The best Quotes by Jackie Joyner-Kersee

The best Quotes by Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee (born March 3, 1962) is a retired American track and field athlete, ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the heptathlon as well as long jump. She won three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals in those two events at four different Olympic Games. Sports Illustrated for Women magazine voted Joyner-Kersee the Greatest Female Athlete of All-Time.

It's better to look ahead and prepare, than to look back and regret.
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Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.
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Once I leave this earth, I know I've done something that will continue to help others.
Ask any athlete: We all hurt at times. I'm asking my body to go through seven different tasks. To ask it not to ache would be too much.
Give back in some way. Always be thoughtful of others.

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Why are there so many Latina's in Illinois?
Because that's where the Chica go.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Illinois - and that's pretty much the same thing.
The future is easy because it doesn't exist; but the past is painful because it lives forever.
The future is coming so fast, we can't possibly predict it; we can only learn to respond quickly.
Marty, the future isn't written. It can be changed... you know that. Anyone can make their future whatever they want it to be.
You can't change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future.
The future ain’t what it used to be.
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I'd give up all the world to see that little piece of heaven looking back at me.
Now that it's over, I just wanna hold her.
I've gotta live with the choices I made and I can't live with myself today.
Skillet - Lucy, Album: Awake
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Sometimes in life when you get what you want, you end up missing what you left behind.
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It's so hard to say that I'm sorry
I'll make everything alright
All these things that I've done
Now what have I become and where'd I go wrong?
Sum 41 - Best of Me
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Tell him yes. Even if you are dying of fear, even if you are sorry later, because whatever you do, you will be sorry all the rest of your life if you say no.
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Regret is my constant companion. Do not let it become yours.
Albus Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts - 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald
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You need to stop focusing on the darkness behind you. The past is the past, nothing can change what we've done.
Walter White in Breaking Bad - Season 5 Episode 9
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All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
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Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
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A woman can be gorgeous at 19, charmimg at 29, but only at 39 she is irresistible for the rest of her life. And no woman that has been irresistible, ever turns older than 39.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021

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