December 1, 2016

Usain Bolt Quotes

“A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.”

“All I have to do is to work on transition and technique.”

“As long as I’m in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.”

“But anybody who steps into the lane beside you is the biggest competition because they made it to the finals.”

“But if I keep my core and back strong, the scoliosis doesn’t really bother me.”

“Come on… when you’re running, if you see you’re going to win, you’re going to celebrate.”

“Every season, for me, it’s like starting from scratch again.”

“For me, I’m focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I’m working on it.”

“I can’t really live outside Jamaica. I can be away, but only for a while.”

“I don’t even like to go out onto the streets sometimes because I can’t get anything done. People want pictures and autographs all the time.”

“I don’t know the history of my sport. I’m not like those people who know everything.”

“I don’t like losing anyways.”

“I don’t put myself under pressure.”

“I don’t read a lot of books.”

“I don’t think about records.”

“I have dedicated my life to the 200m, I really love the 200m a lot.”

“I have matured a lot.”

“I just love dancing.”

“I know what I can do so it doesn’t bother me what other people think or their opinion on the situation.”

“I like music a lot.”

“I really don’t have a favorite meal. I eat anything.”

“I really want to try soccer after I retire because I’ve watched football over the years and I think I could be a good contender.”

“I remember once, actually the first race I ran, I fell.”

“I think my acceleration is very good. That’s the key for me.”

“I try to lead by example.”

“I was playing cricket first and my cricket coach was the one that introduced me to track and field.”

“I will run against anybody.”

“I work hard, and I do good, and I’m going to enjoy myself. I’m not going to let you restrict me.”

“I would rather be lying in a bed than changing one.”

“I wouldn’t say I’m a phenomenon, just a great athlete.”

“I’d like to say to all my fans out there, thanks for the support. And to all my doubters, thank you very much because you guys have also pushed me.”

“If Queen Elizabeth knighthooded me and I would get the title Sir Usain Bolt. That sounds very nice.”

“If you think about racing too much you may just lose it a little bit.”

“If you’re the Olympic champion then they have to wait four more years to get you again.”

“It’s a great feat for me to have broken my world record.”

“It’s always a wake-up call to get beaten.”

“I’ve learned over the years that if you start thinking about the race, it stresses you out a little bit. I just try to relax and think about video games, what I’m gonna do after the race, what I’m gonna do just to chill. Stuff like that to relax a little before the race.”

“I’ve worked hard over the years, I’ve been injured and I’ve worked hard through it, and I’ve made it.”

“Manners is the key thing. Say, for instance, when you’re growing up, you’re walking down the street, you’ve got to tell everybody good morning. Everybody. You can’t pass one person.”

“My brother is really, really slow.”

“My coach told me if I broke the national record for the 200, I could run a 100.”

“My hunger is always there.”

“My relationship with everyone in Jamaica is good.”

“Once a year I will clean my room, just because I feel I should.”

“People always say I’m a legend, but I’m not. Not until I’ve defended my Olympic titles. That’s when I’ve decided I’ll be a legend.”

“People like to see showdowns.”

“Repeating is harder than anything else.”

“Sometimes you lose sight of what’s going on around you.”

“There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.”

“There are things that bother me. I try not to let them, but they do.”

“Track and field was very big when I was growing up.”

“When people see your personality come out, they feel so good, like they actually know who you are.”

“Where I’m from, there is no violence, pretty much.”

“You can get beat any day.”

“You do not want to get married at 22! Especially if you’re famous, because girls are going to be throwing themselves at you.”