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Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

“Slow is Smooth. Smooth is Fast.” And other Adventure Quotes.

Posted on October 28, 2013
Filed Under Mountaineering

bigdaddy2.JPGThe following quotes were part of Aaron Sedway’s photo and mixed media display at the North Tahoe Art Center in 2007 – boy time flies.

Besides punctuating his dramatic photos, the quotes capture the passion of the athletes he shoots, and shout Tahoe mountain culture.

  • “Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street.” William Blake
  • “Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller
  • “Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” H. Jackson Brown
  • “Truly, it may be said that the outside of a mountain is good for the inside of a man.” George Wherry
  • “A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play.” François René de Chateaubriand
  • “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains.” John Muir

And, a few others we like:

  • “It’s not the bottom line that matters. It’s the fall line.” Gary Bell
  • “Slow is smooth. Smooth is fast.” Origin unknown.
  • “If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much room.” Origin unknown.
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