More Quotes for Sports and Life

“Sculptors chisel stone away one stroke at a time to uncover their works of art. Runners chisel their limitations away one workout at a time.” — P. Mark Taylor

“Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity. What’s the point of being realistic?” — Will Smith

“You cannot propel yourself forward by patting yourself on the back.” — Steve Prefontaine

“Commitment: It is what turns a dream into reality.” — Missie Gregory

“I am afraid to fail but even more afraid of what happens when I let fear stop me from trying.”  — Angela Stolpe

“Today I choose to make healthy choices with food,  to exercise, and to be awesome.”  — Michaela Coulter Bergeson‎

“Running is not insanity.   In fact, lack of running may be the leading cause of insanity.”  — P. Mark Taylor

“The marathon is not about the race, it is about the commitment…it’s not about instant gratification, it’s about endurance. It’s not about the thrill, it’s about the passion. To run a marathon, you need to not only commit to the sport, you need to commit to yourself.” — A. L. Zimmer

“If one could run without getting tired, I don’t think one would often want to do
anything else. ”  — C.S. Lewis

“I decided to go for a little run.”  — Forrest Gump

“Life is a series of hard and easy runs.”  — Hal Higdon

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” — Steve Prefontaine

“If the ground was as dangerous as many people think it is, I’d have given up going barefoot LONG ago. Really.”  — Barefoot Michael (http://www.barefootandgrounded.com)

“We do not cease to play as we grow old, We grow old because we cease to play.” — Drew Lachey

“When you run, you log on to yourself. You flip through the pages of your being.” — Kevin Nelson

“The greatest measure of success in any endeavor is not whether you won an award, but how many others you encouraged along the way.”  — P. Mark Taylor

“The difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline.” –Steve Smith

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain

“Fear is what stops you… courage is what keeps you going.”  –Unknown

“The finish line is just the beginning of a whole new race.” –Unknown

“Strive for progress, not perfection.”  — Unknown

“You want me to do something… tell me I can’t do it.”  — Maya Angelou

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”  — Wayne Gretzky

“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.”  — Unknown

“You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.”  — Ruth E. Renkl

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”  — Mahatma Gandhi

“Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.”  — Norman R. Augustine

“I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate.”   — George Burns

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”  — Benjamin Franklin

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”  — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.”  — Aesop

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”  — Albert Einstein

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude  determines how well you do it.”  — Lou Holtz

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”  — Jim Ryan

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”  — Michael Jordan

“Just do it.”™  — Nike

“In seeking happiness for others, you find it for yourself.”  — Anonymous

“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.”  — Anonymous

“Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.”  — Oprah Winfrey

“It’s never too late to become what you might have been.”  — George Elliot

“Clear your mind of can’t.”  — Samuel Johnson

 

“Train hard, race easy, & enjoy the run!”  — P. Mark Taylor

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