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Daley Thompson Quotes and Sayings

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When I lost my decathlon world record I took it like a man.
I only cried for ten hours.
- Daley Thompson

Being a decathlete is like having ten girlfriends.
You have to love them all, and you can't afford losing one.
- Daley Thompson

If you're not in it you can't win it.
- Daley Thompson

Sport fosters many things that are good;
teamwork and leadership.
- Daley Thompson

 

Most people doing the decathlon these days are quite boring,
so people don't relate to them.
- Daley Thompson

But if kids take up things like hockey and football they will go back to it.
- Daley Thompson

For kids it's natural to be competitive.
- Daley Thompson

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We live in the best place on earth but at times the worst.
- Daley Thompson

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill

He who hesitates is lost.
- Proverb

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

The final delusion is the belief
that one has lost all delusions.
- Maurice Chapelain

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,
it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it.
Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return.
Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
- Epictetus

A child miseducated is a child lost.
- John F. Kennedy

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Not until we are lost
do we begin to understand ourselves.
- Henry David Thoreau

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

There is a time to cry for those we have lost,
and there is a time to wipe the tears and smile again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall.
He will end by destroying the earth.
- Albert Schweitzer

Though lovers be lost love shall not.
- Dylan Thomas

People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

True friendship is like sound health;
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Until you've lost your reputation,
you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell

Life cannot be lived fully or joyfully if
our thoughts are focused on regretting the past,
preoccupied with anticipating the future,
or lost in the mind-fog of unconscious habitual behavior.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer
knows the propensity to dream,
the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Waste your money and you're only out of money,
but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life.
- Michael LeBoeuf

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

When faith is lost, when honor dies,
the man is dead.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings
of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
- Mark Russell

Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

Forgiveness is the remission of sins.
For it is by this that what has been lost,
and was found, is saved from being lost again.
- Saint Augustine

The civilized man has built a coach,
but has lost the use of his feet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically
into three major categories;
those that don't work,
those that break down and those that get lost.
- Russell Baker

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
- Robert Frost

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

Experience comprises illusions lost,
rather than wisdom gained.
- Joseph Roux

I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks.
- Totie Fields

I have not lost faith in God.
I have moments of anger and protest.
Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
- Elie Wiesel

Smoking kills.
If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.
- Brooke Shields

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
- Betty Friedan

If you can not answer a man's argument,
all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
- Elbert Hubbard

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone,
and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
- John Quincy Adams

Most ball games are lost, not won.
- Casey Stengel

We did a remake of Lost in Space.
Filmed it in London for four months.
- Lacey Chabert

To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost,
which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
- Joseph Addison

I love the script and I just thought it was a great role.
Like I say, it's like this - the script is like this sad,
funny, desperate love song to the lost American man.
- Oliver Platt

I've lost some friends.
A lot of the girls.
- Stacie Orrico

Cancer has been unfortunately in my life.
My mom's best friend is kicking ass in her battle with breast cancer.
Both of my grandmas had cancer.
I recently lost a friend to cancer.
- Marla Sokoloff

Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night,
lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?
- Jeb Bush

The game is not lost - or won - until the last bell goes.
- John Curtin

Really, I think that going out and playing with your
friends is kind of becoming a lost art,
with the kids in the neighborhood.
- Frank Shorter

In the same manner if any nation wasted part of its wealth,
or lost part of its trade, it could not retain the
same quantity of circulating medium which it before possessed.
- David Ricardo

I lost my mother when I was very young,
and my father when I was in college.
- Roma Downey

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
- Jacques Barzun


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