Robin Roberts Quotes.
We are all a little bit stronger than we think we are.
Dreams are vague and far away. Goals are tangible and achievable.
As I like to say, take the shot, even if your knees are shaking.
Oh well, the truth hurts, doesn’t it?
My mama told me in college, ‘I love you, and you’re God’s child, but natural beauty will only take you so far.’
I’ve still got it. I refuse to lose.
The combination of landing the biggest interview of my career and having a drill in my back reminds me that God only gives us what we can handle and that it helps to have a good sense of humor when we run smack into the absurdity of life.
Life is not so much what you accomplish as what you overcome.
There is no doubt that someone who tries to throw a curve or pitch at any early age before he’s developed, before his hand is big enough to grip the ball correctly, will damage his arm.
It’s about focusing on the fight and not the fright.
Every now and again I just really have to have that steak or lamb chop. But yeah, B.C. – before cancer – I would eat red meat probably three or four times a week, easily. I am convinced that the amount of red meat I contributed to it.
Being optimistic is like a muscle that gets stronger with use. Makes it easier when the tough times arrive. You have to change the way you think in order to change the way you feel.
It takes courage to believe the best is yet to come!
You have to CHANGE the way you THINK in order to CHANGE the way you FEEL
I want people to know there are infinite possibilities in life to be grateful for. I love that people feel comfortable coming up to me and telling me stories about things they have gone through.
I think there’s a myth that people feel, that people of success are never fearful, that we’re never challenged, that we have some supernova – no, we’re like everybody else.
IвЂ™m grateful I had the strength to fight. It takes courage to believe the best is yet to come, especially when you are flat on your back and donвЂ™t know if youвЂ™re going to see tomorrow. IвЂ™m no Pollyanna, but I believe optimism is a choice вЂ” a muscle that gets stronger with use. Right foot, left footвЂ¦just keep moving.
I feel itвЂ™s okay to get angry with God. He can take it. Just donвЂ™t stay angry. It takes courage to believe that the best is yet to come. I hold steadfast to that belief, especially when I come face-to-face with adversity.
I cannot believe how fine I am with being bald.
I never slept when I lost. I’d see the sun come up without ever having closed my eyes. I’d see those base hits over and over and they would drive me crazy.
You have to be willing to put yourself in position for good things to happen
My treatment ended in March/April of ’08. It wasn’t until the end of that summer that I started to feel I wasn’t depressed. Even when I went on vacation to Saint Lucia, I was kind of depressed, even though it was such a beautiful place.
Things happen along the way in our path. Instead of looking at it as a wall that’s being put up in front of us, look at it as as opportunity to scale new heights and to climb that wall – to see and do things you didn’t think you were capable of.
The tragedy is not so much the experience that you’re having. The tragedy is that we don’t take the time to understand the meaning and purpose behind what we’re going through.
It was part of the reason I almost didn’t go public with my diagnosis – I was embarrassed. I felt, ‘Oh, I’ve always talked about exercising. And I got cancer.’ And then I realized it’s a great example of showing that cancer can hit anyone at any time.
My feeling is that when you’re managing a baseball team, you have to pick the right people to play and then pray a lot.
Before, I would play a little hoops, a little tennis. Now it’s more yoga, Pilates, stretching, some light weight work, push-ups, sit-ups, resistance things. When I used to live on the eleventh floor, I would take the steps. I don’t do that so much now. I’m taking the elevator a bit more these days.
There is no magical reason why I am where I am. And there is absolutely no reason why you can’t be where you want to be. If it can happen for me, it can happen for you, too. And it would be a privilege for me to help you get there.
Life provides losses and heartbreak for all of us-but the greatest tragedy is to have the experience and miss the meaning.
I am stronger than I thought I was. My favorite phrase has been ‘This too shall pass.’ I now understand it really well.
Generally in the Little League you’re up against a good pitcher who throws like hell. What does the coach say? Get a walk. Isn’t that beautiful way to learn to hit? For four years you stand up there looking for a walk.
Venture outside your comfort zone. To stop growing is to stop living.
When fear knocks, to let faith answer the door.
Now I don’t put things in the boxes anymore. I’m just focusing on right now.
Find the meaning behind whatever it is you’re going through because everybody’s got something.