Quotations that match 'athlete'.

Ask any athlete: We all hurt at times. I'm asking my body to go through seven different tasks. To ask it not to ache would be too much. Jackie Joyner-Kersee
[ Ache Any Ask Asking Athlete Body Different Go Hurt Much Seven Tasks Through Times Too Would]
I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win - if you don't, you won't. Bruce Jenner
[ Anywhere Around Athlete Businessman Get Getting Going Hard Learned Life Musician Only Way Whether Win Won Work Writer]
It is not the time spent with the child at their activity that is going to produce the highest level athlete. It is in supporting the child in an organized activity - and Bill alluded to this - so the child can find what they truly like to do and let them go. Frank Shorter
[ Activity Alluded Athlete Bill Child Find Go Going Highest Level Organized Produce Spent Supporting Their Them Time Truly]
The Olympic Games were created for the exhaltation of the individual athlete. Pierre de Coubertin
[ Athlete Created Games Individual Olympic Were]
In reality, we can prove that the incidents of drug, alcohol abuse and violence have dropped dramatically among professional athletes - but the problem is it would be impossible to convince than fans, because of what they read on the AP wire. Leigh Steinberg
[ Abuse Alcohol Among Athletes Because Convince Dramatically Dropped Fans Impossible Incidents Problem Professional Prove Read Reality Than Violence Wire Would]
Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen. Leigh Steinberg
[ Able Agents Athletes Cameron Ever Few Football General Get Inside Look Managers Professional Seen Standpoint]
In this culture, where entertainers and athletes wield such power, it seems only right to me that they try to make their influence a good one. Pat Boone
[ Athletes Culture Entertainers Good Influence Make Only Power Right Seems Such Their Try Where Wield]
My favorite athlete of all time would have to be Jim Thorpe. Randy Castillo
[ Athlete Favorite Jim Thorpe Time Would]
When I was playing I never wished I was doing anything else. I think being a professional athlete is the finest thing a man can do. Bob Gibson
[ Anything Athlete Being Doing Else Finest Man Never Playing Professional Thing Think Wished]
Since I achieved something, running has exploded in my country. For me sometimes it is difficult even to know who the athletes are who are competing at the highest level. There are thousands. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Achieved Athletes Competing Country Difficult Even Exploded Highest Know Level Running Since Something Sometimes Thousands]
I mean, the greatest athletes in the world are African-American. Larry Bird
[ African-American Athletes Greatest Mean World]
I want to express my deepest apology to the athletes, the people of Salt Lake City in Utah and the millions of citizens worldwide who love and respect the games. Juan Antonio Samaranch
[ Apology Athletes Citizens City Deepest Express Games Lake Love Millions Respect Salt Utah Want Worldwide]
We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God. Martha Graham
[ Area Athlete Becomes Dance Dancing God Learn Live Living Means Practice Practicing Principles Same Some Whether]
Growing up, I started developing confidence in what I felt. My parents helped me to believe in myself. I wasn't the best looking guy, I wasn't the best athlete in the world, but they made me feel good about myself. Herschel Walker
[ Athlete Believe Best Confidence Developing Feel Felt Good Growing Guy Helped Looking Made Myself Parents Started Up World]
That is what great athletes can do: they give us a model of striving for human perfection. Armstrong Williams
[ Athletes Give Great Human Model Perfection Striving Us]
The London Games will be designed for the athletes and we will provide them with the very best venues and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London. Sebastian Coe
[ Athletes Best Conditions Designed Dreams Games London Provide Pursue Sporting Their Them Venues Very Will]
I'm like a decathlete who does all of the events he's used to, but is being forced by certain circumstances to focus on three events, and being forced to focus on events that he wasn't that interested in, and also weren't his strongest events. Michael Nyman
[ Also Being Certain Circumstances Does Events Focus Forced His Interested Strongest Three Used Weren]
They thought that athletes that worked out with my system wouldn't be able to throw a ball because they'd be too muscle bound. Those are the misconceptions I had to go through for about 40 years. Jack LaLanne
[ Able Athletes Ball Because Bound Go Had Misconceptions Muscle Out System Those Thought Through Throw Too Worked Years]
Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
[ Athlete Equality Exemplary Jackie Make Robinson Someone Stand Trying]
I long for the days when athletes were revered. I want to see the romance return to sports, to see people enjoy the game purely for the game and the players. Mike Piazza
[ Athletes Days Enjoy Game Long Players Purely Return Revered Romance See Sports Want Were]
I want to know about what makes an athlete tick. Lisa Guerrero
[ Athlete Know Makes Tick Want]
Nutrition is also a valuable component that can help athletes both protect themselves and improve performance. Bill Toomey
[ Also Athletes Both Component Help Improve Nutrition Performance Protect Themselves Valuable]
The bottom line is that these athletes tend to be safer investments because they really value their marketing opportunities. They don't make as much money as during their active careers. Dick Butkus
