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Total Quotes : 70
Olympic Compete

It's the Olympics. And it was a long way for me. To compete at the Olympic Games, I dreamed of any medal, but frankly speaking, I wanted a gold one.

- Adelina Sotnikova

Work Feel

I feel blessed to have an opportunity to try out for a second Olympics team and if it doesn't work out, hey I gave it my all.

- Alicia Sacramone

More Regulate

When I was trying out for my first Olympics at 16, my family and coaches tried to regulate what I ate. But the stricter they got, the more I rebelled.

- Alicia Sacramone

Like Makes

When you win the Olympics, you hope that the medal that you get, that weight makes it feel like you really earned something.

- Charlie White

Olympic Missed

I was ready in 2008 for the Olympic Games but unfortunately I missed the Kenyan trials with a thigh injury. I watched those Olympics but it was tough to watch. But it was good in the end because a Kenyan, Wilfred Bungei, was the champion.

- David Rudisha

Memories Better

The Olympics: not one of my better memories.

- Debi Thomas

Host Actually

I'm actually the daytime host of the Olympics on NBC.

- Jim Lampley

Against Olympian

The benefit is competition, the thrill of playing in the Olympics, being an Olympian, playing against the best.

- Joe Sakic

Kind Wholesome

The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that's wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us.

- John Williams

Big Will

Someone 'big' will get thrown out of their Trials or at the Olympics. I would bet my house on it.

- Ato Boldon

About Shows

The Olympics shows the community what gymnastics is all about.

- Bela Karolyi

Steroids Were

Anabolic steroids were not banned until after the 72 Olympics.

- Bill Toomey

Curse Must

The Olympics must be my curse or something.

- Blanka Vlasic

Remember Will

I will remember all the days at the Olympics.

- Bonnie Blair

Olympic Country

It's an Olympic Games, at the end of the day, and to represent your country at the Olympics is about as good as it gets. Put a gold medal on top of that, and it doesn't ever get any better.

- Bradley Wiggins

Work Notoriety

The Olympics are great for notoriety right off the bat, but your body of work is what people remember you for.

- Brian Boitano

Winning Done

I have to consider my greatest accomplishments winning the Olympics because everything that I've done after that is really because of the Olympics.

- Brian Boitano

Say Come

I can't say that it's a dream come true because when I was growing up, I never dreamed of playing in the Olympics.

- Brooke Sweat

Tried I Tried

I tried to make the Olympics team in 1956.

- Bruce Dern

Love I Love

I love the Olympics. Something about the Olympics just makes everything competitive.

- Bryan Greenberg

Emotional Always

When I watch the Olympics I become such an emotional wreck. I've always loved the Olympics, be it the summer or the winter Olympics.

- Bryn Terfel

Death Going

I'm not supposed to be able to speak clearly, and decipher what's going on in the media. I'm supposed to be the typical amateur who's 22 and scared to death and can't believe he won the Olympics.

- Carl Lewis

Gymnastics Go

The majority of people who get in the sport of gymnastics do not go to the Olympics or get a Division 1 scholarship, but it doesn't mean that they can't get something positive from the sport.

- Dominique Dawes

Prior Runner

Prior to the 1976 Olympics, I was a 5,000m runner.

- Don Kardong

Father Want

My father represented India at the Olympics, and I also want to do that.

- Jeev Milkha Singh

Work Work Hard

The Olympics show that your dream can come true if you work hard. It's not impossible.

- Jencarlos Canela

Yard Might

If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's back yard.

- Jesse Owens

Say Go

No one put pressure on me to go to the Olympics; once I'd got the qualifying mark, I just couldn't say no.

- Katarina Johnson-Thompson

Dream Old

I started Little Athletics when I was five years old, but my Olympics dream started when I was 10 years old.

- Eloise Wellings

Loved Always

I have always loved the Summer Olympics.

- Katharine McPhee

Pretty After

Immediately after the Olympics, I was pretty fatigued.

- Eric Heiden

Woman Were

The Olympics were life-changing for me. I felt I went in as a girl and came out as a woman.

- Kelita Zupancic

Know After

I know there's life after the Olympics.

- Eric Shanteau


The Vancouver Olympics was the first competition where I completed the short and free programs without any mistakes, and that in itself was a huge achievement.

- Kim Yuna

Dream Dreaming

My experience at the 1992 Winter Olympics was my fulfillment of dreaming the Impossible Dream.

- Kristi Yamaguchi

Going Same Thing

I'm not going to be a guy that retires and keeps coming back. When I'm gone, I'm gone. Same thing as amateur wrestling; when I won the world championships in Olympics, I left and I never went back. Same for pro.

