Running Quotes

Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
William Shakespeare
If you define cowardice as running away at the first sign of danger, screaming and tripping and begging for mercy, then yes, Mister Brave Man, I guess I am a coward.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

When people ask me why I am running as a woman, I always answer, What choice do I have?
Pat Schroede
Irish prove - twenty years a child twenty years running wild...
Jiddu krishnamurti - what is needed, rather than running away or...
The one bonus of not lifting the ban on gays in the military is that the next time the government mandates a draft, we can all declare we are homosexual instead of running off to Canada.
Lorne Bloch

James thurbe - all human beings should try to learn before they...
Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond the pain.
Bartholomew
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.
Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage, chapter 8
Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool.
John Mason Good
My ambition is to do a good job. I never plan anything. running for mayor of Bucharest, Romania.
Ilie Nastase
In politics you must always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves.
R. A. Butle
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more. Nobody is going to win a 5, 000 meter race after running an easy 2 miles. Not with me. If I lose forcing the pace all the way, well, at least I can live with myself.
Steve Prefontaine
I guess the hard thing for a lot of people to accept is why God would allow me to go running through their yards, yelling and spinning around.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
The only devils in this world are those running around in our own hearts, and that is where all our battles should be fought.
Mahatma Gandhi
Josh Billings said, It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself, but the most inconvenient one, too. Human beings have always employed an enormous variety of clever devices for running away from themselves, and the modern world is particularly rich in such stratagems.
John W. Gardne
You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working and just so, you learn to love by loving. All those who think to learn in any other way deceive themselves.
Saint Francis de Sales
The reason that truth is stranger than fiction is that fiction has to have a rational thread running through it in order to be believable, whereas reality may be totally irrational.
Sydney Harris
No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.
Taoist Prove
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up.
William Hazlitt
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!
Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), "Through the Looking Glass".
And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
Shakespeare
A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
Channing Pollock
God seems to have left the receiver off the hook and time is running out.
Arthur Koestle
During these times, when crazy people are running the government, all you can do is laugh.
Bill McKenney, Speech to the Harvard Antimony Society, August 15, 2005
The herd instinct seems to be the strongest human emotion, one that the race is constantly breeding off as the mavericks are liquidated. Happiness is running with the crowd.
John Train
The human brain is like a railroad freight car - - Guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty.
Unknown
Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.
H. L. Mencken
You can outdistance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.
Rwandan Prove
Self - Confidence is something caught and not taught. And, risk - Running and chance - Taking are the only ways to catch it.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
All men should strive to learn before they die What they are running from, and to, and why.
James Grover Thurbe
The best reason I can think of for not running for President of the United States is that you have to shave twice a day.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend stopped running today.
Richard Adams
Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.
Kahlil Gibran
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
Author Unknown
We thought we were running away from the grown - Ups, and now we are the grown - Ups.
Margaret Atwod
Einstein said that God does not play dice with the universe. He was right, but not in the way he meant. God doesn? t play dice with the universe because the universe doesn? t need him. The craps table is set up and running. Whether or not God put it there is besides the point.
Mark Coggins, "The Immortal Game" (novel)
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Michel de Montaigne
At best, most college presidents are running something that is somewhere between a faltering corporation and a hotel.
Leon Botstein