"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts a forever."
- Lance Armstrong
"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perserverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."
"The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when no one else is watching."
- Anson Dorrance
"All great athletes make mistakes; the great ones learn to make that mistake only once."
- Mia Hamm
"The important thing is this; To be able, at any moment, be willing to sacrifice what we are for what we could become."
- Charles Du Bos