Facts about Emil Zatopek

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Emil Zatopek was a famous Athlete from Czech Republic, who lived between September 19, 1922 and January 22, 2000. He/she became 77 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Emil, under the main topic Fitness.

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Famous quotes by Emil Zatopek (17)


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"You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it"
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"To boast of a performance which I cannot beat is merely stupid vanity. And if I can beat it that means there is nothing special about it. What has passed is already finished with. What I find more interesting is what is still to come"
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"There is a great advantage in training under unfavorable conditions. It is better to train under bad conditions, for the difference is then a tremendous relief in a race"
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"Men, today we die a little"
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"If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon"
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"A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket"
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"Great is the victory, but the friendship of all is greater"
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"If one can stick to the training throughout the many long years, then will power is no longer a problem. It's raining? That doesn't matter. I am tired? That's besides the point. It's simply that I just have to"
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"Why should I practice running slow? I already know how to run slow. I want to learn to run fast"
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"An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head"
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"What has passed is already finished with. What I find more interesting is what is still to come"
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"We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon"
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"It's at the borders of pain and suffering that the men are separated from the boys"
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"When I was young, I was too slow. I thought I must learn to run fast by practicing to run fast, so I ran 100 meters fast 20 times. Then I came back, slow, slow, slow"
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"The athlete of today is not an athlete alone. He's the center of a team - doctors, scientists, coaches, agents and so on"
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"My running was very simple; it was out of myself"
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"A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket"


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