Inspirational Quotes: Running

Posted: October 12, 2011 in Inspirational
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“Now bid me run, and I will strive with things impossible.”

~ Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

“It’s at the borders of pain and suffering that the men are separated from the boys.”

~ Emil Zatopek

“We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.”

~ Emil Zatopek

If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two imposters just the same…
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run – 
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And – which is more – you’ll be a Man, my son!

~ Rudyard Kipling, “If”

“Endurance? You’ve only got to get out there and do it. Face up to it: man was meant to run.”

~ Percy Cerutty

“Tough times don’t last but tough people do.”

~ A.C. Green

“Every morning in Africa, an antelope 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 antelope, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or an antelope – when the sun comes up, you’d better be running.”

~ African Proverb

“Relentless Forward Motion!”

~ Tom Riley

“I always loved running…it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.”

~ Jesse Owens

“Running is real and relatively simple – but it ain’t easy.”

~ Mark Will-Weber

“Runners just do it – they run for the finish line even if someone else has reached it first.”

~ Author Unknown 

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Comments
  1. aRVee says:

    the last post nailed it… very inspiring quotes but I love the last one… so true… thanks for sharing..:)

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