Quotations by Edmund Hillary
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Born: Sunday, July 20, 1919
Died: Friday, January 11, 2008 (88 years old)
Nationality: New Zealander
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.
(Keywords: Money, Science, Hell, Mountains)
People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.
There is precious little in civilization to appeal to a Yeti.