Cathy Freeman Best Quotes

Catherine Astrid Salome “Cathy” Freeman, OAM is a former Australian sprinter, who specialised in the 400 metres event. Enjoy Cathy Freeman’s best quotes below.

Cathy Freeman
“When I’m in a bad mood, I don’t listen.”
“You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable.”
“Peace, unity and harmony!”
“I like looking feminine and I enjoy being a role model. I enjoy being a woman. It all comes down to having the confidence to be who you are.”
“I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone.”
“I’m so lucky. I have such a great support system. All I have to do is run.”
“I was always surrounded by expectation from the very first race I ran as a 5-year-old.”
“I was running since I was 10. Since grade one at school people looked at me and thought, oh gosh she can really run, she’s a natural.”
“Money makes life easier but I don’t want to be rich, not at all.”
“I make no apologies.”
“I have a friend who, if she has a bad hair day, it affects her whole mood because it is part of her sexuality, her confidence. I don’t have that problem any more.”
“I have time to breathe, time to be myself more often, I am a lot more relaxed and less guarded.”
“This occasion is personally very meaningful and I hope to visit Korea again if I have the chance.”
“I definitely do things on my terms, it may not seem that way but I actually do.”
“I don’t have a lot of regrets in my life.”
“I don’t like people looking at me; I hate the attention.”
“I like being in the workforce; it keeps me grounded.”
“The thing I do best is laugh.”
“Australians are a fantastic bunch of people but the attention can be overwhelming for someone like me.”
“Between 1991 and 1997 I had really serious asthma.”
“I don’t agree with everything Madonna’s done but she is fearless.”
“My last real race was at the Olympics in Sydney in 2000.”
“People could see in me who I am now, an Olympic champ, the best in the world.”
“With Alexander’s cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor.”
“I made my first Australian senior team when I was 16, first Olympics when I was 19, and I retired. I’m 32, I retired four years ago, so a good third of my life or nearly a third of my life has been all about running.”

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