Steve Roland Prefontaine (January 25, 1951 - May 30, 1975)
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To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
Steve Roland Prefontaine
The only good race pace is suicide pace, and today looks like a good day to die.
A lot of people run to see who's the fastest. I run to see who has the most guts.
Something inside of me just said 'Hey, wait a minute, I want to beat him,' and I just took off.
A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways they're capable of understanding.
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
(January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790)
And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray.
(November 10, 1730 - April 04, 1774)
Things turn out best for people who make the best out of the way things turn out