"The body is an amazing machine... If you eat the right things your body will perform incredibly well!"
"Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be."Shawn Johnson on Angelina Jolie
"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results."Shawn Johnson on George S. Patton
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."Shawn Johnson on Harry S. Truman
"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."Shawn Johnson on Les Brown
"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen."Shawn Johnson on Conan O'Brien
"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."
"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."
"It sounds funny, but the 2008 Olympics were something that just kind of happened, and I was lucky they came at a point when I was uninjured and well prepared. As a gymnast, you can't ask for much more."