Did You Know These Top 100+ Inspirational Michael Phelps Quotes?

Did You Know These Top 100+ Inspirational Michael Phelps Quotes Curated by Factober.com

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September 28, 2020

Inspirational Michael Phelps Quotes

100+ best quotes by Michael Phelps. He is an American former competitive swimmer and the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals. #DidYouKnow, #Top100+, #InspirationalQuotes Michael Phelps Quotes, Michael, Phelps, #Quotes, #MichaelPhelpsQuotes, #MotivationalQuotes, #InspiringQuotes, #SportsQuotes, #SportMotivation

100+ Michael Phelps Quotes

  1. You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get. Michael Phelps
  2. If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren’t willing to do. Michael Phelps
  3. Nothing is impossible. With so many people saying it couldn’t be done, all it takes is an imagination. Michael Phelps
  4. So many people along the way, whatever it is you aspire to do, will tell you it can’t be done. But it all it takes is imagination. You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there no limits. Micheal Phelps
  5. 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’d like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along. Michael Phelps
  6. My goal is one Olympic gold medal. Not many people in this world can say, ‘I’m an Olympic gold medalist.’ Michael Phelps
  7. I found something I love, and I never gave up.
  8. This is my 20th year in the sport. I’ve known swimming and that’s it. I don’t want to swim past age 30; if I continue after this Olympics, and come back in 2016, I’ll be 31. I’m looking forward to being able to see the other side of the fence. Michael Phelps
  9. In some sports, you can just get by on a lot of natural talent. In swimming, it helps to belong and lean, but you can’t be good at it without putting in the work. There is a direct connection between what you put into it and what you get out of it. If you have big ears or trouble focusing, but you work harder than the guy in the lane next to you, you’ll beat him.
  10. Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home. Michael Phelps
  11. I want to continue the sport of swimming. I’m not going to give up until I think it’s reached where I want it to go.
  12. There are always going to be obstacles that come in your way, stay positive.
  13. Start with three sandwiches of fried eggs, cheese, lettuce, tomato, fried onions, and mayonnaise; add one omelet, a bowl of grits, and three slices of French toast with powdered sugar; then wash down with three chocolate chip pancakes.
  14. All it takes is an imagination. Michael Phelps
  15. I want to go to the World Cup. I want to go to the Masters. I want to go… anywhere.
  16. I know it won’t be eight medals again. If you want to compare me to that, that’s your decision, not mine. I’m going out there to try to accomplish the things that I have in my mind and in my heart. Michael Phelps
  17. I feel most at home in the water. I disappear. That’s where I belong.
  18. If you say can I, you’re restricting what you can do, or ever will do.
  19. Some days you learn from a book; other days you learn from hours of practice; and then there are the times you’re so embarrassed by something, you know you’ll never do it again. That
  20. I always thought it would be neat to make the Olympic team. Michael Phelps
  21. I’ll be working with kids for the rest of my life.
  22. I live a pretty conservative life, so I probably really haven’t done anything crazy. Michael Phelps
  23. I don’t like to be second in anything.
  24. I think to be – for me to be an American is – you know, it’s one of the greatest things in the world for – you know, for me just because I’ve been able to grow up with everything. Freedom. You know, in my eyes this is the greatest country in the world.
  25. You have to have a dream so that you can get up in the morning.
  26. I won’t predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible. Michael Phelps
  27. You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get. Michael Phelps
  28. 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.
  29. Perseverance, determination, commitment, and courage – those things are real. The desire for redemption drives you.
  30. I think everything is possible as long as you put your mind, work, and time into it. Michael Phelps
  31. I believe in God; I’m not saying I’m highly religious. Michael Phelps
  32. In some sports, you can just get by on a lot of natural talent. In swimming, it helps to belong and lean, but you can’t be good at it without putting in the work. There is a direct connection between what you put into it and what you get out of it.
  33. Being compared to Ian Thorpe, that could be one of the greatest compliments you could ever get in swimming – being compared to him and Mark Spitz. Michael Phelps
  34. You can’t put a limit on anything. The more your dream, the farther you get.
  35. 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.
  36. Things won’t go perfect. It’s all about how you adapt from those things and learn from mistakes.
  37. Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home. Michael Phelps
  38. It’s cool just because I’ve had this dream of changing the sport of swimming and it’s finally happening. Michael Phelps
  39. 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’d like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along.
  40. If I didn’t swim my best, I’d think about it at school, at dinner, with my friends. It would drive me crazy. Michael Phelps
  41. 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.
  42. When I feel tired, I just think about how great I will feel once I finally reach my goal.
  43. Every day after I wake up, I think, ‘Wait… this can’t be real; I’m still going to wake up. Michael Phelps
  44. I have reached a place in my life where I need to sit down and say, ‘Well, what do I do? What’s best for me?’ I need to look into options for the future. Michael Phelps
  45. I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming.
  46. Growing up in high school, I wasn’t hanging out with friends every day or on the weekends. Doing normal high school kid things was something I was willing to give up.
