Matt Biondi quotes

  • I wish I was a better athlete. That would have been a little cooler, being a great boxer and walking into a room and going: "I can knock everybody out!" That's a good feeling.

  • Carl Yastrzemski was the best all-around player. He could run, throw and hit. He had the ability to play a number of different positions. He signed as a shortstop. He could play the outfield, of course, and third base and first, too. He was a tremendous athlete. Mickey Mantle was unbelievable, too.

  • Life is just the same as learning to swim. Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!

  • While no road is ever straight, dedication and persistence will always lead you to your dreams.

  • I play golf with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.

  • No great achievement is possible without persistent work.

  • The virtue of achievement is victory over oneself. Those who know this can never know defeat.

  • Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness

  • It isn't normal to know what we want. It is a rare and difficult psychological achievement.

  • We must not rest until right livelihood is within reach of every human being upon this earth we love and cherish. We all have a role to play in achieving this goal.