Female Athlete Quotes



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Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown. Katherine Dunn

Female athletes are stereotyped by the general population-and usually as homosexuals. Billie Jean King

I'm not just a model who plays volleyball, or a volleyball player who supports herself modeling. I'm a female athlete personality. Gabrielle Reece

Female athletes are supposed to be toned down. You're always supposed to talk about the team and never stand out. Hope Solo

Saudi Arabia's first female athlete will be allowed to compete while wearing a head scarf. The Saudi woman said she was thrilled about the ruling all she needs now is a man to drive her to the Olympics. Conan O'Brien

There's nothing masculine about being competitive. There's nothing masculine about trying to be the best at everything you do, nor is there anything wrong with it. I don't know why a female athlete has to defend her femininity just because she chooses to play sports Rebecca Lobo

I'm sick of the media making female sports athletes into supermodels, when they're clearly sixes at best. Daniel Tosh

How good does a female athlete have to be before we just call her an athlete? Anonymous

I had female role models to look up to starting in middle school, athletes like Julie Foudy and Mia Hamm who made me realize that there was room in the world of sports for women. They ignited my dream of becoming an Olympic athlete. Jennie Finch

In my opinion, Jackie is the greatest female athlete ever. Marion Jones

Female success stories from sporting events like the Olympic Games have played a role in shifting the Indian perception to see the female athlete as a hero and a role model for young Indian girls. Richard Attias

Sure, there are times when the guys talk about playing football in school and I can't relate to that, but I can relate to being a female athlete. And as long as you are prepared, work hard and know your stuff, you will be fine. Megan Alexander

I have struggled to be taken seriously as a female athlete. I have struggled to find my worth outside of winning. I have struggled to accept parts of myself. Now I'm recognizing the beauty in those parts as well as beauty in the times when things didn't go my way. Lynsey Dyer

Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her. Mia Hamm

When I was growing up, softball had stereotypes along with other female sports. But society is definitely changing since the WNBA and WUSA. Muscles on female athletes are OK now. Young girls can look up to beautiful, athletic, fit women. Jennie Finch

What's the trick to writing a great female character? Make her human. Nicole Holofcener

There are no female geniuses because there are no female Jack-the-Rippers. Camille Paglia

As the longest-running women's professional sports league in the country, the WNBA is a great product comprising 132 of the best female athletes in the world. And when you look beyond the players to owners, coaches, trainers, accountants, and chief operating officers - it's a wonderful example of what women can achieve in sports and in business. Laurel J. Richie

I think we have to keep putting women's sports in the limelight. I thought the Women's World Cup did a wonderful job of showing the quality of women's soccer. But we also need coverage and marketing and press and getting these female athletes to become household names. Becky Sauerbrunn

Everyone needs to get more comfortable with female leaders-including female leaders themselves. Sheryl Sandberg

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