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22 Famous Tonya Harding Quotes (SKATER)

Top 9 Most Famous Tonya Harding Quotes (BEST)

“Oh my God, It was totally the most awesomest thing. ‘Cause leading up it, you’re like, ‘I can’t do it! I can’t. I can’t!’ And then, bam, I can! And all those people who said I couldn’t make it, well f*** you! I did!”

Tonya Harding
I was a little tiger. I loved skating. You couldn't get me out of my skates. As many times as I could go to the rink, I was there.
I was a little tiger. I loved skating. You couldn’t get me out of my skates. As many times as I could go to the rink, I was there.
There’s no such thing as truth… Everyone has their own truth.
There’s no such thing as truth… Everyone has their own truth.
People are gonna believe what they want to believe and like I said before, I really don't give a damn.
People are gonna believe what they want to believe and like I said before, I really don’t give a damn.
It was so hard to survive - moving so much, not having many friends. But I loved my skating.
It was so hard to survive – moving so much, not having many friends. But I loved my skating.

“It’s an image that the media has given me as a bad girl, and the only reason they gave me that image is just because of the few things that have gone wrong in my life, and also because I grew up living in a trailer.”

Tonya Harding
All I know is skating… I’m no one if I can’t skate… It’s like you’re giving me a life sentence.
All I know is skating… I’m no one if I can’t skate… It’s like you’re giving me a life sentence.
Truthfully, I don't remember much about anything after the Olympics 'cause I, I lost everything.
Truthfully, I don’t remember much about anything after the Olympics ’cause I, I lost everything.
I like fighting, but I hate hurting people.
I like fighting, but I hate hurting people.

2 Tonya Harding Quotes on America

I love my country. If they don't love me, I don't care.
I love my country. If they don’t love me, I don’t care.
America, you know – they want someone to love, but they want someone to hate.
America, you know – they want someone to love, but they want someone to hate.

7 Tonya Harding Quotes that will Make You Think

“One thing I like about boxing is that I will not have to deal with the same kind of politics that I had to in skating. In boxing, it is not about your appearance, or how your costume looks, what color it is, or how much it costs.”

Tonya Harding
I never apologized for growing up poor or being a redneck – which is what I am...
I never apologized for growing up poor or being a redneck – which is what I am…
I was told my whole life, you're fat, you're ugly, you're never going to amount to be anything.
I was told my whole life, you’re fat, you’re ugly, you’re never going to amount to be anything.
I moved around 13 different times before I was in fifth grade, not having money, not having a lot of friends.
I moved around 13 different times before I was in fifth grade, not having money, not having a lot of friends.
Nancy [Kerrigan] gets hit one time and the whole world shs. For me, it was an all-the-time occurrence.
Nancy [Kerrigan] gets hit one time and the whole world sh**s. For me, it was an all-the-time occurrence.
I have never been the stereotypical figure skater.
I have never been the stereotypical figure skater.
I'm not an educated woman. What am I gonna do for the rest of my life I'm an athlete… And now I have absolutely nothing.
I’m not an educated woman. What am I gonna do for the rest of my life? I’m an athlete… And now I have absolutely nothing.

4 Tonya Harding Quotes on her Mum and Dad

“I made you a champion, knowing you’d hate me for it. That’s the sacrifice a mother makes! I wish I’d had a mother like me instead of nice… I didn’t like my mother, either – so, what? I f***ing gave you a gift!”

Tonya Harding
She hits me and she beats me and she drinks. My mom is an alcoholic.
She hits me and she beats me and she drinks. My mom is an alcoholic.
My biological mother made my clothes or bought my clothes from Salvation Army or Goodwill.
My biological mother made my clothes or bought my clothes from Salvation Army or Goodwill.
My dad was always supportive of me and my skating, and he loved me as best that he could, and he worked hard.
My dad was always supportive of me and my skating, and he loved me as best that he could, and he worked hard.

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