"More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Dan Gable on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Dan Gable on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Dan Gable on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Dan Gable on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Dan Gable on Winston Churchill
"The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart."
"Right out of high school I never had the fear of getting beat, which is how most people lose."
"Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy."
"Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts."