Roger Bannister on the Impossible

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“No one can say, ‘You must not run faster than this, or jump higher than that.’ The human spirit is indomitable.” —Roger Bannister

About Jeanne

Cocky, headstrong, and genetically insecure, Jeanne is known by her friends as the Tall One. Whether its running a marathon, or ringing bells in choir, this love-able rapscallion finds ways of landing in all kinds zany, madcap adventures. You can find Jeanne musing about life, running, bell ringing, and other things at her favorite hangout, Not Born to Run. When not regaling her public with tales from the trails, Jeanne works as a Web editor for a national newspaper. She is also a freelance writer. Jeanne lives in the leafy suburb of Bethesda, Md., just outside the Beltway.

  1. billjank on April 9th at 9:10 pm

    Au, contrarie, mon frere – Einstein has quite conclusively put the speed of light as the absolute limit of “You must not run faster than this”.

  2. rob on September 3rd at 8:55 am

    Einstein was brilliant, that’s obvious, billjank, however, Jesus Christ said all things are possible to him who believes.