- Kurt Angle

Own About

The Olympics is about letting people believe in their own dreams.

- Kyle Shewfelt

Law Going

I started in law school in '71 and graduated in '74. So I was training for the Olympics, running or averaging around 20 miles a day and going to law school full time.

- Frank Shorter

Independent More

I am on the International Board of Best Buddies, and I am also working with Special Olympics, and with The Arc to help people with disabilities become more independent and more included in their communities.

- Lauren Potter

Back Pat

Now I know the difference between a rousing reception and a pat on the back. Now I know the difference between a gold in Commonwealth Games and a bronze in Olympics.

- Gagan Narang

Dream Everyone

Olympics is everyone's dream.

- Gagan Narang

Joke Warm-Up

I joke that the Olympics is the warm-up to the Paralympics.

- Lee Pearson

Advantage Your

The Olympics are only once every four years, so you have to take advantage of all your opportunities, both to be an inspiration to people and help support your sponsors who help you.

- Lolo Jones

Winning Memory

The reception and the welcome home was quite overwhelming but an indication of how much the Welsh people valued my winning in the Olympics - it was a great memory.

- Lynn Davies

New World Stage

The Beijing Olympics represent China's grand entrance onto the world stage and confirmation of its new superpower status.

- Ma Jian

Old Dreamed

I had dreamed of being at the Olympics since I was 7 years old.

- Michelle Kwan

Forward Big

The big picture is the Trials and Olympics. I just have to keep focused for that, keep moving forward.

- Ryan Lochte

Lot Running

I do a lot of running and hiking, and I also collect stamps - space stamps and Olympics stamps.

- Sally Ride

Next Gotten

There are tons of great names who have gotten fourth at their first Olympics, and they just kept with it for the next quad. I'm among good company.

- Gracie Gold

Me Definitely

I definitely have two Olympics in me; I don't know about three Olympics.

- Gracie Gold

Allowed Expected

My mother never watched me train in Romania. She wasn't allowed, it just wasn't done back then. My training was paid for by the government. My parents were not at the Olympics with me, either. I never expected them to be.

- Nadia Comaneci

Gold Get

Of course, when you're training your whole life to get to the Olympics, you train for gold.

- Shawn Johnson

Whole Finally

To finish off this whole Olympics by finally getting the gold medal, it's the best feeling in the world.

- Shawn Johnson

Skiing Could

My coach, Liang Chow, had one rule while I was training for the 2008 Olympics: no skiing. I could do anything I wanted outside the gym, he said, except ski.

- Shawn Johnson

Great Lose

The Emmy that I lost, and I can't remember his name, I lost to the man who did the Olympics. So, it was great to lose to him. It's the Olympics.

- Sheila E.

Want Things

I really want to do the Olympics. Obviously, I can't let things out of the bag, so to speak.

- Mark Roberts

Pretty About

I lost in the 1988 Olympics, and I was pretty depressed for about eight years. I quit wrestling, and I got into Brazilian jujitsu in 1991.

- Mark Schultz

Winning Meant

Muhammad Ali meant everything to me. He inspired me to box after watching re-runs of him winning a gold medal in the Olympics and being a world champion.

- Nicola Adams

Violin Next

I've decided to make my main priority for the next two years not playing the violin, but training for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

- Vanessa Mae

College Go

You can't go to college and develop into an Olympics champion. It takes too much time, too much training.

- Sonja Henie

Seeing Would

Pay-per-view would deprive many kids of the delight of seeing the Olympics.

- Mary Lou Retton

Test Ultimate

For athletes, the Olympics are the ultimate test of their worth.

- Mary Lou Retton

Want Like

The Olympics were great, because you had to make the team, and then go to the games. Now, I don't know, these guys today don't want to do anything like that.

- Oscar Robertson

New Muslim

If there was an Oppression Olympics, I would win the gold medal. I'm Palestinian, Muslim, I'm female, I'm disabled, and I live in New Jersey.

- Maysoon Zayid

Other Literally

I went to Beijing for the Olympics and was literally right across the track from Usain Bolt. And when he gets to full stride, for every two steps the other guy's taking, he's just taking one.

- Wendell Pierce

Used Boxer

I asked my kids, 'Do you know what Papa used to do.' They said, 'You were a boxer, you won the Olympics!' And that's what they know.

- Sugar Ray Leonard

Career Highlight

The highlight of my career? The Olympics, of course.

- Tara Lipinski

Year Locally

I raced locally for a year, went to Europe the year after and went to the Olympics the year after that.

- Taylor Phinney

Against Means

I don't know what it means to be out there against the Olympics.

- Yahoo Serious

Dream Part

Taking part in an Olympics on home ground is something you dream about.

- Zara Phillips