Running Proverbs


Sayings about Running

Fleeing and running are not the same thing. ~ Nicaraguan Proverb

When the angels appear, the devils run away. ~ Egyptian Proverbs

He that fights and runs away may live to fight another day. ~ Traditional Proverb

A hero is a man who is afraid to run away. ~ English Proverb

Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away. ~ English Proverbs

Before you love, learn to run through snow without leaving footprints. ~ Turkish Proverbs

They are fools whose sheep run away twice. ~ Traditional Proverb

Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best. ~ Chinese Proverb

He who wants to jump high must take a long run. ~ Danish Proverb

Running away is not glorious, but often very healthy. ~ Russian Proverb

Sit, walk, or run, but don’t wobble. ~ Zen Proverb

Beat one dog and the others will run away. ~ African Proverb

Twenty years a child; twenty years running wild; twenty years a mature man — and after that, praying. ~ Irish Proverbs

We must learn to walk before we can run. ~ Traditional Proverb

Runaway son, a shining jewel; runaway daughter, tarnished. ~ Chinese Proverbs

Poverty runs after the poor, wealth after the rich. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Never let your feet run faster than your shoes. ~ Scottish Proverbs

If you run after two hares, you will catch neither. ~ Japanese Proverbs

It is better to run back than run the wrong way. ~ Traditional Proverb

The horse may run quickly, but it can’t escape its own tail. ~ Russian Proverbs

He, who runs away from the fire, falls in the water. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Running and buying don’t go together — running and selling do. ~ German Proverb

How you run your life, that’s how your clock will run. ~ Yiddish Proverb

What good is it to run when you are on the wrong road? ~ German Proverbs

You can’t shoe a horse while it is running. ~ Dutch Proverbs

You can outrun what is running after you, but not what is running inside of you. ~ African Proverb

The horizon will not disappear as you run towards it. ~ Bantu Proverb

Virtue: climbing a hill; vice: running down. ~ Chinese Proverb

Easy to run downhill, much puffing to run up. ~ Chinese Proverb

Tell the truth and run! ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

Run as hard as a wild beast if you will, but you won’t get any reward greater than that destined for you. ~ Egyptian Proverb

Favorite saying about Running

Quotations about Running

Every day I run scared. That’s the only way I can stay ahead. ~ John H. Johnson

Never run into debt, not if you can find anything else to run into. ~ Josh Billings

Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you’ll win. Channel your energy. Focus. ~ Carol Lewis

You can’t run from trouble, there ain’t no place that far. ~ Splash Mountain

Whoever approaches me walking, I will come to him running; and he who meets me with sins equivalent to the whole world, I will greet him with forgiveness equal to it. ~ Mishkat Al-massabaih

Neither have they hearts to stay, nor wit enough to run away. ~ Samuel Butler

We run away all the time to avoid corning face to face with ourselves. ~ Author Unknown

The world is run by C students. ~ Author Unknown

The race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running. ~ Author Unknown

A good friend is worth pursuing… but why would a good friend be running away? ~ Ashleigh Brilliant

We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over. ~ Aneurin Bevan

In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us. ~ Josh Billings

If you don’t quit, and don’t cheat, and don’t run home when trouble arrives, you can only win. ~ Shelley Long

I run on the road, long before I dance under the lights. ~ Muhammad Ali

If you see ninety-nine people running one way and three going the opposite, don’t be too quick to join the majority. ~ Author Unknown

Her life was like running on a treadmill or riding on a stationary bike; it was aerobic, it was healthy, but she wasn’t going anywhere. ~ Julia Phillips

Only one feat is possible: not to have run away.~ Dag Hammarskjold

Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you. ~ James Freeman Clarke

If you can run one business well, you can run any business well. ~ Richard Branson

Two things are bad for the heart — running up stairs and running down people. ~ Bernard M. Baruch

The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up. ~ William Hazlitt

The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass. ~ Martin Mull

Running into debt isn’t so bad. It’s running into creditors that hurt. ~ Author Unknown

You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it. ~ Harold S. Geneen

The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again. ~ Erma Bombeck

If at first you don’t succeed; you are running about average. ~ M. H. Alderson

It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks, and the greatest of all prizes are those connected with the home. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

All rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full. ~ Bible

Laughter is inner jogging. ~ Norman Cousins

Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away. ~ Dag Hammarskjold

When my horse is running good, I don’t stop to give him sugar. ~ William Faulkner

Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words. ~ Author Unknown

In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you. ~ William Knudsen

Lost time is like a run in a stocking. It always gets worse. ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh

You can’t run a business or anything else on a theory. ~ Harold S. Geneen

Jogging is very beneficial. It’s good for your legs and your feet. It’s also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed. ~ Charles M. Schulz

To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there’s more reason to fear than to hope.~ Miguel De Cervantes

Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Run for daylight. ~ Vince Lombardi

I live by a hill. I began walking it and then I began jogging it and then I began sprinting it. ~ Tea Leoni

Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors. ~ Norman Cousins

Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress? ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

If you don’t run your own life, somebody else will. ~ John Atkinson

You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving. ~ St. Francis De Sales

Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast. ~ William Shakespeare

I would rather have a first-class manager running a second-rate business than a second-rate manager running a first-rate business. ~ Jack E. Reichert

I’ve finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be? ~ Goldie Hawn

Running for money doesn’t make you run fast. It makes you run first. ~ Ben Jipcho

No matter where I run, I meet myself there. ~ Dorothy Fields

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