The description is not the described; I can describe the mountain, but the description is not the mountain, and if you are caught up in the description, as most people are, then you will never see the mountain.
Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths.
You go up there and it's just this amazing place on top of a mountain.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
Even God cannot make two mountains without a valley in between.
In the mountains, the shortest way is from peak to peak: but for that you must have long legs.
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
You can never conquer the mountain. You can only conquer yourself.
Men go back to the mountains, as they go back to sailing ships at sea, because in the mountains and on the sea they must face up.
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.”
The mountains are calling and I must go.