Quotes

The internet and social media are full of so many inspirational and interesting quotes and sayings, here are few of my favorites.... 

'Every morning is Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn't matter whether you're the lion or the gazelle - when the sun come up, you'd better be running. Christopher McDougall 

'For me, like so many others, running is the answer. Out on the road it is just you, the pavement, and your will.' John Bingham

'When you run the marathon, you run against the distance, not against the other runners and not against the time.' Haile Gebrselassie

'All athletes need three things: commitment, discipline and hard work. Without that it's hard to keep running.' Haile Gebrselassie

'Thats the thing about running: Your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are the moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life is.' Kara Goucher 

'Is it raining? That doesn't matter. Am I tired? That doesn't matter, either. Then willpower will be no problem.' Emil Zapotek 

'You cant rush the miles. No matter how fast I run, the five miles isnt going to be done in the first five minutes.' Robert Herjavec

'Independence is the outstanding characteristic of the runner.' Noel Carroll

'The obsession with running is really an obsession with the potential for more and more life.' 
George Sheehan

'When you have the enthusiasm and the passion, you end up figuring how to excel' Deena Kastor 


'The biggest things in life have been achieved by people who, at the start, we would have judged crazy. And yet if they had not had these crazy ideas the world would have been more stupid.' Arsene Wenger

'It's very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit.' George Sheehan

'If one could run without getting tired I don't think one would often want to do anything else.' C S Lewis