Roger Bannister

Roger Bannister

British athlete and neurologist
I wanted to be a neurologist. That seemed to be the most difficult, most intriguing, and the most important aspect of medicine, which had links with psychology, aggression, behavior, and human affairs.More Roger Bannister quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I was about to break a world record and become well known, my mother used to say that for her the important thing was for me to become a doctor - a career which had not been possible in her generation and in her society. Sport was something to be set aside.More Roger Bannister quotes [10/10/2011 01:10:54]
My introduction to track racing was through the background of cross country running, which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England.More Roger Bannister quotes [10/10/2011 01:10:22]
I was always a great bundle of energy. As a child, instead of walking, I would run. And so running, which is a pain to a lot of people, was always a pleasure to me because it was so easy.More Roger Bannister quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mothers, unless they were very poor, didn't work. Both of my parents had to leave education. My mother had to work in a cotton mill until 18 or 19, when she took some training in domestic science.More Roger Bannister quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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