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Edwin Moses Quotes

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Stretching was a major part of my preparation.
- Edwin Moses

I was always a mean and lean athlete -
not tall -
not large.
- Edwin Moses

My father was also a principal of a school and mother
was a curriculum advisor.
Both were educators.
- Edwin Moses

Both parents supported my becoming a world class athlete.
- Edwin Moses


 

I was always more of an academic than a jock.
- Edwin Moses

I didn't get an athletics scholarship at a major school.
- Edwin Moses

I always got my work done before playing.
- Edwin Moses


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I used biomechanics to save time when I was competing.
- Edwin Moses

In digital world, sport provides opportunity to bring people together.
- Edwin Moses

One of my major competitors was Harold Smith.
Smith beat me in 1977.
I was loafing during that competition.
- Edwin Moses

In particular, I studied German and Russian biomechanics.
- Edwin Moses

My concentration level blocks out everything.
Concentration is why some athletes are better than others.
You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet.
- Edwin Moses

I went to Moorehouse College.
There was no track and field there.
- Edwin Moses

I never struggled with injury problems because of my preparation -
in particular my stretching.
- Edwin Moses

I overcame size with mechanics.
- Edwin Moses

Lots of people let it go by and never accomplish what they want.
I just wanted to see what I could do.
- Edwin Moses

I always had to keep improving my skills in order to
remain competitive and keep winning.
- Edwin Moses

My father was an all-American football player.
- Edwin Moses

I wanted to go to medical school.
But, I never got a college scholarship.
- Edwin Moses

The joint lubrication was not what it was when I was competing,
and I decided that not having arthritis or rheumatism
for the rest of my life was a lot more important to
me than returning to the track.
- Edwin Moses

I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises,
pick up the horn and play.
- Herb Alpert

The first trip of the Pony Express was made in ten days -
an average of two hundred miles a day.
But we soon began stretching our riders and making better time.
- Buffalo Bill

The fight training was very extensive,
a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises.
- Jason Statham

I love Nautilus and stretching.
The results are immediate, and that gives me the motivation to continue.
- Donna Dixon

I do some weights and I do a lot of stretching.
- Mike Ditka

The best part of learning any profession,
when you're really going through those huge stretching
escalated times of learning and energy,
is when you want to do it so much.
- Diane Cilento

I like the theatre because you paint with broad strokes.
To me the theatre is stretching its definition really far.
- Ajay Naidu

I was the type of guy that used to get up in the morning
and go out and just out run everybody on the field
without stretching or warming up or anything.
- Bo Jackson

Stretching his hand up to reach the stars,
too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.
- Jeremy Bentham

Don't keep reaching for the stars because you'll just
look like an idiot stretching that way for no reason.
- Jimmy Fallon

Basically it starts with four months of training,
just basic stretching, kicking and punching.
Then you come to the choreography and getting ready
to put the dance together.
- Keanu Reeves

Riding in advance, we passed over one of these great plains;
we looked back and saw the line of scattered horsemen
stretching for a mile or more;
and far in the rear against the horizon,
the white wagons creeping slowly along.
- Francis Parkman

OK, well maybe I have to get back to Judaism.
In the sense that if I look at me and my forebears
forever stretching back to I don't know,
whenever there's no sense of place and therefore no sense of nationality.
- Janet Suzman

By this time it was past six, and the enemy's van and
ours were at too great a distance to engage,
I perceived some of their ships stretching to the northward;
and I imagined they were going to form a new line.
- John Byng

Have you ever, on a cloudless night,
looked down from a passing aircraft flying over Canada? Endless,
glowing strings of cities, towns, and homesteads.
Stretching on and on, one province to the next.
With only the stars in the distance.
- Paul Martin

I love to read.
I love to stretch.
In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry,
I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines,
and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up.
- Jackson Browne

He gave us the lakes for our Northern boundary,
and the rivers stretching to the seas upon whose waters
floats our commerce to the nations of the world;
while man has done all that can be done by science to bind us together.
- John Brough

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

I wake up to profound perspective that allows me to
celebrate the choices of my moments, of my life.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Oh, come on, Shrek, wake up and smell the pheromones!
- the movie Shrek (2001)

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear
to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
- Sylvester Stallone

Praying is important when you wake up
at two o'clock in the morning
feeling sick from eating something dumb the day before.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning
wondering what my intuition
will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea.
I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.
- Jonas Salk

The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep,
and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
- David Herbert Lawrence

They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
- Alexander Pope

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover
that your high school class is running the country.
- Kurt Vonnegut

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right...
we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
- Michel de Montaigne

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
- Paul Valery

I would wake up in Moscow or somewhere else,
my heart beating fast, feeling bitter and helpless.
- Alfred Schnittke

Having Zoe saved my life.
It was my wake-up call.
There were so many things I didn't want to pass on to her.
- Lisa Bonet

Men find it difficult because I've got so much energy
and hardly sleep at night,
only four or five hours.
I wake up in the early hours and potter around.
- Susannah York

If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race,
creed and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.
- George Aiken

Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub
my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream.
- Grover Cleveland

I wake up laughing.
Yes, I wake up in the morning and there I am just laughing my head off.
- Bruce Willis

This is a dream come true.
To wake up in a place that I own and go to work in
New York City as an actor -
I feel like Mary Tyler Moore throwing her friggin' hat in the air.
- Christopher Meloni

There are days like any normal human being where I
wake up and I don't feel like going to work.
- Mary Hart

When we lost, I couldn't sleep at night.
When we win, I can't sleep at night.
But, when you win, you wake up feeling better.
- Joe Torre

It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and
do something other than paint,
considering that one may not wake up the following morning.
- Frank Auerbach

If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize.
- Muhammad Ali

Some mornings you wake up and think,
gee I look handsome today.
Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies?
I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.
- Liam Neeson

Yeah, I made it.
It sneaks up on you.
You're some schmuck and you wake up one day and you go,
Good God, I'm the cheese.
- William H. Macy

There are still people who believe in that and wake
up every day believing it's possible,
and invest their whole selves in that.
- Todd Rundgren

I wake up early in the morning and walk for an hour.
If I have something to write, I prefer to write in
the morning until midday,
and in the afternoon, I eat.
- Naguib Mahfouz

You don't learn style from watching people on a runway.
Fashion happens every morning when you wake up.
- Shalom Harlow

Every day after I wake up, I think, 'Wait...
this can't be real; I'm still going to wake up.'
- Michael Phelps

I made that decision back in 1985.
I was out here getting certified in SCUBA with Garcia
in Kona and I thought to myself,
this is a place to wake up in in the morning.
- Bill Kreutzmann

Plants that wake when others sleep.
Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day,
but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret
out to every breeze that roams about.
- Thomas Moore

I think he had a wake-up call.
It's a different kind of race, and I think maybe he
didn't take it quite as seriously as he might have,
but you can bet he learned a lot of lessons.
- Frank Shorter

I cannot sleep for dreaming; I cannot dream but I wake
and walk about the house as though I'd find you coming through some door.
- Arthur Miller


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