Scott Hamilton Quotes

39 Scott Hamilton quotes:

"I graduated a the top of my class in the '84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal."
"When you turn professional, you become an entertainer, and like every other entertainer, you don't want to get a bad review."
"I didn't want to be the sissy figure skater, you know."
"The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded."
"Rationality is not one of this industry's attributes."
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"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."
"And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well."
"But I never really thought that I would be extraordinarily successful at skating, it's just something that happened, you know."
"Everything that I've ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance."
"Fame is a very confusing thing, because you are recognized by a lot of people that you've never seen before, and they're at a great advantage."
"From the fall of October, 1980 to March, 1984 I never lost a competition."
"Half of figure skating is opinion, convincing judges."
"I don't think most teachers realize how much impact they have."
"I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be."
"I just try to touch people's hearts in a way through skating, so they're not just witnessing a performance, they're feeling a performance and they're a part of it."
"I started skating and I kind of liked it because I could run circles around the guys that wouldn't pick me to play baseball."
"I was more interested in skating and the girls and traveling than I was in calculus."
"I was nine-years-old when I first put on skates."

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