Olympic Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old olympic quotes, olympic sayings, and olympic proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The Olympics is about letting people believe in their own dreams. Kyle Shewfelt
The Olympic Games belong to the athletes and not to the politicians. Avery Brundage
The Olympic Spirit is neither the property of one race nor of one age. Pierre de Coubertin
Every Olympics is something special. If you're fortunate enough to play for your country - there's just so much energy. It's truly amazing. Venus Williams
The Olympics can no more lose money than a man can have a baby. Jean Drapeau
You don't win an Olympic gold medal with a few weeks of intensive training. Seth Godin
The Olympic Games are the quadrennial celebration of the springtime of humanity. Pierre de Coubertin
The Olympic Games are a national cause, and a national cause calls for a nationwide attitude. Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki
The Olympic Games is the ultimate level of competition. Russell Mark
The Olympic Games are for the world and all nations must be admitted to them. Pierre de Coubertin
An Olympic medal is much better than a world record, and so is a world championship or Commonwealth Games medal. Chad le Clos
Once you become an Olympic champion, you are expected to win all the time. Nadia Comaneci
Holding an Olympic Games means evoking history. Pierre de Coubertin
Winning an Olympic gold medal is like nothing else. Rebecca Lobo
The pressure of the Olympic Games is real overwhelming. Natalie Coughlin
Olympic athletes have to find a job right after they're done competing. Apolo Ohno