[ Active Athletes Because Bottom Careers During Investments Line Make Marketing Money Much Opportunities Really Safer Tend Their These Value]
Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment. Bobby Hull
[ Athlete Debt Every Fans Gratitude Installment Management Miss Never Owes Payment Pays Plays Professional Should Time]
I do not think athletes should get a free pass. I don't think we should train our children and future athletes to believe that they are above the law and morality. Armstrong Williams
[ Above Athletes Believe Children Free Future Get Law Morality Our Pass Should Think Train]
An athlete must have ability to reach the top, but many who have ability and who do not live clean lives never have and never will be champions for obvious reasons. Major Taylor
[ Ability Athlete Champions Clean Live Lives Many Must Never Obvious Reach Reasons Top Will]
I never look backwards. I have always been an athlete. I boxed before I acted. Mickey Rourke
[ Acted Always Athlete Backwards Been Before Boxed Look Never]
Being in school is the best place to be if you are an athlete because you can structure your own time. Frank Shorter
[ Athlete Because Being Best Own Place School Structure Time Your]
Having a home away from the media glare is important to world-class athletes. Mary Lou Retton
[ Athletes Away Glare Having Home Important Media World-Class]
If we carry on filling up the calendar, we keep on pushing the athlete, we shorten the athletes longevity. The risk is to shorten a career that could have lasted 10 years because the athlete is burnt out. Alberto Juantorena
[ Athlete Athletes Because Burnt Calendar Career Carry Could Filling Keep Lasted Longevity Out Pushing Risk Shorten Up Years]
It was the baseball fantasy of a lifetime - to be able to sit on the bench with all those professional athletes. I got to take my son along because I wasn't sure I would be able to play with them. Matthew Modine
[ Able Along Athletes Baseball Because Bench Fantasy Got Lifetime Play Professional Sit Son Sure Take Them Those Would]
I think the greatest all-around athlete ever was Jim Brown. He played lacrosse, basketball and ran track at Syracuse. He played professional football for the Browns. Will McDonough
[ All-Around Athlete Basketball Brown Browns Ever Football Greatest Jim Played Professional Ran Syracuse Think Track]
As a professional athlete, I believe that I need to explore my opportunities to the maximum, in order to excel and continue to play the best football I can. Hidetoshi Nakata
[ Athlete Believe Best Continue Excel Explore Football Maximum Need Opportunities Order Play Professional]
Cyclists, I work with a number of cyclists. They are great athletes; they are great aerobic athletes. If you ask them to hit a baseball or golf ball, they can't do that. Eric Heiden
[ Aerobic Ask Athletes Ball Baseball Cyclists Golf Great Hit Number Them Work]
Everywhere you look these days you see Carolina athletes. Lorrie Fair
[ Athletes Carolina Days Everywhere Look See These]
I was probably in the best shape of any athlete at the time, but you don't get to pass judgment on yourself. Steve Carlton
[ Any Athlete Best Get Judgment Pass Probably Shape Time Yourself]
These days the temptation to use steroids in sports has become too great for many young athletes. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Athletes Become Days Great Many Sports Steroids Temptation These Too Use Young]
People were actually approaching me on the street and thinking that I was an athlete. They couldn't quite place it, but a runner, or swimmer or something. Kristanna Loken
[ Actually Approaching Athlete Place Quite Runner Something Street Swimmer Thinking Were]
You are an athlete when you're onstage. You can't get tired. Faye Dunaway
[ Athlete Get Onstage Tired]
Tony knew me both as an athlete and as a person. He cared for me like a father. Dennis Eckersley
[ Athlete Both Cared Father Knew Person Tony]
In every school, more boys wanted to be remembered as a star athlete than as a brilliant student. James S. Coleman
[ Athlete Boys Brilliant Every More Remembered School Star Student Than Wanted]
Among the world elite there are a handful of athletes who are physically capable of winning it. Maurice Greene
[ Among Athletes Capable Elite Handful Physically Winning World]
If I could change on thing about myself, I would: Have better knees. Mine are shot because of injuries. You're only as good as your legs, whether you're an athlete or an actor. William Petersen
[ Actor Athlete Because Better Change Could Good Injuries Knees Legs Mine Myself Only Shot Thing Whether Would Your]
I worry when athletes are simply used by their universities to produce revenue, to make money for them, nothing to show at the back end. I grew up with a lot of players who had very, very tough lives after the ball started bouncing for them. And that's why I'm going to continue to fight. Arnie Duncan
[ After Athletes Back Ball Bouncing Continue End Fight Going Grew Had Lives Lot Make Money Nothing Players Produce Revenue Show Simply Started Their Them Tough Universities Up Used Very Why Worry]
To be candid with you, free agency hurts all sports. It's great for athletes making an enormous amount of money. But to say it helps the sports, I don't believe that. Jerry West
[ Agency Amount Athletes Believe Candid Enormous Free Great Helps Hurts Making Money Say Sports]
