Lance Armstrong quotes

 quotes - Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. Share

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”

— Lance Armstrong

 quotes - The riskiest thing you can do is get greedy. Share

“The riskiest thing you can do is get greedy.”

— Lance Armstrong

 quotes - Winning is about heart, not just legs. It's got to be in the right place. Share

“Winning is about heart, not just legs. It's got to be in the right place.”

— Lance Armstrong

 quotes - If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on. Share

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

— Lance Armstrong

“Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”

— Lance Armstrong

“Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that's not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.”

— Lance Armstrong

“There comes a point in every man's life when he has to say: 'Enough is enough.'”

— Lance Armstrong

“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.”

— Lance Armstrong

“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.”

— Lance Armstrong

“Through my illness I learned rejection. I was written off. That was the moment I thought, Okay, game on. No prisoners. Everybody's going down.”

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

“Extraordinary allegations require extraordinary evidence.”

— Lance Armstrong

“I still don't get golf.”

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

“There's no rule, no law, no regulation that says you can't come back. So I have every right to come back.”

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

“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.”

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

“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.”

— Lance Armstrong

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

— Lance Armstrong

“Portland, Oregon won't build a mile of road without a mile of bike path. You can commute there, even with that weather, all the time.”

— Lance Armstrong

“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.”

— Lance Armstrong