You learn something out of everything, and you come to realize more than ever that we're all here for a certain space of time, and, and then it's going to be over, and you better make this count.— Nancy Reagan
Jaw-dropping Inspirational Running quotations
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow.
Cows run away from the storm while the buffalo charges toward it - and gets through it quicker. Whenever I’m confronted with a tough challenge, I do not prolong the torment, I become the buffalo.
Worshippers aren't made when they see the enemy on the run, put to flight.
The truth is, worshippers of God are made during dark, stormy nights. And how we respond to our storms determines just what kind of worshippers we are.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit.
The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn't matter whether you're the lion or a gazelle-when the sun comes up, you'd better be running.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.
We may run, walk, stumble, drive, or fly, but let us never lose sight of the reason for the journey or miss a chance to see a rainbow on the way.
If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.
Make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up.
Like the marathon, life can sometimes be difficult, challenging and present obstacles, however if you believe in your dreams and never ever give up, things will turn out for the best.
Goals aren't enough. You need goals plus deadlines: goals big enough to get excited about and deadline to make you run. One isn't much good without the other, but together they can be tremendous.
Run often. Run long. But never outrun your joy of running.
Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.
You never have to advertise a fire. Everyone comes running when there's a fire. Likewise, if your church is on fire, you will not have to advertise it. The community will already know it.
Don't waste a minute not being happy.
If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door.
The Secret to a long and healthy life is to be stress-free.
Be grateful for everything you have, stay away from people who are negative stay smiling and keep running.
Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.
Go in any direction..seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.
You can't win them all but you can try.
To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.
It's very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit.
You have to know you can win. You have to think you can win. You have to feel you can win.
Hope is a renewable option: If you run out of it at the end of the day, you get to start over in the morning.
A runner must run with dreams in his heart.
Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.
Someday girl, I don't know when, were gonna get to the place where we really want to go, and we'll walk in the sun. But til then, tramps like us, baby, we were born to run.
Hard things take time to do. Impossible things take a little longer.
If you run, you are a runner. It doesn't matter how fast or how far. It doesn't matter if today is your first day or if you've been running for twenty years. There is no test to pass, no license to earn, no membership card to get. You just run.
I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this - you haven't.
Silence...leads us to make a gift of self rather than a selfishness that has been gift-wrapped ...Silence does not mean running away but rather recollecting ourselves in the open space of God.