I have spoken with many former athletes, and they tell me the best time they had was in sports. I listen to them and use their experience in my career. Sergei Bubka
[ Athletes Best Career Experience Former Had Listen Many Spoken Sports Tell Their Them Time Use]
That's the hard part about sport: as men we haven't started to be in our prime, but as athletes we are old people. I needed support. I lost trust and did stupid things. Boris Becker
[ Athletes Did Hard Haven Lost Men Needed Old Our Part Prime Sport Started Stupid Support Things Trust]
For athletes, the Olympics are the ultimate test of their worth. Mary Lou Retton
[ Athletes Olympics Test Their Ultimate Worth]
Without a doubt, professional boxers are the most exploited athletes in our Nation. Charles W. Pickering
[ Athletes Boxers Doubt Exploited Most Nation Our Professional Without]
Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete. Bill Shoemaker
[ Any Athlete Desire Factor Important Most Success]
Several professional athletes have wrongly taught many young Americans by example that the only way to succeed in sports is to take steroids. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Americans Athletes Example Many Only Professional Several Sports Steroids Succeed Take Taught Way Wrongly Young]
You need to become more than one type of athlete. You have to be a sprinter, a weight man and a distance guy all in one. Dan O'Brien
[ Athlete Become Distance Guy Man More Need Sprinter Than Type Weight]
An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head. Emil Zatopek
[ Athlete Cannot Dreams Head Heart His Hope Money Must Pockets Run]
I was so afraid that the athletes wouldn't talk to me because I'm a woman. Lisa Guerrero
[ Afraid Athletes Because Talk Woman]
I just wanted to be an athlete. Merlin Olsen
[ Athlete Just Wanted]
American professional athletes are bilingual; they speak English and profanity. Gordie Howe
[ American Athletes Bilingual English Profanity Professional Speak]
The athlete of today is not an athlete alone. He's the center of a team - doctors, scientists, coaches, agents and so on. Emil Zatopek
[ Agents Alone Athlete Center Coaches Doctors Scientists Team Today]
So you had to rev your engines, to beat the Russians and I think more than anything, if the Soviet team would win, or the Soviet athletes would win, you would see and hear and read about that. Quite frequently. So they would make a big issue of it. Ralph Boston
[ Anything Athletes Beat Big Engines Frequently Had Hear Issue Make More Quite Read Russians See Soviet Team Than Think Win Would Your]
Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models. Bill Bradley
[ Achieving Against Athletes Difficulty Great Important Metaphor Models Obstacles Odds Overcoming Role Sports Times]
The most important part of this is to prepare the athlete for life in general and then be able to compete. Alberto Juantorena
[ Able Athlete Compete General Important Life Most Part Prepare Then]
When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur. Will Rogers
[ Amateur Athlete College Earned Pro Should Turn Until]
Being a decathlete is like having ten girlfriends. You have to love them all, and you can't afford losing one. Daley Thompson
[ Afford Being Girlfriends Having Losing Love Ten Them]
I think there is a special bond between Carolina athletes. A lot of people seem to wear our gear because it is fashionable. They love the colors. It's Michael Jordan's school! Lorrie Fair
[ Athletes Because Between Bond Carolina Colors Fashionable Gear Jordan Lot Love Michael Our School Seem Special Think Wear]
When you put the interest of a kid on money instead of heart then you're destroying the beauty of our lives and our thought process, which should be about how much responsibilities you carry as an athlete and a citizen. Alexis Arguello
[ Athlete Beauty Carry Citizen Destroying Heart How Instead Interest Kid Lives Money Much Our Process Put Responsibilities Should Then Thought Which]
As a young athlete, it was first about having fun; then it was about winning. Dan O'Brien
[ Athlete First Fun Having Then Winning Young]
I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes. Al McGuire Sports
[ Academic Athlete Bottom Classes Country Doctors Fifty Graduated Half Know Percent Question Their Training Why]
It is essential that we put an end to steroid abuse and set a better example for aspiring young athletes to follow, so that some day, when they make it in the All Star Game, it will be because of their own natural talents, and not because of a performance enhancing product. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Abuse Aspiring Athletes Because Better Day End Enhancing Essential Example Follow Game Make Natural Own Performance Product Put Set Some Star Steroid Talents Their Will Young]
I think the people who have really followed my career from the time I was seven years old can see my steady progress and see the type of person and athlete I am. Marion Jones
[ Am Athlete Career Followed Old Person Progress Really See Seven Steady Think Time Type Years]
When you reach that elite level, 90 percent is mental and 10 percent is physical. You are competing against yourself. Not against the other athlete. Dick Fosbury
[ Against Athlete Competing Elite Level Mental Other Percent Physical Reach Yourself]
Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax, a sick hoax. The men and women who are fighting in Iraq, they are the true heroes. Gale Sayers
[ Athletes Fighting Heroes Hoax Iraq Men Models Role Sick True Women]
