I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up.
More Quotes from Jesse Owens:To me, we must learn to spell the word RESPECT. We must respect the rights and properties of our fellowman. And then learn to play the game of life, as well as the game of athletics, according to the rules of society. If you can take that and put it into practice in the community in which you live, then, to me you have won the greatest championship.
Find the good. It's all around you. Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it.
If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's back yard.
People come out to see you perform and you've got to give them the best you have within you. The lives of most men are patchwork quilts. Or at best one matching outfit with a closet and laundry bag full of incongruous accumulations. A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
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