"Great is the victory, but the friendship of all is greater."
"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same."Emil Zatopek on Elbert Hubbard
"Don't walk behind me I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend."Emil Zatopek on Albert Camus
"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."Emil Zatopek on Buddha
"Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."Emil Zatopek on Muhammad Ali
"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down."Emil Zatopek on Oprah Winfrey
"The athlete of today is not an athlete alone. He's the center of a team - doctors, scientists, coaches, agents and so on."
"An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head."
"A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket."
"If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon."
"We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon."