I ran as hard as I could

13 09 2011

I ran as hard as I could. In fact, I hobbled past two people in the last two laps. I was 13th, and way off a PR, but I hit the goal I had set for myself. I absolutely never gave up in the race. Kara Goucher on her performance at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea

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Success

30 08 2011

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.





Determination

19 08 2011

“The road to real achievement is usually bumpy and long, but you do not give up.  You may have setbacks.  You may have to start over.  You may have to change your method.  You may have to go around, or over, or under.  You may have to back up and get another start.  But you do not quit.  You stay the course.” – John Wooden

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Highest reward for a man’s toil

17 08 2011

“The highest reward for a man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.” John Ruskin





Why we can’t have them…

9 08 2011

“The only reason we don’t have what we want in life is the reasons we create why we can’t have them.” Tony Robbins





Only as much as I dream can I be.

6 08 2011

“Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.”  Karen Ravn quotes





Move beyond yourself

6 08 2011

‎”Don’t let worn out beliefs stop you from moving beyond yourself.”