Usain Bolt quotes speak in length about athletics and shares many details about his life. He made himself a household name after breaking the 100 meter record in 2008. During that time Michael Phelps was breaking records as well. Since then he has occasionally ran faster times, he talks about his journey to get to that point. Usain Bolt currently holds the record with a time of 9.58 seconds, a time he ran in 2009 at the world championships.
Usain Bolt is a Jamaican former sprinter and hold the 100 meters, 200 meters and 4 by 100 meters relay records. He has since retired from the sport and is considered the greatest sprinter that ever lived. In 2016 it was reported that he wanted to date Rihanna who refused his request. Below are a number of quotes from the man himself that talks about life on and off the track.
“There are better starters than me but I'm a strong finisher.”
“I want to thank GOD for everything he has done for me cause without him none of this wouldn't be possible."
“I like to have fun, just stay relaxed."
“You have good days and bad days."
“I think my acceleration is very good. That's the key for me.”
"My coach told me if I broke the national record for the 200, I could run a 100."
“My name is Bolt, Lightning Bolt."
“For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it."
“It's always a wake-up call to get beaten."
“My brother is really, really slow."
“I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me."
“I was playing cricket first and my cricket coach was the one that introduced me to track and field.”
“Repeating is harder than anything else."
“I know what I can do so it doesn't bother me what other people think or their opinion on the situation."
“All I have to do is to work on transition and technique."
“I don't know the history of my sport. I'm not like those people who know everything."
“I will run against anybody."
“I know what to do and I go and execute."
“People always say I'm a legend, but I'm not. Not until I've defended my Olympic titles. That's when I've decided I'll be a legend."
"I've worked hard over the years, I've been injured and I've worked hard through it, and I've made it."
“Each training session I'm getting better and better. I have no other duties now, no worries, it's all about training, eating and sleeping. I have a lot more time and can put a lot more effort into training. I'm feeling better every day. As long as I'm feeling myself I'm definitely in no doubt I can go to the Olympics and win."
"As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure."
“Easy is not an option. No days off. Never Quit. Be Fearless. Talent you have Naturally. Skill is only developed by hours and hours of work."
“When I was younger, I always wanted to impress, to be good for my country, to make them feel good, and sometimes that meant I didn't focus on myself enough. I learned I had to put myself first. And it's fine because I want for me the same thing that they want for me, which is to win."
“I've tried my hardest to bribe my chef, but my team have been clever and hired someone who not only is not bribeable but who chases me round the house and makes sure I eat what he's cooked, and he lays out my vitamin pills and supplements in front of me so I can't 'forget' to take them."
“You do not want to get married at 22! Especially if you're famous, because girls are going to be throwing themselves at you."
“But if I keep my core and back strong, the scoliosis doesn't really bother me."
“But anybody who steps into the lane beside you is the biggest competition because they made it to the finals."
"Sometimes you lose sight of what's going on around you."
“Track and field was very big when I was growing up."
“Where I'm from, there is no violence, pretty much."
“If you're the Olympic champion then they have to wait four more years to get you again."
“If you think about racing too much you may just lose it a little bit."
“I have dedicated my life to the 200m, I really love the 200m a lot."
“No matter who you are, no matter what you're doing, no matter how focus you are, no matter how ready you think you? are, you're not gonna catch me."
“There are things that bother me. I try not to let them, but they do."
“Kill them with success and bury them with a smile."
“I wouldn't say I'm a phenomenon, just a great athlete."
“Come on... when you're running, if you see you're going to win, you're going to celebrate."
“If Queen Elizabeth knighthooded me and I would get the title Sir Usain Bolt. That sounds very nice."
“It's a great feat for me to have broken my world record."
“You can get beat any day."
“I don't even like to go out onto the streets sometimes because I can't get anything done. People want pictures and autographs all the time."
Usain Bolt quotes are both inspiring and motivating and he has proven himself time and again. In 22012 He had linked up with Cristiano Ronaldo while he played for Manchester United. He has probably done more than any other sprinter and has the stats to prove it. I hope you will find these quotes an open door to success making you reach for the stars, making the sky the limit.