Showing posts with label Roger Bannister. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Roger Bannister. Show all posts

"The world seemed to stand still, or did not exist. The only reality was the next 200 yards of track under my feet. The tape meant finality — extinction perhaps. I felt at that moment that it was my chance to do one thing supremely well. I drove on, impelled by a combination of fear and pride." - Roger Bannister

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"The world seemed to stand still, or did not exist. The only reality was the next 200 yards of track under my feet. The tape meant finality — extinction perhaps. I felt at that moment that it was my chance to do one thing supremely well. I drove on, impelled by a combination of fear and pride." - Roger Bannister
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"I think that it is a universal adolescent feeling, trying to find your place. The adolescent who is perfectly adjusted to his environment, I have yet to meet." - Roger Bannister

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"I think that it is a universal adolescent feeling, trying to find your place. The adolescent who is perfectly adjusted to his environment, I have yet to meet." - Roger Bannister
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"Athletics is a luxury." - Roger Bannister

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"Athletics is a luxury." - Roger Bannister
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"The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it's filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn't happen. A champion is beaten, an unknown becomes a champion." - Roger Bannister

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"The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it's filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn't happen. A champion is beaten, an unknown becomes a champion." - Roger Bannister
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"Doctors and scientists said breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead." - Roger Bannister

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"Doctors and scientists said breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead." - Roger Bannister
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"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win." - Roger Bannister

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"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win." - +Roger Bannister
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