Quotations that match 'athlete'.

Among the world elite there are a handful of athletes who are physically capable of winning it.
[ Among Athletes Capable Elite Handful Physically Winning World]
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.
[ Am Athletes Being Better Championships Division Equally Five Gotten Great Here Just Much Part Personally Proud These Winning Women]
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.
[ Athlete Beauty Carry Citizen Destroying Heart How Instead Interest Kid Lives Money Much Our Process Put Responsibilities Should Then Thought Which]
Getting to know athletes from all over the planet is a big part of the Olympic experience.
[ Athletes Big Experience Getting Know Olympic Over Part Planet]
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.
[ Athlete Difficult Guy Honest Knocked Know Say Should Slipped Think Very Well]
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.
[ Also Being Certain Circumstances Does Events Focus Forced His Interested Strongest Three Used Weren]
A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes.
[ Actors American Architects Assembled Athletes Billionaires Dinner Family House Labor Leaders White]
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.
[ 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]
In general, I enjoy athletes who have a strong character who let their abilities speak for themselves.
[ Abilities Athletes Character Enjoy General Speak Strong Their Themselves]
This is America's Team and we are confident this outstanding group of athletes will make our country proud.
[ America Athletes Confident Country Group Make Our Outstanding Proud Team Will]
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.
[ Athlete Athletes Because Burnt Calendar Career Carry Could Filling Keep Lasted Longevity Out Pushing Risk Shorten Up Years]
My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated.
[ After Athlete Been Biggest Drinking Endurance Enough Racing Sometimes Thereby Training Water Weakness While]
Tony knew me both as an athlete and as a person. He cared for me like a father.
[ Athlete Both Cared Father Knew Person Tony]
I'm not just a model who plays volleyball, or a volleyball player who supports herself modeling. I'm a female athlete personality.
[ Athlete Female Herself Just Model Modeling Personality Player Plays Supports Volleyball]
I wish I had said 'some athletes here are competing unfairly.' It was my opinion, never an accusation.
[ Accusation Athletes Competing Had Here Never Opinion Said Some Unfairly Wish]
I always liked serve-and-volley players and big athletes.
[ Always Athletes Big Liked Players]
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.
[ Any Athlete Brought Bulls Chicago Dominated Game Greatest Jordan Michael Nba Overall Particular Peak Popularity Sport Think]
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.
[ Achieved Athletes Competing Country Difficult Even Exploded Highest Know Level Running Since Something Sometimes Thousands]
My favorite athlete of all time would have to be Jim Thorpe.
[ Athlete Favorite Jim Thorpe Time Would]
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.
[ Anything Athletes Beat Big Engines Frequently Had Hear Issue Make More Quite Read Russians See Soviet Team Than Think Win Would Your]
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.
[ Accept Acceptable Active Athletes Females Girls Had Make Much Okay Scarier Seventies Sports Them Those Times Were Women]
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.
[ Athletes Fighting Heroes Hoax Iraq Men Models Role Sick True Women]
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.
[ Abuse Alcohol Among Athletes Because Convince Dramatically Dropped Fans Impossible Incidents Problem Professional Prove Read Reality Than Violence Wire Would]
I was so afraid that the athletes wouldn't talk to me because I'm a woman.
[ Afraid Athletes Because Talk Woman]
An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.
[ Athlete Cannot Dreams Head Heart His Hope Money Must Pockets Run]
I was always a mean and lean athlete - not tall - not large.
[ Always Athlete Large Lean Mean Tall]
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!
[ Athletes Because Between Bond Carolina Colors Fashionable Gear Jordan Lot Love Michael Our School Seem Special Think Wear]
They see themselves as athletes and only athletes.
[ Athletes Only See Themselves]
I never look backwards. I have always been an athlete. I boxed before I acted.
[ Acted Always Athlete Backwards Been Before Boxed Look Never]
Too many athletes do not admit their weaknesses.
[ Admit Athletes Many Their Too Weaknesses]
Becoming an Olympian is the ultimate reward for any athlete.
