Motivational Cross Country Running Quotes by Steve Prefontaine, George A. Sheehan, Paul Brown, Oprah Winfrey, Pierre Corneille, Confucius and many others.
To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
Listen to your body. Do not be a blind and deaf tenant.
When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.
Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.
The obsession with running is really an obsession with the potential for more and more life.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The start of a World Cross Country event is like riding a horse in the middle of a buffalo stampede. It’s a thrill if you keep up, but one slip and you’re nothing but hoof prints.
Trample the weak. Hurdle the dead.
The freedom of cross country is so primitive. It’s woman vs. nature.
Don’t bother just to be better than others. Try to be better than yourself.
I run because it’s my passion, and not just a sport. Every time I walk out the door, I know why I’m going where I’m going and I’m already focused on that special place where I find my peace and solitude. Running, to me, is more than just a physical exercise… it’s a consistent reward for victory!
A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways they’re capable of understanding.
Onions make me sad. A lot of people don’t realize that.
I always loved running…. It was something you could do by yourself and under your own power.
I run because it’s my passion, and not just a sport.
The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit.