Set daily, monthly and long term goals and dreams. Don't ever be afraid to dream too big. Nothing is impossible. If you believe in yourself, you can achieve it.— Nastia Liukin
The most staggering Nastia Liukin quotes you will be delighted to read
If you are afraid of failure, you don't deserve success.
I've had to learn through experiences not to be afraid to fail.
You don't know what the future holds for you. You can hope your dreams come true, but you have to be fearless. I don't want to look back and think, What if?
Even if kids don't love gymnastics, if they start at any age with some classes, they can learn so many different things - they can build a lot of character, strength, flexibility, and courage. Hopefully, they can also develop a sense of fearlessness.
I've missed being able to flip in the air, flip on the beam and swing on the bars.
Being with someone I love and care about to feed off positive energy is crucial.
I'm just trying to really take it one day at a time, because for me - and I know this sounds cliche, whatever - I achieved my ultimate goal, and nothing can really top that, you know?
Supergirl is such an iconic brand, and for me to be able to be the new face of it is extremely exciting.
I also want to get out there in the world and do some acting and fashion and modeling.
At the 2012 Olympic Trials, I wanted to make a second Olympic team.
I fell face first, and in a blink of an eye, my dreams of competing in a second Olympics were over. Even so, I got up, finished my routine, and saw twenty thousand people cheering. It was my first standing ovation.
Today, I find inspiration in music, art, traveling the world, and meeting new people.
I've had to make really big decisions, knowing the results were not always in my control. Through these moments, I've learned to be daring and take risks but understand that everything always happens for a reason.
I'm showing the younger generation your career doesn't have to be over when you're 16-years-old.
I'm passionate about health, nutrition, fitness, and inspiring people to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
I knew that life isn't always just about the Olympic gold medals and the sponsors.
When I was much younger and still competing in gymnastics, I could rarely find inspiration outside of the sport.
Finish what you start, no matter how painful it may be.
I brought a lot of my own pieces of clothes to the design room when I first met with the design team just so they could see what my style was like.
You don't always get stronger on the days that everything comes easily to you.
I take it a little bit hard on myself because I'm comparing myself a lot, and that's the kind of person I am because I'm so competitive, but it's also good, because I am competitive, so it kind of kicks you in the butt.
Gymnastics has given me everything in my life.
I will continue to stay involved and try to give back to the sport that has given me so much.
You always have to finish what you start and I learned that some of life's greatest lessons come with disappointment.
You ask any person in the U.S. and they know who Mary Lou Retton is.
I don't want to repeat my mistakes.
Gymnastics, especially in my family, is more than a sport.
It's our life, it's our careers, it's our family business.
Like at home, I don't wear heels. But everywhere else I go, I wear heels.
Without my parents and their love and support in my life, I would not be who I am or where I am today.
The first time I walked into the Olympic athlete village seeing the Visa ATM machine with my picture on it and the Chinese characters saying 'Destiny.' For some reason, it just boosted my confidence and it was before I had even worked out or had my first training or competed.