65 Sprint Quotes On Success In Life

These sprint quotes will inspire you. Sprint, to run or go at top speed especially for a short distance or run at full speed over a short distance.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging sprint quotes, sprint sayings, and sprint proverbs.

Best Sprint Quotes

  1. “Life is a marathon, not a sprint; pace yourself accordingly.” ~ Amby Burfoot
  2. “Success is actually a short race-a sprint fueled by discipline just long enough for habit to kick in and take over.” ~ Gary W. Keller
  3. “The sprint is like life … blink and you miss it.” ~ Steve Backley
  4. “Writing is a marathon, not a sprint.” ~ Robert McKee
  5. “Life’s a marathon, not a sprint.” ~ Phil McGraw

  6. “Successful innovation is not a single breakthrough. It is not a sprint. It is not an event for the solo runner. Successful innovation is a team sport, it’s a relay race.” ~ Nguyen Quyen
  7. “I want to be the king of sprints because I think I am.” ~ Asafa Powell
  8. “The race of life is a marathon, not a sprint.” ~ Tony Robbins
  9. “Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.” ~ Michael Jackson
  10. “Character produces endurance and persistence when the going gets tough, and life truly is an endurance race, not a sprint.” ~ Zig Ziglar

  11. “Blocking out is everyday, every drill, all the time. We run sprints every time someone does not blockout.” ~ Rick Majerus
  12. “Hurdlers are sprinters with a problem. They’re not satisfied just to sprint. Anybody can sprint, some not as well as others of course, but anybody can sprint. Not everybody can run hurdles. There’s an extra dimension involved. Hurdlers would make a good subject for a thesis in psychology – they are of apersuasion that just needs an extra dimension.” ~ Denny Moyer
  13. “You can run a sprint or your can run a marathon, but you can’t sprint a marathon.” ~ Ryan Holmes
  14. “Life is not a sprint. It was never meant to be. It is just a step of faith after another.” ~ Richard Paul Evans
  15. “Business is a marathon, and most of society thinks it’s a sprint.” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk

  16. “Nobody Beats Us! served as our main trigger… We practiced using trigger words, private verbal keys, which unlocked certain thoughts for us. We had a half-dozen phrases-some dealt with maintaining our technique, two dealt with maintaining our technique, two dealt with our stroke rating. The most powerful phrase was ‘Nobody Beats Us!’ According to our plan, when I said these words to Paul toward the end of the race, we would immediately shift into our final sprint, rowing as high and hard as possible, straight through, until we crossed the finish line.” ~ Brad Alan Lewis , Final sprint quotes
  17. “I was running track early in my years and I was breaking track records in sprint running. I was training and I wanted to be in the Olympics. I thought I was going to be able to win a gold medal, and my mind was pretty much set on ‘this is what I want to do’.” ~ Sheila E.
  18. “Hill sprints are good for everyone!” ~ Kara Goucher
  19. “I got that nickname my first spring training camp with the Expos in 1974. Tim Foli, Ken Singleton and Mike Jorgensen started calling me ‘Kid’ because I was trying to win every sprint. I was trying to hit every pitch out of the park.” ~ Gary Carter
  20. “There’s always hope. Never give up. Walk slowly and drink lots of water. It ain’t a sprint.” ~ David O. Russell

  21. “SEO is a race, not a sprint.” ~ Neil Patel
  22. “Double gold means I’m king of the sprints. It shows I’m the best sprinter around.” ~ Justin Gatlin
  23. “Even if the pace is slow in championships, you can still sprint well and still power in the last 200, which is always the main part when the race is slow.” ~ David Rudisha
  24. “Still, I also know that most people, including me, tend to applaud the wrong things: the showy, dramatic record-setting sprint rather than the years of dogged preparation or the unwavering grace displayed during a string of losses. Applause, then, never bore much relation to the reality of my life as an astronaut, which was not all about, or even mostly about, flying around in space.” ~ Chris Hadfield
  25. “What’s true for us as individual humans is true for the civilization we create:

    a sprint culture, seeking ever greater speed and power in all things cannot endure.” ~ Ed Ayres

