Funny Gymnastics Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old funny gymnastics quotes, funny gymnastics sayings, and funny gymnastics proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

In gymnastics, smaller will always be better in many ways. The stress in the head, that will be the same for all. But the stress on the body and the concussions it must endure, that will always be easier for the little ones.     

Bela Karolyi

It is better to fall short of a high mark than to reach a low one.     

Henry Clay Payne

Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.     

Doug Larson

Go into the sport because you have fun doing it, not because of what ifs and dreams of gold medals. That way, no matter what happens, you win.     

Shannon Miller

In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half, and that's pretty tough to get through.     

Shannon Miller

The mind is perhaps one of the greatest factors in gymnastics; if one can't control his mind, he can't control his body.     

William Meade

Seven days without gymnastics makes one weak.     


If you believe you can get through an injury and fight back, and you really love gymnastics enough, you can get through it.     

Courtney Kupets

A wise saying is something you keep picking up off the floor in front of your fridge.     

Robert Breault

Please keep watching rhythmic gymnastics in spite of its situation. If you quit watching it, rhythmic gymnastics will not exist any longer. Your eyes are much more important than judge's are.     

Teodora Alexandrova