Best Quotes by Wilma Rudolph (Top 10)

  1. Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
  2. When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.
  3. Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
  4. My doctors told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother.
  5. I had a series of childhood illnesses... scarlet fever.... pneumonia.... Polio. I walked with braces until I was at least nine years old. My life wasn't like the average person who grew up and decided to enter the world of sports.
  6. No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helps you.
  7. Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle.
  8. The triumph can't be had without the struggle.
  9. It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish. It's all a matter of discipline. I was determined to discover what life held for me beyond the inner-city streets.
  10. The feeling of accomplishment welled up inside of me, three Olympic gold medals. I knew that was something nobody could ever take away from me, ever.

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