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A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
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Although I wasn't invited to shake hands with Hitler, I wasn't invited to the White House to shake hands with the President either.
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Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
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Find the good. It's all around you. Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it.
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For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.
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Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
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I always loved running - it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.
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I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up.
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If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's back yard.
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If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's back yard. The thrill of competing carries with it the thrill of a gold medal. One wants to win to prove himself the best.
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Life doesn't give you all the practice races you need.
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One chance is all you need.
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The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at.
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The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness.
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We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
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