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Quotes of marathon

  1. The Muslim world and its subset the countries of the Middle East have been left behind in the marathon of political, economic and human development. For that, there is a tendency to blame others as the primary cause. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  2. In the long term, improving investor confidence is a marathon not a sprint. – John Gavin
  3. I have to change a lot of things before I become a good marathon runner. – Haile Gebrselassie
  4. Our favorite: a former garbage dump converted into a riverside park. I first ran there more than 30 years ago when a marathon passed through this park that later became home to Pre's Trail. – Joe Henderson
  5. Life is often compared to a marathon but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best. – Michael Johnson
  6. I thought about running a marathon a long time ago, but I'm just not a runner. – Shannon Miller
  7. A half marathon is a good way to have a bit of fun and race against those girls and learn a bit more about them. The world half marathon is a world championship at the end of the day and it's important. I've win it twice and it's a quality event. – Paula Radcliffe
  8. I always say if the marathon is a part -time interest, you will only get part -time results. – Bill Rodgers
  9. I ran my fastest marathon in the rain. – Bill Rodgers
  10. The starting line of the New York Marathon is kind of like a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport. – Bill Rodgers
  11. My goal is to break three hours in a marathon – Frank Shorter
  12. I've run the marathon several times, so I definitely don't look like the Great Ancestor! – George Takei
  13. I always do an all -night horror marathon on Saturdays where we start at seven and go until five in the morning. – Quentin Tarantino

Usage examples for marathon

  1. The judges tried to follow the programme, but the cries of Marathon – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  2. “ I could swear by Shakespeare, as was once sworn 'by those dead at Marathon ' that I do not see where. ” – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  3. Suppose we don't make it a Marathon – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  4. Early the next morning I started for the field of Marathon – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) by John Lloyd Stephens
  5. “ " Man," " man- of- ability," " man- of- ability- and- courage," " man- of- ability- and- courage- and- gigantic- stature," " man- who- fought- at- Marathon these are all general names in their logical function. ” – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  6. Man and boy needed all the breath they had for that five- mile marathon over rocks and stumps and snow in the biting wind. ” – Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North by Fullerton Waldo
  7. “ I'll call for you at the Marathon about ten- thirty. ” – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  8. Visitors to Marathon in search of mementoes, generally look for the arrows that are sometimes found upon the shore; but Miss Bremer, as a more appropriate souvenir, carried away a bouquet of wheat ears and wild everlastings. ” – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  9. Then past a long drear night, with here and there A doubtful glimmering from a single star; Tyre, Carthage, Syracuse the gleam increase, Till dawns at last the effulgent morn of Greece, Here all his Muses meet, all arts combine To nerve his genius and his works refine; Morals and laws and arms, and every grace That e'er adorn'd or could exalt the race, Wrought into science and arranged in rules, Swell the proud splendor of her cluster'd schools, Build and sustain the state with loud acclaim, And work those deathless miracles of fame That stand unrivall'd still; for who shall dare Another field with Marathon compare? ” – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  10. In a few years we shall have an aerial Marathon with the circumference of the globe for the course. ” – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  11. How long was this after the battle of Marathon – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton
  12. You're in the Marathon want to risk anything on it? ” – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  13. Just Yet certainly these are those principles by which my system of education nurtured the men who fought at Marathon – The Clouds by Aristophanes
  14. 13. Persia attempted a conquest of Athens in 490 B. C. and was defeated by the Athenians in the famous battle of Marathon under Miltiades. ” – Browning's Shorter Poems by Robert Browning
  15. He was now entered only in the Marathon they virtually had forced him from the half- mile, and they should be made to pay the penalty. ” – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  16. We do not know exactly how the battle of Marathon or, indeed, the battle of Hastings, was fought, but we have in the chronicles something of great value- a true outline of the general situation, and some stirring narratives of the clash and wrestling of armed men, compiled either at first hand from the recollections of those who were actually on the field, or else taken at second hand from others who made notes of what had been told them by those present at the battles. ” – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  17. Never shall I forget this day at Marathon the shining, the child, and you- you! ” – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  18. Of course there might be a slip yet, but the evidence seemed clear that Mrs. Cunningham, of Marathon Park, owned the bag that had been the subject of so much speculation. ” – The Gold Bag by Carolyn Wells