[ Any Athlete Becoming Olympian Reward Ultimate]
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.
[ Anything Athlete Being Doing Else Finest Man Never Playing Professional Thing Think Wished]
The greatest feeling of accomplishment for me is the fact that I was an athlete who was somewhat disabled.
[ Accomplishment Athlete Disabled Fact Feeling Greatest Somewhat]
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.
[ Athlete Believe Best Confidence Developing Feel Felt Good Growing Guy Helped Looking Made Myself Parents Started Up World]
In my opinion, Jackie is the greatest female athlete ever.
[ Athlete Ever Female Greatest Jackie Opinion]
I think the athletes respond well to me because I have been successful.
[ Athletes Because Been Respond Successful Think Well]
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.
[ Always Athlete Been Difficult Easy Elusive Fun Goals Hasn Journey Makes More Rewarding Simply Tells Training Which]
I think marriage and athletes is a bad combination.
[ Athletes Bad Combination Marriage Think]
Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
[ Achieving Against Athletes Difficulty Great Important Metaphor Models Obstacles Odds Overcoming Role Sports Times]
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.
[ American Athlete Citizen Class Either Entertainer First Going Great Thought Were Wrong]
For athletes, the Olympics are the ultimate test of their worth.
[ Athletes Olympics Test Their Ultimate Worth]
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.
[ Able Athletes Ball Because Bound Go Had Misconceptions Muscle Out System Those Thought Through Throw Too Worked Years]
The athlete of today is not an athlete alone. He's the center of a team - doctors, scientists, coaches, agents and so on.
[ Agents Alone Athlete Center Coaches Doctors Scientists Team Today]
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.
[ Athletes Bred Good Guess Horse Love Most See Watching]
Several professional athletes have wrongly taught many young Americans by example that the only way to succeed in sports is to take steroids.
[ Americans Athletes Example Many Only Professional Several Sports Steroids Succeed Take Taught Way Wrongly Young]
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.
[ Athlete Athletes Earning Funding Getting Had Job Kind Left Life Lottery Money Never Pride School Some Their Today]
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.
[ Able Agents Athletes Cameron Ever Few Football General Get Inside Look Managers Professional Seen Standpoint]
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.
[ 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]
American professional athletes are bilingual; they speak English and profanity.
[ American Athletes Bilingual English Profanity Professional Speak]
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week. Work
[ America Athlete Average Believes Earns Education Money More Professional Professor Than Week Whole Year]
Rosie knows how to play ball. She's an athlete, for sure.
[ Athlete Ball How Knows Play Rosie She Sure]
Too many athletes don't have the ability to set a goal and then carefully go towards it.
[ Ability Athletes Carefully Go Goal Many Set Then Too Towards]
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.
[ Anything Athlete Because Being Best Chooses Competitive Defend Everything Female Femininity Her Just Know Masculine Nor Nothing Play She Sports Trying Why Wrong]
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.
[ Athletes Best Conditions Designed Dreams Games London Provide Pursue Sporting Their Them Venues Very 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. Fitness
[ Ability Adult After Athletes Back Beauty Bounce Competition Exercise Hearts Inner Many Our Serve Setbacks Skills Sports Tests Think Us Ways Well]
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.
[ Athlete Athletics Best Children Dad Encourage Gifted Opinion Parents Push Them Thing Think World]
As a young athlete, it was first about having fun; then it was about winning.
[ Athlete First Fun Having Then Winning Young]
A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
[ Artist Athlete Business Canvas New Revised Schedule Season]
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.
[ Access Accounts Artists Athletes Beings Believe Creativity Energies Exceptional Experience Extraordinary Firmly Greater Harbor Heightened Human Judging Know Life Mystical Performance Powers Than]
Both parents supported my becoming a world class athlete.
[ Athlete Becoming Both Class Parents Supported World]
Having a home away from the media glare is important to world-class athletes.
[ Athletes Away Glare Having Home Important Media World-Class]
Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.
