10 Of The Best Quotes From Olympic Athletes
They are exceptional athletes, gold-medal winners and they all share one thing: a killer-mindset. The unstoppable thirst for being at their best. I picked some of my favorite quotes from athletes that participated at the Olympics and to carve their names in stone forever, to inspire you that there’s nothing that can’t stop you if you are highly motivated and adapted the right mindset. Even if you’re not participating in the Olympics or on smale scale competitions, just want to put on more weight or crack the 20k mark in your next run, these quotes should help you to conquer whatever it is that holds you back and to give you the right motivation to do so!
Get inspired and reach your goals!
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
– Jesse Owens
You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
– Michael Phelps
I don’t intend to stay around any longer than I feel I can be No. 1.
– Carl Lewis
I’ve wanted to win at everything, every day, since I was a kid. And time doesn’t change a person, it just helps you get a handle on who you are. Even at age 41, I still hate losing – I’m just more gracious about it. I’m also aware that setbacks have an upside; they fuel new dreams.
– Dara Torres
For me, I’m focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I’m working on it.
– Usain Bolt
I always had to keep improving my skills in order to remain competitive and keep winning.
– Edwin Moses
I just tried to keep my cool and continue with my race plan: to win.
– Mark Spitz
Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.
– Mary Lou Retton
When anyone tells me I can’t do anything, I’m just not listening any more.
– Florence Griffith Joyner
I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.
– Mia Hamm
I’m not sure, if you got what it takes to win a medal at the Olympics, but you can surely get some inspiration out of these legends’ quotes and get an insight of the mindset of a gold-medal winning Olympic athlete.
If you think I missed out on a great motivational quote – leave a comment!