Florence Griffith Joyner - Quotes

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A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.

A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.

When anyone tells me I can't do anything... I'm just not listening any more. ---->>>

Conventional is not for me. I like things that are uniquely Flo. I like being different. ---->>>

I believe in the impossible because no one else does. ---->>>

To do justice to a lifelong dream of being a writer, I must give it the intense concentration and focus I gave to track. To do both with excellence is not possible. It is with a sense of sadness and joyous anticipation that I leave track and move on. ---->>>

I couldn't wait until I grew up. I used to look at my mom's stockings and put them on with her high heels and mess with my hair. ---->>>

I've always overworked in the weight room. I love working with weights. I knew they'd give me the strength I needed. ---->>>

The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto. My parents helped direct my path. ---->>>

I love working with kids, talking with them and listening to them. I always encourage kids to reach beyond their dreams. Don't try to be like me. Be better than me.

I love working with kids, talking with them and listening to them. I always encourage kids to reach beyond their dreams. Don't try to be like me. Be better than me.

I don't do drugs. I never have taken any drugs. I don't believe in them. ---->>>

I used to be teased for the way I wore my hair at school. I used to do things like wear a different-colored sock on each leg. ---->>>

If you want to run as fast as the men, you've got to train like the men. ---->>>

I have been running since I was 7. I was trying to restructure the way my body was made instead of trying to master the way I ran. I would get so frustrated with my starts in practices that I would just cry. When I ran, I wouldn't even try to get out of the blocks, I would just run. ---->>>

I don't always have the best eating habits. I like butter and ice cream. There are days when I should work out and I don't. But it's never too late to change old habits.

I don't always have the best eating habits. I like butter and ice cream. There are days when I should work out and I don't. But it's never too late to change old habits.

I like being unconventional. ---->>>

I was always doing something physical. My brothers and I used to have handstand contests. We'd walk around the projects on our hands and see who could get the farthest. I was always playing football with them, basketball or racing in the street. ---->>>

People want to think that staying in shape costs a lot of money. They couldn't be more wrong. It doesn't cost anything to walk. And it's probably a lot cheaper to go to the corner store and buy vegetables than take a family out for fast food. ---->>>

That's what I'd like to do on the President's Council. Make sports and athletics available to every youth in America, not just one day a week like it was for me, but every day. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-21, 1959
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Die: 09-21, 1998
Occupation: Athlete
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Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is considered the fastest woman of all time based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand. During the late 1980s she became a popular figure in international track and field because of her record-setting performances and flashy personal style (wikipedia)