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21 Quotes From Olympic Athletes That Will Make You Feel Like You Can Conquer the World

Mia Hamm, Michael Phelps, Venus Williams, and more impressive Olympians share advice that's as motivational as it gets.

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Mia Hamm on climbing toward greatness

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Andre Agassi on the essence of success

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Muhammad Ali on having gritty resolve

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Kristi Yamaguchi on Olympic-sized lessons

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Mark Spitz on focusing on the present

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Michael Phelps on dreaming big

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Shaun White on putting joy before success

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Carl Lewis on having a fierce resolve

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Katherin Reutter on the satisfaction of reaching your goals

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Kerri Walsh on undivided devotion and spirit

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Wilma Rudolph on humanity’s incredible willpower

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Summer Sanders on team-building

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Sidney Crosby on the butterflies in your belly

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Venus Williams on building self-confidence

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Mary Lou Retton on the potential of the human spirit

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Bobby Knight on the necessity of preparation

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Katarina Witt on the uplifting character of community

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Florence Griffith Joyner on self-confidence in the face of adversity

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Peggy Fleming on owning your passion

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Dara Torres on courage in old age

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Erin Cafaro on persistence

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