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Below are various quotes that I have rotated off my main page but that I don't want to disappear from the site. Enjoy.

"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more." — Thomas Jefferson
"Every man dies. Not every man really lives." — Mel Gibson in Braveheart
"the trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt." — Bertrand Russell
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. — Mark Twain
The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till the other is ready. — Henry David Thoreau
When choosing between two evils, I always like to choose the one I haven't tried before. —Mae West
We only have one life to live. I would hate to spend my life not living.
The credit belongs to those individuals who are actually in the arena ... who know the great enthusiasms, the great devotions to a worthy cause; who at best, know the triumph of high achievement, and who, at worst, fail while daring greatly ... so that their place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat. — Theodore Roosevelt
All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their minds, awake in the day to find that it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it reality. — T.E. Lawrence
The bizarre trend in mountaineers is not the risk they take, but the large degree to which they value life. They are not crazy because they don't dare, they're crazy because they do. These people tend to enjoy life to the fullest, laugh the hardest, travel the most, and work the least. — Lisa Morgan
Climbing is one of the few sports in which the arena (the cliffs, the mountains and their specific routes) acquire a notoriety that outpopulates, outshines and outlives the actual athletes. — Jonathan Waterman
Solo climber: One climber falling.
Alpine style: Lots of climbers falling, tied together.
Bouldering: One climber falling and missing a thick mat.
Trad: One climber falling on another climber.
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Only those who lack it use the adjective 'excess' in front of testosterone. — Dan Goodman.
If you aren't thirsty, you brought too much water.
If you aren't hungry, you brought too much food.
If you aren't scared, you brought too much gear.
And if you made the summit, the route was too easy.
"Everything I need to know about life I got from killing smart people and eating their brains." &mdash helmet sticker
"Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement." &mdash Evan Hardin
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat. &mdash Lily Tomlin (1939 - )
"Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge." &mdash Charles Darwin

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You can do everything right and still die or be seriously injured. Such is the nature of adventurous pastimes.
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