Michael Phelps quotes

Who the heck is Michael Phelps?

Michael Fred Phelps II is an American retired competitive swimmer and the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals.

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“I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.”

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“I want to be able to look back and say, "I've done everything I can, and I was successful." I don't want to look back and say I should have done this or that.”

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“I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do.”

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“If you put your mind to anything that you dream, you can achieve it.”

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“If you say "can't" you're restricting what you can do or ever will do.”

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“If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren't willing to do.”

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“Our time on Earth is already short enough. For me, it's like every single day I try to be as happy as I can. It's crazy to think about. We never have enough time. That's always the thing. We always want to do more. So it's about being able to spend time on the things that are most important to you. Life is a lot easier that way, and obviously life is pretty difficult a lot of the time.”

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“Records are always made to be broken no matter what they are.”

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“So many people along the way, whatever it is you aspire to do, will tell you it can't be done. But all it takes is imagination. You dream, you plan, you reach. There will be obstacles. There will doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.

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“The more you dream the more you achieve.”

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“The one thing that's common to all successful people: They make a habit of doing things that unsuccessful people don't like to do.”

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“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work... there are no limits!”

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“Things won’t go perfect. It’s all about how you adapt from those things and learn from mistakes.”

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