Mary Lou Retton Quotes

Top 34 wise famous quotes and sayings by Mary Lou Retton

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Mary Lou Retton quotes: Children possess a remarkable amount of passion. They throw themselves completely, heart and soul, into everything. Children possess a remarkable amount of passion. They throw themselves completely, heart and soul, into everything.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: If I had a bad performance in a particular leotard, I threw it in the trash. If I had a bad performance in a particular leotard, I threw it in the trash.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: In L.A., we had a game room with a new sensation called Pac-Man. In L.A., we had a game room with a new sensation called Pac-Man.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: There can be distractions, but if you're isolated from the heart of the Games, the Olympics become just another competition. There can be distractions, but if you're isolated from the heart of the Games, the Olympics become just another competition.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: I usually don't mind giving autographs, but when hundreds of folks with paper and pen start coming at you, it's time to seek shelter. I usually don't mind giving autographs, but when hundreds of folks with paper and pen start coming at you, it's time to seek shelter.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: I cant justify taking money away from hungry kids and needy schools to pay for the Games when corporations are willing to write the checks. I cant justify taking money away from hungry kids and needy schools to pay for the Games when corporations are willing to write the checks.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: You've got to believe in yourself first. Take risks and don't be afraid to fall. You've got to believe in yourself first. Take risks and don't be afraid to fall.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Many athletes competing in Atlanta wouldn't be here if it weren't for corporate support. Many athletes competing in Atlanta wouldn't be here if it weren't for corporate support.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: I like added pressure. It makes me work harder. I like added pressure. It makes me work harder.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Fragile egos are put on the line every day. Fragile egos are put on the line every day.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: The endorsement game has been very good to me. The endorsement game has been very good to me.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Many medal winners dream of competing in a sport other than the one they're famous for. Many medal winners dream of competing in a sport other than the one they're famous for.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: As much time as you put into it, that's what your achievements are going to be when you come out of it. As much time as you put into it, that's what your achievements are going to be when you come out of it.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: It's going to be really weird when I'm 80 years old, in a walker, and people are still calling me America's sweetheart. We need a new one. It's going to be really weird when I'm 80 years old, in a walker, and people are still calling me America's sweetheart. We need a new one.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Even though it may seem counterintuitive, a comfort zone is a dangerous place to be. Even though it may seem counterintuitive, a comfort zone is a dangerous place to be.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: For six years, I kept my five Olympic medals wrapped in a plastic bread bag beneath my bed. For six years, I kept my five Olympic medals wrapped in a plastic bread bag beneath my bed.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Each one of us has a fire in our heart for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it lit. Each one of us has a fire in our heart for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Be cocky. Walk into the Georgia Dome like you own it. Be cocky. Walk into the Georgia Dome like you own it.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Rather then focusing on the obstacle in your path, focus on the bridge over the obstacle. Rather then focusing on the obstacle in your path, focus on the bridge over the obstacle.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Erase the word "failure" from your vocabulary. No case is ever truly closed, and no challenge is ever over. Erase the word "failure" from your vocabulary. No case is ever truly closed, and no challenge is ever over.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart. Heat is required to forge anything. Every
great accomplishment is the story of a flaming
heart.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Getting to know athletes from all over the planet is a big part of the Olympic experience. Getting to know athletes from all over the planet is a big part of the Olympic experience.
Mary Lou Retton quotes: Faith is a gateway to happiness that remains permanently accessible to each of us, wherever we are, no matter our circumstances. Faith is a gateway to happiness that remains permanently accessible to each of us, wherever we are, no matter our circumstances.