[ Athlete Equality Exemplary Jackie Make Robinson Someone Stand Trying]
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.
[ Athlete Debt Every Fans Gratitude Installment Management Miss Never Owes Payment Pays Plays Professional Should Time]
The Olympic Games were created for the exhaltation of the individual athlete.
[ Athlete Created Games Individual Olympic Were]
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.
[ Although Athlete Barriers Competitive Crash Demands Developing Erect Instinct Killer May Muscles Must Pain Soul Spirit Spiritual Through]
I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies. I never felt used for my body.
[ Athletes Bodies Body Felt Just Know Lot Models Never Off Used Written]
Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete.
[ Any Athlete Desire Factor Important Most Success]
Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes.
[ Athletes Employment Entertainment Exist Ideas Knowledge Provide Spectators Students Transmit Understanding Universities Values]
I just wanted to be an athlete.
[ Athlete Just Wanted]
Everywhere you look these days you see Carolina athletes.
[ Athletes Carolina Days Everywhere Look See These]
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.
[ Athletes Day Effort Every Honed Keep Little Make Practice Same Sense Should Skills Someone Something Sport Their Wants Write Writing]
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.
[ Athletes Culture Entertainers Good Influence Make Only Power Right Seems Such Their Try Where Wield]
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.
[ Academically Also Any Anything Athlete More Musician Nerd Never Out Shut Situation Than Think Wanted]
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.
[ Athletes Boxing Deplorable Fans Integrity Lack Many Most Problem Professional Saddened See Significantly Sport Today Treatment Upset Weakened Which]
These days the temptation to use steroids in sports has become too great for many young athletes.
[ Athletes Become Days Great Many Sports Steroids Temptation These Too Use Young]
I had a great interest in sports. I had three older brothers who were great athletes. I was not.
[ Athletes Brothers Great Had Interest Older Sports Three Were]
Being a decathlete is like having ten girlfriends. You have to love them all, and you can't afford losing one.
[ Afford Being Girlfriends Having Losing Love Ten Them]
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!
[ Athletes Because Good Guys Influence Look Make Models Only Parents Positive Real Reason Role Should Teachers Up Ways Your]
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.
[ Athletes Decent Earn Education Effort Enough Example Feel Finance Footballers Happy Hard Just Least Much Put Sometimes Sorry Sportsmen These Train Women]
Each great athlete must some day bow to that perennial old champion, Father Time, even as I, for Time eventually wins.
[ Athlete Bow Champion Day Each Even Eventually Father Great Must Old Perennial Some Time Wins]
The doors fly open when you're a professional athlete.
[ Athlete Doors Fly Open Professional]
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.
[ Athletes Because Course Florida Jealousy Little Main Many More Moved Reason Reasons Switzerland Training Weather]
Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown.
[ Athletes Female Limits New Possibility Still Training Unknown]
Dance is certainly a sport, and they are phenomenal athletes, and they're also artists.
[ Also Artists Athletes Certainly Dance Phenomenal Sport]
It probably won't sink in until I've retired from running but I'm a much better athlete than two years ago.
[ Ago Athlete Better Much Probably Retired Running Sink Than Two Until Won Years]
You know raising a family in the lifestyle of a professional athlete can be very difficult.
[ Athlete Difficult Family Know Lifestyle Professional Raising Very]
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.
[ Apology Athletes Citizens City Deepest Express Games Lake Love Millions Respect Salt Utah Want Worldwide]
I mean, the greatest athletes in the world are African-American.
[ African-American Athletes Greatest Mean World]
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. Sports
[ Academic Athlete Bottom Classes Country Doctors Fifty Graduated Half Know Percent Question Their Training Why]
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.
[ Able Along Athletes Baseball Because Bench Fantasy Got Lifetime Play Professional Sit Son Sure Take Them Those Would]
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.
[ Athletes Did Hard Haven Lost Men Needed Old Our Part Prime Sport Started Stupid Support Things Trust]
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.
