15+ Jonah Lomu Quotes On Soccer, Death And World

I was on dialysis for 18 months before the transplant, so it was important I tried to look ahead to days like my comeback this Saturday. You need those big goals to drive you on. — Jonah Lomu

It's been a long road back to health and fitness for me. I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most. — Jonah Lomu

Looking back, my whole life seems so surreal. I didn't just turn up on the doorstep playing rugby, I had to go through a whole lot of things to get there. — Jonah Lomu

How do I take a step? How do I lift my foot off the ground, move it through the air a little bit and then bring it down? I had to teach myself to walk again. — Jonah Lomu

It was in 2003 that I realised there was no choice but to have dialysis treatment - by the time of the World Cup that year, I could barely walk. A year later, I finally had a kidney transplant. — Jonah Lomu

It was like falling off a building and suddenly, bang, you hit the bottom. The first time it happened was on an ordinary day at home. I was taking down some curtains. I took one step, turned around, took another step and then I fell and hit my head hard on the rowing machine. — Jonah Lomu

I have a stab wound on my left hip and one on my thigh and a slash mark across my right calf. I have a bottle stab wound on my left calf. — Jonah Lomu

When I was playing I felt tired all the time. My recovery period was a lot longer than the other players. They'd be ok after an hour - I'd have to stay in bed till the next session. — Jonah Lomu

It's a really exciting time to be involved in Welsh rugby. — Jonah Lomu

I was only operating at about 80% of my capacity. — Jonah Lomu

I thought about dying whenever I got bad news about other people. — Jonah Lomu

I was diagnosed with the illness right before the 1995 World Cup. — Jonah Lomu

I am very excited to be here in Wales and look forward to putting on the Cardiff Blues shirt. — Jonah Lomu

For me to get through the toughest periods in my life, I had to look within to find the energy to do it. I don't give up. Never have. Never will. — Jonah Lomu

Towards the end of 2003 it was hard to get through training - and the darkest point was when a doctor told me there was a possibility I could end up in a wheelchair. — Jonah Lomu

Life Lessons by Jonah Lomu

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  1. Jonah Lomu's career is a testament to the power of hard work and dedication, as he overcame difficult obstacles to become one of the greatest rugby players of all time.
  2. His determination and perseverance in the face of adversity is an inspiring example of how to achieve success, no matter the odds.
  3. Jonah Lomu's legacy is a reminder that with enough dedication and passion, anything is possible.

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