This inspiring quote is not from a bad-ass climber.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Mar 24, 2012
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Life is either
a daring adventure,

Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.

~ Helen Keller

Heard this quote read aloud at the Spot Gym for trivia night, last night. “This quote is not from a bad ass climber,” they said. “Who said it?” ~ ed.

Bonus: Daniel Woods, a Boulder, Colorado-based bad-ass climber:
Image: Bouldering Book, linked above.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “This inspiring quote is not from a bad-ass climber.”

  1. Eric says:

    Damn. Just….damn.

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