Kipchoge Keino quotes

  • I walk up a dune to a beach and look out to sea, but it's 100km away. The ships lie askew in their dry beds, at anchor for ever. Today is my son's birthday. Thousands of miles from here, his healthy lungs are blowing out candles. I should be there but I'm here with another boy, who puts his face close to mine and laughs. I smile back but realise he can't see it, because I'm wearing an antiseptic muzzles to protect me from his breath.

  • All knots that lovers tie Are tied to sever. Here shall your sweetheart lie, Untrue for ever.

  • The Tarot embodies symbolical presentations of universal ideas, behind which lie all the implicits of the human mind, and it is in this sense that they contain secret doctrine, which is the realization by the few of truths embedded in the consciousness of all.

  • Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness

  • Superior technical achievements - used correctly both strategically and tactically - can beat any quantity numerically many times stronger yet technically inferior.

  • Today our achievements are so vast that the whole world has become interested in them.

  • I'm not the type who'll yell about my achievements from the rooftops.

  • Winning has a joy and discrete purity to it that cannot be replaced by anything else.

  • The mortal sickness of a mind too unhappy to be kind.

  • My friends and I were wild and we liked to joy-ride.

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