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5 Famous Quotes by Edmund Hillary
7/20/1919 - 1/11/2008
Also Known As:  
Sir Edmund Hillary     Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
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It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.

Achievement Quotes, by Edmund Hillary

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You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things -- to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.

Goals Quotes, by Edmund Hillary

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

Mountains Quotes, by Edmund Hillary

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Well, we knocked the bastard off!

Mountains Quotes, by Edmund Hillary , Source: on being first to climb Mt. Everest in 1953, "Nothing Venture, Nothing Win" (1975) ch. 10

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It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.

Psychological subjects Quotes, by Edmund Hillary

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