Lance Armstrong Quotes


Best 55 Quotes by Lance Armstrong – Page 1 of 2

“A boo is a lot louder than a cheer. If you have 10 people cheering and one person booing, all you hear is the booing.”

“But, listen, Eddy Merckx would have won six Tours if he hadn't been punched.”

“Cycling is a sport of the open road and spectators are lining that road.”

“Cycling is so hard, the suffering is so intense, that it’s absolutely cleansing. The pain is so deep and strong that a curtain descends over your brain. Once; someone asked me what pleasure I took in riding for so long. ‘PLEASURE????' I said. ‘I don’t understand the question.’ I didn’t do it for the pleasure; I did it for the pain.”

“Extraordinary allegations require extraordinary evidence.”

“For whatever reason, maybe it's because of my story, but people associate Livestrong with exercise and physical fitness, health and lifestyle choices like that.”

“Giving up was never an option”

“Hard work, sacrifice and focus will never show up in tests.”

“I exercise every day. I swim, I bike, I run and I go to the gym.”

“I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.”

“I have been dealing with claims that I cheated and had an unfair advantage in winning my seven Tours since 1999.”

“I joined the swim team when I was 12, and I was the worst kid in the pool – I was put with a group of 7-year-olds.”

“I may be in timeout forever. But I hope not to be.”

“I still don't get golf.”

“I've committed to surfing the rest of my life.”

“If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell.”

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“If I can't face my accusers, that's a joke. We did that in medieval times.”

“If there was a god, I'd still have both nuts.”

“If we don't somehow stem the tide of childhood obesity, we're going to have a huge problem.”

“If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on.”

“It can't be any simpler: the farewell is going to be on the Champs-Elysees.”

“It's funny, because I have periods where I just kind of go dark. I don't tweet, I don't talk, I don't interview, and then I have times where I do.”

“It's nice to win. I'll never win again. I may have to take up golf – take on Tiger.”

“It's tough to be a 15- or 16-year-old athlete competing around the country. There's tension, there's media. I had no idea what I was getting into.”

“Knowledge is power, community is strength and positive attitude is everything”

“Make an obstacle an opportunity, make a negative a positive.”

“Marathons are hard because of the physical pain, the pounding on the muscles, joints, tendons.”

“Motivation can't take you very far if you don't have the legs.”

“My mom was such a strong character. I don't want to say she was like a man, but she was tough.”

“Nobody needs to cry for me. I'm going to be great.”

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