Essay about Gymnastics

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 If you are afraid of failure, you don't deserve success. (Nastia Liukin)
 To Become a CHAMPION: Take your worst event and make it your best... AND THEN, take your worst event and make it your best... AND THEN, take your worst event and make it your best... (Gerald S. George, Ph.D.)
 When you walk in the gym you leave everything behind. Its like a total diferent world, its your second family. We gymnast spend more time in the gym than with our parents. We do gymnastics not to please our family but to please ourselfs. (Angelina Soto - 12 years old gymnast)
 Hope is to wish you could do something. Faith is to believe you can do something. Courage is to get up there and do it because you know you can, you have no doubt about it.
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(Norman MacFinan)
 I know how to smile, I know how to laugh, I know how to play. But I know how to do these things only after I have fulfilled my mission. (Nadia Comaneci, ROM, Time Magazine 1976)
 Failure is only postponed success as long as courage "coaches" ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. (Herbert Kaufman)
 Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat. (Malcolm Forbes)
 A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner. (English proverb)
 The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear. (William Jennings Bryan)
 Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success. (William J. H. Boetcker)
 If you do the best you can, you will find, nine times out of ten, that you have done as well as or better than anyone else. (William Feather)
 Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it.(William Durant, founder of General Motors)
 Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome. (Samuel Johnson)
 Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight. (Helen Keller)
 What you can do, or think you can, begin it. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
 The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress. (Joseph Joubert)