The best Quotes by Emil Zatopek

The best Quotes by Emil Zatopek

Emil Zátopek (19 September 1922 – 21 November 2000) was a Czech long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.

An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.
It's at the borders of pain and suffering that the men are separated from the boys.
Great is the victory, but the friendship of all is greater.
If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.
You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it.

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You really need to consider the message you're sending this boys by ending the lockout. It's the same message that we as a culture send to our professional athletes; and that is that they are above the law. If these boys cannot honor the simple rules of a basketball contract, how long do you think it will be before they're out there breaking the law? I played ball here at Richmond High 30 years ago. It was the same thing then; some of my teammates went to prison, some of them even ended up dead. If you vote to end the lockout, you won't have to terminate me; I'll quit.
Ken Carter in Coach Carter
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Talent sets the floor, character sets the ceiling.
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That's one thing you learn in sports. You don't give up; you fight to the finish.
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When you go running from 23:59 to 00:01, you worked out two days in a row. Doesn't sound bad, does it?
Sport is the best means of communication between people from different religions and countries.
What I really love about sports isn't winning, ya know? It's having to fight and struggle and give it all you got to reach the top.
Aoi Asahina in Danganronpa
When you're rowing a race and you get to the last 20 meters your entire body is telling you to stop. Your muscles are on fire. Your lungs are screaming at you. Everything inside you wants to quit, make the pain go away. But if you want to win, that's exactly when you dig deeper and you row harder.
Skylar in The In Between
People always ask me, "what is your secret?" I'll tell you what the secret is: Work your a-s off in the gym, 14 times a week.
You don't quit in sports. You retire. You don't get to quit. It's not an option.
If you say you plan to retire in two or three years, you've already retired.
When you're good at something, you'll tell everyone. When you're great at something, they'll tell you.
Jogging is the worst. I know it keeps you healthy, but God, at what cost?
Ann Perkins in Parks and Recreation - Season 4 Episode 7
Sometimes it's just enough to keep your body moving. I get depressed if I don't move.
When you read biographies of Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Pete Sampras or Roger Federer, you will often stumble upon the word "humility".
Fitness has nothing to do with age.
Physical fitness is extremely important to me. Only if you are fit will you be able to achieve whatever you want to achieve in life; you will be able to pursue your dreams, your ambition, you goals, and the things you love.
The last thing you want to do is finish playing or doing anything and wish you would have worked harder.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
When you find a man you wish to marry, Tessa, remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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Men may be stronger, but it is women who endure.
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As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!
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When a guy does something stupid once, well that's because he's a guy. But if he does the same stupid thing twice, that's usually to impress some girl.
Once-ler in The Lorax
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Tell a man: "I hate you" - you'II have the best sex of your Iife. But tell him: "I Iove you" - you'II probably never see him again.
Samantha Jones in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 10
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As long as you know that most men are like children, you know everything.
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Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
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I've known a great many clever men. I've outlived them all. Do you know why? I ignored them.
Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones - Season 7 Episode 2
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Sometimes a man has to cry. Even if he is a man.
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Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.
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The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it.
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Men are allowed to age. Men are allowed to gain weight. Men are allowed to be quirky looking.
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A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
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Boys suck. Even when they have perfect blue eyes and ridiculously cool trucks. Maybe especially then.
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What is it with men and asking for directions?
Dory in Finding Nemo
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A man doesn't know what happiness is until he's married. By then it's too late.
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A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.

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