Lance Armstrong quotes

Born
September 18, 1971, Plano, Texas, U.S.

Occupation
Professional road racing cyclist.

Lance Armstrong is a former American professional road racing cyclist.

Giving up was never an option.
– Lance Armstrong
Life to me is a series of false limits and my challenge as an athlete is to explore those limits.
– Lance Armstrong
Winning is about heart, not just legs. It’s got to be in the right place.
– Lance Armstrong
Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
– Lance Armstrong
If I can’t face my accusers, that’s a joke. We did that in medieval times.
– Lance Armstrong
There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say: ‘Enough is enough.’
– Lance Armstrong
My mom was such a strong character. I don’t want to say she was like a man, but she was tough.
– Lance Armstrong
But, listen, Eddie Merkyx would have won six Tours if he hadn’t been punched.
– Lance Armstrong
I have never doped. I can say it again, but I’ve said it for seven years.
– Lance Armstrong
It’s simple. Success comes from training harder, living better and digging deeper than the others.
– Lance Armstrong
There’s no rule, no law, no regulation that says you can’t come back. So I have every right to come back.
– Lance Armstrong
Nobody needs to cry for me. I’m going to be great.
– Lance Armstrong
Extraordinary allegations require extraordinary evidence.
– Lance Armstrong
I’ve committed to surfing the rest of my life.
– Lance Armstrong
Make an obstacle an opportunity, make a negative a positive.
– Lance Armstrong
Portland, Oregon won’t build a mile of road without a mile of bike path. You can commute there, even with that weather, all the time.
– Lance Armstrong
If we don’t somehow stem the tide of childhood obesity, we’re going to have a huge problem.
– Lance Armstrong
Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight.
– Lance Armstrong
I exercise everyday. I swim, I bike, I run and I go to the gym.
– Lance Armstrong
I’ve given gifts in the Tour de France and it’s come back to bit me. So no gifts.
– Lance Armstrong
If you worried about falling off the bike, you’d never get on.
– Lance Armstrong
The riskiest thing you can do is get greedy.
– Lance Armstrong
Obviously, I come from one background, and the people that design fitness equipment have been doing it for years and years, and they know what works and doesn’t work.
– Lance Armstrong
It’s funny, because I have periods where I just kind of go dark. I don’t tweet, I don’t talk, I don’t interview, and then I have times where I do.
– Lance Armstrong
For whatever reason, maybe it’s because of my story, but people associate Livestrong with exercise and physical fitness, health and lifestyle choices like that.
– Lance Armstrong
I didn’t live a lot of lies, but I lived one big one.
– Lance Armstrong
Anyone who imagines they can work alone winds up surrounded by nothing but rivals, without companions. The fact is, no one ascends alone.
– Lance Armstrong
Everybody wants to know what I’m on. What am I on? I’m on my bike busting my ass six hours a day. What are you on?
– Lance Armstrong
I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.
– Lance Armstrong
I’ve committed to surfing the rest of my life.
– Lance Armstrong
Yellow wakes me up in the morning. Yellow gets me on the bike every day. Yellow has taught me the true meaning of sacrifice. Yellow makes me suffer. Yellow is the reason I’m here.
– Lance Armstrong
What is stronger, fear or hope?
– Lance Armstrong
We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell.
– Lance Armstrong
Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
– Lance Armstrong
If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or fight like hell.
– Lance Armstrong
A boo is a lot louder than a cheer. If you have 10 people cheering and one person booing, all you hear is the booing.
– Lance Armstrong
Anything is possible, but you have to believe and you have to fight.
– Lance Armstrong
Chasing records doesn’t keep me on my bike. Happiness does.
– Lance Armstrong
How do you fight an invisible opponent like suspicion?
– Lance Armstrong
It’s nice to win. I’ll never win again. I may have to take up golf – take on Tiger.
– Lance Armstrong
What makes a great endurance athlete is the ability to absorb potential embarrassment, and to suffer without complaint.
– Lance Armstrong
The way you live your life, the perspective you select, is a choice you make every single day when you wake up. It’s yours to decide.
– Lance Armstrong
Losing and dying: it’s the same thing.
– Lance Armstrong