[ Am Athlete Career Followed Old Person Progress Really See Seven Steady Think Time Type Years]
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.
[ Accomplished Athletes Billy Century Done Existed Heroes Indian Jim Know Mills Need Olympic Other Our Than Thorpe Young]
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.
[ Athlete Athletic Especially Find Hard High Kind Perfect Place Play Practice School Seemed Were Your]
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.
[ 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.
[ Always Athlete Bad Deal Deals Depends Good How Important Itself Just Much Necessarily Play Professional Saying Success Upon]
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.
[ Actually Approaching Athlete Place Quite Runner Something Street Swimmer Thinking Were]
I've witnessed thousands of superior athletes try to becomes hitters and fail at it.
[ Athletes Becomes Fail Hitters Superior Thousands Try Witnessed]
Arthur Ashe had been the first black athlete to play Johannesburg at the time of apartheid.
[ Apartheid Arthur Ashe Athlete Been Black First Had Johannesburg Play Time]
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.
[ Am Athletes Athletics Careers Deeply Finish Follow Involved Managers Our Representatives Start Use Way Why]
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.
[ Athletes Because Been Britain Compete Enough Lot Meetings Our Properly Really Stunted Talent Think]
I have got better things to do in working with my athletes who I feel are going to be involved in 2012.
[ Athletes Better Feel Going Got Involved Things Working]
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.
[ Athletes Could Demonstrated Disease Fish Immune Institute Many Oil Out Prevent Protect Read Studies Sweden System]
Nutrition is also a valuable component that can help athletes both protect themselves and improve performance.
[ Also Athletes Both Component Help Improve Nutrition Performance Protect Themselves Valuable]
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.
[ America Athletes Back Best Contracts Could Different Disappointing Far Go Goes Good League Move Much Playing Premiere Structured Team Than Which]
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.
[ Athletes Because Before Best Compete Especially Female Important Meat Need Night Nutrients Perform Provides Steak Their Them]
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.
[ Ali Any Around Athlete Became Better Combination Great Hero Known Muhammad Other Personality Probably Than World]
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.
[ Athlete Believe Best Continue Excel Explore Football Maximum Need Opportunities Order Play Professional]
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.
[ Always Athlete Competition Done Even Good Improve Mentally Might Next Over Performance See Time Victory]
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.
[ Am Around Athlete Ball Because Country Easiest Easy Get Israel Lifestyle Places Play Referring Say Small Very While]
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.
[ Acting Any Athletes Brain Clubs Days Even Football Guys Imagine Jesus Just More Never Play Players Quick Run Some Strikes Them These Truly Want]
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.
[ All-Around Athlete Basketball Brown Browns Ever Football Greatest Jim Played Professional Ran Syracuse Think Track]
I was probably in the best shape of any athlete at the time, but you don't get to pass judgment on yourself.
[ Any Athlete Best Get Judgment Pass Probably Shape Time Yourself]
I'm an athlete rep, so I'll be available if they need me for anything.
[ Anything Athlete Available Need Rep]
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.
[ Athlete Champion Cite Clean Coupled Efficacy Go Inspiration Instance Living Long Making Part Proves Received Way Which Would]
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.
[ 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]
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.
[ Accused Any Athlete Cheating Deal Describe Difficult Feel How Into Makes Nightmare Put Really Taking Very Words Worst]
Without a doubt, professional boxers are the most exploited athletes in our Nation.
[ Athletes Boxers Doubt Exploited Most Nation Our Professional Without]
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.
[ Able Athletes Audition Believe Classroom College Degree Encouraged Focus Get Go Grades League Minor Naturally Pros Reason Should Take Well 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!
[ Arrived Athletes Dates Easily Getting Just Last Men Parity Pick Point Reach Really Their Then Truly Where Women]
Success for an athlete follows many years of hard work and dedication.
[ Athlete Dedication Follows Hard Many Success Work Years]
We want to make sure our athletes have a future once their athletics careers are over.
[ Athletes Athletics Careers Future Make Once Our Over Sure Their Want]
Entertainers, athletes, and stars started giving me support.
[ Athletes Entertainers Giving Stars Started Support]
It is very dangerous to have your self-worth riding on your results as an athlete.
[ Athlete Dangerous Results Riding Self-Worth Very Your]
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.
[ Athlete Athletic Benefits Bring Compete Dedication Drives Enough Games Improve Inspiration Lasting Lucky Moral Olympic Only Spiritual Those Witness]
Ruth was probably the greatest athlete to perform in any sport. Never has there been anybody like him.
[ Any Anybody Athlete Been Greatest Him Never Perform Probably Ruth Sport]
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.
[ American Athletes Centuries Dream Gateway Greatest Makes Millions New Now Only Over Search Sense Serve Served World Would York]
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.
[ Athlete Become Distance Guy Man More Need Sprinter Than Type Weight]
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.
[ Around Athletes Coaches Country Deliver Facilities Find Go Got Improve Out Search Star Streets]
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.
[ Activity Alluded Athlete Bill Child Find Go Going Highest Level Organized Produce Spent Supporting Their Them Time Truly]
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.
[ Area Athlete Becomes Dance Dancing God Learn Live Living Means Practice Practicing Principles Same Some Whether]
When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur.
[ Amateur Athlete College Earned Pro Should Turn Until]
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.
[ Athletes Champ Probably Run Say See Seem Still Stuck Them Time Want]
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.
[ Active Athletes Because Bottom Careers During Investments Line Make Marketing Money Much Opportunities Really Safer Tend Their These Value]
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. Sports
[ Athletes Come Day Downtime Here Lot Part Quickly Reacting Stop Toughest Used]
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.
[ Athletes Better Blocks Concentrate Concentration Develop Everything Level Meet Others Out Some Than Training Why]
Many athletes competing in Atlanta wouldn't be here if it weren't for corporate support.
[ Athletes Atlanta Competing Corporate Here Many Support Weren]
The most important part of this is to prepare the athlete for life in general and then be able to compete.
[ Able Athlete Compete General Important Life Most Part Prepare Then]
But I like to think an athlete is an athlete.
[ Athlete Think]
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.
[ Actor Any Athletes Before Being Brooks Especially Get Just Make Meet Nicer Perks Played Respect Robinson Them Those Time]
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.
[ Always Athlete Been Care Crazy Dancer Day Every Go Look Myself Now Out Run Something Start Take Those Work]
I'm a jock and I'm an athlete, and that's what I love to do.
[ Athlete Jock Love]
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.
[ Above Athletes Believe Children Free Future Get Law Morality Our Pass Should Think Train]
There has never been a great athlete who died not knowing what pain is.
[ Athlete Been Died Great Knowing Never Pain]
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.
[ Athletes Believing Business Figuring Give Hard Losing Money Out Owner Owners Stay Time Trouble Up Why Would]
I was the very first athlete in East Germany allowed to go professional.
[ Allowed Athlete East First Germany Go Professional Very]
Reporters often forget that athletes are human beings.
[ Athletes Beings Forget Human Often Reporters]
You are an athlete when you're onstage. You can't get tired.
[ Athlete Get Onstage Tired]
There's that initial reticence for some athletes to take you seriously.
[ Athletes Initial Reticence Seriously Some Take]
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.
[ Across After Always Am Athletes Competition Correct Council Each Fighting Get Inside Looked Make Manner Message Send Should Somebody Sure Venue Will]
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.
[ Ali Athlete Babe Basis Choose Did Jordan Michael Most Necessarily Ruth Significance Significant Then Vote]
That is what great athletes can do: they give us a model of striving for human perfection.
[ Athletes Give Great Human Model Perfection Striving Us]
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.
[ Athletes Days Enjoy Game Long Players Purely Return Revered Romance See Sports Want Were]
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.
[ Athlete Become Children Different Ironic Irony Kind Lot Makes Particular Perspective Professional Stars Successful These Young]
Durability is part of what makes a great athlete.
