Top 46 Gabby Douglas Quotes

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Gabby Douglas is a renowned American artistic gymnast who was born on December 31, 1995. She has won the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and the 2015 World all-around silver medal. In 2012 and the 2016 Summer Olympics, she got an opportunity to be a member of the gold-winning teams. Similarly, she was a member of the gold-winning American teams at the 2011 and 2015 World Championships.

Moreover, she is also the first African American to become the Olympic individual all-around champion and the first U.S. gymnast to win gold in the individual all-around and the team competitions at the same Olympics.

Besides this, she has adapted her life story in the 2014 Lifetime biopic film, The Gabby Douglas Story. She has exposed her life story on her reality television series, Douglas Family Gold. This gymnastic legend also wrote a book about the journey to be an Olympic gold medalist.

Now, visit her top 46 quotes that will motivate you to win.

Gabby Douglas quote on self believe
Gabby Douglas quote on self believe.

“I accomplished something big, and that’s a memory I will never forget.”― Gabby Douglas

“Gold medals are made out of sweat, blood and tears and effort in the gym every day.”― Gabby Douglas

“You’ve got to be confident when you’re competing. You’ve got to be a beast.”― Gabby Douglas

“It’s very tough for me to focus. I’m like: ‘Look, something shiny! No, focus. Oh, there goes a butterfly!’”― Gabby Douglas

“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

“My mom says I’m a fighter, a fierce competitor, and I think I am, too.”― Gabby Douglas

“You need your mom and dad to protect you. It means they love you so much.”― Gabby Douglas

8th of 46 Gabby Douglas Quotes

“I had to face a lot coming through this journey, a lot of sacrifices, difficulties, challenges, and injuries.”― Gabby Douglas   

“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.”― Gabby Douglas

“The hard work definitely paid off and hard work always does.”― Gabby Douglas

“I kind of do think of myself as a superhero and just flying high, and doing these crazy flips.”― Gabby Douglas

“You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.”― Gabby Douglas

“Gold medals are made out of your sweat, blood and tears, and effort in the gym every day, and sacrificing a lot.”― Gabby Douglas

“Always be courageous and strong, and don’t fear.”― Gabby Douglas

“I like squirrels. They’re so adventurous.”― Gabby Douglas

“I want to do all roles. The sky’s the limit.”― Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas with medal
Gabby Douglas with a medal

“By now, you’ve probably caught on to something: my mother is always standing by with just the right Scripture or inspirational saying to get me through any tough situation.”― Gabby Douglas

“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

“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

“Gospel music always relaxes me and calms my nerves.”― Gabby Douglas

“We can choose a path that leads us into trouble. It all comes down to our decisions at the end of the day.”― Gabby Douglas

“I wake up at about 9 a.m., and have a few hours of school or time to relax. Then, I have practice at 2:30 p.m. with my team.”― Gabby Douglas

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“I would love to be a role model.”― Gabby Douglas

“I used to have this lucky rock and I used to always have to rub it three times before I competed.”― Gabby Douglas

“I think I would go for a Michael Phelps kind of guy.”― Gabby Douglas

“I googled ‘Gabby Douglas,’ and all these things popped up like ‘Gabby Douglas makes history!’ And ‘She’s the champion!’”― Gabby Douglas

“I’ve been on a tweeting mission.”― Gabby Douglas

“I wanted to tell my story and where I came from and my background, because it was not easy.”― Gabby Douglas

“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

30th of 46 Gabby Douglas Quotes

“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     

“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

“Toward the end of the Olympics, you get physically tired and drained. And no matter how much rest you have, your body is tired.”― Gabby Douglas

“It’s just incredible how people come up to me and say, ‘Gabby, you inspire me to do anything I can set my mind to.’ It’s truly an honor.”― Gabby Douglas

“Oprah has definitely caught my eye. My mom and I used to watch her shows. We just love her.”― Gabby Douglas

“It’s definitely important to have your mom and family there to back you up and cheering from the stands. You’d love them to come to every big dance and every big game, but sometimes that’s not possible.”― Gabby Douglas

“Me and my dad are kind of distant since my mom and him separated.”― Gabby Douglas

“I learned from my mom to always keep pushing yourself.”― Gabby Douglas

“My family and I had to overcome a lot to get where we are today.”― Gabby Douglas

“I take my Bible with me, sometimes two of them, when I travel.”― Gabby Douglas

“Even before I competed in the Olympics, I always wanted to write a book.”― Gabby Douglas

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“I love listening to Lil’ Wayne, Drake, and Eminem to get me fired up!”― Gabby Douglas

“I love all the attention, people noticing me. ‘There’s the gymnast. There she is!’”― Gabby Douglas

“I think I was about 14 when I did my first makeup. I was like, ‘Wow, I really like this what do you call it? Makeup thing?’”― Gabby Douglas

44th of 46 Gabby Douglas Quotes

“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      

“I got my feet wet in a couple of shows. I did a cameo on my favorite show, ‘The Vampire Diaries.’ And I guest starred on a show called ‘Kickin’ It’ on Disney.”― Gabby Douglas

“Everyone has hiccups in their families.”― Gabby Douglas

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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