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Oksana Baiul Quotes and Sayings

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I skate now for fun and to keep myself in shape.
- Oksana Baiul

Now, I don't make decisions as fast as I used to.
- Oksana Baiul

No, I'm not coaching.
It's a huge responsibility to coach somebody.
- Oksana Baiul

Actually I dance really well on the floor.
- Oksana Baiul

 

Pairs skating and singles are two different things.
Although some skaters have achieved this successfully,
it is a very difficult transition.
You're looking at double work.
- Oksana Baiul

I want kids to enjoy skating and I think it's a great workout.
- Oksana Baiul

Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically.
I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater,
not a real person.
- Oksana Baiul

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One of my favorite vacation places is Miami,
because of the people, the water and the beach -
of course -
and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful.
- Oksana Baiul

I wish I could compete again, but my good feeling is,
these competitions are better as exhibitions.
- Oksana Baiul

I come to Fashion Week events in New York City twice a year.
- Oksana Baiul

I have a lot of different stages in my life when training has been easy or hard.
Now, it seems that I have been training for so long
that it has become almost second nature to me.
- Oksana Baiul

I will try to make a doll of Oksana with a little dog.
- Oksana Baiul

Professional competitions are overrated.
- Oksana Baiul

I wish I could say it's easy, but honestly,
to get ready for a big championship is not as easy as it seems.
- Oksana Baiul

People really do spend a lot of money on their pets -
sometimes more then themselves.
- Oksana Baiul

First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that
he did as well as a second chance for a better life.
- Oksana Baiul

And still I'm not completely happy with my skating.
I always feel I can do more and climb higher.
- Oksana Baiul

I use Graf Edmonton for boots and John Wilson blades.
- Oksana Baiul

I'd like to consider myself a versatile skater and
I like to skate to different kinds of music.
- Oksana Baiul

I started taking ballet lessons when I was three and
a half and I still take dance classes.
- Oksana Baiul

I don't care what the critics say or think because
I care for and love my fans.
- Oksana Baiul

My weaknesses are my jumps.
The reason is that although I land them in practice,
when I actually compete or perform, I should let my
body go and stabilize my mind better.
Also, I need to work on not letting negative thoughts
and emotions get to me on the ice.
- Oksana Baiul

It was always fun to skate with Paul Wylie and Paul Martini.
- Nancy Kerrigan

People would ask me why I was doing what I was doing -
but I always told them that I just loved to skate.
There was no other explanation.
- Nancy Kerrigan

I'll skate on concrete if I have to.
I'm not worried about how fast the ice is.
I'm worried about how fast I can go on the ice.
- Clara Hughes

I skated in ice shows all over Europe and South Africa for 20 years.
I love to ice skate.
- Kenny Baker

I skate to where the puck is going to be,
not where it has been.
- Wayne Gretzky

I wanted to learn how to skate backwards and they wouldn't
help me and they went off and left me on my own.
- Dorothy Hamill

As a kid in British Columbia, going back a long way,
I learned to skate.
- Steve Yzerman

Proposals to forbid golf courses have about the same
motivations as proposals to forbid skate boarding,
although the rationalizations are different.
- John McCarthy

It's really ironic that I won, because that's not the
goal that I had in mind when I went out to skate.
- Sarah Hughes

I skate about 15 to 20 hours a week and also incorporate
a lot of off-ice training.
I take ballet and Pilates classes and lift weights
with my physical therapist when I'm not on the ice.
- Sasha Cohen

I'm trying to let winning the world championships settle
in right now before I begin training again shortly.
During the skating season, we skate on average 20 kilometres a day.
On top of that, we're riding a lot and lifting a lot of weights.
- Clara Hughes

My parents never pressured me to skate.
They always said I could quit if I wanted to.
They only expected me to skate when they had already
paid for the expensive lessons.
But, otherwise they said I could do what I wanted to do.
- Nancy Kerrigan

That's another thing, we made up games.
We didn't have equipment.
When it snowed, we would play slow motion tackle football.
We would play hockey, but we wouldn't skate.
We just made things up.
I loved doing that.
- Mike Krzyzewski

There is no age, height, or weight requirement to skate.
It is good exercise no matter what your age is.
If you want to be competitive, most start young.
But, I practice with many adult competitors.
- Nancy Kerrigan

I think what every skater dreams of is not only skating
the best program they can possibly skate,
but, y'know, having the crowd roar at the end,
and it was just so loud I couldn't even hear my music.
- Sarah Hughes

So for me having that element of being able to be competitive wasn't a problem.
I'm very competitive.
I thought if I could skate first, acting would come second.
I could say my lines and then go do what I was saying.
You don't have to fake it, you're not really acting.
- John Robinson

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

Become more and more innocent,
less knowledgeable and more childlike.
Take life as fun -
because that's precisely what it is!
- Osho

To love what you do and feel that it matters,
how on earth could anything be more fun.
- Katherine Graham

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
- Walt Disney

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous;
there's really nothing to lose.
There's no wrong you can't make right again,
so be kinder to yourself;
have fun, take chances. There are no bounds.
- Jewel

It's work only if I say it's work,
but it's play if I say it's fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
- Katharine Hepburn

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do;
the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
- Mary Wilson Little

As for lawyers, it's more fun to play one than to be one.
- Sam Waterston

Procrastination is like a credit card:
it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.
- Christopher Parker

As a rock star, I have two instincts,
I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.
- Dave Barry

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology.
The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything...
like stray cats and squirrels.
- Eric Roberts

So many people try to grow up too fast,
and it's not fun!
You should stay a kid as long as possible!
- Vanessa Hudgens

Life's like Vegas. You're up, you're down,
but in the end the house always wins.
Doesn't mean you didn't have fun.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study
of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did.
- Clyde Tombaugh

There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
- Jerry Seinfeld

But to personally satisfy my own adrenalin needs,
I've been racing cars a little bit, which has been fun.
- Picabo Street

I love food and I love everything involved with food.
I love the fun of it.
I love restaurants.
I love cooking, although I don't cook very much.
I love kitchens.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you
don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
- Flip Wilson

I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun.
When that happens I tell myself just to go out and
play as I did when I was a kid.
- Thomas J. Watson

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

Food should be fun.
- Thomas Keller

Just play.
Have fun.
Enjoy the game.
- Michael Jordan


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