Paavo Nurmi Quotes

Mind is everything. Muscle – pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind.

If you want to tell something to an athlete, say it quickly and give no alternatives. This is a game of winning and losing. It is senseless to explain and explain.

The athlete must make a devotion of his specialty.

All that I am is because of my mind.

I ran for myself, not Finland.