Marla Runyan quotes

  • Some people have a negative attitude, and that's their disability.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #Attitude #People #Negative

  • Don't listen to negative influences. Believe in yourself, and show others what you can do. Only "you" can find your potential.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #Believe #New Beginnings #Negative Influence

  • It was a very strange, disappointing race in that no one wanted to take it out. That's why I took the lead. I wanted some people to run the real distance and that was frustrating. So I took the pace around the second lap, which in some ways is suicidal...but I wanted the pace to be honest.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #Running #Real #Distance

  • I think what I represent is achieving what you want in life. It's a matter of your attitude. Some people have a negative attitude, and that's their disability.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #Attitude #Thinking #People

  • I wanted to run my race. I didn't want to sit there and play games and see who could kick the hardest. I wanted it to be a race.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #Running #Games #Play

  • If all you do is make excuses, then that is how people see you. Make your strengths visible.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #People #Excuse #Visible

  • People suddenly expected less of me and I didn't want that. Not only could I keep up with sighted kids, I could excel. I have an intense competiveness that was always in me.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #Kids #People #Want

  • If you want to be known for whom you are as a person, then your responsibility it to make your qualities more visible. I believe if you don't you are becoming a victim.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #Believe #Responsibility #Quality

  • Sometimes parents limit the experiences their kids will have, saying they are going to fail; they can't ride a bike or do sports.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #Sports #Kids #Parent

  • There is a big difference to someone being born with vision loss, to a kid having vision loss, to a senior having macular degeneration and losing their sight.
    -- Marla Runyan

    #Senior #Kids #Loss