It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.
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You are one with your skis and nature. This is something that develops not only the body but the soul as well, and it has a deeper meaning for a people than most of us perceive.
Never stop because you are afraid - you are never so likely to be wrong.
Alas! Alas! Life is full of disappointments; as one reaches one ridge there is always another and a higher one beyond which blocks the view.
Man wants to know, and when he ceases to do so, he is no longer a man.
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