Gymnastics Quotes

Here are some famous motivational quotations and sayings about gymnastics for confidence and self-belief:


– Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work at it.


– Practice doesn’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.


– Don’t just wait for the moment…Bring the moment to you.


– “Fear can hold you back from trying wonderful things- Worry afterwards!”


– “I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid, instead I run towards it and trample it beneath my feet.” Nadia Comaneci


– “Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. Our goal in life is to find it and keep it.” Mary Lou Retton


– “Other people may not have had high expectations for me… but I had high expectations for myself.” Shannon Miller


–  “Wake up every day knowing that today is a new day and only you can determine the outcome of that day. So dream big, accept the challenge, and never look back.” Alicia Sacramone


–  “Set daily, monthly and long term goals and dreams. Don’t ever be afraid to dream too big. Nothing is impossible. If you believe in yourself, you can achieve it.” Nastia Liukin


–  “It’s not about winning or losing a competition, it’s about beating the doubt from within yourself and knowing at the end of each day you are one step closer to your goals.” Jonathan Horton


– Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, & a hard-to-find alloy called guts.


– Peace. Love. Gymnastics.


– There are only beautiful gymnasts.


– And on the eighth day, God created gymnastics.


– Real athletes don’t wear pants.  They wear leotards.


– Eat.  Sleep. Gymnastics. Welcome to my world.


– Perfect practice makes perfect.


– Don’t wish upon a star. Reach for one.


– Gymnastics.  Blood, sweat and tears chalk.


– If you believe you can get through an injury and fight back, and you really love gymnastics enough, you can get through it.” Courtney Kupets


–  It’s important to push yourself further than you think you can go each and every day — as that is what separates the good from the great.” Kerri Strug


–  “Wake up every day knowing that today is a new day and only you can determine the outcome of that day. So dream big, accept the challenge, and never look back.” Alicia Sacramone


–  Hard work is always hard work, for young gymnasts and old gymnasts. Whoever can handle this will be a champion.” Svetlana Boguinskaya


–  “I know how to smile, I know how to laugh, I know how to play. But I know how to do these things only after I have fulfilled my mission”.  Nadia Comaneci

–  Talent alone is not enough. I believe that a really good gymnast is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration”. Vladislav Rastorotsky


– When I go in to compete, whether it’s gymnastics or anything else, I do my own thing. I compete with myself.  Shannon Miller


– After a day of football, a gymnast would be bruised.  After a day of gymnastics, a football player would be dead.


– Gymnastics — only the strong survive.


– Behind every successful gymnast is a coach who made her that way.


– Gymnastics is not only a good thing to live by, but it is important to understand how it does help you in life. -Shawn Johnson


–  Beautiful mistakes come with beautiful endings. Just because you fall on a beam routine doesn’t mean it’s over. Get back up and show it off. Breathe, relax, and smile. You can do it.


– When you first walk onto that blue carpeted floor, you have already given up the shot at a life without pain.


– We, the chosen bunch who survive the brutal training, are the ones who know what real fear is, what true pain is, and what it’s like to be lost. If you look up, you will realize that, not only are you special, but you carry something that no other human will ever know of.


–  Trudging back in the warm, chalk-filled gym day after day, year after year,  you realize that it is  your safe haven where you don’t have to worry about what others think, because you know that you are of the group of people who understand true love: love for the sport!


– If you don’t think you’ll win, you won’t.


– Success doesn’t come to you…you go to it.


– Hard things are put in our way, not to stop us, but to call out our courage and strength.



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