Nothing will work unless you do.
Sports for me is when a guy walks off the court, and you really can't tell whether he won or lost, when he carries himself with pride either way.
Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.
Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'
Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.
You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave - win or lose.
I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win - if you don't, you won't.
There may be people who have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do - and I believe that.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.
Ask any athlete: We all hurt at times. I'm asking my body to go through seven different tasks. To ask it not to ache would be too much.
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.
I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?
You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
I'm not just a model who plays volleyball, or a volleyball player who supports herself modeling. I'm a female athlete personality.
To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.
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