Top 1972 Munich Olympics Quotes

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Favorite 1972 Munich Olympics Quotes

1. "The Olympics must be my curse or something."
Author: Blanka Vlasic
2. "I tried to make the Olympics team in 1956."
Author: Bruce Dern
3. "Looking after a very sick child was the Olympics of parenting."
Author: Chris Cleave
4. "The opening and closing ceremonies of the London Olympics are mass satanic rituals disguised as a celebration of Britain and sport. Their medium is the language of symbolism."
Author: David Icke
5. "I was ready in 2008 for the Olympic Games but unfortunately I missed the Kenyan trials with a thigh injury. I watched those Olympics but it was tough to watch. But it was good in the end because a Kenyan, Wilfred Bungei, was the champion."
Author: David Rudisha
6. "You want to do Olympics just like you do a pro football game or a basketball game? Be my guest. Watch it all fade away."
Author: Dick Ebersol
7. "I have been involved in music since 1972 when I started managing two artists from The Jimi Hendrix Band. My family has been involved in music for years, so it's kind of in my blood. I just wish I could sing!"
Author: Earl Monroe
8. "Between 1972 and 1987, the number of Democratic women in the House had actually gone down, from 14 to 12. EMILY's list started doing House races in 1988."
Author: Ellen Malcolm
9. "At the Olympics in China, every color was represented... and that was just the drinking water."
Author: Evan Sayet
10. "I liked Germany; I'm not into Berlin, it's too huge and empty and imposing, but Munich was good."
Author: Graham Coxon
11. "There was an exhibition in Munich in 1937, 'Degenerate Art,' which included work by Klee, Kandinsky, Beckmann and many others. The work was called 'sick' and put in the trash heap. The sentiments expressed toward contemporary art by Jesse Helms, Pat Robertson and Mayor Giuliani recall the language used by the Nazis."
Author: Hans Haacke
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. "After the first exams, I switched to the Faculty of Philosophy and studied Zoology in Munich and Vienna."
Author: Karl Von Frisch
14. "My experience at the 1992 Winter Olympics was my fulfillment of dreaming the Impossible Dream."
Author: Kristi Yamaguchi
15. "Dorothy Hamill was my big idol as a kid. She'd won the Olympics in 1976. She was America's sweetheart with her personality, her talent, her haircut."
Author: Kristi Yamaguchi
16. "In terms of my career, having the gold definitely changed my life. The Olympics are different, you know? They're every four years and it's such a small group."
Author: Kristi Yamaguchi
17. "One of my goals is to play the Olympics in 2016. If you're able to represent your country in the Olympics everyone will understand you as a player and not many people do get to go to the Olympics."
Author: Lydia Ko
18. "The Beijing Olympics represent China's grand entrance onto the world stage and confirmation of its new superpower status."
Author: Ma Jian
19. "Part of what Special Olympics is trying to do is break down stereotypes that still exist for people. There is still a lot of fear."
Author: Maria Shriver
20. "At this point, I couldn't help it. I walked around to see her better, and from the moment I witnessed her face again, I could tell that this was who she loved the most. Her expression stroked the man on his face. It followed one of the lines down his cheek. He had sat in the washroom with her and taught her how to roll a cigarette. He gave bread to a dead man on Munich Street and told the girl to keep reading in the bomb shelter. Perhaps if he didn't, she might not have ended up writing in the basement. Papa - the accordionist - and Himmel Street. One could not exist without the other, because for Liesel, both were home. Yes, that's what Hans Hubermann was for Liesel Meminger."
Author: Markus Zusak
21. "I think the most surprising thing about the Olympics would be the amount of interaction and partying that goes on behind the scenes. They have nightclubs at the Olympic Village. It's like college all over again."
Author: Misty May Treanor
22. "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
23. "In 1968, in the midst of the tumultuous 1960s, the Olympics were much more than just another event."
Author: Peggy Fleming
24. "I'd won our school science fair in the fourth grade, my "Phases of an Egg" presentation eclipsing the dozen or so baking-soda-and-vinegar volcanoes presented by the rest of our class. I'd taken gold in our town's Junior Olympics when I was ten, and got to stand up on the top of a three-tiered pedestal after placing first in the Fifty Yard Dash. One time when I was fourteen, I'd received a Presidential Physical Fitness certificate from Ronald Reagan, when I logged a record-breaking eighty-two situps in the span of a minute. But nothing compared to the sense of accomplishment I felt - no award, no ribbon, no trophy - no achievement lived up to the unfathomable triumph of having won the heart of Terrence C. Wilmington III."
Author: T. Torrest
25. "People, heed my warning: That stuff is Specials Olympics in a pint glass. You think they are harmless and not very strong, and the next thing you know it is an hour later and you are in the bathroom of the bar with your pants off, surrounded by five girls, giving your boxers to a bachelorette party because one of the girls is cute and told you that you had a nice butt. Be forewarned. - from the Austin Road Trip story"
Author: Tucker Max
26. "I've decided to make my main priority for the next two years not playing the violin, but training for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia."
Author: Vanessa Mae
27. "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

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