The ultimate is not to win, but to reach within the depths of your capabilities and to compete against yourself to the greatest extent possible. When you do that, you have dignity. You have the pride. You can walk about with character and pride no matter in what place you happen to finish. ~Billy Mills, Olympic Gold Medalist in the 10,000, Tokyo 1964
Video: The final lap …Still the only American to win the 10,000.
Also in Tokyo, Bob Schul wins the 5000, still the only American… Video
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. ~ William James