65 Gabby Douglas Quotes On Success In Life

Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas is an American artistic gymnast. She is the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and the 2015 World all-around silver medalist. She was a member of the gold-winning teams at both the 2012 and the 2016 Summer Olympics, dubbed the “Fierce Five” and the “Final Five” by the media, respectively. She was also a member of the gold-winning American teams at the 2011 and the 2015 World Championships. These Gabby Douglas quotes will motivate you.

Best Gabby Douglas Quotes

  1. “Never give up and always keep fighting, because though times may be tough, the sacrifices do pay off, so just keep pushing towards your dream and just love it at the same time and enjoy it.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  2. “Hard days are the best because that’s when champions are made.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  3. “My message is to never quit, never give up. When you have a little trouble here and there, just keep fighting. In the end, it will pay off.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  4. “Even if you have the talent, you still have to push yourself. I don’t think dreams magically appear, that’s why they’re called dreams. But if you do want to make that dream a reality, then you have to push yourself. It takes a lot of hard work, and if you don’t have the focus, then it’s going to be all the harder. If you have a big dream, it takes all of the above to achieve it: passion, the focus and the effort.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  5. “Gold medals are made out of sweat, blood and tears and effort in the gym every day.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  6. “The most important thing is to believe in yourself and know that you can do it.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  7. “Never quit. Never give up.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  8. “You know, God has a plan for me, and I’m going to follow in his footsteps and just rejoice and be happy.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  9. “No one is going to feel sorry for you, so you have to go out there and be fierce.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  10. “Don’t be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams!” ~ Gabby Douglas
  11. “If you push through the hard days you can get through anything.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  12. “For me going down in history being the first black American to win the gold, I think more colored people are going to start coming to the gymnastics world and say ‘okay, anything is possible. If Gabby did it, then I can do it too.'” ~ Gabby Douglas
  13. “Always be courageous and strong, and don’t fear.” ~ Gabby Douglas quotes
  14. “I don’t know where this is coming from. What’s wrong with my hair? I’m like ‘I just made history and people are focused on my hair?’ It can be bald or short, it doesn’t matter about my hair. Nothing is going to change. I’m going to wear my hair like this during beam and bar finals. You might as well just stop talking about it.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  15. “You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous!” ~ Gabby Douglas
  16. “Sacrifices are not in vain. At the end, everything will pay off.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  17. “If we set our minds, we can achieve anything.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  18. “Always be courageous and strong, & don’t fear. You’ve got to be confident when you’re competing. You’ve got to be a beast.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  19. “I had to face a lot coming through this journey, a lot of sacrifices, difficulties, challenges, and injuries.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  20. “Believe, don’t fear, believe.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  21. “I’ve learned how to stay humble. I don’t want to get in over my head because when you do that it takes you off your game.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  22. “To win Olympic gold it takes a lot of HARD WORK, a lot of PASSION, a lot of SACRIFICES.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  23. “You want to picture yourself being on top and doing amazing gymnastics.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  24. “The hard work definitely paid off and hard work always does.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  25. “I accomplished something big and that’s a memory I will never forget.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  26. “It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  27. “My mom used to tell me when I was little, ‘When it rains, it’s God’s manifestation – a big day’s waiting to happen.'” ~ Gabby Douglas
  28. “You need your mom and dad to protect you. It means they love you so much. It was awesome she was backing me up and defending me.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  29. “The one snack I really love is YoCrunch yogurt. It’s like an apple pie in a cup! You have your apples on the bottom, your yogurt in the middle, and piecrust crumbs on top.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  30. “Don’t be shy. Go for it and ask your crush out.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  31. “It is everything I thought it would be; being the Olympic champion, it definitely is an amazing feeling. And I give all the glory to God. It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to him and the blessings fall down on me.
    Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things He does for me.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  32. “Everyone was telling me you have this great potential and you can be on top. I didn’t believe that, but everyone was just telling me to believe in myself. I did and I’m kind of up on top and it’s amazing.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  33. “I was just, you know, kind of getting racist jokes, kind of being isolated from the group. So it was definitely hard. I would come home at night and just cry my eyes out.” ~ Gabby Douglas quotes
  34. “I don’t like to try strange foods. I like to explore different foods, but if you ask me to eat crocodiles or frogs… I’m like no. That’s where I draw the line.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  35. “I would love to be remembered as someone who inspired young girls never to give up on their dreams.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  36. “I just spent my whole life training and focused on one thing, I really don’t even think about after the fact! It’s like, oh yeah, I have to do something after!” ~ Gabby Douglas
  37. “Gymnastics does take great focus and concentration. What I do is look to my coach. He keeps me focused. And I meditate to get myself confident before the competition floor. That helps keep me focused, too.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  38. “I like squirrels. Theyre so adventurous.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  39. “I give myself a pep talk and visualize the routine. I tell myself: “I can do this, let’s go!”” ~ Gabby Douglas
  40. “I wanted to finish on a stronger note. Fighting through that routine, you know what I was like, ‘I’m just fighting through.'” ~ Gabby Douglas
  41. “I wanted to tell my story and where I came from and my background because it was not easy.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  42. “Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things he does for me.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  43. “I just want to continue with gymnastics because I’m still young and fresh. I think can get some more titles under my belt.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  44. “I just want to inspire all those people who gave up and said ‘I quit,’ Never give up!” ~ Gabby Douglas
  45. “I used to have this lucky rock and I used to always have to rub it three times before I competed.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  46. “I want to do all roles. The skys the limit.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  47. “I kind of do think of myself as a superhero and just flying high, and doing these crazy flips.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  48. “Did I choose my hair texture? No. I’m grateful for having this hair on my head.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  49. “I wear makeup pretty much every day. For training, I usually do a lighter base, a lighter blush and I used the mascara and a little bit of the lip gloss.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  50. “I have no regrets coming back for a second Olympic team [in 2016]. It’s been an amazing experience. It’s been teaching me a lot.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  51. “Words can’t even describe how much Olympic medals means to me, because of all the hard work, sacrifice and effort I put in at the gym, and also because of how much my family supported me and sacrificed their dreams for mine. It also means a lot to me, knowing that I became the first African American to win the individual all-around gold medal.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  52. “I’d tell any girl who continues to love gymnastics enough to want pursue a college scholarship to keep pushing yourself 100% in the gym every single day.” ~ Gabby Douglas quotes
  53. “I wrote the book ‘Grace, Gold & Glory’ because I had to overcome many challenges and hardships. I wanted to share my story to let anyone facing hardships know that your dream is still possible.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  54. “I’m a very good bowler, which I discovered a few months ago.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  55. “I love how everybody just brings a different personality to the mix and everyone’s different in their own way. There’s a lot of energy – that’s the vibe of Team USA.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  56. “Serena Williams [ispires me]. The first time I met her, she was like, “We should hang out and go to dinner,” and I’m like, “Uh, yeah! If you insist.”” ~ Gabby Douglas
  57. “I blast “Northern Sky,” by the Capital Kings, on the way there, but at the gym, I totally zone out.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  58. “The other girls [in team] have experience. They’ve been competing on a lot of international world-class stages. They knew what to expect and what to do and what not to do. Me and Aly [Raisman] just gave them advice on the media side. We said, it’s gonna be crazy. It’s the Olympics. But it’s gonna be fun!” ~ Gabby Douglas
  59. “I like to hike and play with my dogs and spend time with my family. We go out to family dinners a lot.” ~ Gabby Douglas

  60. “I was supporting Aly [Raisman]. I will always will support them and respect them. I don’t want anyone to take it as jealous or I wanted attention.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  61. “Sometimes I like to watch videos of myself and see how confident I was.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  62. “I’m not gonna lie, I love Usain Bolt and Serena Williams. What I love about Serena is that she just gets on the floor and she dominates. She handles her business very well, I respect that.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  63. “I love listening to Lil’ Wayne, Drake, and Eminem to get me fired up!” ~ Gabby Douglas
  64. “My mom says I’m a fighter, a fierce competitor, and I think I am, too.” ~ Gabby Douglas
  65. “I think I would go for a Michael Phelps kind of guy.” ~ Gabby Douglas

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