102 Inspirational Simone Biles Quotes [2021] World Champion Artistic Gymnast

102 Inspirational Simone Biles Quotes [2021] World Champion Artistic Gymnast

Simone Biles is a World Champion American Artistic Gymnast.

She is considered one of the greatest and most dominant gymnasts of all time as she won a total of 32 Olympic and World Championship medals. She is also considered the most decorated gymnast of all time.

Biles is the only American gymnast who won the most World medals and most World gold medals. She is the sixth woman to win an individual all-around title at both the World Championships and the Olympics.

We've put together an incredible collection of Simone Biles quotes to read.

Here they are:

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List of Inspiring Simone Biles Quotes

It's inspiring to young athletes that there are more records that can still be broken. - Simone Biles


I would say to always follow your dream. And dream big because my whole career, including any of the things that I’ve accomplished, I never thought in a million years that I would be here. - Simone Biles


Maybe it’s good we don’t know what will happen next in our stories, because if we did, we might not turn the page. Or we might skip ahead and never experience the good that comes out of the hard moment we’re living through. - Simone Biles


Whenever I get to wear normal clothes, I get so excited. I feel so weird. - Simone Biles


If you’re having fun, that’s when the best memories are built. - Simone Biles


I’d say the same thing to her when it was her turn to go up. 'Just like practice' became our catchphrase. - Simone Biles


Practise creates confidence. Confidence empowers you. - Simone Biles


I was glad to put the whole thing behind me, because I wanted every child, regardless of race, to be able to look at my World win and say, I can dream big too. - Simone Biles


At the end of the day, they don't know who I really am, rather than looks and what I've achieved. - Simone Biles


As a kid, I saw the Olympics and all the girls in college gymnastics but I never thought that I would be here and get the opportunity to compete at the Olympics. - Simone Biles


I take things one step at a time. - Simone Biles


The reaction of the public plays a very important role. It gives us an adrenaline boost, especially when people start to shout and clap their hands in time with the music. That really helps us to go on. - Simone Biles


I always say my biggest competitor is myself because, whenever I step out there on the mat, I’m competing against myself to prove that I can do this and that I am very well trained, prepared for it. - Simone Biles


You don’t have to be a robot all the time, and you don’t always have to seem happy out there. - Simone Biles


I hope everyone feels comfortable and confident going to therapy and speaking out. - Simone Biles


If you're having fun, that's when the best memories are built. - Simone Biles


Some days I'm like, why am I here? But in the end, it's all worth it! - Simone Biles


I'm only 19. It's kinda crazy if you're older and putting expectations on a poor 19-year-old. - Simone Biles


I still had moments when my nerves got to me, but whenever I’d start to get anxious, Kyla Ross would remind me, 'Simone, just do what you do in practice.' - Simone Biles


I was built this way for a reason, so I'm going to use it. - Simone Biles


Sometimes I hear the crowd cheering, and most of the time your body’s on autopilot, so sometimes even after I do a floor routine, I'm like, 'Did I really just do that?' - Simone Biles


Everything I do is in the gym so I'm always in gym clothes. - Simone Biles


It doesn't matter where you come from, it just matters where you go with it. - Simone Biles


If they said, 'Do five pull-ups,' I would always want to do ten. - Simone Biles


A successful competition for me is always going out there and putting 100 percent into whatever I'm doing. - Simone Biles


You have to make your own luck. You make it in practice and with training and conditioning. - Simone Biles


That’s because when a completely new skill is executed successfully at a season-ending championship like Worlds or the Olympics, the move will forever after be known by the name of the gymnast who first performed it. - Simone Biles


I feel this year gave me a voice. I tried to find my voice this year and use that to my better potential in a positive manner. - Simone Biles


If you’re not having a good time, it’s okay you don’t have to hide that from people. - Simone Biles


Always work hard and have fun in what you do because I think that’s when you’re more successful. You have to choose to do it. – Simone Biles


The team comes first. - Simone Biles


Competitive gymnastics can be a dangerous sport, and I understood just how important it was to be well-prepared. - Simone Biles


Overthinking at night is one of my best talents. - Simone Biles


Tears were bubbling up inside me, but I refused to let the other girls or the coaches see me cry. - Simone Biles


It's not easy, but the people surrounding me are some of the best, so it makes it a little easier. - Simone Biles


At the end of the day, if I can say I had fun, it was a good day. - Simone Biles


But now I was riding a wave of excitement and fear. I’d be one of five girls carrying the banner for my country. Could I handle the pressure? - Simone Biles


In the beginning, I thought maybe I had a problem, but now I kind of look forward to therapy because it's a safe outlet for me. - Simone Biles