[ Athlete Great Makes Part]
I'm not going to relate to an athlete as a peer.
[ Athlete Going Peer Relate]
My guess is many top athletes, distance runners included, use performance-enhancing drugs, enough so that the problem must be tackled.
[ Athletes Distance Enough Guess Included Many Must Problem Runners Tackled Top Use]
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.
[ Aerobic American Athletes Athletic Burn Burns Doing Much Out Put Running Scholastic System Tends Them Through Too Which Will Young]
Everything about the Olympics was first class, and women were treated as athletes and equals.
[ Athletes Class Equals Everything First Olympics Treated Were Women]
I'm a golfer - not an athlete.
[ Athlete Golfer]
He is very upbeat but we hear that all the time from just about any athlete.
[ Any Athlete Hear Just Time Upbeat Very]
I am thrilled yet overwhelmed. There are so many great women athletes, some incredible performances.
[ Am Athletes Great Incredible Many Overwhelmed Performances Some Thrilled Women Yet]
We typically don't choose our athletes until about a month prior to the Games because anything can happen.
[ Anything Athletes Because Choose Games Happen Month Our Prior Typically Until]
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.
[ Aerobic Ask Athletes Ball Baseball Cyclists Golf Great Hit Number Them Work]
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.
[ Athletes Cardinal Characters Clean Greatest Lives Living Obviously Outstanding Performances Phenomenal Principle Show These Will World]
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.
[ Athletes Ball Concerned Defense Draft Need Offense Run Should Side Still Type Types Versatility]
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.
[ Athletes Best Career Experience Former Had Listen Many Spoken Sports Tell Their Them Time Use]
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.
[ Agency Amount Athletes Believe Candid Enormous Free Great Helps Hurts Making Money Say Sports]
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.
[ Actor Athlete Because Better Change Could Good Injuries Knees Legs Mine Myself Only Shot Thing Whether Would Your]
Being in school is the best place to be if you are an athlete because you can structure your own time.
[ Athlete Because Being Best Own Place School Structure Time Your]
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.
[ Against Athlete Competing Elite Level Mental Other Percent Physical Reach Yourself]
The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds.
[ Athletes Before Crowds Feats Friendly Great Obscurity Paved Perform Street]
I always thought of myself as some sort of athlete until I started playing golf a couple years ago.
[ Ago Always Athlete Couple Golf Myself Playing Some Sort Started Thought Until Years]
Athletes know kids look up to them, and it's important for athletes to be responsible.
[ Athletes Important Kids Know Look Responsible Them Up]
And as a true athlete, mistakes haunt you forever.
[ Athlete Forever Haunt Mistakes True]
I want to know about what makes an athlete tick.
[ Athlete Know Makes Tick Want]
In every school, more boys wanted to be remembered as a star athlete than as a brilliant student.
[ Athlete Boys Brilliant Every More Remembered School Star Student Than Wanted]
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.
[ 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]
First of all, I really never imagined myself being a professional athlete.
[ Athlete Being First Imagined Myself Never Professional Really]
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.
[ Anywhere Around Athlete Businessman Get Getting Going Hard Learned Life Musician Only Way Whether Win Won Work Writer]
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.
[ Ability Athlete Champions Clean Live Lives Many Must Never Obvious Reach Reasons Top Will]
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.
[ Always Athlete Even Evolve Imagined Make Moment Never Olympic Seemed Simply Team Train Trained Until Would]
Forty years ago the chances of journalists reporting - or the authorities even prosecuting - a pro athlete were practically nil.
[ Ago Athlete Authorities Chances Even Forty Journalists Nil Practically Pro Prosecuting Reporting Were Years]
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.
[ Ache Any Ask Asking Athlete Body Different Go Hurt Much Seven Tasks Through Times Too Would]
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.
[ Athlete Award Embodies Everybody Field Given Incredible Just More Obstacles Olympic On-Line Overcoming Perseverance Playing Showing Spirit Than Vote Wanted Ways]