I am as hungry now as I was when I began in the sport. If anything, I am probably a bit hungrier. It is because I know there are fewer tomorrows than yesterdays.
At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826, while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message to the people of Philadelphia, the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on; and a few hours later John Adams entered into rest, with the name of his old friend upon his lips.
I figure if I have one false start every ten or 12 years that I’ve been running, I probably won’t false start again during my career.
The thing about getting older is the injuries. You just get injured more often. You take time off, you come back, you get injured again and you never get in shape.
Very rarely do you have a perfect race, and it’s about overcoming your mistakes in the race and remaining composed.
The earth is the Lord’s. Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God’s property. We have been given the privilege and responsibility of living on earth to see it isn’t ruined.
His unit is in charge of 5,000 homes, and they’ve only been able to search about 2 percent of them. People are standing on roofs or sticking their hands out of air vents so they can get rescued.