"I worked hard in gymnastics since the time I was six years old until I retired at 23 years of age."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Nadia Comaneci on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Nadia Comaneci on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Nadia Comaneci on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Nadia Comaneci on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Nadia Comaneci on Robert Frost
"I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet."
"My marriage to my husband, Bart Conner in 1996 is my proudest personal moment."
"I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives."
"You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people."
"We are not coaching on a daily basis because we often travel with our charity and commercial interests."