Sebastian Coe Quotes

Top 43 wise famous quotes and sayings by Sebastian Coe

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Sebastian Coe quotes: This is not going to be business as usual. This is business unusual This is not going to be business as usual. This is business unusual
Sebastian Coe quotes: I don't want to go back into politics - absolutely not. I don't want to go back into politics - absolutely not.
Sebastian Coe quotes: We have to recognise there are very few countries you will take the Games to where somebody doesn't have issues on foreign or domestic policy. We have to recognise there are very few countries you will take the Games to where somebody doesn't have issues on foreign or domestic policy.
Sebastian Coe quotes: There is nothing so marginal as a party that has been in power for 18 years and slides into opposition. You influence nothing. There is nothing so marginal as a party that has been in power for 18 years and slides into opposition. You influence nothing.
Sebastian Coe quotes: Sacrifice is going to war for your country. Sacrifice is a brave young man being blown up by a landmine in Afghanistan. Sacrifice is going to war for your country. Sacrifice is a brave young man being blown up by a landmine in Afghanistan.
Sebastian Coe quotes: Charlie Parker was a genius, as was Lester Young. Charlie Parker was a genius, as was Lester Young.
Sebastian Coe quotes: I started daily training at the age of 14. When I was 16 years old, I was running twice a day. I started daily training at the age of 14. When I was 16 years old, I was running twice a day.
Sebastian Coe quotes: I'm not sure there are enough coaches in the system that can take young talent and consistently get them into the top five in the world. I'm not sure there are enough coaches in the system that can take young talent and consistently get them into the top five in the world.
Sebastian Coe quotes: I might have to consider coaching- I'm getting too old to be a world class runner and my mind isn't gone enough to become an official. I might have to consider coaching- I'm getting too old to be a world class runner and my mind isn't gone enough to become an official.
Sebastian Coe quotes: I can remember the day I decided I would retire from competitive athletics as vividly as if it were yesterday. I can remember the day I decided I would retire from competitive athletics as vividly as if it were yesterday.
Sebastian Coe quotes: Everybody recognises that giving young people competitive outlet through sport is a very good thing. Everybody recognises that giving young people competitive outlet through sport is a very good thing.
Sebastian Coe quotes: We need to be confident. We need not to blink. We need to be confident. We need not to blink.
Sebastian Coe quotes: My mother was Indian, brought up in Delhi. My grandparents were born in Bow and Poplar. My mother was Indian, brought up in Delhi. My grandparents were born in Bow and Poplar.
Sebastian Coe quotes: Football was not what I was put on this planet to do. Football was not what I was put on this planet to do.
Sebastian Coe quotes: I'm probably one of the few people who can say I did all three types of state sector schooling. I'm probably one of the few people who can say I did all three types of state sector schooling.
Sebastian Coe quotes: Marathons don't come to you overnight. Marathons don't come to you overnight.
Sebastian Coe quotes: I've always felt that long, slow distance produces long, slow runners. I've always felt that long, slow distance produces long, slow runners.
Sebastian Coe quotes: I will go to my grave believing that participation is best driven by the well-stocked shop window. I will go to my grave believing that participation is best driven by the well-stocked shop window.
Sebastian Coe quotes: There may be problems we still need to tease out, but we will leave no stone unturned in our bid to make London the host city. There may be problems we still need to tease out, but we will leave no stone unturned in our bid to make London the host city.
Sebastian Coe quotes: World records are only borrowed. World records are only borrowed.
Sebastian Coe quotes: I actually don't believe in big government, and half the time I'm never quite sure I believe in government, generally. I actually don't believe in big government, and half the time I'm never quite sure I believe in government, generally.
Sebastian Coe quotes: The Olympics are a world apart from racing for a record. You put out of your mind pretty much what anyone else doing in the race. The Olympics are a world apart from racing for a record. You put out of your mind pretty much what anyone else doing in the race.
Sebastian Coe quotes: Ask me what makes a champion runner, and I will tell you it helps to have the great good sense to choose your parents carefully. Ask me what makes a champion runner, and I will tell you it helps to have the great good sense to choose your parents carefully.
Sebastian Coe quotes: Quite simply the Games are the biggest opportunity sport in this country has ever had. It is one that we must not squander. Quite simply the Games are the biggest opportunity sport in this country has ever had. It is one that we must not squander.
Sebastian Coe quotes: Good running is the ability to have a very well defined on-board computer. The ability to judge distances when running in traffic. Good running is the ability to have a very well defined on-board computer. The ability to judge distances when running in traffic.
Sebastian Coe quotes: All pressure is self-inflicted. It's what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you. All pressure is self-inflicted. It's what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you.
Sebastian Coe quotes: The Americans sowed the seed, and now they have reaped the whirlwind The Americans sowed the seed, and now they have reaped the whirlwind
Sebastian Coe quotes: In 1981, I spoke at the Olympic Congress. I was scandalised that I was the first athlete to be given that chance. But I made the most of it. In 1981, I spoke at the Olympic Congress. I was scandalised that I was the first athlete to be given that chance. But I made the most of it.