Jesse Owens - Quotes

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We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.

Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust. ---->>>

The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at. ---->>>

One chance is all you need.

One chance is all you need.

Find the good. It's all around you. Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it. ---->>>

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.

Although I wasn't invited to shake hands with Hitler, I wasn't invited to the White House to shake hands with the President either. ---->>>

The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness. ---->>>

Life doesn't give you all the practice races you need. ---->>>

If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's back yard. ---->>>

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust. ---->>>

For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.

For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.

I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-12, 1913
Birthplace: Oakville, Alabama, U.S.
Die: 03-31, 1980
Occupation: Athlete
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James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist in the 1936 Games. Owens specialized in the sprints and the long jump and was recognized in his lifetime as "perhaps the greatest and most famous athlete in track and field history" (wikipedia)