Edmund Hillary Quotes & Sayings

57 most famous Edmund Hillary quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was a New Zealander explorer who passed away on 11 January, 2008.

Edmund Hillary Quotes
“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”
“Good planning is important. I've also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you're in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you're depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.”
“While on top of Everest, I looked across the valley towards the great peak Makalu and mentally worked out a route about how it could be climbed. It showed me that even though I was standing on top of the world, it wasn't the end of everything. I was still looking beyond to other interesting challenges.”
Edmund Hillary Quotes
“Life's a bit like mountaineering - never look down.”
Edmund Hillary Quotes
“I think it all comes down to motivation. If you really want to do something, you will work hard for it.”
“I think I mainly climb mountains because I get a great deal of enjoyment out of it. I never attempt to analyze these things too thoroughly, but I think that all mountaineers do get a great deal of satisfaction out of overcoming some challenge which they think is very difficult for them, or which perhaps may be a little dangerous.”
Edmund Hillary Quotes
“Despite all I have seen and experienced, I still get the same simple thrill out of glimpsing a tiny patch of snow in a high mountain gully and feel the same urge to climb towards it.”
Edmund Hillary Quotes
“When you go to the mountains, you see them and you admire them. In a sense, they give you a challenge, and you try to express that challenge by climbing them.”
Edmund Hillary Quotes
“People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.”
Edmund Hillary Quotes
“Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.”

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