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  • Carl Lewis
    Carl Lewis
    American athlete 1961-
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    An athlete and actor are really two different temperaments, night and day. As an athlete you really keep things out and as an actor you really bring things in.
  • Alberto Salazar
    Alberto Salazar
    American track coach and long-distance runner 1958-
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    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.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Anyone can see why an elite athlete would want to leave a small, impoverished country where their skills were effectively uncashed winning lottery tickets. All they had to do was wash ashore almost anywhere else in the world and cash in. Yet the vast majority of Cuban boxers - and Cuban athletes in general - despite that incentive, stayed.
  • Beth Brooke
    Beth Brooke
    American businesswoman and athelete 1959-
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    As an athlete, you sort of just win every day. Because you're going to sometimes lose every day. And so you just keep picking yourself up and going forward.
  • Carl Lewis
    Carl Lewis
    American athlete 1961-
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    At the end of the day, if you're a professional athlete in track and field you are the CEO of your company.
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
    Babe Didrikson Zaharias
    American athlete 1911-1956
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    Before I was ever in my teens, I knew exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up. My goal was to be the greatest athlete that ever lived.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Boxing distills and illuminates the essence of an athlete. There's nowhere to hide. Boxers live and perform at the extremes. They provide us with answers about a given contest, but more important, they ask us fundamental questions about human narratives. What does this person really stand for? How far will he go to defend it?
  • Willie Shoemaker
    Willie Shoemaker
    American jockey 1931-2003
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    Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete.
  • Bill Russell
    Bill Russell
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    Durability is part of what makes a great athlete.
  • Cate Campbell
    Cate Campbell
    Malawian-born Australian athlete 1992-
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    Every athlete wants to win an Olympic gold medal, and I'd be lying if I said that's not what I wanted.
  • Bobby Hull
    Bobby Hull
    Canadian ice hockey player 1939-
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    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.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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    For an athlete to function properly, he must be intent. There has to be a definite purpose and goal if you are to progress. If you are not intent about what you are doing, you aren't able to resist the temptation to do something else that might be more fun at the moment.
  • Bode Miller
    Bode Miller
    American former World Cup alpine ski racer 1977-
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    From this inhuman pressure doping is born because the athlete feels the imperative of having to be No. 1. I believe instead that sport should be a private pressure, a challenge for yourself.
    Source: Interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, 16 Feb. 2006 [1]
  • Bobby Cannavale
    Bobby Cannavale
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    Growing up, I wasn't an athlete or anything like that. The only place I felt like I belonged was in the theater.
  • Caitlyn Marie Jenner
    Caitlyn Marie Jenner
    American television personality and decathlete (born Bruce Jenner) 1949-
    Caitlyn Marie Jenner
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    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.
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