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Yes, I am the Olympic champion, but this is not the end of it. I want all the gold that there is out there, everything that exists in figure skating. In all events, in all competitions.
The thing that I champion is sustainability. My terror is that suddenly we see it as a luxury, not an essential. That's a danger.
Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.
Once a champion, always a champion.
My grandmother spoiled my father rotten, and he grew up expecting women to do whatever he wanted. When he married my beautiful mother, Elsa, he expected her to give up her career as a champion ballroom dancer and become a good wife and mother, which she dutifully did.
We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.
You know what a champion is? A champion is someone who's ready when the gong rings - not just before, not just after - but when it rings.
You can win all the tournaments you want, but the majors are what you're remembered for. It's how you're measured as a champion in our sport. The majors are where it's at.
The goal of higher education should be to champion the airing of all honest viewpoints. Nothing less is acceptable.
Take the feeling of hunger out of your gut, and you're no longer a champion.
So, I didn't say we are going to win a lot, but we are going to play like winners, and we've got a plan in place to teach our guys how to play like winners and play like a champion.
Be very strong... be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.
I don't want ever to be champion again.
Water and sanitation has not had the same kind of champion that global health, and even education, have had.
Jim Yong Kim
All the champions - you go and ask Mike Tyson or Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Lennox Lewis and myself included, and I'm sorry for putting myself in line with all the other great names - but the champion's attitude is it doesn't matter who is in front of me, I am going to conquer this person and win the fight and knock the person out.
They're cheering a young lad, the champion playboy of the Western World.
John Millington Synge
My father was an army champion boxer... in the British army. And so he loved boxing and talked it up as a sport. But then when my brother and I were beating the crap out of each other, he was always trying to tone it down. But I am a fan of boxing.
Boxing is a sport, but it's also entertainment. I wanted to transcend the sport and be considered just not as a fighter, or a champion, but someone very special.
Sugar Ray Leonard
My mother is a fighter. After she battled polio and learned to walk again, the doctors told her she would be a cripple her entire life. Instead of accepting defeat, she refused this fate and went on to become the West African Women's Singles tennis champion in college.
What could be better than walking down any street in any city and knowing you're the heavyweight champion of the world?
Sir Gordon Richards was the most successful jockey - flat or jumps - there's ever been: champion jockey for 26 years. He set a record of 269 winners in the season 55 years before I broke it. That was my greatest achievement.
I have always maintained that Iggy Pop is the Heavyweight Champion of Rock & Roll.
Whatever luck I had, I made. I was never a natural athlete, but I paid my dues in sweat and concentration and took the time necessary to learn karate and become world champion.
Hopefully I can become the Babe Ruth of the World Wrestling Federation and be the champion at the same time.
The Internal Revenue Service is the real undefeated heavyweight champion.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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