Edmund Hillary: Ourselves

​“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”– Sir Edmund Hillary. 

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Edmund Hillary: Conquer…

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist 

Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), New Zealand mounta...

Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), New Zealand mountaineer and explorer (erroneously affixed rosette by President Kwaśniewski! {full distinction or rosette, miniature}) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Edmund Hillary: For the hell of it

Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), New Zealand mounta...

Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), New Zealand mountaineer and explorer (erroneously affixed rosette by President Kwaśniewski! {full distinction or rosette, miniature}) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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