Top 1968 Olympics Quotes

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1. "But inside of me I knew that the Olympics were still there. I was still young enough. I knew that once I transitioned out of hockey, it would be really hard to go back."
Author: Angela Ruggiero
2. "I would love very much to win a medal at the Olympics for myself, by my own performance. But that will never happen."
Author: Bela Karolyi
3. "The Olympics must be my curse or something."
Author: Blanka Vlasic
4. "In fact, the Harvard study data indicates that 70 percent of African American children attend schools that are predominately African American, about the same level as in 1968 when Dr. King died."
Author: Bobby Scott
5. "I tried to make the Olympics team in 1956."
Author: Bruce Dern
6. "I love the Olympics. Something about the Olympics just makes everything competitive."
Author: Bryan Greenberg
7. "When I watch the Olympics I become such an emotional wreck. I've always loved the Olympics, be it the summer or the winter Olympics."
Author: Bryn Terfel
8. "Going to the Olympics as a Maasai I want to make them proud because, after the warm welcome they gave me when I went back and being their leader, I want to also be the warrior in the Olympics. That will be something good because that will be the first Olympic gold medal for the Maasai."
Author: David Rudisha
9. "The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself."
Author: Dawn Fraser
10. "There were no competitions on television. The first skating competition I ever remember seeing on television was the 1968 Olympics when Peggy Fleming won."
Author: Dorothy Hamill
11. "I remember at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Shaq always wanted me to show him steps over and over."
Author: Hakeem Olajuwon
12. "People who aren't perhaps that into sport are going to be following me and wanting to be part of the Olympics. That definitely does bring added pressure but as an athlete the Olympics are the ultimate competition."
Author: Jessica Ennis
13. "Quintana's christening was in 1966, this Christian Dior show was two years later, 1968: 1966 and 1968 were a world removed from each other in the political and cultural life of the United States but they were for women who presented themselves a certain way the same time. It was a way of looking, it was a way of being. It was a period. What became of that way of looking, that way of being, that time, that period? What became of the women smoking cigarettes in their Chanel suits and their David Webb bracelets, what became of Diana holding the champagne flute and the one of Sara Mankiewicz's Minton plates? What became of Sara Mankiewicz's Minton plates?"
Author: Joan Didion
14. "The Olympics is about letting people believe in their own dreams."
Author: Kyle Shewfelt
15. "I was through as a manager. I did become involved late in the 1968 campaign at the national scene at the last minute. But I was through as a manager, and I've stayed through, incidentally."
Author: Lew Wasserman
16. "The Beijing Olympics represent China's grand entrance onto the world stage and confirmation of its new superpower status."
Author: Ma Jian
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Author: Milan Kundera
18. "I hope I can compete in one or two Olympics in my career. Of course I would like to win a medal, but just being there would be awesome."
Author: Patrick Chan
19. "In 1968, in the midst of the tumultuous 1960s, the Olympics were much more than just another event."
Author: Peggy Fleming
20. "No, in 1968 I still wanted to be a Pop Star, and be about the music. Now, I want to be just about the music."
Author: Peter Tork
21. "[Piper] rushed to get dressed. By the time she got up on deck, the others had already gathered—all hastily dressed except for Coach Hedge, who had pulled the night watch. Frank's Vancouver Winter Olympics shirt was inside out. Percy wore pajama pants and a bronze breastplate, which was an interesting fashion statement. Hazel's hair was all blown to one side as though she'd walked through a cyclone; and Leo had accidentally set himself on fire. His T-shirt was in charred tatters. His arms were smoking."
Author: Rick Riordan
22. "I think after the 2008 Olympics I wasn't really satisfied with the outcome, so I knew I had to change some things."
Author: Ryan Lochte
23. "It's like practicing pole vaulting your entire life, and then getting to the olympics and saying, ‘what the hell did I want to jump over this stupid bar for?"
Author: Stephen King
24. "I always try to see the good in everything, and that gives me strength. Even when I lost in the London Olympics quarterfinals, I said to myself, 'Don't lose heart, God has his own plans.' Actually, life just goes on; you have to accept whatever challenge you face and become stronger."
Author: Vijender Singh
25. "I went to Beijing for the Olympics and was literally right across the track from Usain Bolt. And when he gets to full stride, for every two steps the other guy's taking, he's just taking one."
Author: Wendell Pierce
26. "I'm not feeling much pressure for the Olympics because I think I already have done many things in my career. I will try to enjoy my second Olympics."
Author: Yuna Kim
27. "The Olympics is the biggest competition for all athletes and an unforgettable event."
Author: Yuna Kim

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