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Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory

Deena Kastor

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Oh, you're doing it again, I said to myself when I became aware of negativity, being careful not to rebuke myself and therefore wind up being negative about being negative. I told myself: Find a thought that serves you better.”

“I'm alone, but I'm not lonely. I like who I am. I like who I'm becoming.”

“At the core of many of his stories was a distinction between success and excellence. Success was “having”: money, awards, status. Excellence was “being”: living your values, having them guide your daily life. Pursue excellence, Coach would say, and success will follow.”

“That’s when I understood there is no such thing as overtraining,” he said, “just underresting.”

“Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate.”

“She was compassionate and empathetic toward everyone around her, including herself.”

“Our life is what our thoughts make it. —MARCUS AURELIUS”

“If you believe you are fragile, the biochemistry of your body unquestionably obeys and manifests it. If you believe you are tough, irrespective of your weight and bone density, your body undeniably mirrors it.”

“Every aspect of a run, from the pain it produced to the weather conditions, offered me a choice: Is this a thought that will slow me down? Or can I find a perspective that will speed me up?”

“You don't run with your feet- you run with your heart.”

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attitude, inspiration, fitness, running-quotes, running, emotional-health, inspirational-quotes, inspriational, loneliness

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