  47. 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. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.
  48. There is a one-woman in China that claimed she paid $50 to get my e-mail address. It was pretty shocking. I got one this morning from Scotland. A girl’s requesting a signed photo of me. Michael Phelps
  49. 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.
  50. I try to separate my personal life from swimming.
  51. The more you dream, the more you achieve.
  52. The one thing that’s common to all successful people. They make a habit of doing things that unsuccessful people don’t like to do.
  53. I knew I was not a failure in any way, and so did those close to me. It doesn’t matter if you fall short; it is never a failure to go after your goals with everything you’ve got.
  54. Dream as big as you can dream, and anything is possible.
  55. I knew I was not a failure in any way, and so did those close to me. It doesn’t matter if you fall short; it is never a failure to go after your goals with everything you’ve got. Michael Phelps
  56. 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.
  57. You can make a million mistakes, just not the same one twice.
  58. I won’t predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.
  59. In business, words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.
  60. Once I’m already in my room, I still have to open a door to get into my bed. It’s like a giant box. It’s like the boy in a bubble. Michael Phelps
  61. That’s it. That’s Bob’s game. His drill…is really quite simple- make a habit of doing things others weren’t willing to do. Michael Phelps
  62. I listen to music before my competitions to get me pumped up. It helps me stay focused.
  63. I feel most at home in the water. I disappear. That’s where I belong.
  64. 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.
  65. You’re tired; you feel you can’t move; you’re truly hurting. That’s when he would throw down especially hard sets.
  66. I have the opportunity to be part of a swimming history. To take the sport to a new level would be an honor for me. There’s no better time to try this than now. Michael Phelps
  67. I think everything is possible as long as you put your mind, work, and time into it.
  68. Goals should never be easy.
  69. People say to me, ‘You’re so lucky. You get to see the world.’ But I don’t. I go to the hotel and to the pools and back again. That’s it.
  70. 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. Michael Phelps
  71. I can only control my own performance. If I do my best, then I can feel good at the end of the day.
  72. In business, words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality. Michael Phelps
  73. If I bring back only one gold people are going to say it’s a disappointment. But not too many of them own an Olympic gold medal so if I get one I’m going to be happy.
  74. Every sponsor I’ve had has been something that fits my lifestyle, fits my personality.
  75. Everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it.
  76. At the hospital, I was asked for my autograph; I’m right-handed and couldn’t sign. So I was asked for photos. While hooked up to IV lines. Michael Phelps
  77. There were times I wouldn’t come to practice because it didn’t excite me. It wasn’t interesting. I was kind of going through the motions. Michael Phelps
  78. I can’t remember the last day I didn’t train.
  79. I usually try to eat a lot of calories. With so many events, it is important to sustain a high level of energy throughout the entire meet. I usually eat two hours before a meet.
  80. I can’t remember the last day I didn’t train.
  81. I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming. Michael Phelps
  82. I eat pretty much whatever I want. I don’t have a strict diet. It’s all about cramming in as many calories into my system as I possibly can.
  83. I’m doing this for me. If I don’t become as successful as you all think I would be or should be and you think it tarnishes my career, then that’s your own opinion. I’m doing this because I want to come back and I enjoy being in the pool and I enjoy being in the sport of swimming. Michael Phelps
  84. The more you dream the more you achieve.
  85. I have a lot of goals, but I think that I just want to take it day by day.
  86. I can’t remember the last day I didn’t train.
  87. I think sometimes I guess you see records say you want to get there and use that as motivation. In a way, it’s kind of cool if there is a possibility to rewrite history and be up there with the greats of Olympic history. Michael Phelps
  88. 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. Michael Phelps
  89. I want to retire how I want to retire – and I have a great opportunity to do that.
  90. People say to me, ‘You’re so lucky. You get to see the world.’ But I don’t. I go to the hotel and to the pools and back again. That’s it.
  91. I’m the same kind of guy before all this happened. Michael Phelps
  92. If you’re not serious about training, conditioning, and practice. You’re not serious about being your best.
  93. I think everybody pees in the pool. It’s kind of a normal thing to do for swimmers. Michael Phelps
  94. Even in high school, I’d tell my mom I was sick of swimming and wanted to try to play golf. She wasn’t too happy. She’d say, ‘Think about this.’ And I’d always end up getting back in the pool.
  95. It doesn’t matter what else is going on. When you walk into your arena or – whatever you excel at, you’re there to take care of the job that you have to do.
  96. I still remember the days, not wanting to see anybody, not wanting to talk to anybody, really not wanting to live. I was on an express elevator to the bottom floor, wherever that might be.
  97. Nothing is impossible.
  98. No goal is too high if you put your mind to it.
  99. I want to change the sport of swimming. I want people to talk about it, think about it, and look forward to seeing it. I want them to want to jump in and do it. That’s my goal.
  100. But a hero should be somebody who can lift up other people with his courage and dedication.

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