This is the first of what I hope to be a regular addition to the CrossFit Koncepts website - the QOD or Quote of the Day. This is a chance for me to share with you quotes that I have collected over the years and share their meanings and challenges. I hope you like this and please feel free to suggest your own favorite quotes to share with your fellow CFK family members.
"The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the
arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly;
who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without
error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows
great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause;
who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at
the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place
shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor
- Theodore Roosevelt
I wanted to start this series off with one of my favorite quotes of all time by my favorite president (he's my son Mak, Jr's second-favorite... Ronald Reagan is his first). Teddy Roosevelt was a larger than life character, a deeply devoted family man, a philosopher and a warrior - what more can you ask for in a president?