To laugh is to risk appearing the fool.

To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.

To reach for another is to risk involvment.

To expose your ideas, your dreams, before a
crowd is to risk their loss.

To love is to risk not being loved in return.

To live is to risk dying.

To belive is to risk failure.

But risks must be taken, because the greatest
hazard in life is to risk nothing.

they may avoid suffering and sorrow, but they
cannot learn, feel, change, grow, love, live.

Chained by their attitudes, they are slaves; they
forfeited their feedom.

Only a person who risks is free.

- Anonymous


"The mountains have rules.

 They are harsh rules,

 but they are there,

 and if you keep to them you are safe.


A mountain is not like men.

 A moutain is sincere.

The weapons to conqure it

exist inside you, inside your soul."

-Walter Bonatti.


"Doors of Daring"

The mountains that inclose the vale

With walls of granite, steep and high,

Invite the fearless foot to scale

Their stairway toward the sky.


The restless, deep, dividing sea

That flows and foams from shore to shore,

Calls to its sunburned chivalry,

"push out, set sail, explore!"


The bars of life at which we fret,

That seem to prison and control,

Are but the doors of daring, set

Ajar before the soul.


Say not, "Too poor," but freely give;

Say not, "Too weak," but boldly try;

You never can begin to live

Until you dare to die.




Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.

Our deepest fear is that we are so powerful beyond measure.

It is our own Light, not our darkness, that frightens most of us.

We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?

Actually, who are you NOT to be?...

There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won´t feel insecure around you...

As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson





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