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.
Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
Find the good. It's all around you. Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it.
The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness.
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.
I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up.