No one will burn out doing aerobic running. It is too much anaerobic running, which the American scholastic athletic system tends to put young athletes through, that burns them out. Arthur Lydiard
[ Aerobic American Athletes Athletic Burn Burns Doing Much Out Put Running Scholastic System Tends Them Through Too Which Will Young]
In the seventies we had to make it acceptable for people to accept girls and women as athletes. We had to make it okay for them to be active. Those were much scarier times for females in sports. Billie Jean King
[ Accept Acceptable Active Athletes Females Girls Had Make Much Okay Scarier Seventies Sports Them Those Times Were Women]
Athletes who take to the classroom naturally or are encouraged to focus on grades should be able to do well in the classroom. I believe the reason you go to college is to get your degree. It's not a minor league or an audition for the pros. Rebecca Lobo
[ Able Athletes Audition Believe Classroom College Degree Encouraged Focus Get Go Grades League Minor Naturally Pros Reason Should Take Well Your]
But as much as I am personally proud for winning five championships, I'm equally proud just being part of a women's division that has gotten so much better with all these great athletes here. Trish Stratus
[ Am Athletes Being Better Championships Division Equally Five Gotten Great Here Just Much Part Personally Proud These Winning Women]
Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit, no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers that the spiritual athlete must crash through. Germaine Greer
[ Although Athlete Barriers Competitive Crash Demands Developing Erect Instinct Killer May Muscles Must Pain Soul Spirit Spiritual Through]
It is very dangerous to have your self-worth riding on your results as an athlete. Jim Courier
[ Athlete Dangerous Results Riding Self-Worth Very Your]
I didn't train to make the Olympic team until 1968. I simply trained for the moment. I never even imagined I would be an Olympic athlete. It always seemed to evolve. Dick Fosbury
[ Always Athlete Even Evolve Imagined Make Moment Never Olympic Seemed Simply Team Train Trained Until Would]
I'm not just a model who plays volleyball, or a volleyball player who supports herself modeling. I'm a female athlete personality. Gabrielle Reece
[ Athlete Female Herself Just Model Modeling Personality Player Plays Supports Volleyball]
This is America's Team and we are confident this outstanding group of athletes will make our country proud. Peter Ueberroth
[ America Athletes Confident Country Group Make Our Outstanding Proud Team Will]
The greatest feeling of accomplishment for me is the fact that I was an athlete who was somewhat disabled. Bill Toomey
[ Accomplishment Athlete Disabled Fact Feeling Greatest Somewhat]
I firmly believe that all human beings have access to extraordinary energies and powers. Judging from accounts of mystical experience, heightened creativity, or exceptional performance by athletes and artists, we harbor a greater life than we know. Jean Houston
[ Access Accounts Artists Athletes Beings Believe Creativity Energies Exceptional Experience Extraordinary Firmly Greater Harbor Heightened Human Judging Know Life Mystical Performance Powers Than]
I would like to cite an instance which proves the efficacy of clean living on the part of an athlete coupled with the inspiration received from a champion which go a long way to making a champion. Major Taylor
[ Athlete Champion Cite Clean Coupled Efficacy Go Inspiration Instance Living Long Making Part Proves Received Way Which Would]
I had a great interest in sports. I had three older brothers who were great athletes. I was not. George J. Mitchell
[ Athletes Brothers Great Had Interest Older Sports Three Were]
The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers! Dante Hall
[ Athletes Because Good Guys Influence Look Make Models Only Parents Positive Real Reason Role Should Teachers Up Ways Your]
I have read many studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and they demonstrated that Vitamin E, Co-Q-10, and Fish Oil could protect the immune system of athletes and prevent disease. Bill Toomey
[ Athletes Could Demonstrated Disease Fish Immune Institute Many Oil Out Prevent Protect Read Studies Sweden System]
Dance is certainly a sport, and they are phenomenal athletes, and they're also artists. Neve Campbell
[ Also Artists Athletes Certainly Dance Phenomenal Sport]
A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes. Hugh Sidey
[ Actors American Architects Assembled Athletes Billionaires Dinner Family House Labor Leaders White]
Each great athlete must some day bow to that perennial old champion, Father Time, even as I, for Time eventually wins. Major Taylor
[ Athlete Bow Champion Day Each Even Eventually Father Great Must Old Perennial Some Time Wins]
Forty years ago the chances of journalists reporting - or the authorities even prosecuting - a pro athlete were practically nil. Leigh Steinberg
[ Ago Athlete Authorities Chances Even Forty Journalists Nil Practically Pro Prosecuting Reporting Were Years]
We thought I was going to be a great athlete, and we were wrong, and I thought I was going to be a great entertainer, and that wasn't it either. I'm going to be an American Citizen. First class. Dick Gregory
[ American Athlete Citizen Class Either Entertainer First Going Great Thought Were Wrong]
The doors fly open when you're a professional athlete. Dennis Rodman
[ Athlete Doors Fly Open Professional]
The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds. George Allen, Sr.
