"I'm pleased to say my knee feels a lot better. It's still not back to normal, and I don't know if it ever will be, but I'm learning to deal with it instead of expecting it to be like it was before."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Shawn Johnson on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Shawn Johnson on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Shawn Johnson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Shawn Johnson on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Shawn Johnson on Earl Nightingale
"We're taught at such a young age that you can always be better and that you're never perfect and that you're never good enough."
"The body is an amazing machine... If you eat the right things your body will perform incredibly well!"
"I pay attention to my diet to be a healthier gymnast, but I'm not obsessive over it."
"I had a constant fear, a constant little doubt in my mind: 'OK, I'm getting ready to do my standing back full on beam and I might re-tear my ACL.'"
"I'm doing four hours of gymnastics training a day, six days a week and then an extra two to three hours in a fitness center as well."