Hard days are the best because that's when champions are made.

ā€” Gabby Douglas

The most pleasurable Gabby Douglas quotes that are proven to give you inner joy

My message is to never quit, never give up.

When you have a little trouble here and there, just keep fighting. In the end, it will pay off.

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Never quit. Never give up.

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You know, God has a plan for me, and I'm going to follow in his footsteps and just rejoice and be happy.

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Don't be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams!

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The most important thing is to believe in yourself and know that you can do it.

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No one is going to feel sorry for you, so you have to go out there and be fierce.

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For me going down in history being the first black American to win the gold, I think more colored people are going to start coming to the gymnastics world and say 'okay, anything is possible. If Gabby did it, then I can do it too.'

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I wear makeup pretty much every day. For training, I usually do a lighter base, a lighter blush and I used the mascara and a little bit of the lip gloss.

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If you push through the hard days you can get through anything.

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You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous!

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Always be courageous and strong, & don't fear.

You've got to be confident when you're competing. You've got to be a beast.

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I like squirrels. Theyre so adventurous.

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About Gabby Douglas

Quotes 70 sayings
Profession Gymnast
Birthday December 31, 1995

You need your mom and dad to protect you.

It means they love you so much. It was awesome she was backing me up and defending me.

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I've learned how to stay humble. I don't want to get in over my head because when you do that it takes you off your game.

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It's kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me.

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The one snack I really love is YoCrunch yogurt.

It's like an apple pie in a cup! You have your apples on the bottom, your yogurt in the middle, and piecrust crumbs on top.

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It is everything I thought it would be;

being the Olympic champion, it definitely is an amazing feeling. And I give all the glory to God. It's kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to him and the blessings fall down on me. Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things He does for me.

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I was just, you know, kind of getting racist jokes, kind of being isolated from the group. So it was definitely hard. I would come home at night and just cry my eyes out.

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The hard work definitely paid off and hard work always does.

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Don't be shy. Go for it and ask your crush out.

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Words can't even describe how much Olympic medals means to me, because of all the hard work, sacrifice and effort I put in at the gym, and also because of how much my family supported me and sacrificed their dreams for mine. It also means a lot to me, knowing that I became the first African American to win the individual all-around gold medal.

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I just want to inspire all those people who gave up and said 'I quit,' Never give up!

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I wanted to finish on a stronger note.

Fighting through that routine, you know what I was like, 'I'm just fighting through.'

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I have no regrets coming back for a second Olympic team [in 2016].

It's been an amazing experience. It's been teaching me a lot.

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I give myself a pep talk and visualize the routine. I tell myself: "I can do this, let's go!"

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Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things he does for me.

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I just spent my whole life training and focused on one thing, I really don't even think about after the fact! It's like, oh yeah, I have to do something after!

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I kind of do think of myself as a superhero and just flying high, and doing these crazy flips.

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I like to hike and play with my dogs and spend time with my family.

We go out to family dinners a lot.

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Gymnastics does take great focus and concentration.

What I do is look to my coach. He keeps me focused. And I meditate to get myself confident before the competition floor. That helps keep me focused, too.

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I was supporting Aly [Raisman]. I will always will support them and respect them. I don't want anyone to take it as jealous or I wanted attention.

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Sometimes I like to watch videos of myself and see how confident I was.

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I wrote the book 'Grace, Gold & Glory' because I had to overcome many challenges and hardships. I wanted to share my story to let anyone facing hardships know that your dream is still possible.

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It's very tough for me to focus. I'm like: 'Look, something shiny! No, focus. Oh, there goes a butterfly!'

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I used to have this lucky rock and I used to always have to rub it three times before I competed.

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Nothing is going to change. Iā€™m going to wear my hair like this during beam and bar finals. You might as well stop talking about it.

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You want to picture yourself being on top and doing amazing gymnastics.

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I would love to be a role model.

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I would love to be remembered as someone who inspired young girls never to give up on their dreams.

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I'd tell any girl who continues to love gymnastics enough to want pursue a college scholarship to keep pushing yourself 100% in the gym every single day.

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I think I would go for a Michael Phelps kind of guy.

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I wanted to tell my story and where I came from and my background, because it was not easy.

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I accomplished something big and that's a memory I will never forget.

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To win Olympic gold it takes a lot of HARDWORK, a lot of PASSION, a lot of SACRIFICES.

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Even if you have the talent, you still have to push yourself.

I don't think dreams magically appear, that's why they're called dreams. But if you do want to make that dream a reality, then you have to push yourself. It takes a lot of hard work, and if you don't have the focus, then it's going to be all the harder. If you have a big dream, it takes all of the above to achieve it: passion, the focus and the effort.

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The other girls [in team] have experience.

They've been competing on a lot of international world-class stages. They knew what to expect and what to do and what not to do. Me and Aly [Raisman] just gave them advice on the media side. We said, it's gonna be crazy. It's the Olympics. But it's gonna be fun!

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If we set our minds, we can achieve anything.

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I'm a very good bowler, which I discovered a few months ago.

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My mom used to tell me when I was little, 'When it rains, it's God's manifestation - a big day's waiting to happen.'

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