[ Athletes Before Crowds Feats Friendly Great Obscurity Paved Perform Street]
I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies. I never felt used for my body. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Athletes Bodies Body Felt Just Know Lot Models Never Off Used Written]
Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown. Katherine Dunn
[ Athletes Female Limits New Possibility Still Training Unknown]
We have got to go out there and deliver, go on the streets and find athletes, improve facilities around the country and find coaches. We have got to go out there and search for a star. Linford Christie
[ Around Athletes Coaches Country Deliver Facilities Find Go Got Improve Out Search Star Streets]
Some of today's athletes do not have that kind of pride. They left school at 16, have never had a job in their life and are getting Lottery funding, earning money as an athlete. Linford Christie
[ Athlete Athletes Earning Funding Getting Had Job Kind Left Life Lottery Money Never Pride School Some Their Today]
Entertainers, athletes, and stars started giving me support. Ryan White
[ Athletes Entertainers Giving Stars Started Support]
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week. Evan Esar Work
[ America Athlete Average Believes Earns Education Money More Professional Professor Than Week Whole Year]
And as a true athlete, mistakes haunt you forever. Jim Otto
[ Athlete Forever Haunt Mistakes True]
It strikes me that these days, clubs don't even want players who can truly play any more; they just want athletes, quick guys who don't have a football brain, can just run and run; some of them, Jesus. I can never imagine acting like that. Robbie Fowler
[ Acting Any Athletes Brain Clubs Days Even Football Guys Imagine Jesus Just More Never Play Players Quick Run Some Strikes Them These Truly Want]
Too many athletes do not admit their weaknesses. Bill Toomey
[ Admit Athletes Many Their Too Weaknesses]
Overall, I think Michael Jordan is the greatest athlete in any particular sport. He dominated the game for the Chicago Bulls and brought the NBA to its greatest peak of popularity. Will McDonough
[ Any Athlete Brought Bulls Chicago Dominated Game Greatest Jordan Michael Nba Overall Particular Peak Popularity Sport Think]
A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over, even in victory, to see what might be done to improve the performance the next time. Frank Shorter
[ Always Athlete Competition Done Even Good Improve Mentally Might Next Over Performance See Time Victory]
Clean living is the cardinal principle in the lives of the world's greatest athletes, as the phenomenal performances of these outstanding characters will obviously show. Major Taylor
[ Athletes Cardinal Characters Clean Greatest Lives Living Obviously Outstanding Performances Phenomenal Principle Show These Will World]
There has never been a great athlete who died not knowing what pain is. Bill Bradley
[ Athlete Been Died Great Knowing Never Pain]
Success for an athlete follows many years of hard work and dedication. Michael Diamond
[ Athlete Dedication Follows Hard Many Success Work Years]
I'm a jock and I'm an athlete, and that's what I love to do. Marion Jones
[ Athlete Jock Love]
I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education. Angela Merkel
[ Athletes Decent Earn Education Effort Enough Example Feel Finance Footballers Happy Hard Just Least Much Put Sometimes Sorry Sportsmen These Train Women]
Reporters often forget that athletes are human beings. Willie Stargell
[ Athletes Beings Forget Human Often Reporters]
We typically don't choose our athletes until about a month prior to the Games because anything can happen. Shannon Miller
[ Anything Athletes Because Choose Games Happen Month Our Prior Typically Until]
There's that initial reticence for some athletes to take you seriously. Lisa Guerrero
[ Athletes Initial Reticence Seriously Some Take]
Too many athletes don't have the ability to set a goal and then carefully go towards it. Bill Toomey
[ Ability Athletes Carefully Go Goal Many Set Then Too Towards]
Israel is one of the easiest places to play ball. When I say easy I am referring to the easy lifestyle an athlete has while in Israel. It's very easy to get around the country, because it's so small. Michael Kennedy
[ Am Around Athlete Ball Because Country Easiest Easy Get Israel Lifestyle Places Play Referring Say Small Very While]
I have got better things to do in working with my athletes who I feel are going to be involved in 2012. Linford Christie
[ Athletes Better Feel Going Got Involved Things Working]
Someone who wants to write should make an effort to write a little something every day. Writing in this sense is the same as athletes who practice a sport every day to keep their skills honed. Anita Desai
[ Athletes Day Effort Every Honed Keep Little Make Practice Same Sense Should Skills Someone Something Sport Their Wants Write Writing]
You know raising a family in the lifestyle of a professional athlete can be very difficult. Robin Yount
[ Athlete Difficult Family Know Lifestyle Professional Raising Very]
The U.S. Olympic spirit award is an award that is given to an athlete who embodies the Olympic spirit in more ways than just on the playing field, in showing incredible perseverance, in overcoming obstacles, and what we wanted to do is have everybody can vote on-line. Brian Boitano
[ Athlete Award Embodies Everybody Field Given Incredible Just More Obstacles Olympic On-Line Overcoming Perseverance Playing Showing Spirit Than Vote Wanted Ways]
Everything about the Olympics was first class, and women were treated as athletes and equals. Elizabeth Robinson Schwartz
[ Athletes Class Equals Everything First Olympics Treated Were Women]
Both parents supported my becoming a world class athlete. Edwin Moses
[ Athlete Becoming Both Class Parents Supported World]
Durability is part of what makes a great athlete. Bill Russell
[ Athlete Great Makes Part]
I think the athletes respond well to me because I have been successful. Linford Christie
[ Athletes Because Been Respond Successful Think Well]
Young people and Indian people need to know that we existed in the 20th Century. We need to know who our heroes are and to know what we have done and accomplished in this century other than what Olympic athletes Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills have done. Russell Means
[ Accomplished Athletes Billy Century Done Existed Heroes Indian Jim Know Mills Need Olympic Other Our Than Thorpe Young]
But now - look, I have to take care of myself. I work out every day. I'm a dancer. I've always been an athlete, and I'm one of those people who start to go crazy if they don't run or do something. Vanessa Carlton
[ Always Athlete Been Care Crazy Dancer Day Every Go Look Myself Now Out Run Something Start Take Those Work]
I want to be like the athletes who seem stuck in time. When you see them at 50, you say they probably can still run like a champ. Tyra Banks
[ Athletes Champ Probably Run Say See Seem Still Stuck Them Time Want]
In general, I enjoy athletes who have a strong character who let their abilities speak for themselves. Eric Heiden
[ Abilities Athletes Character Enjoy General Speak Strong Their Themselves]
The night before I compete, I like to have steak. Meat is especially important for female athletes because it provides them with the nutrients they need to perform at their best. Sasha Cohen
[ Athletes Because Before Best Compete Especially Female Important Meat Need Night Nutrients Perform Provides Steak Their Them]
My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated. Bill Rodgers
[ After Athlete Been Biggest Drinking Endurance Enough Racing Sometimes Thereby Training Water Weakness While]
The type of athletes we draft still need types of versatility on the defense side of the ball, run the offense. You should still be concerned on the offense side of the ball. Isiah Thomas
[ Athletes Ball Concerned Defense Draft Need Offense Run Should Side Still Type Types Versatility]
The irony of that is, what makes it kind of ironic, is when you do become successful as a professional athlete in particular, a lot of the young children who are emulating these stars do have a different perspective. Frank Shorter
[ Athlete Become Children Different Ironic Irony Kind Lot Makes Particular Perspective Professional Stars Successful These Young]
They see themselves as athletes and only athletes. John Murray
[ Athletes Only See Themselves]
A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Artist Athlete Business Canvas New Revised Schedule Season]
It probably won't sink in until I've retired from running but I'm a much better athlete than two years ago. Michael East
[ Ago Athlete Better Much Probably Retired Running Sink Than Two Until Won Years]
Arthur Ashe had been the first black athlete to play Johannesburg at the time of apartheid. Yannick Noah
[ Apartheid Arthur Ashe Athlete Been Black First Had Johannesburg Play Time]
As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day. Michael Jordan Sports
[ Athletes Come Day Downtime Here Lot Part Quickly Reacting Stop Toughest Used]
Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes. Milton Friedman
[ Athletes Employment Entertainment Exist Ideas Knowledge Provide Spectators Students Transmit Understanding Universities Values]
Rosie knows how to play ball. She's an athlete, for sure. Geena Davis
[ Athlete Ball How Knows Play Rosie She Sure]
I was always a mean and lean athlete - not tall - not large. Edwin Moses
[ Always Athlete Large Lean Mean Tall]
Food fighters in Japan think of themselves as athletes. They have a higher recognition of the game and are constantly thinking about records. I probably won't continue for long because it puts pressure on the body. But I am at the age where I can perform my best. Takeru Kobayashi
[ Age Am Athletes Because Best Body Constantly Continue Fighters Food Game Higher Japan Long Perform Pressure Probably Puts Recognition Records Themselves Think Thinking Where Won]
One of the perks of being an actor is to get to meet athletes that you respect. Especially who played before my time. Brooks Robinson is one of those athletes; they just don't make them any nicer. Josh Charles
[ Actor Any Athletes Before Being Brooks Especially Get Just Make Meet Nicer Perks Played Respect Robinson Them Those Time]
My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet. Edwin Moses
