Time to Run

"pressure is nothing more than the shadow of great opportunity." - Michael Johnson

"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

"It hurts up to a point and then it doesn't get any worse." - Ann Trason

"Most people run a race to see who is fastest. I run a race to see who has the most guts." - Steve Prefontaine

"The gun goes off and everthing changes... the world changes... and nothing else really matters." - Patti Sue Plummer

"You have to forget your last marathon before you try another. Your mind can't know what's coming." - Frank Shorter

"Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible." - Doug Larson

"The woods are lovely dark and deep, but I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep." - Robert Frost

"I have met my hero, and he is me." - George Sheehan

"No negative thoughts cross my mind on race day. When I look into their eyes, I know I'm going to beat them." - Danny Harris

"Tough times don't last but tough people do." - A.C. Green

"I cannot have survival as my only goal. That would be too boring. My goal is to come back in my best running form. It is good for me to have that goal; it will help me." - Ludmila Engquist (Olympic champion hurdler facing cancer and chemotherapy)

"There are clubs you can't belong to, neighborhoods you can't live in, schools you can't get into, but the roads are always open." - Nike

"What matters is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog." - Dwight D. Eisenhower

"We can't all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by." - Will Rogers

"The will to win means nothing if you haven't the will to prepare." - Juma Ikangaa, 1989 NYC Marathon winner

1 comment:

  1. Hey Phil, thnaks for showing me this blogging site, it was good to talk to again, i have a new computer so it will probably be easier to contact me now : )