If one can stick to the training throughout the many long years, then will power is no longer a problem. It's raining? That doesn't matter. I am tired? That's besides the point. It's simply that I just have to.
More Quotes from Emil Zatopek:There is a great advantage in training under unfavorable conditions. It is better to train under bad conditions, for the difference is then a tremendous relief in a race.
Great is the victory, but the friendship of all is greater.
You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it.
If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.
We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.
If you come to think of it, you never see deer, dogs and rabbits worrying about their menus and yet they run much faster than humans.
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