quote by Christopher McDougall

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.

— Christopher McDougall

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Outrun quote Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

Run often. Run long. But never outrun your joy of running.

It was sort of the pattern to my life - I'd never been strong enough to deal with the things outside my control, to attack the enemies or outrun them. To avoid the pain. Always human and weak, the only thing I'd ever been able to do was keep going. Endure. Survive.

Always when you are about to say anything, first weigh it in your mind;

for with many the tongue outruns the thought.

It doesn't matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle. When the sun comes up, you better be running.

I don't think my moped could outrun a cheetah.

The number of people that can reason well is much smaller than those that can reason badly. If reasoning were like hauling rocks, then several reasoners might be better than one. But reasoning isn't like hauling rocks, it's like, it's like racing, where a single, galloping Barbary steed easily outruns a hundred wagon-pulling horses.

With each day in Africa, a gazelle wakes up knowing he must outrun the fastest lion or perish. At the same time, a lion stirs and stretches, knowing he must outrun the fastest gazelle or starve. It is no different for the human race. Whether you consider yourself a gazelle or a lion, you simply have to run faster then others to survive

Focus on this moment. Hold your hand and see what it feels like. Go look at some grass. Talk to a palm tree. Outrun a Ferrari. Experience life.

Running has given me the courage to start, the determination to keep trying, and the childlike spirit to have fun along the way. Run often and run long, but never outrun your joy of running.

Do not let one's tongue outrun one's sense.

I'm pretty sure I could outrun the whole Dallas Cowboys team.

Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.

Warren is one of the best learning machines on this earth.

The turtles who outrun the hares are learning machines. If you stop learning in this world, the world rushes right by you.

We're the tortoise that has outrun the hare because it chose the easy predictions.

Oh, a very useful philosophical animal, your average tortoise.

Outrunning metaphorical arrows, beating hares in races... very handy.

The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live.

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

Pythagoras, Locke, Socrates -- but pages might be filled up, as vainly as before, with the sad usage of all sorts of sages, who in his life-time, each was deemed a bore! The loftiest minds outrun their tardy ages.

All promise outruns performance.

We can outrun the wind and the storm, but we cannot outrun the demon of hurry.

The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live.

Instead of playing to win, I was playing not to lose.

It reminds me of the story I once heard about two friends being chased by a bear, when one turned to the other and said, "I just realized that I don't need to outrun the bear; I only need to outrun you.

For 24 hours a day, for 10 years, all I thought about was being in a band.

That's all I did. I had no other social life. I don't want my life to be like that now. I've spent the past 10 years having a real life as well. But Spandau Ballet is such a difficult shadow to outrun.

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power.

We have guided missiles and misguided men. Our hope for creative living lies in our ability to reestablish the spiritual needs of our lives in personal character and social justice. Without this spiritual and moral reawakening we shall destroy ourselves in the misuse of our own instruments.

The tongue should not be suffered to outrun the mind.

I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity, to name a few.

It is only unimaginative persons who can be really astonished.

The imagination can always outrun the possible and actual sights and sounds of the world.

Zeal should not outrun discretion.

We may outrun By violent swiftness And lose by over-running.

Silence, maiden; thy tongue outruns thy discretion.

A gentleman is ashamed to let his words outrun his deeds.

Time goes by so fast. Nothin' can outrun it. Death commences too early--almost before you're half-acquainted with life--you meet the other.

I think our mental picture of God is the most important fact about our life.

All other things being equal, the beauty of our life won't outrun the beauty of our vision of God. Unfortunately, the God that many Christians envision is not completely Christ-like, but is rather influenced by the violent depictions of God in the Old Testament.

The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control over himself.

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