Roger Bannister

Roger Bannister

British athlete and neurologist
I lived on the top of one hill and the school was at the top of another hill. Nobody ever went to school by car - we didn't have any cars during the war. So that to and from school was itself a training.More Roger Bannister quotes [10/10/2011 01:10:16]
If there was the opportunity to climb a mountain, or to go ballooning, or some adventurous activity, I would always be keen to do it. I loved the countryside.More Roger Bannister quotes [10/10/2011 01:10:04]
To move into the lead means making an act requiring fierceness and confidence. But fear must play some part...no relaxation is possible, and all discretion is thrown into the wind.More Roger Bannister quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I couldn't disappoint people. I did not want to fail and exhaust myself, because I was the kind of runner who trained so little that I couldn't race again within another 10 days.More Roger Bannister quotes [10/10/2011 01:10:01]
Life was very simple. My parents had come from the North of England, which is a fairly rugged, bleak, hard-working part of England, and so there was not the expectation of luxury.More Roger Bannister quotes [10/10/2011 01:10:19]

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