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33 Michael Phelps Quotes on Success (SWIMMING)

Top 10 Most Famous Michael Phelps Quotes (BEST)

“And, you know, being able to wear the stars and stripes, when you step up on one of the blocks or, you know, when you step off of an airplane or when you hear the national anthem play, you know, it’s one of the greatest feelings in the world because you know that there are people at home who are supporting you and watching you.”

Michael Phelps
If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren't willing to do.
If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren’t willing to do.
You can make a million mistakes, just not the same one twice.
You can make a million mistakes, just not the same one twice.
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.
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.
I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything.
I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything.
I found something I love, and I never gave up.
I found something I love, and I never gave up.
I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.
I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.
If you say can’t you’re restricting what you can do or ever will do.
If you say can’t you’re restricting what you can do or ever will do.
With so many people saying it couldn't be done, all it takes is an imagination.
With so many people saying it couldn’t be done, all it takes is an imagination.
I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming.
I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming.

8 Michael Phelps Quotes on Swimming and Success

Swimming is normal for me. I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It's my home.
Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home.
If I didn’t swim my best, I’d think about it at school, at dinner, with my friends. It would drive me crazy.
If I didn’t swim my best, I’d think about it at school, at dinner, with my friends. It would drive me crazy.
People say to me, You’re so lucky. You get to see the world. But I don’t. I go to the hotel and the pools and back again. That’s it.
People say to me, You’re so lucky. You get to see the world. But I don’t. I go to the hotel and the pools and back again. That’s it.
I feel most at home in the water. I disappear. That’s where I belong.
I feel most at home in the water. I disappear. That’s where I belong.
When I feel tired, I just think about how great I will feel, once I finally reach my goal.
When I feel tired, I just think about how great I will feel, once I finally reach my goal.
I can only control my own performance. If I do my best, then I can feel good at the end of the day.
I can only control my own performance. If I do my best, then I can feel good at the end of the day.
I listen to music before my competitions to get me pumped up. It helps me stay focused.
I listen to music before my competitions to get me pumped up. It helps me stay focused.
I consider myself normal. I've spent 20 years in the pool. I consider that something that's normal.
I consider myself normal. I’ve spent 20 years in the pool. I consider that something that’s normal.

6 Michael Phelps Quotes About Dreams

You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
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.
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.
I like to just think of myself as a normal person who just has a passion, has a goal and a dream and goes out and does it. And that's really how I've always lived my life.
I like to just think of myself as a normal person who just has a passion, has a goal and a dream and goes out and does it. And that’s really how I’ve always lived my life.
The more you dream the more you achieve.
The more you dream the more you achieve.
You have to have a dream so that you can get up in the morning.
You have to have a dream so that you can get up in the morning.
It’s cool just because I’ve had this dream of changing the sport of swimming and it’s finally happening.
It’s cool just because I’ve had this dream of changing the sport of swimming and it’s finally happening.

9 Inspirational Michael Phelps Quotes About Life

There are always going to be obstacles that come in your way, stay positive.
There are always going to be obstacles that come in your way, stay positive.
Things won't go perfect. It's all about how you adapt from those things and learn from mistakes.
Things won’t go perfect. It’s all about how you adapt from those things and learn from mistakes.
It doesn’t matter what else is going on. When you walk into your arena or your – whatever you excel at — you’re there to take care of the job that you have to do.
It doesn’t matter what else is going on. When you walk into your arena or your – whatever you excel at — you’re there to take care of the job that you have to do.
I wouldn’t say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it.
I wouldn’t say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it.
No goal is too high if you put your mind to it.
No goal is too high if you put your mind to it.
If you say 'can’t' you’re restricting what you can do or ever will do.
If you say ‘can’t’ you’re restricting what you can do or ever will do.
I won’t predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.
I won’t predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.
A hero should be somebody who can lift up other people with his courage and dedication.
A hero should be somebody who can lift up other people with his courage and dedication.
I have a lot of goals, but I think that I just want to take it day by day.
I have a lot of goals, but I think that I just want to take it day by day.

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