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Steve Prefontaine's Quotes

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Born: 1951-01-25
Profession: Athlete
Nation: American
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To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.

Tags: Best, Give, Sacrifice

You have to wonder at times what you're doing out there. Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.

Tags: Keep, Sense, Times

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.

Tags: End, Himself, Run

Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it.

Tags: Beat, May, Somebody

I'm going to work so that it's a pure guts race at the end, and if it is, I am the only one who can win it.

Tags: End, Win, Work

Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints. I like to make something beautiful when I run. I like to make people stop and say, 'I've never seen anyone run like that before.' It's more than just a race, it's a style. It's doing something better than anyone else. It's being creative.

Tags: Beautiful, Music, Words

A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways they're capable of understanding.

Tags: Art, Ways, Work

Something inside of me just said 'Hey, wait a minute, I want to beat him,' and I just took off.

Tags: Him, Said, Wait

I run to see who has the most guts.

Tags: Guts, Run

What I want is to be number one.

Tags: Number

How does a kid from Coos Bay, with one leg longer than the other win races?

Tags: Kid, Longer, Win

Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.

Tags: Keep, Sense, Started

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