Running Quotes

Everyone in life is looking for a certain rush. Racing is where I get mine.

John Trautmann

Running is a lot like life. Only 10 percent of it is exciting. 90 percent of it is slog and drudge

Dave Bedford

The will to win means nothing if you haven't the will to prepare.

Juma Ikangaa

Marathon running is a terrible experience: monotonous, heavy, and exhausting.

Veikko Karvonen

To describe the agony of a marathon to someone who's never run it is like trying to explain color to someone who was born blind.

Jerome Drayton

The freedom of Cross Country is so primitive. It's woman vs. Nature.

Lynn Jennings

Running hills breaks up your rhythm and forces your muscles to adapt to new stresses. The result? You become stronger.

Eamonn Coghlan

The difference between a jogger and a runner is an entry blank.

George Sheehan

If you want to become the best runner you can be, start now. Don't spend the rest of your life wondering if you can do it.

Priscilla Welch

Running is one of the best solutions to a clear mind.

Sasha Azevedo

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

Good things come slow - especially in distance running.

Bill Dellinger

I am running because I love my country and Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama are ruining it. It is time to take our country back and I am asking you to join me in this fight.

Jon Scott Ashjian

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

Marathoning is like cutting yourself unexpectedly. You dip into the pain so gradually that the damage is done before you are aware of it. Unfortunately, when awareness comes, it is excruciating.

John Farrington

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

Steve Prefontaine

It's unnatural for people to run around the city streets unless they are thieves or victims. It makes people nervous to see someone running. I know that when I see someone running on my street, my instincts tell me to let the dog go after him.

Mike Royko

Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. It makes it feel needed.

Charles Schulz

Learn to run when feeling the pain: then push harder.

William Sigei

I look around for the friends that I used to turn to to pull me through. Looking into their eyes I see them running too.

Clyde Jackson Browne

Well I'm running down the road Tryin' to loosen my load, I've got seven women on my mind, Four that wanna own me, Two that wanna stone me, One says she's a friend of mine.

Clyde Jackson Browne

All stories are about wolves. All worth repeating, that is. Anything else is sentimental drivel. Think about it. There's escaping from the wolves, fighting the wolves, capturing the wolves, taming the wolves. Being thrown to the wolves, or throwing others to the wolves so the wolves will eat them instead of you. Running with the wolf pack. Turning into a wolf. Best of all, turning into the head wolf. No other decent stories exist.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

I knew I had to be sure-footed about the issues I was talking about. When you're twenty-nine years old, who the hell is going to think you're credible? It wasn't enough to have ideas; I had to know my facts. I had to demonstrate command from the minute I started running. I understood that was the test I had to pass.

Joseph Robinette

After nine months of doing this, there is no exploratory committee - I'm running [for President in 2008].

Joseph Robinette

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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