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Readers Respond: Quotes that Inspire You

Responses: 80


What quotes inspire you -- in gymnastics or in your life in general?


Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success
—Guest Level 8 gymnast

gymnastic quote

its very important to push yourself harder every day, that separates the good from the great.
—Guest level 8 guest

I have a few.

Gymnastics is having the courage to hang on while the strength to let go. Gymnastics is knowing the difference between falling and jumping. Gymnastics is falling 8 times and getting back up 9 times. Gymnastics is flying without wings. *Not sure who to credit for these.
—Guest Level 6 gymnast


I got a t-shirt that said this before a competition ... "people see things and ask WHY but gymnasts see the same things and ask WHY NOT!"
—Guest Jjhope

Pain or Glory

Pain fades ,Glory last forever. In the final pass of your floor routine do you chose pain or glory. In your final vault do you chose pain or glory. On your dismounts on bars and beam ,Do you chose pain or GLORY?
—Guest GGG

Gymnastics Quote

When your hands are ripped and body is sore, gymnasts get up and ask for more.
—Guest Gymnast level 8

Inspirational Gymnastics Quote

"You have to want it more than you're afraid of it." -- A gymnast named Molly I met in Tennessee
—Guest lvl8

you can.

remember your mind plays tricks on you. when your scared you need to trust your body, it knows what to do.
—Guest gymnast emma

gymnastics quote

if your ever scared or are trying to stick a skill or even at a meet say this; see it, want it, do it. "I see it, I want it, I am going to do it"
—Guest gymnast emma

Inspirational Gymnastics Quote

Never say, "I can't." Say, "I can't yet!" I love this one. It has always inspired me, so let it inspire you!
—Guest Samantha

Gymnastics Quote

"It's not about how many hours you work, it's about how much work you put into the hours."
—Guest Emily

yoy are in control

when u get on the beam and ur scared remember fear is optional. i know u may think it isnt but it really is! u r the one in control u control the out come of the skill. if u hav a skill that ur afraid of make key words: like i have a round off back hand spring series on beam i tell myself, feet on the beam lift on the back hand spring straight over the top see the beam. mine i long but urs can be what ever u choose because ur in control!!!
—Guest gymnast 22

Gymnastics Quotes

"Always do what you are afraid to do" "Many hours in the gym is what it takes to win!" "When all else fails, try doing what your coach suggested" "Winners train, whiners complain"
—Guest Gymnastics Babe!


been there, stuck that.reach for the gold. we all love this one just got done making a poster for my sister
—Guest unknow

Don't give up

If you fall 7 times you get back up and try 8 more times!!!!
—Guest Gympoe3

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