quote by Harriet Tubman

I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.

— Harriet Tubman

Uplifting Train Tracks quotations

Train tracks quote Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental pict

Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!

I never ran my train off the track, and I never lost a passenger.

I have a saying 'train, don't strain.

' The Americans have the saying 'no pain, no gain' and that's why they have no distance running champions. They get down to the track with a stopwatch and flog their guts out thinking that it'll make them a champion, but they'll never make a champion that way.

Train tracks quote Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.

Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.

A long-term substance abuser, a few months before his death, penned this poem: Went downtown, Hastings and Main, looking for relief from the pain. All I did was find a ticket on a one-way train. ... Give me peace before I die. The track is laid out so well; we all live our private hell; just more tickets on the hell-bound train.

But talent—if you don't encourage it, if you don't train it, it dies.

It might run wild for a little while, but it will never mean anything. Like a wild horse. If you don't tame it and teach it to run on track, to pace itself and bear a rider, it doesn't matter how fast it is. It's useless.

Anyone can train hard. Do you have the discipline to recover?

Train tracks quote Your strongest muscle

Your strongest muscle

The mile has a classic symmetry....It's a play in four acts.

I like trains. I like their rhythm, and I like the freedom of being suspended between two places, all anxieties of purpose taken care of: for this moment I know where I am going.

I don't train. I just run my 3-15 miles a day.

Train tracks quote Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to

Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to think.

Athletes need to enjoy their training.

They don't enjoy going down to the track with a coach making them do repetitions until they're exhausted. From enjoyment comes the will to win.

The real competition is against the little voice inside you that wants to quit

There's a legal term for a problem in public space: something that might draw people to an area-say, across train tracks-where they might be caused harm. It's called a 'public nuisance.' I wouldn't mind being called that for my life's work.

Train tracks quote Champions train, losers complain.

Champions train, losers complain.

There's no such thing as bad weather - only the wrong clothes.

You cannot propel yourself forward by patting yourself on the back.

I am like a freight train. Working on the details, twisting them and playing with them over the years, but always staying on the same track.

Train tracks quote Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.

Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.

A railroad is like a lie you have to keep building it to make it stand.

Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it’s free-but it can’t go anywhere.

Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

Train tracks quote Champions train. Losers complain.

Champions train. Losers complain.

It doesn't matter which side of the tracks your from, the train still rolls the same.

It is sometimes of God's mercy that men in the eager pursuit of worldly aggrandizement are baffled; for they are very like a train going down an inclined plane - putting on the brake is not pleasant, but it keeps the car on the track.

Black people lived right by the railroad tracks and the train would shake their houses at night. I would hear it as a boy and I thought: I'm gonna make a song that sounds like that.

Train tracks quote If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry

If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.

The times when I am running the best are when it feels effortless.

The body is on autopilot, doing what you have trained it to do.

Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints.

I like to make something beautiful when I run

Of course, in our train of thought, we would all like to think we're on the right track, or at least the same railroad company as the right track.

Train tracks quote Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't

Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't want to.

The optimist sees a light at the end of the tunnel, the realist sees a train entering the tunnel, the pessimist sees a train speeding at him, hell for leather, and the machinist sees three idiots sitting on the rail track. "The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; the pessimist fears this is true."

I was running track early in my years and I was breaking track records in sprint running. I was training and I wanted to be in the Olympics. I thought I was going to be able to win a gold medal, and my mind was pretty much set on 'this is what I want to do'.

I lay my head on the railroad track, waitin' on the Double E.

But the train don't run by here no more, poor, poor, pitiful me.

Train tracks quote If a train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not !

If a train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not !

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If your train's on the wrong track every station you come to is the wrong station.

I love metaphors. I've never been on this train. ... If I'm standing on the middle of a track, I'm definitely going to get derailed. I have to make sure that I'm on the train and not in front of it.

Given a blank we can’t help trying to fill it in along lines of customary seeing or saying. But the best poetic lines undermine those habits, break the pre- off the -dictable, unsettle the suburbs of your routine sentiments, and rattle the tracks of your trains of thoughts.

Train tracks quote If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry

If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.

September did not want to feel for the Marquess.

That’s how villains get you, she knew. You feel badly for them, and next thing you know, you’re tied to train tracks. But her wild, untried heart opened up another bloom inside her, a dark branch heavy with fruit.

The great trains howling from track to track all night.

The taut and telegraphic murmur of ten thousand city wires, drawn most cruelly against a city sky. The rush of city waters, beneath the city streets. The passionate passing of the night's last El.

The train is roaring toward you and the villain is twirling his moustache and you're fussing that he's tied you to the tracks with the wrong kind of rope.

If you live up against train tracks, it can make your life a living hell.

Road racing at the moment because it's still so new to me.

I like the fact that they are longer and teamwork is important. I guess the same is true for track, it's just that I have used track this year as a training device to improve my sprinting in road racing.

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