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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteSo you wish to conquer in the Olympic games, my friend? And I too, by the Gods, and a fine thing it would be! But first mark the conditions and the consequences, and then set to work. You will have to put yourself under discipline; to eat by rule, to avoid cakes and sweetmeats; to take exercise at the appointed hour whether you like it or no, in cold and heat; to abstain from cold drinks and from wine at your will; in a word, to give yourself over to the trainer as to a physician. Then in the conflict itself you are likely enough to dislocate your wrist or twist your ankle, to swallow a great deal of dust, or to be severely thrashed, and, after all these things, to be defeated.

 Epictetus quotes (Greek philosopher associated with the Stoics, AD 55-c.135)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.

 Pierre de Coubertin quotes (French Educator, primarily responsible for the revival of the Olympic Games in 1894. 1863-1937)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIn the Olympic Oath, I ask for only one thing: sporting loyalty.

 Pierre de Coubertin quotes (French Educator, primarily responsible for the revival of the Olympic Games in 1894. 1863-1937)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe Olympic Spirit is neither the property of one race nor of one age.

 Pierre de Coubertin quotes (French Educator, primarily responsible for the revival of the Olympic Games in 1894. 1863-1937)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteHolding an Olympic Games means evoking history.

 Pierre de Coubertin quotes (French Educator, primarily responsible for the revival of the Olympic Games in 1894. 1863-1937)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIt is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.

 Herb Elliott quotes (Australian middle-distance Runner who was world record holder in the 1.500 metre (metric-mile) race (1958-67) and the mile race (1958-62). b.1938)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe feeling of accomplishment welled up inside of me, three Olympic gold medals. I knew that was something nobody could ever take away from me, ever.

 Wilma Rudolph quotes (First American woman Runner to win three gold medals at a single Olympics. 1940-1994)

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