"I have always maintained a high level of fitness, and that is why I am still able to handle the demands of playing in the Premiership. People have always commented on my fitness, and it's something I pride myself on."
"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."Richard Gough on John F. Kennedy
"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."Richard Gough on Mahatma Gandhi
"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."Richard Gough on Jim Rohn
"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning."Richard Gough on Thomas Jefferson
"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast."Richard Gough on Thomas Jefferson
"I look at the car park and myself and Dave Watson come in with our old cars, and these young lads come in with their new Porches. I think that society has changed, there seems to be a lack of respect nowadays."
"I was a bit worried coming back to the Premiership from America, but I have been pleased with my form, and the interest I have received has been good for my ego. I have no worries about my fitness, and I am really looking forward to the season starting now."