Jon krakauer Quotes

"He needed his solitude at times, but he wasn't a hermit. He did a ...

"He needed his solitude at times, but he wasn't a hermit. He did a lot of socializing. Sometimes I think it was like he was storing up company for the times when he knew nobody would be around." - Jon Krakauer
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"There were many, many fine reasons not to go, but attempting to climb Mt. Everest is an intrin...

"There were many, many fine reasons not to go, but attempting to climb Mt. Everest is an intrinsically irrational act β€” a triumph of desire over sensibility. Any person who would seriously consider it is almost by definition beyond the sway of reasoned argument." β€” Jon Krakauer, Into Thin Air
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"It's not always necess...

"It's not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong." β€” Jon Krakauer
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β€œI read somewhere... how important it is in life...

β€œI read somewhere... how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong, but to feel strong... to measure yourself at least once.”--- Jon Krakauer
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"It is easy, when you are young, to believe that what you desire ...

"It is easy, when you are young, to believe that what you desire is no less than what you deserve, to assume that if you want something badly enough, it is your God-given right to have it." -Jon Krakauer
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β€œPeople don't get it. He didn't even have a fuckin' map; what kind of idiot? TH...

β€œPeople don't get it. He didn't even have a fuckin' map; what kind of idiot? THAT was the point. There's no blank spots on the map anymore, anywhere on earth. If you want a blank spot on the map, you gotta leave the map behind.” ― Jon Krakauer
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