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I can hardly express in words my deep feeling and sympathy for them,
by Major Taylor

I can hardly express in words my deep feeling and sympathy for them,
knowing as I do, the many serious handicaps and obstacles
that will confront them in almost every walk of life.
- Major Taylor

The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to
center in their failure to concentrate on any particular
objective long enough to obtain their maximum results.
- Major Taylor

To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth,
I attribute in a large degree the success that was
mine on the bicycle tracks of the world.
- Major Taylor

Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion.
- Major Taylor

 

Clean living is the cardinal principle in the lives
of the world's greatest athletes,
as the phenomenal performances of these outstanding
characters will obviously show.
- Major Taylor

There will always be that dreadful monster prejudice
to do extra battle against because of their color.
- Major Taylor

In a word I was a pioneer, and therefore had to blaze my own trail.
- Major Taylor

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Each great athlete must some day bow to that perennial old champion,
Father Time, even as I, for Time eventually wins.
- Major Taylor

Realizing full well that fine condition and confidence
will not in themselves make a champion,
it is my belief, however, that they are essential factors.
- Major Taylor

I have also noticed that when a rider who had confidence
in his ability was defeated,
after doing his level best to win, always received
an ovation from the gathering.
- Major Taylor

I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice,
and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance
achieve success for themselves.
- Major Taylor

An athlete must have ability to reach the top,
but many who have ability and who do not live clean
lives never have and never will be champions for obvious reasons.
- Major Taylor

I would advise all youths aspiring to athletic fame
or a professional career to practice clean living,
fair play and good sportsmanship.
- Major Taylor

These rules may seem simple enough, but it will require
great morale and physical courage to adhere to them.
But if carried out in the strict sense of the word
it will surely lead to a greater success than could otherwise be attained.
- Major Taylor

I might go on discussing this subject at great length,
but after all is said, done, and written,
my own book of experiences will best show what these obstacles are,
and how I managed to overcome them to some extent.
- Major Taylor

In closing I wish to say that while I was sorely beset
by a number of white riders in my racing days,
I have also enjoyed the friendship of countless thousands
of white men whom I class as among my closest friends.
- Major Taylor

I know that a good many champions have entertained
the thought that the more they discourage youngsters,
the longer they would reign.
However, this theory never impressed me,
and I always made it a point to give youths the benefit
of my experience in bicycle racing.
- Major Taylor

As a reward of their clean living and good habits these
great stars have been able to withstand the rigorous
test of stamina and physical exertion and have thus
successfully extended their most remarkable careers
over a period of many strenuous years.
- Major Taylor

I would like to cite an instance which proves the efficacy
of clean living on the part of an athlete coupled with
the inspiration received from a champion which go a
long way to making a champion.
- Major Taylor

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

It is hardly possible to build anything,
if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
- Lech Walesa

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

This overcoming of all the usual barriers
between the individual and the Absolute
is the great mystic achievement.
In mystic states we both become one with the Absolute
and we become aware of our oneness.
This is the everlasting and triumphant mystical tradition,
hardly altered by differences of clime or creed.
- William James

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.
- Albert Schweitzer

A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle
is hardly likely to look out.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

A god whose creation is so imperfect that he must be
continually adjusting it to make it work properly seems
to me a god of relatively low order,
hardly worthy of any worship.
- Martin Gardner

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology,
in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
- Carl Sagan

Without the Guard and Reserve, our active duty troops could hardly deploy.
- John Spratt

Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single
thought of which the sea would not be part.
- Hermann Broch

I hardly ever go out when I'm home.
- Brooke Burke

When I did get home this last time, we had all these plans to go out.
And then we hardly stepped outside because the time
together seemed too precious.
- Emily Watson

I guess I'm not that aware of such a big fan base.
I have a few core people who write me no matter what I'm doing,
but I hardly have sacks of mail being dropped on my door!
- Julie Bowen

To philosophize is only another way of being afraid
and leads hardly anywhere but to cowardly make-believe.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

Experience isn't interesting until it begins to repeat itself.
In fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience.
- Elizabeth Bowen

There is hardly any money interest in art,
and music will be there when money is gone.
- Duke Ellington

It is hardly fair to accuse us of ignorance when it
was made a crime under the former order of things to
learn enough about letters to even read the Word of God.
- George H. White

My father wanted me to be a pharmacist like himself.
He had been a doctor, but he no longer believed in medicine;
so he became a pharmacist,
but he believed in that hardly more.
- Claude Chabrol

I was so emotional.
Choked up.
I could hardly talk all day.
I'll be cleaning out my trailer and saying goodbye soon,
realizing what a wonderful experience this has been.
- Dennis Franz

We were alone.
Where, I could not say, hardly imagine.
All was black, and such a dense black that,
after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern
even the faintest glimmer.
- Jules Verne

He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age,
but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth
and age are equally a burden.
- Plato

Men find it difficult because I've got so much energy
and hardly sleep at night,
only four or five hours.
I wake up in the early hours and potter around.
- Susannah York

The instinct to worship is hardly less strong than the instinct to eat.
- Dorothy Thompson

I'm hardly disinterested totally in my appearance.
- Frank Langella

I've had aunts and uncles who not only haven't read
my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer.
- Robert Cormier

Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.
- Marquis de Sade

The corridor is hardly ever found in small houses,
apart from the verandah, which also serves as a corridor.
- Stephen Gardiner

Between us and the writers, it was comedy hour the whole time.
We could hardly get through it.
- Buddy Rice

There is hardly a political question in the United
States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

People got insights into what was bothering them,
but they hardly did a damn thing to change.
- Albert Ellis

Some of the best health care services are free or cost
very little and are even available to millionaires
but hardly anyone knows they exist.
- Matthew Lesko

It's been interesting how kids have had hardly any problems watching it,
but adults have more trouble.
This happened way back even with Jabberwocky and Time Bandits.
- Terry Gilliam

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many;
three are hardly possible.
Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life,
a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
- Brooks Adams

My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life,
if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large
with surprise and horror.
- W. Somerset Maugham

I would hardly call myself an artist in that sense;
I doodle,
I draw, I'm not a trained artist, I couldn't sit down
and do an accurate portrait of anyone.
- Rene Auberjonois

Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs,
few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

We could hardly wait to get up in the morning.
- Wilbur Wright

When I started the business, I hardly went home.
I became very driven about work and about my career.
- Calvin Klein

Certain things do not effect me anymore,
which is not always good.
There is always commotion, but I notice that hardly
anything affects me or puts me out of balance.
- Ruud van Nistelrooy

My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player
in a whorehouse or a politician.
And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference.
- Harry S. Truman

The present hardly exists, after all-it becomes the past even as it happens.
A tricky medium, time - and central to the concerns of fiction.
- Penelope Lively

Shakespeare fascinated me.
He hardly ever left the country.
His imagination was worldwide though reading.
- Michael Tippett

There hardly can be a greater difference between any two men,
than there too often is, between the same man,
a lover and a husband.
- Samuel Richardson

A friend is long sought, hardly found,
and with difficulty kept.
- St.
Jerome

Judge not, lest you be so fearful of judgment that you can hardly breath.
- Paul Williams

No doubt it is true that science cannot study God,
but it hardly follows that God had to keep a safe distance
from everything that scientists want to study.
- Phillip E. Johnson

The records fell easily at first.
Dozens of seconds peeled away with every running of a course,
and I could hardly wait for the next chance to improve.
- Joe Henderson


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