Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens

legendary American athlete
The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself -- the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us -- that's where it's at.More Jesse Owens quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every morning, just like in Alabama, I got up with the sun, ate my breakfast even before my mother and sisters and brothers, and went to school, winter, spring, and fall alike to run and jump and bend my body this way and that for Mr. Charles Riley.More Jesse Owens quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People say that it was degrading for an Olympic champion to run against a horse, but what was I supposed to do? I had four gold medals, but you can't eat four gold medals. There was no
television, no big advertising, no endorsements then. Not for a black man, anyway.More Jesse Owens quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The only victory that counts is the one over yourself.More Jesse Owens quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.More Jesse Owens quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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