Florence Griffith Joyner Quotes & Sayings (Page 2)

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Florence Griffith Joyner quotes and sayings page 2 (deceased athlete born on Dec 21, 1959). These are the last 8 out of 18 quotes we have for her.

Florence Griffith Joyner Quotes
“The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto. My parents helped direct my path.”
Florence Griffith Joyner Quotes
“I love working with kids, talking with them and listening to them. I always encourage kids to reach beyond their dreams. Don't try to be like me. Be better than me.”
Florence Griffith Joyner Quotes
“I like being unconventional.”
Florence Griffith Joyner Quotes
“I couldn't wait until I grew up. I used to look at my mom's stockings and put them on with her high heels and mess with my hair.”
“I have been running since I was 7. I was trying to restructure the way my body was made instead of trying to master the way I ran. I would get so frustrated with my starts in practices that I would just cry. When I ran, I wouldn't even try to get out of the blocks, I would just run.”
“I was always doing something physical. My brothers and I used to have handstand contests. We'd walk around the projects on our hands and see who could get the farthest. I was always playing football with them, basketball or racing in the street.”
Florence Griffith Joyner Quotes
“That's what I'd like to do on the President's Council. Make sports and athletics available to every youth in America, not just one day a week like it was for me, but every day.”
“People want to think that staying in shape costs a lot of money. They couldn't be more wrong. It doesn't cost anything to walk. And it's probably a lot cheaper to go to the corner store and buy vegetables than take a family out for fast food.”

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