Not the Mountain we Conquer, but Ourselves

Sir Edmund Hillary one shared a revelation with us. A revelation about mountaineering but even more so about humans in general and how we overcome major challenges. When asked about how he felt after reaching the highest point on earth, Hillary replied, “It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves”. Hillary understood the inner challenges that all too often prevent us from accomplishing our goals in life. It is through overcoming these internal reservations that we are able to accomplish great things.

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