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#1. Adding an Olympic medal to everything that I have already accomplished would be so huge for me. - Author: Ashley Wagner
Olympic Medals quotes by Ashley Wagner
#2. It took me time to realize that the men who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon are just men, just like me. - Author: Dan O'Brien
Olympic Medals quotes by Dan O'Brien
#3. Being your best is not so much about overcoming the barriers other people place in front of you as it is about overcoming the barriers we place in front of ourselves. It has nothing to do with how many times you win or lose. It has no relation to where you finish in a race or whether you break world records. But it does have everything to do with having the vision to dream, the courage to recover from adversity and the determination never to be shifted from your goals. - Author: Kieren Perkins
Olympic Medals quotes by Kieren Perkins
#4. Olympic medals are the one medal that I don't have; I've won just about every other competition that I've been at. - Author: Eric Shanteau
Olympic Medals quotes by Eric Shanteau
#5. We can't all win Olympic medals. Even I never won one. - Author: Esther Williams
Olympic Medals quotes by Esther Williams
#6. I never got into MMA to be famous, I got into it to compete and pursue athletic aspirations. They were my pure intentions. I came from a true sport, an Olympic background, winning multiple national, international and Olympic medals. So I entered MMA as a sport. - Author: Matt Lindland
Olympic Medals quotes by Matt Lindland
#7. On television, I have watched countless athletes from different countries, sports and Olympics stand proudly at the top of the podium and shed tears. They symbolized the Olympics for me because Olympic medals represent all of the hard work and sacrifices made by the athletes as well as the people who helped them reach the top of their sports. - Author: Hannah Kearney
Olympic Medals quotes by Hannah Kearney
#8. Breaking my neck was the best thing that ever happened to me. I have an Olympic medal. I've been to so many countries I would never have been, met so many people I would never have met. I've done more in the chair, ... than a whole hell of a lot of people who aren't in chairs. - Author: Mark Zupan
Olympic Medals quotes by Mark Zupan
#9. The feeling of accomplishment welled up inside of me, three Olympic gold medals. I knew that was something nobody could ever take away from me, ever. - Author: Wilma Rudolph
Olympic Medals quotes by Wilma Rudolph
#10. If I'd gone into taekwondo, I'd probably have won several Olympic medals. - Author: Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Olympic Medals quotes by Zlatan Ibrahimovic
#11. I've never felt that I was less of an athlete or not accomplished athletically because I didn't win an Olympic medal. It's definitely something I would have liked to have added to my resume, but at the same time I think I can look back at my athletic career and feel that I was one of the best. - Author: Mary Decker
Olympic Medals quotes by Mary Decker
#12. An Olympic medal is the greatest achievement and honor that can be received by an athlete. I would swap any World Title to have won gold at the Olympics. - Author: Jeff Fenech
Olympic Medals quotes by Jeff Fenech
#13. That's because the International Olympic Committee has a policy of never replacing medals. - Author: Mary Lou Retton
Olympic Medals quotes by Mary Lou Retton
#14. And in nineteen seventy two I almost wasn't, on the team, but I knew about it just before Olympic Games for three months before this why this is was not very good for me. I'd been ready to go, you know. - Author: Olga Korbut
Olympic Medals quotes by Olga Korbut
#15. I would by all means have men beware, lest Aesop's pretty fable of the fly that sate on the pole of a chariot at the Olympic races and said, 'What a dust do I raise,' be verified in them. For so it is that some small observation, and that disturbed sometimes by the instrument, sometimes by the eye, sometimes by the calculation, and which may be owing to some real change in the sky, raises new skies and new spheres and circles. - Author: Francis Bacon
Olympic Medals quotes by Francis Bacon
#16. This is what happens when they give you medals for breaking the rules: you forget the rules apply to you. - Author: Hugh Howey
Olympic Medals quotes by Hugh Howey
#17. The favorite to win the Olympic gold medal in archery is a legally blind athlete from South Korea, mainly because everyone else is too scared to compete next to him. - Author: Jimmy Fallon
Olympic Medals quotes by Jimmy Fallon
#18. Physiologists, in fact, have calculated that rowing a two-thousand-meter race - the Olympic standard - takes the same physiological toll as playing two basketball games back-to-back. And it exacts that toll in about six minutes. A well-conditioned oarsman or oarswoman - Author: Daniel James Brown
Olympic Medals quotes by Daniel James Brown
#19. Every Olympic athlete prepares differently. For me, I am 100 percent into the sport. And if I decide to really make a crucial career decision to say, 'This is something I want to do,' I want to leave no stone unturned in my preparation. - Author: Apolo Ohno
Olympic Medals quotes by Apolo Ohno
#20. I made a gym, it's the best gym in Nicaragua, I have kids that this year July 6th through the 11th will be fighting and then will go on to the Central American Games and I'm sure at least one will win a gold medal. - Author: Alexis Arguello
Olympic Medals quotes by Alexis Arguello
