Never underestimate your ability to make someone else's life better - even if you never know it.

— Greg Louganis

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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.

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Fear is a part of everything you do ... You have to take great risks to get big rewards.

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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.

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I am a firm believer that you don't achieve greatness on your own.

There is always someone there to lend a hand

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Well, unless you're Wayne Gretzky or Michael Jordan, you need the full support of your team.

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I guess you can tease me about being a drama queen, because that did heighten the drama.

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Peak performance is meditation in motion.

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To me, peanut butter is the breakfast of champions!

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It's great to be out and proud.

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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.

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I just did not discuss my personal life, my sexuality with the media. That was my policy.

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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.

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About Greg Louganis

Quotes 20 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Athlete
Birthday January 29, 1960

One of my dogs is in the movie Beethoven's 2nd.

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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.

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I've learned at the book signings that everyone has obstacles.

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There's a better way to speak out against President Putin and call out his bigotry for exactly what it is: speaking up for equal rights and educating people around the world about the persistence of homophobia. Rather than boycott, I, along with several amazing organizations including Athlete Ally and All Out, plan to use the Sochi Games as a teachable moment for the world.

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There is always someone there to lend a hand.

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People who were close to me - family and friends - they knew about my sexuality.

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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.

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