Greg Louganis Quotes.
Never underestimate your ability to make someone else’s life better – even if you never know it.
To me, peanut butter is the breakfast of champions!
I just did not discuss my personal life, my sexuality with the media. That was my policy.
I guess you can tease me about being a drama queen, because that did heighten the drama.
People wait in line to see me, saying there’s plenty of living to be done even if you have an HIV diagnosis. People say they are 10- or 15-year survivors and still moving forward.
Well, unless you’re Wayne Gretzky or Michael Jordan, you need the full support of your team.
Peak performance is meditation in motion.
In sports, people reach their peak very early. You have to move on. I don’t know if I will ever surpass what I did at the Olympics, but I’m still doing the work I always wanted to do.
I like dogs better [than people]. They give you unconditional love. They either lick your face or bite you, but you always know where they’re coming from. With people, you never know which ones will bite. The difference between dogs and men is that you know where dogs sleep at night.
I am a firm believer that you don’t achieve greatness on your own. There is always someone there to lend a hand
People who were close to me – family and friends – they knew about my sexuality.
When you’re a kid growing up, and you think you’re gay, you know that you’re different; you’re often teased and it can really destroy your self-esteem. But sports can be great for building self-esteem.
It’s great to be out and proud.
I’ve learned at the book signings that everyone has obstacles.
Mom was the one who taught me unconditional love. With Dad, I’d always felt there was something to live up to – expectations. But in the last year, we had a wonderful relationship.
There is always someone there to lend a hand.
One of my dogs is in the movie Beethoven’s 2nd.
The Games are just a nice, positive way to build friendships, camaraderie and, of course, self-esteem. Plus, the Games are a great opportunity for people to participate in sports who normally wouldn’t.
Fear is a part of everything you do … You have to take great risks to get big rewards.