"Companies that support sports developmental programs in our communities should also be applauded."
"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."Mary Lou Retton on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Mary Lou Retton on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Mary Lou Retton on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Mary Lou Retton on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Mary Lou Retton on Henry David Thoreau
"I love her attitude, but as much as I'd like to bring my medals to a speech or appearance, I never do."
"Many medal winners dream of competing in a sport other than the one they're famous for."
"Former Olympians also get paid to make appearances. Many of them won their medals in an era when Olympic success didn't go hand-in-hand with financial success."