#21. Difficulty shows what men are. Therefore when a difficulty falls upon you, remember that God, like a trainer of wrestlers, has matched you with a rough young man. Why? So that you may become an Olympic conqueror; but it is not accomplished without sweat. - Author: Epictetus
Olympic Medals quotes by Epictetus
#22. I had my Olympic gold medal cut up into eleven pieces. Gave all eleven of my kids a piece. It'll come together again when they put me down. - Author: Joe Frazier
Olympic Medals quotes by Joe Frazier
#23. I'm a four-time Pulitzer Prize winning admirer. I'm also a 16-time Olympic medalist observer (I saw Michael Phelps on TV). - Author: Jarod Kintz
Olympic Medals quotes by Jarod Kintz
#24. To be here, is a dream come true. A dream is something that you set for yourself, not what other people set for you. When I qualified in Seville I burst into tears. I couldn't believe that I was going to the Olympic Games. - Author: Natalie Du Toit
Olympic Medals quotes by Natalie Du Toit
#25. If worrying were an Olympic sport, she thought ruefully, she'd have at least one gold medal, for sure. - Author: Rosalind James
Olympic Medals quotes by Rosalind  James
#26. The European countries are really hoping to do well in the Olympics. If they win gold medals, they can use them as cash. - Author: David Letterman
Olympic Medals quotes by David Letterman
#27. Richard paused for a moment. If ever, he decided, they made disorganization an Olympic sport, he could be disorganized for Britain. - Author: Neil Gaiman
Olympic Medals quotes by Neil Gaiman
#28. The old guard in any society resents new methods, for old guards wear the decorations and medals won by waging battle in the accepted manner. - Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Olympic Medals quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr.
#29. I want to be European, world and Olympic gold medallist. - Author: Jade Jones
Olympic Medals quotes by Jade Jones
#30. There'll be guys who were in wars hearing what we did and thinking, 'Whoa.' You and me, we can say, 'You got yourself some medals solider? Yeah, well, I lived through the FAYZ. - Author: Michael Grant
Olympic Medals quotes by Michael Grant
#31. Doc went automotively groping in this weirdness east on Olympic, trying not to flinch at what came popping up out of the gloom in the way of city buses and pedestrians in altered states of consciousness. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
Olympic Medals quotes by Thomas Pynchon
#32. That's inches away from being millimetre perfect. - Author: Ted Lowe
Olympic Medals quotes by Ted Lowe
#33. Beijing didn't go the way I planned and I would have liked to have performed a little bit better personally. After Beijing that is what stuck in my mind. I want a better Olympic finish. - Author: Alicia Sacramone
Olympic Medals quotes by Alicia Sacramone
#34. There's going to be a real ding dong when the bell goes. - Author: David Coleman
Olympic Medals quotes by David Coleman
#35. If there's any indirect way I can motivate or inspire Olympic athletes ... that is one of the greatest honors. Even Natalie Coughlin saying that I inspired her. I'm so humbled by that. I think that's amazing. - Author: Summer Sanders
Olympic Medals quotes by Summer Sanders
#36. I was always at the gymnasium every day at six o'clock after school. In the mornings I would run, looking forward to future golden gloves and Olympic tournaments. - Author: Muhammad Ali
Olympic Medals quotes by Muhammad Ali
#37. To have full and multiple criteria is the best way to decide who is best prepared to be on that Olympic team. - Author: Ashley Wagner
Olympic Medals quotes by Ashley Wagner
#38. I had the most incredible time on 'Dancing With the Stars.' It never occurred to me when I took it on that I would physically not be able to do it because that's not in an Olympic competitor's vocabulary! It was the most wonderful environment, such a nurturing environment. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
Olympic Medals quotes by Dorothy Hamill
#39. Standing on the podium at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and receiving a gold medal was the crowning jewel in a successful gymnastics career and, most certainly, the confirmation that my parents' sacrifices were not in vain. - Author: Dominique Moceanu
Olympic Medals quotes by Dominique Moceanu
#40. Gold medals are made out of your sweat, blood and tears, and effort in the gym every day, and sacrificing a lot. - Author: Gabby Douglas
Olympic Medals quotes by Gabby Douglas
#41. Pythagoras used to say that life resembles the Olympic Games: a few people strain their muscles to carry off a prize; others bring trinkets to sell to the crowd for gain; and some there are, and not the worst, who seek no other profit than to look at the show and see how and why everything is done; spectators of the life of other people in order to judge and regulate their own. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
Olympic Medals quotes by Michel De Montaigne
#42. If we think of life as a kind of Olympic games, some of life's crises are sprints. They require maximum emotional concentration for a short time. Then they are over, and life returns to normal. But other crises are distance events. They ask us to maintain our concentration over a much longer period of time, and that can be a lot harder. - Author: Harold S. Kushner
Olympic Medals quotes by Harold S. Kushner
#43. The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness. - Author: Jesse Owens
Olympic Medals quotes by Jesse Owens
#44. I always wanted to be Olympic champion and do clean programs. - Author: Kim Yuna
Olympic Medals quotes by Kim Yuna
#45. The last time I saw Collin was in 1917, at the foot of Mort-Homme.

