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The Running Dream The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen
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The Running Dream Quotes (showing 1-9 of 9)
“If the mind's not strong, the body acts weak, even if it's not. If the mind says it's too cold or too rainy or too windy to run, the body will be more than happy to agree. If the mind says it would be better to rest or recover or cut practice, the body will be glad to oblige.”
Wendelin Van Draanen, The Running Dream
“I wipe away my tears and nod, because the pain in my leg is nothing compare to the one in my heart.”
Wendelin Van Draanen, The Running Dream
“It's disturbing how fast weeds take root in my garden of worthiness.
They're so hard to pull.
And grow back so easily.”
Wendelin Van Draanen, The Running Dream
“Don't sum up a person based on what you see, or what you don't understand; get to know them”
Wendelin Van Draanen, The Running Dream
“I realize something. That wasn't a finish line for me...This is my new starting line.”
Wendelin Van Draanen, The Running Dream
“As much as thinking this upsets me, I'm starting to see that I need the merry-go-round much more than it needs me, and in the end my choice is to hop back on or get left in the dust.”
Wendelin Van Draanen, The Running Dream
“I am a runner. That's what I do. That's who I am. Running is all I know, or want, or care about.”
Wendelin Van Draanen, The Running Dream
“It’s amazing how two thin pieces of clothing can hold such deep memories. Laughter, pain, victory, defeat, friendship, fatigue, elation… they’re all there, but only to the person who’s worn the uniform”
Wendelin Van Draanen, The Running Dream
“Don't sum up person based on what you see, or what you don't understand; get to know them.”
Wendelin Van Draanen, The Running Dream

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