Mountain. Aphorism #54

Mountain. Aphorism #54

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”

SIR EDMUND HILLARY

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4 thoughts on “Mountain. Aphorism #54

    • Well, the man scaling Mount Everest first said so. He probably meant that overcoming a major obstacle is not only a physical but also a spiritual achievement. His example tells us that everything can be done if we want it.

    • Well, not everyone gets to the top. Even if you get to the mountaintop, never forget that you need to get back too. Go as far as you can, but turn around on time. Don’t risk your life, be reasonable. Remember what happened to George Mallory. He perished trying to conquer Everest…

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