"Money was never the motivation. It never should be in sports."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Katarina Witt on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Katarina Witt on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Katarina Witt on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Katarina Witt on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Katarina Witt on Henry David Thoreau
"Sometimes I even now feel like a stranger in my country. But I knew there would be problems because I had seen the world as a skater. And now? A lot of people in eastern Germany have lost jobs, rents went up, food costs went up, unemployment went to 20 percent. Freedom is good, but it is not easy."
"When you're young, you don't think very far ahead. You just think in terms of the next day, the next week, the next competition. You don't think about injuries that could threaten your long-term health."
"I started the class late. The teacher said I would have to learn as much in half a year that the others learned in a year. I did it."