Before the great slaughter, Collin'd been an avid angler. On that day, he was standing at the hole, watching maggots swarm among blow flies on two boys that we couldn't retrieve for burial without putting our own lives at risk.

And there, at the loop hole, he thought of his bamboo rods, his flies and the new reel he hadn't even tried out yet.

Collin was imaging himself on the riverbank, wine cooling in the current his stash of worms in a little metal box and a maggot on his hook, writhing like… Holy shit. Were the corpses getting to him?

Collin. The poor guy didn't even have time to sort out his thoughts.

In that split second, he was turned into a slab of bloody meat. A white hot hook drilled right through him and churned through his guts, which spilled out of a hole in his belly.

He was cleared out of the first aid station. The major did triage. Stomach wounds weren't worth the trouble. There were all going to die anyway, and besides, he wasn't equipped to deal with them.

Behind the aid station, next to a pile of wood crosses, there was a heap of body parts and shapeless, oozing human debris laid out on stretchers, stirred only be passing rats and clusters of large white maggots.

But on their last run, the stretcher bearers carried him out after all… Old Collin was still alive.

From the aid station to the ambu - Author: Jacques Tardi
Olympic Medals quotes by Jacques Tardi
#46. I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople. As thousands of people around the country join the movement, it gets more and more exciting. - Author: Richard M. Daley
Olympic Medals quotes by Richard M. Daley
#47. We didn't underestimate them. They were just a lot better than we thought. - Author: Bobby Robson
Olympic Medals quotes by Bobby Robson
#48. Why is luge a sport? You dress up like a giant sperm and go sledding really fast. That's hardly athletic. Phallic and sexy, yes. But hardly athletic. - Author: Jessica Park
Olympic Medals quotes by Jessica Park

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