[ Athletes Better Blocks Concentrate Concentration Develop Everything Level Meet Others Out Some Than Training Why]
I am thrilled yet overwhelmed. There are so many great women athletes, some incredible performances. Nancy Greene
[ Am Athletes Great Incredible Many Overwhelmed Performances Some Thrilled Women Yet]
I don't think there are really enough meetings in Britain for our athletes to compete properly, and because of this a lot of the talent we have has been stunted. Linford Christie
[ Athletes Because Been Britain Compete Enough Lot Meetings Our Properly Really Stunted Talent Think]
An athlete who tells you the training is always easy and always fun simply hasn't been there. Goals can be elusive which makes the difficult journey all the more rewarding. Alberto Salazar
[ Always Athlete Been Difficult Easy Elusive Fun Goals Hasn Journey Makes More Rewarding Simply Tells Training Which]
My guess is many top athletes, distance runners included, use performance-enhancing drugs, enough so that the problem must be tackled. Bill Rodgers
[ Athletes Distance Enough Guess Included Many Must Problem Runners Tackled Top Use]
Muhammad Ali is a combination of personality and athlete who is probably better known around the world than any other. He became a great hero. Will McDonough
[ Ali Any Around Athlete Became Better Combination Great Hero Known Muhammad Other Personality Probably Than World]
He is very upbeat but we hear that all the time from just about any athlete. Pat Cash
[ Any Athlete Hear Just Time Upbeat Very]
You can't really describe how difficult it is to deal with. It is any athlete's worst nightmare to be accused of cheating by taking drugs. It really is very difficult to put into words how it makes you feel. Greg Rusedski
[ Accused Any Athlete Cheating Deal Describe Difficult Feel How Into Makes Nightmare Put Really Taking Very Words Worst]
It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication. Herb Elliott
[ Athlete Athletic Benefits Bring Compete Dedication Drives Enough Games Improve Inspiration Lasting Lucky Moral Olympic Only Spiritual Those Witness]
I'm a golfer - not an athlete. Lee Westwood
[ Athlete Golfer]
I am always fighting inside the Council to get the message across that at each competition venue, we should send somebody to inspect and to make sure the athletes will be looked after in a correct manner. Alberto Juantorena
[ Across After Always Am Athletes Competition Correct Council Each Fighting Get Inside Looked Make Manner Message Send Should Somebody Sure Venue Will]
I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes. Peggy Fleming Fitness
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I think an athlete should be honest. I know it's difficult, but if a guy knocked me on my can, I couldn't very well say, I slipped. Sugar Ray Leonard
[ Athlete Difficult Guy Honest Knocked Know Say Should Slipped Think Very Well]
There's nothing masculine about being competitive. There's nothing masculine about trying to be the best at everything you do, nor is there anything wrong with it. I don't know why a female athlete has to defend her femininity just because she chooses to play sports. Rebecca Lobo
[ Anything Athlete Because Being Best Chooses Competitive Defend Everything Female Femininity Her Just Know Masculine Nor Nothing Play She Sports Trying Why Wrong]
First of all, I really never imagined myself being a professional athlete. Bo Jackson
[ Athlete Being First Imagined Myself Never Professional Really]
I'm an athlete rep, so I'll be available if they need me for anything. Shannon Miller
[ Anything Athlete Available Need Rep]
I'm not going to relate to an athlete as a peer. Lisa Guerrero
[ Athlete Going Peer Relate]
Many athletes competing in Atlanta wouldn't be here if it weren't for corporate support. Mary Lou Retton
[ Athletes Atlanta Competing Corporate Here Many Support Weren]
I always liked serve-and-volley players and big athletes. Richard Krajicek
[ Always Athletes Big Liked Players]
But I like to think an athlete is an athlete. Oscar Robertson
[ Athlete Think]
That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes. Martina Hingis
[ Athletes Because Course Florida Jealousy Little Main Many More Moved Reason Reasons Switzerland Training Weather]
Becoming an Olympian is the ultimate reward for any athlete. Michael Diamond
[ Any Athlete Becoming Olympian Reward Ultimate]
In my opinion, Jackie is the greatest female athlete ever. Marion Jones
[ Athlete Ever Female Greatest Jackie Opinion]
We want to make sure our athletes have a future once their athletics careers are over. Alberto Juantorena
[ Athletes Athletics Careers Future Make Once Our Over Sure Their Want]
Ruth was probably the greatest athlete to perform in any sport. Never has there been anybody like him. George Steinbrenner
[ Any Anybody Athlete Been Greatest Him Never Perform Probably Ruth Sport]
The contracts are structured different than athletes in America, but for me, it was good to move on and go back to playing in the premiere league, which is the best league. It was disappointing, as far as the team goes, but for me, there wasn't much I could do. Claudio Reyna
[ America Athletes Back Best Contracts Could Different Disappointing Far Go Goes Good League Move Much Playing Premiere Structured Team Than Which]
