"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."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Katarina Witt on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Katarina Witt on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Katarina Witt on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Katarina Witt on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."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."
"Money was never the motivation. It never should be in sports."
"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."