“If the word quit is part of your vocabulary, then the word finish is likely not.”
– B.G. Jett
“It hurts up to a point and then it doesn’t get any worse.”
– Ann Trason
“The woods are lovely dark and deep, but I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert Frost
“Endurance? You’ve only got to get out there and do it. Face up to it: man was meant to run.” – Percy Cerutty
Whatever you can do,
Or think you can, begin it.
Boldness has power, and genius,
And magic in it.
“Your toughness is made up of equal parts persistence and experience.
You don’t so much outrun your opponents as outlast and outsmart them, and the toughest opponent of all is the one inside your head.” – Joe Henderson
“If one can stick to the training throughout the many long years, then will power is no longer a problem. It’s raining? That doesn’t matter. I am tired? That’s besides the point. It’s simply that I just have to.” – Emil Zatopek
“You have to wonder at times what you’re doing out there. Over the years, I’ve given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.”
– Steve Prefontaine
“Relentless Forward Motion!” – Tom Riley
“Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.” – William James
“Heroism…is endurance for one moment more.” – George Kennan