For centuries, New York has served as the gateway for millions of people from all over the world in search of the American dream. It only makes sense that it would now serve as a gateway for the world's greatest athletes. Hillary Clinton
[ American Athletes Centuries Dream Gateway Greatest Makes Millions New Now Only Over Search Sense Serve Served World Would York]
Today, many fans are saddened and upset by the lack of integrity they see in professional boxing that has significantly weakened the sport - the most deplorable problem of which is the treatment of the sport's athletes. Charles W. Pickering
[ Athletes Boxing Deplorable Fans Integrity Lack Many Most Problem Professional Saddened See Significantly Sport Today Treatment Upset Weakened Which]
Athletes know kids look up to them, and it's important for athletes to be responsible. Deion Sanders
[ Athletes Important Kids Know Look Responsible Them Up]
I have a hard time believing athletes are overpriced. If an owner is losing money, give it up. It's a business. I have trouble figuring out why owners would stay in if they're losing money. Reggie Jackson
[ Athletes Believing Business Figuring Give Hard Losing Money Out Owner Owners Stay Time Trouble Up Why Would]
I was a nerd academically. But I was also an athlete and a musician. I never wanted to be shut out of any situation. I think it was that more than anything. Brian McKnight
[ Academically Also Any Anything Athlete More Musician Nerd Never Out Shut Situation Than Think Wanted]
We feel very honored to have been offered the responsibility to host this great event, Berlin is a wonderful city that is developing at a tremendous rate, and this decision means that we can now prepare to welcome the world's best athletes to a fascinating place. Otto Schily
[ Athletes Been Berlin Best City Decision Developing Event Fascinating Feel Great Honored Host Means Now Offered Place Prepare Rate Responsibility Tremendous Very Welcome Wonderful World]
I wish I had said 'some athletes here are competing unfairly.' It was my opinion, never an accusation. Bob Costas
[ Accusation Athletes Competing Had Here Never Opinion Said Some Unfairly Wish]
He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music. Herb Alpert
[ Athlete Designed Exercises Function Keep Method Music Musician Order Perform Physical Play Shape Which]
So much of a professional athlete's success depends upon not necessarily the play itself but how he deals with... always saying how you deal with good, is just as important as how you deal with bad. Brett Favre
[ Always Athlete Bad Deal Deals Depends Good How Important Itself Just Much Necessarily Play Professional Saying Success Upon]
We do not use managers, we are the representatives of our athletes, and that is why I am deeply involved in athletics, I follow our athletes careers from start to finish, 100% all the way. Alberto Juantorena
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I always thought of myself as some sort of athlete until I started playing golf a couple years ago. James Caan
[ Ago Always Athlete Couple Golf Myself Playing Some Sort Started Thought Until Years]
Getting to know athletes from all over the planet is a big part of the Olympic experience. Mary Lou Retton
[ Athletes Big Experience Getting Know Olympic Over Part Planet]
I've witnessed thousands of superior athletes try to becomes hitters and fail at it. Willie Stargell
[ Athletes Becomes Fail Hitters Superior Thousands Try Witnessed]
But at school, I wasn't athletic, and if you're not athlete in high school, it's kind of hard to find your place, so play practice seemed perfect, especially if you were as uncoordinated as I was. Piper Perabo
[ Athlete Athletic Especially Find Hard High Kind Perfect Place Play Practice School Seemed Were Your]
When we reach the point where the women athletes are getting their pick of dates just as easily as the men athletes, then we've really and truly arrived. Parity at last! Billie Jean King
[ Arrived Athletes Dates Easily Getting Just Last Men Parity Pick Point Reach Really Their Then Truly Where Women]
I was the very first athlete in East Germany allowed to go professional. Katarina Witt
[ Allowed Athlete East First Germany Go Professional Very]
I think marriage and athletes is a bad combination. Dennis Rodman
[ Athletes Bad Combination Marriage Think]
I love watching a good horse do what he's bred to do - I guess that's what I like the most about it. And I love to see good athletes do what they're bred to do. Wilford Brimley
[ Athletes Bred Good Guess Horse Love Most See Watching]
I think when you are the parents of a gifted athlete, the best thing in the world you can do is to encourage them, in my opinion. My dad didn't push me and I didn't push my children in athletics. Bob Lilly
[ Athlete Athletics Best Children Dad Encourage Gifted Opinion Parents Push Them Thing Think World]
I did not choose necessarily on the basis of significance. If you have a vote for the most significant athlete, then you have Ali, then you have Babe Ruth, then you have Michael Jordan. Dick Schaap
[ Ali Athlete Babe Basis Choose Did Jordan Michael Most Necessarily Ruth Significance Significant Then Vote]