Welcome to my page for motivational thoughts and quotes.  I know it helps me, I hope it helps you too!Source

  • “There are no shortcuts to anywhere worth going.”  Beverly Sills
  • “Running is a big question mark that’s there each and every day. It asks you, ‘Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?'”  Peter Maher, marathoner
  • If we all did the things we were capable of, we would astound ourselves.”  Thomas Edison
  • “When you have the enthusiasm and passion, you end up figuring out how to excel.”  Deena Kasto
  • “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”  Aristotle
  • “If you set a goal for yourself and are able to achieve it, you have won your race.  Your goal can be to come in first, to improve your performance, or just finish the race.  It’s up to you.”  Dave Scott, triathlete
  • “Last chance workout, do you even think it’s legal?”  Darrell Hough, Contestant on Biggest Loser Season 9
  • “You only grow as a human being if you’re outside your comfort zone.”  Percy Cerutty, running coach
  • “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” Vince Lombardi
  • Yesterday, a friend wrote on facebook that she couldn’t imagine running 7 miles (like I had just posted), and I wrote back to her that 3 months ago, I couldn’t imagine it either.  Just think of how far along I’d be if I had been able to imagine it.  I hope I gave her something to think about and inspiration to challenge herself to do more than she can imagine.
  • “Running is my private time, my therapy, my religion.”  Gail W. Kislevitz
  • “I say I can’t, but I know that down deep I really can; now I just need to find that every time.” ‘Christy’ on Last Ten Pounds Boot Camp, television show
  • “Remember, the feeling you get from a good run is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running.” Sarah Condor
  • “Just do the best with what you have, and you’llsoon be doing it better.”  Gil Hodges, baseball player
  • “You have a choice.  You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off your face.” Gatorade advertisement
  • “Set your goals high because what a person accomplishes is in proportion to what they attempt.”  Mitchell Naufel
  • “To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.”  Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop

One Response to “Motivation”

  1. jabbeyeats February 24, 2010 at 12:19 pm #

    I really like these quotes- especially the first one. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

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