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A collection of thoughts by Lance Armstrong on accomplishments, mother, heart, forever, quitting, hope, pain, bike, rejection, and greed.

43 Top Lance Armstrong Quotes

Famous As: Road racing cyclist

Born On: September 18, 1971

Born In: Plano

Founder / Co Founder: Lance Armstrong Foundation

Lance Armstrong is an eminent American former professional road racing cyclist. From 1999 to 2005, he won seven consecutive ‘Tour de France’ and became an illustrious sports icon. However, he was disqualified of his titles after his reputation was besmirched by a doping scandal. He was diagnosed with metastatic testicular cancer in 1996. He founded the ‘Lance Armstrong Foundation,’ which is now called ‘Livestrong Foundation’ after his recovery. We have excerpted some popular and noteworthy quotes and sayings by Lance Armstrong from his works, interviews, public utterances, tweets, documentaries, movies, thoughts, statements and life. Take a look at the most sought-after and famous quotes and thoughts by Lance Armstrong on gym, exercise, fitness, people, childhood, obesity, tide, problem, allegations, extraordinary, character, sports, leadership, perseverance and more.
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Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.

Lance Armstrong

A boo is a lot louder than a cheer.

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Anyone who imagines they can work alone winds up surrounded by nothing but rivals, without companions. The fact is, no one ascends alone.

Lance Armstrong

Knowledge is power, community is strength and positive attitude is everything

Lance Armstrong

What ever your 100% looks like, give it.

Lance Armstrong

If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on.

Lance Armstrong

If there was a god, I'd still have both nuts.

Lance Armstrong

My mother told me...if you're going to get anywhere, you're going to have to do it yourself, because no one is going to do it for you.

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What is stronger, fear or hope?

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Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.

Lance Armstrong

During our lives...we experience so many setbacks, and fight such a hand-to-hand battle with failure, head down in the rain, just trying to stay upright and to have a little hope.

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Giving up was never an option

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Hard work, sacrifice and focus will never show up in tests.

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‎"Make an obstacle an opportunity, make a negative a positive.

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Hope that is the only antidote to fear.

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I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.

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Son,you never quit

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Motivation can't take you very far if you don't have the legs.

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For most of my life I had operated under a simple schematic of winning and losing, but cancer was teaching me a tolerance for ambiguities.

Lance Armstrong

The riskiest thing you can do is get greedy.

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Your past forms you, whether you like it or not.

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But you can’t quit, either. Even if you have to walk to the finish line… ~ Linda Armstrong

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My house is burned, but I can see the sky.

Lance Armstrong

What will you do with your wild & precious self?

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I challenged that assumption by returning to a full, productive life. I had behaved, Nichols said, "as if death was an option".

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There comes a time in every race when a competitor meets the real opponent, and understands that it's himself.

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In a pack sprint to the finish line, a solo rider without allies or associates is a tired & losing one.

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Athletes don’t have much use for poking around in their childhoods, because, introspection doesn’t get you anywhere in a race.

Lance Armstrong

You don’t just fly up a hill. You struggle slowly and painfully up a hill, and maybe, if you work very hard, you get to the top ahead of everybody else.

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What losing does is, it restores the perspective.

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How do you fight an invisible opponent like suspicion?

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Made plenty of mistakes along the way - all of which I am truly sorry.

Lance Armstrong

There comes a time in every race when a competitor meets the real opponent, and understands that it’s himself.

Lance Armstrong

You ever hear about how when you stab somebody, it’s really personal? ~ Chris Carmichael

Lance Armstrong

Who’s going to work hard for someone who doesn’t win? ~ Jim Ochowicz

Lance Armstrong

If people are saying you shouldn’t attack, they aren’t thinking what’s best for you.

Lance Armstrong

I’ve learned how to take out my own stitches: all you need is a pair of fingernail clippers & a strong stomach.

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I had a decision to make. To me, it wasn't a hard one: if I could ride, I was going. Crashes were unavoidable in cycling, and so was bad luck, and if you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on.

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If there is a defining characteristic of a man as opposed to a boy, maybe it’s patience.

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Your past forms you, whether you like it or not. Each encounter and experience has its own effect, and you're shaped the way the wind shapes a mesquite tree on a plain.

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THERE ARE ANGELS on this earth and they come in subtle forms,

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Make every negative into a positive,” as my mother says. Nothing goes to waste, you put it all to use, the old wounds and long-ago slights become the stuff of competitive energy.

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Make every obstacle an opportunity.” And that’s what we did.

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