Lance Armstrong, a former american cyclist won seven consecutive Tours de France titles from 1999 to 2005. Lance was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 1996, he fought the battle with grit and determination. He founded the Livestrong foundation to help other cancer survivors and cancer charity foundations.
1- If you’re worried about falling off the bike, you’d never get on.
2- 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.
3 – Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that’s not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.
4 – Winning is about heart, not just legs. It’s got to be in the right place.
5 – I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.
6 – 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.
7 – There’s no rule, no law, no regulation that says you can’t come back. So I have every right to come back.
8 – I joined the swim team when I was 12, and I was the worst kid in the pool – I was put with a group of 7-year-olds.
10 – Make every obstacle an opportunity.” And that’s what we did.
11 – THERE ARE ANGELS on this earth and they come in subtle forms.
12 – I knew now why people fear cancer: because it is a slow and inevitable death, it is the very definition of cynicism and loss of spirit.