  26. “Wanting to win races is detrimental to courage. You tend to run too conservatively because you want to wait and sprint. If you are there to force the pace, to CREATE greatness rather than to have greatness, Courageous moves are a part of your race.” ~ Gerry Lindgren
  27. “The biggest thing that I’ve learned is to run the marathon, not the sprint. By that I mean, don’t let the little problems that you face in the hour in daily life cast a shadow over the larger joys that you have, over the course of the years.” ~ Jon Foreman
  28. “When I started out in business, I spent a great deal of time researching every detail that might be pertinent to the deal I was interested in making. I still do the same today. People often comment on how quickly I operate, but the reason I can move quickly is that I’ve done the background work first, which no one usually sees. I prepare myself thoroughly, and then when it is time to move ahead, I am ready to sprint.” ~ Donald Trump
  29. “Business is a sprint until you find an opportunity, then it’s the patience of a marathon runner.” ~ Robert Herjavec
  30. “Financial winners don’t run sprints, they run marathons. They don’t rush. They do it step by step over time.” ~ Dave Ramsey

  31. “I love to run, but training can be hard, especially with a family and a crazy travel schedule. I often do sprints with my kids, where they bike and I run along side them so we can ‘race’ each other for a quarter-mile or shorter repeats.” ~ Summer Sanders
  32. “Think about climbing a mountain. If you decide you’re going up Everest, you don’t start with a sprint. You’ll never make it out of base camp if you do that. The secret is two fold: make sure your approach is consistent and steady so that you can maintain the progress you’re making as your journey continues.” ~ Georges St-Pierre
  33. “I think it’s important to remember that to exercise you don’t have to run a sprint.” ~ Emily Deschanel
  34. “Its a marathon, its not a sprint. Ten years. Fifteen years. You’ve got to get up everyday, with a new idea, a new spin, and you’ve got to bring it to work, every day” ~ Jack Welch
  35. “We’re all so busy. We race and race. Life is a sprint. We want to get ‘there’ so badly. But I wonder if we even know what to do when we actually get ‘there’.” ~ Billy Graham

  36. “We can help the work of justice by preparing for a marathon, not a sprint. A long obedience in the same direction” ~ Gary Haugen
  37. “I try not to be too hard on myself. My husband reminds me that life is a marathon, not a sprint.” ~ Ivanka Trump
  38. “Look at your ministry as a marathon not a sprint – build deep foundations of intimacy with God and never let your public schedule get fuller than your time alone with God.” ~ Vicky Beeching
  39. “Novels are a marathon, while comic scripts are a sprint.” ~ Duane Swierczynski
  40. “Quitting smoking is rather a marathon than a sprint. It is not a one-time attempt, but a longer effort.” ~ Anonymous

  41. “This final sprint of Breaking Bad is like nothing I’ve ever seen. It’s TV as a crescendo, as a magnet, as a wave. These episodes aren’t ending so much as they’re gasping for breath.” ~ Andy Greenwald
  42. “I think animation is like running a marathon, and making a movie is like a 100 meter sprint. The question is: are you a marathon man or are you a sprinter? I realized that I was more of a sprinter than a marathon man. With a long, long project, I get bored easily.” ~ Marjane Satrapi , Running sprint quotes
  43. “Think about the change that occurred in the 1500m at Christchurch. The 1500m was usually a slow race and then a sprint [at the finish]. But in 1974 I changed that from the beginning to the end. And not many people have thought about that.” ~ Filbert Bayi
  44. “A short story is a sprint, a novel is a marathon. Sprinters have seconds to get from here to there and then they are finished. Marathoners have to carefully pace themselves so that they don’t run out of energy (or in the case of the novelist– ideas) because they have so far to run. To mix the metaphor, writing a short story is like having a short intense affair, whereas writing a novel is like a long rich marriage.” ~ Jonathan Carroll
  45. “My players on defense must have a hand-up on every shot. If not, they run sprints.” ~ Rick Majerus

  46. “It was like the classic scene in the movies where one lover is on the train and one is on the platform and the train starts to pull away, and the lover on the platform begins to trot along and then jog and then sprint and then gives up altogether as the train speeds irrevocably off. Except in this case I was all the parts: I was the lover on the platform, I was the lover on the train. And I was also the train.” ~ Lorrie Moore
  47. “What I love about what I get to do is that I’m allowed to create the stories that I want to tell with minimal interference by some very big corporations like Microsoft and Sprint and EA and BioWare. The advantage that these tech companies have is that they understand the space organically, versus traditional media companies.” ~ Felicia Day
  48. “When I hear people debate the ROI of social media? It makes me remember why so many business fail. Most businesses are not playing the marathon. They’re playing the sprint. They’re not worried about lifetime value and retention. They’re worried about short-term goals.” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk
  49. “I lift heavy weights and sprint, but I am so bad at it that I develop severe injuries.” ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  50. “I started running track when I was 13 years old, as a freshman in high school. I ran the 400 meters, which is a very tough race and a full sprint.” ~ Norah O’Donnell

  51. “I assure you that the training that you get in a midget, in a sprint car and perhaps in a Silver Crown car is really the kind of experience that makes you into a damn good race driver.” ~ Rodger Ward
  52. “If you want to sustain excellence over a long time, you’d better come up with a system that works well. Anyone can sprint for a little while, but you can’t sprint for forty years.” ~ Michael Dell
  53. “The American dream is not a sprint or even a marathon but a relay.” ~ Julian Castro
  54. “There just isn’t a weak season of ‘Breaking Bad.’ There’s just superior work, a sprint toward evil that turned into a marathon. But like all big-talker shows that bring their heavy cargo in for a rough and breathlessly observed landing, ‘Breaking Bad’ didn’t quite leave itself enough runway to satisfactorily end some of its better story lines, especially once the chronology gap closed up between the flash-forwards from last year’s episodes and Sunday night’s conclusion. One could easily argue that there was just too much left to do in this one episode.” ~ Hank Stuever
  55. “Stop by stop by stop. Play aggressively. Sprint back on ‘D’ and pay attention to how we’re supposed to guard as a team” ~ Gregg Popovich

  56. “At least for soccer players, it comes down to a blend of two types of fitness – your base endurance, which comes from longer distance running, and your speed, which comes from sprint-based workouts.” ~ Heather O’Reilly
  57. “For me, there’s a tremendous challenge of singing with Faith, who, in my opinion is one of the best singers in the world. She doesn’t get enough credit for being as good as she is. She’s so beautiful that people look past her singing. But for a journeyman like me to keep up with her is a real tough sprint.” ~ Tim McGraw
  58. “Yes no yes no yes no? Red blue? Yes red, no blue? No red, yes no? In out, up down? Do don’t, can can’t? Choices sit on the shelf life New shoes in a shoe shop. If the in crowd are squeezing into a must-have shoe And the one pair left are too tiny for you Don’t feel compelled into choosing them If you’re really a size 9, buy that size. While everyone else Hobbles round with sore feet Your choices should feel comfortable Or they aren’t your choices at all. Why limp when you can sprint” ~ Sir David Baird, 1st Baronet
  59. “At Milan when I was younger, I worked a lot on the leg press because I’d lost a bit of my natural speed as my body was changing. I was growing too fast for the rest of my body to cope and I had some knee problems. I worked really hard in the gym to regain these fast sprints.” ~ Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
  60. “I focused solely on the sprints, dedicated my time there, got in the weight room, just really did everything I could to make sure I would be in the best position to run for gold.” ~ Allyson Felix

  61. “The start of my rookie season when there was so much pressure, so many expectations, and so much excitement surrounding the return of the No. 3 to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and then we went out and won the pole for the Daytona 500. That was a very special moment.” ~ Austin Dillon
  62. “I feel it’s that I don’t ever give up on myself, and I’d rather run a marathon than a sprint. Personally, I think I’m a slow learner who’s getting better every year, every moment, every project. I’ve met so many amazing people along the way. And there’s no gimmick with me. What you see is what you get.” ~ Nia Long
  63. “I really do believe that chance favours a prepared mind. Wallace Stegner, who was one of my teachers when I was at Stanford, preached that writing a novel is not something that can be done in a sprint. That it’s a marathon. You have to pace yourself. He himself wrote two pages every day and gave himself a day off at Christmas. His argument was at the end of a year, no matter what, you’d got 700 pages and that there’s got to be something worth keeping.” ~ Scott Turow
  64. “Any Scrum without working product at the end of a sprint is a failed Scrum.” ~ Jeff Sutherland
  65. “I’m looking forward to Phoenix. I ran well there last year in the Nationwide Series, and it was one of the tracks I made four Sprint Cup starts at last season. In the Cup race last year, I had a good run going for it being my first time there in a Cup car, and unfortunately got damage from an accident. It’s not a restrictor-plate race, so this will be the first time this season that I will run a lot of laps in practice. It’s also the first race for the new qualifying format, so it will be interesting to see how that works out. Overall, I just want to have a solid run in the BRANDT Chevy.” ~ Justin Allgaier

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