Gold Medal Inspiration

//Gold Medal Inspiration

This year, nearly 35% of workers said that they have taken or plan to take vacation time in August. Between a record hot summer and time off work, it’s not always easy to keep motivated. Here are our top 10 inspiring quotes from new and past Olympians to help you reach your (gold medal!) goals.


1.
 “Hard days are the best because that’s when champions are made.” — Gabby Douglas, gymnastics

2. “Don’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the further you get.” — Michael Phelps, swimming

3. “I told myself: Listen:  Don’t panic. Take your time, chip away, and work your way back in.” — Usain Bolt, track and field

4. “It doesn’t matter what your background is and where you come from. If you have dreams and goals, that’s all that matters.” — Serena Williams, tennis

5. “I’m not the next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps, I’m the first Simone Biles.” — Simone Biles, gymnastics

6. “You have to use your moment to help people around you.” — Ibthaj Muhammad, fencing

7. “I know I’m a good and honest person and if I put hard work in, I would be able to reach my goals.” — Sarah Robles, weightlifting

8. “When anyone tells me I can’t do anything, I’m just not listening anymore.” — Florence Griffith Joyner, former track Olympian

9.Part of being a champ is acting like a champ. You have to learn how to win and not run away when you lose.” — Nancy Kerrigan, former ice skating Olympian

10. “One word: ‘Fight.’ Anyone can do it when it feels good. When you’re hurting, that’s when it makes a difference; so you have to keep fighting.” — Erin Cafaro, former rowing Olympian

By | 2017-11-01T06:47:49+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments