quote by Omar Khayyam

You've seen the world, and all you've seen is nothing; and everything, as well, that you have said and heard is nothing. You've sprinted everywhere between here and the horizon; it is nothing. And all the possessions you've treasured up at home are nothing.

— Omar Khayyam

Surprising Sprint quotations

Being a good teammate is when you try to sprint down a ball that everyone thinks is going out of bounds. But you go after it anyways and you get it.

I was running to catch a train when one of my teachers saw me.

He thought I was fast, time me, and later gave me my first instructions in sprinting. I happened to be at the right place at the right time.

Christianity is not a sprint but an endurance run.

Therefore it is not how we start the race that counts, but how we complete it. How we finish is determined by the choices we make, and those are often formed by patterns we develop along the way.

Life is a marathon, not a sprint; pace yourself accordingly.

Most of the time I meet my trainer at the gym and we do a lot of everything: weights circuit with cardio, football drills, sprinting with weights on the treadmill.

Stop by stop by stop. Play aggressively. Sprint back on 'D' and pay attention to how we're supposed to guard as a team

Success is actually a short race-a sprint fueled by discipline just long enough for habit to kick in and take over.

The biggest thing that I've learned is to run the marathon, not the sprint.

By that I mean, don't let the little problems that you face in the hour in daily life cast a shadow over the larger joys that you have, over the course of the years.

Character produces endurance and persistence when the going gets tough, and life truly is an endurance race, not a sprint.

SEO is a race, not a sprint.

Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.

We can help the work of justice by preparing for a marathon, not a sprint.

A long obedience in the same direction

Business is a sprint until you find an opportunity, then it's the patience of a marathon runner.

Writing is a marathon, not a sprint.

Every day of my life it feels as if I'm fighting my way up an escalator that only goes down. And no matter how fast or how hard I run to try to reach the top, I stay in the same place, sprinting, getting nowhere.

You can do as many sprints as you want but there's nothing like playing in a 90-minute soccer game. There's no better way to gain your fitness, in my opinion, than playing in consistent games.

Blocking out is everyday, every drill, all the time.

We run sprints every time someone does not blockout.

Life’s a marathon, not a sprint.

Stamina is the force that drives the drumming; it's not really a sprint.

The race of life is a marathon, not a sprint.

In the end, the American dream is not a sprint, or even a marathon, but a relay.

Our families don't always cross the finish line in the span of one generation. But each generation passes on to the next the fruits of their labor.

What idiocy, to racing into this story and its labyrinths, sprinting away from our happiness among the fresh spring grasses by the oak.

As a comedian, as an entertainer, there's a lot of downtime.

Once you can accept that comedy is a marathon, not a sprint, it gets a little easier.

I think my strength is to do a take all the way through.

I am definitely not someone who can do a sprint. Maybe I am not that smart, but it takes me a while to find the moment, and I like to be pushed toward it.

If you change your lifestyle, remember it's not a wind sprint, but it's a marathon you're embarked on, and you'll be able to stay there.

Wanting to win races is detrimental to courage.

You tend to run too conservatively because you want to wait and sprint. If you are there to force the pace, to CREATE greatness rather than to have greatness, Courageous moves are a part of your race.

Any Scrum without working product at the end of a sprint is a failed Scrum.

Some think guts is sprinting at the end of a race.

But guts is what got you there to begin with. Guts start back in the hills with 6 miles to go and you're thinking of how you can get out of this race without anyone noticing. Guts begin when you still have forty minutes of torture left and you're already hurting more than you ever remember.

Double gold means I'm king of the sprints. It shows I'm the best sprinter around.

Feed and strengthen your body. Fear is physical. When you lift weights or go for a sprint, that energy flows back into your body and restores you to certainty.

What motivates people to be late?... Some people are drawn to the adrenaline rush of that last-minute sprint to the finish line. Others receive an ego boost from over-scheduling and filling each moment with an activity.

Blink and you miss a sprint. The 10,000 meters is lap after lap of waiting. Theatrically, the mile is just the right length: beginning, middle, end, a story unfolding.

You should always give 100%. If you do that then no-one can ask any more of you. Someone once said to me when I was a kid: 'If you're asked to do ten sprints, by all means do 11 but never do nine because you're only cheating yourself'.

The sprint is like life ... blink and you miss it.

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