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Trad climber
Santa Monica, California
Oct 22, 2009 - 11:57am PT
"It is a good day to die"

I first heard that quote in the movie Little Big Man with Dustin Hoffman. The line is said several times by the Chief Dan George character Old Lodge Skins. He had tons of great lines in that movie "That Buffalo Wallow woman, she sleeps with horses"

Trad climber
So Cal urban sprawl Hell
Oct 22, 2009 - 01:15pm PT
"The unexamined life is not worth living" Socrates

Trad climber
Alta Loma, CA
Oct 22, 2009 - 01:50pm PT
"The world is like a book, and those that never leave home read but one page."
-St. Augustine

Trad climber
santa fe
Oct 22, 2009 - 01:57pm PT
"Everyone seems normal, until you get to know them."

Some damm bumper sticker on a fridge somewhere.

Boulder climber
Whittier, CA
Oct 22, 2009 - 04:07pm PT
“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.” -- Carlos Castaneda

Oct 22, 2009 - 04:20pm PT
"Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises?"--Thoreau

Trad climber
Oct 22, 2009 - 04:25pm PT
f*ck you russ, i'm sick of your self-righteous sh*t, this is entertaining

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Oct 22, 2009 - 05:57pm PT
"This ain't T'juana." Dick Cilley
"When you're the world's most famous toproper, you take your life in your hands every day." ibid
"buy the gas and I'll drive you there." (sung to the tune of ,"Somewhere, a place for us." ibid

"you're so full of oit your eyes are brown." My dad, to me when i was about 14.

A pile of dirt.
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:04pm PT
"It only takes a single as#@&%e to stink up a whole room" kev
Danielle Winters

Trad climber
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:10pm PT
As we grow old we become smaller and smaller, and our power seeps back in to the earth whence it arose until there is nothing left, and then the wind blows us away"

Old Apache indian


Trad climber
Ouray, Colorado
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:12pm PT
Are you talking about Pate's woody?

Trad climber
Spokane, WA
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:17pm PT
A few of my favorites:

You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough. - Joe E. Lewis

We're hopelessly lost but we're making good time. - Yogi Berra

You have two choices, start living or start dying. – Clint Eastwood (Outlaw Josey Wales)

Kinky is using a feather. Perverted is using the whole chicken…
 seen on a bumper sticker

paul roehl

Boulder climber
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:19pm PT
"It's gettin' re-goddamned-diculous." - John Wayne

Boulder climber
Livermore, Ca
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:27pm PT
Haven't actually read or heard this from the "author" but it has been passed down to me.

"Sport climbing is a lot like sport f*#king. It's a lot of fun and requires no commitment." -Jim Bridwell

Big Wall climber
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:42pm PT
"God Protects the Innocent, and Fortune favors the Bold"

Charles Cole

My mantra as I solo big wall.


Big Wall climber
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:46pm PT
Ed Bannister

Mountain climber
Riverside, CA
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:49pm PT
from Film:
"Marvelous" Clint Eastwood, Dirty Harry
"Morons, I've got morons on my team." Struther Martin, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

from Climbers?
"Whaddayawant" Mike Hoover
"Come ski" Bev Johnson
"well you know, I don't climb any more" Tony Yaniro
"does it hurt?" Brett Maurer
"this guy is an idiot" Norman Kingsley
"and then, right below the summit, he switched cracks!" Tom Frost
"5.9" Mike Waugh
"we were climbing, it felt good, I didn't need any pro" Phil Warrender
"I've got a chair and two bottles of water under that rock." Randy Leavitt
"Passion is a two edged sword" David Williams (Willie)
"I eat a lot of Bananas and Chicken" Rich Grigsby
"we're gunna die" Jeff Bosson
"I know what I want when I see it" Penny Ellis


Social climber
Echo Parque, Los Angeles, CA
Oct 22, 2009 - 06:50pm PT
Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the living entrails of the last priest.

-Denis Diderot
Rusty Punch

Cloverland, CA
Oct 22, 2009 - 07:33pm PT
"I wish you would take up a pasttime that dosn't require a helmet" - Clover's Mom

Desolation Basin, Calif.
Oct 22, 2009 - 08:02pm PT
"I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it." -- Grouch Marx

" " -- Harpo Marx

"Mustard's no good without roast beef." -- Chico Marx

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