It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves – Edmund Hillary Quotes

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves

– Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary became a worldwide name when he became the first person to conquer Mount Everest with Tenzing Norgay. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first to achieve this impossible task. His first expedition was followed by various other adventures, including the Commonwealth Trans-Antartic Expedition of 1957-58. However, he added more meaning to his life by his humanitarian contribution to the Sherpa people of Nepal. Many international honors came looking for Edmund Hillary for his books and documentaries. Sir Edmund Hillary is a global celebrity now. We bring to you top 10 Edmund Hillary quotes which are not only motivational but provide important life lessons.


Top 10 Sir Edmund Hillary Quotes


People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things. Sir Edmund Hillary

People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

Life is bit like mountaineering- Never Look Down.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

No one remembers who climbed the Mount Everest the second time. – Edmund Hillary

No one remembers who climbed the Mount Everest the second time.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

I have discovered that even the mediocre can have adventures and even the fearful can achieve.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

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.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

You don’t have to be a hero to accomplish great things—to compete. You can just be an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals. – Sir Edmund Hillary

You don’t have to be a hero to accomplish great things—to compete. You can just be an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

It’s not really adventures when you have to pay for it.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

I have never regarded myself as a hero, but Tenzing undoubtedly was.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

I will come again & conquer you because as a mountain you can’t grow, but as a human, I can. Edmund Hillary

I will come again & conquer you because as a mountain you can’t grow, but as a human, I can.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

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