• People make a big mistake when they say, 'I need to be motivated.' You motivate yourself. I might inspire somebody, but that person has to be motivated within themselves first. Look inside yourself, believe in yourself, put in the hard work, and your dreams will unfold.

    "Believe, Believe, Believe: Billy Mills' Own Story - from Desperation to Winning Gold". Interview with Duncan Larkin, May 28, 2010.