Running Quotes Pt 2

Now if you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is always tired morning, noon, and night. But the body is never tired if the mind is not tired. When you were younger the mind could make you dance all night, and the body was never tired … You’ve always got to make the mind take over and keep going.
George S. Patton, U.S. Army General and 1912 Olympian
author ~ George S. Patton


I definitely want to show how beautiful the marathon can be. I am the opponent of all those who find the marathon bad: the psychologists, the physiologists, the doubters. I make the marathon beatiful for myself and for others. That’s why I’m here.
author ~ Uta Pippig


Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
author ~ Steve Prefontaine


The gun goes off and everything changes – the world changes – and nothing else really matters
author ~ Patti SUe Plummer


A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
author ~ Steve Prefontaine

You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures<

author ~ Charles C. Noble


Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it
author ~ Anthony Foster ( Submitted by: Duff )


We can’t all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by
author ~ Will Rogers ( Submitted by: Duff )


Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labour is immense.
author ~ Thomas A. Bennett ( Submitted by: Duff )


Real success comes in small portions day by day. You need to take pleasure in life’s daily little treasures. It is the most important thing in measuring success.
author ~ Denis Waitley ( Submitted by: Duff )