Half the charm of climbing mountains is born in visions preceding this experience - visions of what is mysterious, remote, inaccessible.More George Mallory quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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