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A lifetime of training for just ten seconds. ...
by Jesse Owens

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
- Jesse Owens

Related topics: Sports

We all have dreams.
But in order to make dreams come into reality,
it takes an awful lot of determination,
dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
- Jesse Owens

I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible.
From the air, fast down, and from the ground,
fast up.
- Jesse Owens

If you don't try to win you might as well hold the
Olympics in somebody's back yard.
- Jesse Owens

 

Find the good.
It's all around you.
Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it.
- Jesse Owens

One chance is all you need.
- Jesse Owens

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
- Jesse Owens

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The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals.
The struggles within yourself - the invisible,
inevitable battles inside all of us -
that's where it's at.
- Jesse Owens

The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness.
- Jesse Owens

Life doesn't give you all the practice races you need.
- Jesse Owens

Although I wasn't invited to shake hands with Hitler,
I wasn't invited to the White House to shake hands
with the President either.
- Jesse Owens

Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are
the real gold of competition.
Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
- Jesse Owens

For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.
- Jesse Owens

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

You only meet your once in a lifetime friend ...
once in a lifetime.
- Little Rascals

It's not in the DOing, it's in the BEing.
Whatever you do or don't do in your lifetime,
your greatest contribution
to current and future generations
will be the happiness and joy
you generated and radiated to those around you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do or don't do in your lifetime,
your best contribution to those around you
and to future generations
will be in the happiness and joy
you generated and radiated to those around you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us holds a different image of God.
There are as many perspectives on
the nature of God as there are people.
However much any of us may choose to argue,
or to fight and kill, for our point of view,
the nature of God is an unanswerable question.
Perhaps there is a specific answer,
that we will never learn - in this lifetime.
Perhaps the nature of God is so complex and multifaceted
that each view of God describes an aspect of the complex whole.
Or perhaps the nature of God is actually defined by our beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of merging with Spirit
and recognizing the oneness of the whole Universe
cannot be learned in a lifetime, but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime.
- Alicia Machado

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less
of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
- Thornton Wilder

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor
is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
- Andrew Carnegie

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion,
but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet
and steady and loyal and enduring a nature
that it will last through a whole lifetime,
if not asked to lend money.
- Mark Twain

One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one's horticultural goals.
If a garden is a site for the imagination,
how can we be very far from the beginning?
- Francis Cabot Lowell

It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless.
If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.
- Michael Eisner

One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change
a delinquent into a solid citizen.
- Philip Wylie

I think in the lifetime of a tennis player there are
many times where you feel that tremendous confidence.
- Gabriela Sabatini

I think what I've learned out of this lifetime is you
should be proud of where you come from.
- Kid Rock

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.
Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible,
but the mark of a fake messiah.
- Richard Bach

It was just the thrill of a lifetime.
Brando and Hackman were two of my heroes.
- Richard Donner

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

Perhaps no mightier conflict of mind occurs ever again
in a lifetime than that first decision to unseat one's own tooth.
- Gene Fowler

Few men during their lifetime comes anywhere near exhausting
the resources dwelling within them.
There are deep wells of strength that are never used.
- Richard E. Byrd

A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms,
to be struck by lightning five or six times.
- Randall Jarrell

I'm really a very weak musicologist.
Wish it weren't so, but there's only so much you can
dig deeply into in one lifetime,
as if you hadn't noticed.
- Wendy Carlos

Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S.
was too strong.
- Ronald Reagan

I am very abnormal...
But it wasn't very long ago that I wasn't so abnormal.
I was very normal and headed for a lifetime of paying
medical bills as proof of my normalcy.
- Dirk Benedict

Once in his lifetime every artist feels the hand of
God and creates something that comes alive.
- Crane Wilbur

To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born,
and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
- Erich Fromm

The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime,
if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all.
- Desi Arnaz

And I have to consider myself fortunate,
because there are plenty of writers who spend most
of a lifetime looking for that certain something without ever finding it.
- Brian Lumley

The 22nd Amendment should probably be modified to say
two consecutive terms instead of two terms for a lifetime.
- William J. Clinton

We're not going to have another Watergate in our lifetime.
I'm sure.
- Bob Woodward

Only Socrates knew, after a lifetime of unceasing labor,
that he was ignorant.
Now every high-school student knows that.
How did it become so easy?
- Allan Bloom

Mozart wrote so many works in his thirty-five years
that it would take a lifetime just to write out the notes.
We literally do not know how he did it.
- Lukas Foss

I think humans will reach Mars, and I would like to
see it happen in my lifetime.
- Buzz Aldrin

America is the country where you can buy a lifetime
supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
- John Barrymore

Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in a lifetime;
therefore we must be saved by hope.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

A lifetime contract for a coach means if you're ahead
in the third quarter and moving the ball,
they can't fire you.
- Lou Holtz

A huge change has taken place in my lifetime.
- Michael King

I had become interested in economics,
an interest that was transformed into a lifetime dedication
when I met with the mathematical theory of general economic equilibrium.
- Gerard Debreu

Most of the managers are lifetime .220 hitters.
For years pitchers have been getting these managers
out 75% of the time and that's why they don't like us.
- Bill Lee

I've flown out of character so many times.
In that sense I've been lucky, because I've been given
the liberty to do just about anything I've wanted to do in my lifetime.
- June Carter Cash

If you give a person a fish, they'll fish for a day.
But if you train a person to fish, they'll fish for a lifetime.
- Dan Quayle

I am still doing my due diligence.
A vote on a Supreme Court nominee is a lifetime appointment
and when the court decides,
it is the law of the land.
- Robert Menendez

You can spend a lifetime, and, if you're honest with yourself,
never once was your work perfect.
- Charlton Heston

Serving in Congress has been the honor of a lifetime.
- Bob Ehrlich

Give a man a beer, waste an hour.
Teach a man to brew, and waste a lifetime!
- Bill Owen

Economists report that a college education adds many
thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income -
which he then spends sending his son to college.
- Bill Vaughan

In dedicating his estate to the honoring of endeavors that benefit mankind,
Alfred Nobel expressed a lifelong concern that is even
more timely in 1972 than it was in his lifetime.
- Stanford Moore

A man has to have goals - for a day,
for a lifetime -
and that was mine,
to have people say, 'There goes Ted Williams,
the greatest hitter who ever lived.'
- Ted Williams

I'll need my whole lifetime to polish my craft.
- Eva Green

I am very willing to share whatever I know or feel
I know about finding some serenity in this lifetime.
- Dirk Benedict

President Obama instituted the most anti-growth,
anti-investment, anti-jobs measures that we have seen in our lifetime.
Now he called his agenda ambitious, I call it reckless.
- Mitt Romney

Just in our lifetime our society has become looser and more private,
it becomes extremely difficult to hold to any permanent commitment whatever,
least of all to organized religion.
- Mary Douglas

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many;
three hardly possible.
- Henry Brooks Adams


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