"It sounds funny, but the 2008 Olympics were something that just kind of happened, and I was lucky they came at a point when I was uninjured and well prepared. As a gymnast, you can't ask for much more."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Shawn Johnson on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Shawn Johnson on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Shawn Johnson on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Shawn Johnson on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Shawn Johnson on Elbert Hubbard
"We're taught at such a young age that you can always be better and that you're never perfect and that you're never good enough."
"The body is an amazing machine... If you eat the right things your body will perform incredibly well!"
"I pay attention to my diet to be a healthier gymnast, but I'm not obsessive over it."
"I had a constant fear, a constant little doubt in my mind: 'OK, I'm getting ready to do my standing back full on beam and I might re-tear my ACL.'"
"I'm doing four hours of gymnastics training a day, six days a week and then an extra two to three hours in a fitness center as well."
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