Scott Hamilton Quotes

39 Scott Hamilton quotes:

"There's more to sports than just being big and strong and quick."
Author: Hamilton Quotes Category: Sports Quotes
"And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well."
"I was more interested in skating and the girls and traveling than I was in calculus."
"I'm very accessible. I don't get into this ego thing."
"Male figure skating is different than female figure skating; we're not America's sweetheart."
"That's what makes the Ryder Cup in golf so much better than the Masters or the U.S. Open. To be a part of something that is not about personal achievement, but about representing everyone and sharing it with the whole country, it's wonderful."
"I don't care how many of these things I can inject into my body, am I going to be able to compete with Shaquille O'Neal on the basketball court? No. Or would he be able to compete with me on the skating surface? No. So there's a lot to just basic genetics, body style, physical stature, and then the mental capability, too. There's more to sports than just being big and strong and quick."
Author: Hamilton Quotes Category: Body Quotes Steroids Quotes
"We will cheer Emily on enthusiastically, but my heart hurts for Michelle Kwan."
Author: Hamilton Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"I graduated a the top of my class in the '84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal."
"It doesn't means all the roads are open to the public, but emergency units have more capacity to travel."
Author: Hamilton Quotes Category: Travel Quotes
"What was really funny is that as I got older all those guys who called me a sissy in junior high school wanted me to be their best friend because they wanted to meet all the girls that I knew in figure skating."
"Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless."
"And so figure skating was a great vehicle for me to kind of be competitive at something, without having to be big."
"Everything that I've ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance."
"It's the ultimate reality television."
Author: Hamilton Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded."
"So as an amateur Olympic competitor I loved criticism, because it made me better. But now as a professional I don't really know how to channel it or where to take it, so I don't take it quite as well."
"When you're expected to win and you have the press saying that you are going to win the Olympic gold medal, and you're the only sure thing in the Olympics, it can undermine your confidence."
"You know, it's funny ... skating has always given me life,"
Author: Hamilton Quotes Category: Funny Quotes
"If people have come back, if they don't have the right information, if we create problems up front that have to be solved later, it'll delay everything."

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