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Gym climber
Bishop, CA
Mar 14, 2015 - 05:18pm PT
"Find what you love and let it kill you."

--Charles Bukowski
Gorgeous George

Trad climber
Los Angeles, California
Mar 15, 2015 - 05:43pm PT
Heard this in an old movie the other night:

"My Father used to tell me not to chase after women, or busses, they'll both leave you behind!"

Gym climber
Mar 15, 2015 - 06:59pm PT
Two from my best buddy, Isom:

He's so dumb, he couldn't poor piss out of a boot even if the instructions were written on the heel.

If it costs a nickle to sh#t, I'd have to throw up.

Social climber
From A Buick 6
Apr 29, 2015 - 11:19am PT
On Mikhail Tal by his first wife:
Misha was so ill-equipped for living... When he travelled to a tournament, he couldn't even pack his own suitcase... He didn't even know how to turn on the gas for cooking. If I had a headache, and there happened to be no one home but him, he would fall into a panic: "How do I make a hot-water bottle?" And when I got behind the wheel of a car, he would look at me as though I were a visitor from another planet. Of course, if he had made some effort, he could have learned all of this. But it was all boring to him. He just didn't need to. A lot of people have said that if Tal had looked after his health, if he hadn't led such a dissolute life... and so forth. But with people like Tal, the idea of "if only" is just absurd. He wouldn't have been Tal then.

Apr 29, 2015 - 11:28am PT
You can lead a horticulture
But you can't make her think

Dorothy Parker
The Warbler

the edge of America
Apr 29, 2015 - 11:44am PT
"Trad climbing? What's that?"


Trad climber
dancin on the tip of god's middle finger
May 3, 2015 - 08:25pm PT
"Looking westwards we had a life
and death pledge to go to the mountains."

-Xu Xiake

Trad climber
Topic Author's Reply - May 16, 2015 - 04:36pm PT
“Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
High Fructose Corn Spirit

Gym climber
Jun 25, 2015 - 05:50pm PT
"Seems like everything people ought to know they just don't want to hear. I guess that's the big trouble with the world." -Marny, Out of the Past (1947)

Jun 25, 2015 - 05:54pm PT
What Me Worry ~ Alfred E. Neuman

Social climber
Jun 25, 2015 - 08:04pm PT
"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure." Helen Keller

Social climber
From A Buick 6
Jul 21, 2015 - 04:18pm PT
"364 days a year you hate his guts, and on the 365th you lift the Stanley Cup" -- Steve Shutt on legendary coach Scotty Bowman.

Gym climber
Great White North
Jul 21, 2015 - 04:31pm PT
"What is the best in life? To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of their women."
'Pass the Pitons' Pete

Big Wall climber
like Ontario, Canada, eh?
Jul 22, 2015 - 09:34am PT
^^ Yes, folks - this is the woman I love. And yes, it really *IS* her favourite quote.

Lawsy lawsy lawsy.... We're off to Bon Echo climbing this weekend, 85m high right out of Mazinaw Lake, access via canoe. Looks like I have to step out of Free Climbing Retirement. Terrifying.....

Trad climber
CA Central Coast
Jul 22, 2015 - 09:37am PT

"to get back before dark is the art of going" -Wendall Berry

Gym climber
Great White North
Jul 22, 2015 - 10:32am PT
^^^ "TMI"

STFU n00b!!!
Jul 22, 2015 - 10:45am PT

Credit: locker


Trad climber
Santa Monica, California
Jul 22, 2015 - 10:52am PT
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
- Bertrand Russell

Seems appropriate with the new presidential political cycle.

Kennewick wa
Jul 30, 2015 - 06:50am PT
It’s funny how much you can achieve when you don’t care who gets the credit.”

Jake Peavy - SF Giants pitcher talking about the Giants as a team.

Social climber
Jul 31, 2015 - 12:52am PT
"I'll let you be in my dream, if I can be in yours."
Bob Dylan
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