Last week I had a little bit of writers block. I needed inspiration. And who better to turn to inspiration than my readers. I sent out a request for your favorite inspirational quotes and compiled them right here. So if there’s ever a day when you need a little lift, bookmark this page so you can come back and be inspired. Enjoy!
“One day a girl went for a run and discovered a powerful secret – ME!” – unknown
“That day, for no particular reason, I decided to go for a little run.” – Forrest Gump
“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly…” – proverb
“Fear is what makes you come alive, the lure of the unknown – can I do this? – that’s where the growth comes from, the pain. I don’t remember the running effortlessly; I remember the hard times; adversity breathes transformation.” – Scott Jurek
“I think the trick is to surrender to the process…do the work – train, follow your plan..but then let go and just embrace and enjoy the race as it unfolds.” –Elizabeth Johnson
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
“Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. Sooner or later the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.” -Vince Lombardi
“If toenails were essential, they would be inside your body.” Troy’s ultra buddy 🙂
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” George Benard Shaw
“I can, I Will”
“The one thing you can’t take away from me is the way I choose to respond to what you do to me. The last of one’s freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given circumstance.” ― Viktor E. Frankl
“If you’re not dead yet, you’re not done yet.” ~~ Elizabeth Gilbert’s Mom
“Pain is temporary, pride is forever. Pain is weakness leaving the body. I can. Run, if you can, if can’t run walk, if you cant walk, scoot, if you can’t scoot, crawl, just get your butt across that finish line!”
“Just keep running…squirrel!”
“True accomplishment can only be made if there is some true risk of failure.”
“Any step forward, no matter how small or minute, is one step closer to making me a better person. Emotionally…Mentally…and…physically!” – Matthew Sam
“Just keep moving….just keep moving”.
“I get knocked down but I get up again. Your never gonna keep me down. ”
“Any man who can safely drive a car while kissing a girl is simply not giving that kiss the attention it deserves.” -Albert Einstein
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it” -Aristotle
“Hard work beats talent, when talent fails to work hard.”
“I’m going to succeed because I’m crazy enough to think I can.”
“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever”. Lance Armstrong
“Nothing changes if nothing changes”
“She believed she could, so she did.”
“Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” ― William Faulkner
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
“You didn’t come this far to only come this far.”
“Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.” —Theodore Roosevelt.
“I can, I will, I GOT THIS.”
Logic gets you from point A to point B. Imagination takes you anywhere.
“Don’t let fatigue make a coward of you.” -Steve Prefontaine
“Though she be but little, she is fierce!” William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
“Never give up, never quit. Dig, Dig, Dig”
“T.E.A.M….. Together Everyone Accomplishes More”
You gotta pay your dues if you want to sing the blues…And you know it don’t come easy. (Ringo Starr)
“No point trying to fatten your hens on market day”
“The will of God will never lead you where the grace of God will not protect you.”
“Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right. -Henry Ford
“You never know what you an do until you try.”
“If we do not feel grateful for what we already have, what makes us think we’d be happy with more?”
“Those who aren’t afraid of failure are the ones who will achieve greatly:
“Even monkeys fall out of trees”
“My coach said I ran like a girl. I said if he could run a little faster, he could too.” Mia Hamm
“If it’s both terrifying and amazing, then you should definitely pursue it.
“Let go or be dragged.” Proverb
“The reason why people give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go instead of how far they have gotten.”
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you thing, and loved more than you’ll ever know.”
You won’t know unless you go!”
“This too, shall pass.
“Those on time of the mountain didn’t fall there.”
“One body, one goal, equals health”
“F-I-N-A-O = Failure Is Not An Option”
“Running has taken me in, and continues to comfort, heal, and challenge me in all kinds of magical ways. I’m not a ‘good runner’ because I am me. I’m a good ‘me’ because I am a runner.” Karen Armstrong
“It was such a testimony to our kids and their dedication on their hard work ethic to run the drills. We run an awful lot. We told them, ‘You’ve got to put all that stuff in the bank because there will come a time down the line that we will need to make a withdrawal.’ Tonight was one of those nights.” -Frank Soria
“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” Mary Anne Radmacher