Let this list of 15 quotations by the Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational swimming, race, swim sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
What are the best Ian Thorpe quotes?
We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is Ian Thorpe truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
I've enjoyed training again, I've enjoyed pushing myself in the pool and I'll keep on swimming until I feel I cannot get any more out of myself.
The fairytale has turned into a nightmare.
I've missed out on a huge goal but the desire is still there.
I thought I could, and thought I would, swim a lot quicker - much quicker.
I think it's better to attempt something and fail than it is to not even attempt it, so I'm glad that I've been prepared to put myself on the line there.
Remember to do the things you enjoy away from swimming, regularly.
I'm disappointed that I really haven't been able to race in a way that is reflective of the amount of work that I have done and how I have trained. But I don't regret giving this a go.
I'll go for broke. Swim faster. It's not going to be easy - this whole thing was never going to be easy.
I'm still swimming.
Compared to how I have raced before and how I have competed, the success that I have had, this does look like doom compared to it.
For myself, losing is not coming second.
It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I've been in.
I think now I'll probably take a few days off and enjoy the competition and then sit down with a few people and work out what is next, work out what the next preparation will be and what competition will be next.