More than anything in the world, I wanted to be chosen for the team. - Simone Biles


Being committed meant you kept a straight face. - Simone Biles


I think everyone puts those expectations on us just because we are on a higher platform so they expect us to speak out. - Simone Biles


As I walked onto the mat to do my floor exercise, I held on to that phrase like it was a lifeline. - Simone Biles


You can't get too caught up in yourself. - Simone Biles


I wanted them to know that following your dreams not just in gymnastics, but in everything shouldn’t have anything to do with the color of your skin. It should only be about finding the discipline and the courage to do the hard work. - Simone Biles


Go easy on yourself. Whatever you do today, let it be enough. - Simone Biles


You’re still going to thrive. You’re going to become somebody amazing and great. You guys are all beautiful, inside and out. - Simone Biles


The best you can do is forgive yourself, take a deep breath, and get to work on the next challenge. - Simone Biles


My favorite event is the floor because we get to show off a little bit of our personality. - Simone Biles


You will not always be strong, but you can always be brave. - Simone Biles


It feels amazing to inspire little kids to want to do gymnastics and have fun with it. - Simone Biles


I plan on doing things that I can't do because of a gym right now. Things like going swimming with sharks or jumping off a cliff into the water. - Simone Biles


I needed to learn how to carry those expectations lightly—like a turtle carries its shell. - Simone Biles


Before a big event, I usually go to church and light a candle for St. Sebastian, who is the patron saint of athletes. - Simone Biles


It doesn't matter what you look like. You can strive for greatness, and you can be great. - Simone Biles


No matter how good you are in your sport, in life, in work, the number one thing people talk about is how you look. - Simone Biles


The Bachelorette never fails to irritate me but I can’t stop watching it. - Simone Biles


Racism and injustice have existed for years with the Black community. - Simone Biles


Smiling doesn't win you gold medals. - Simone Biles


When we had free time in the Olympic Village, we got massages and rested while watching Netflix. - Simone Biles


Don't wait until you've reached your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take toward reaching that goal. - Simone Biles


I’d imagined having medals around my neck, chalk dust on my legs, and a bright smile on my face. - Simone Biles


We can push ourselves further. We always have more to give. - Simone Biles


The sport is called artistic gymnastics. So you do have to be a little bit of an actress. - Simone Biles


It's been kind of crazy, but going in every day knowing and hoping that 2021 is on the horizon keeps me going. - Simone Biles


I'd have to find a way to manage everyone's expectations in order to keep them from making me feel overwhelmed. - Simone Biles


I'd rather regret the risk that didn't work out than the chances I didn't take at all. - Simone Biles


I think I’m teaching my teammates that they can still be successful while having fun and enjoying the moment rather than being a stone-cold brick. - Simone Biles


But if there’s one thing everyone knows about me, it’s that I love a challenge. - Simone Biles


I turned without another word and raced back up the stairs. In my room, I flopped backward onto my bed and let out a happy sigh. - Simone Biles


No one is more surprised than I am that the little girl with the big muscles ended up on a path from foster care to an Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. - Simone Biles


The only problem is, when I see another gymnast perform the move now, I pray they don’t get hurt. I know it’s not logical, but because a move is named after me, I’d feel as if it was my fault. - Simone Biles


At the time, I was fourteen and small for my age. A four-feet-eight-inch ball of nonstop energy, I liked to say I was four feet nine just so I could feel taller. - Simone Biles


My biggest flaw is not being able to function without a nap. - Simone Biles


To go out there and prove what I can do has taught me a lot about who I am. - Simone Biles


That’s how my journey as an elite gymnast began with a defeat that put an ache in my heart and doubts in my mind. - Simone Biles


I’d then visualize making the national team, imagining it like a movie. - Simone Biles


I almost think you forget how much work you have to put into it until you’re there. - Simone Biles


Being chosen to compete had been a jaw-dropping moment for me. - Simone Biles


I’d missed making the junior national team by one spot. One. - Simone Biles


To me, I go out there, and I do what I trained. We prepare so long for that moment, so it's just kind of exciting. - Simone Biles


It's not always winning. People, I think, mistake that it's just winning. Sometimes it could be, but for me, it's hitting the best sets I can, gaining confidence, and having a good time, and having fun. - Simone Biles


Most people would focus on concentrating more, and I can’t do that. It almost makes me overthink a lot of my things. I have to focus on not thinking. - Simone Biles


In church every Sunday, with my younger sister, Adria, at my side, I’d kneel with my eyes tightly shut and pray for my family and my teammates. - Simone Biles


I was missing out on public school and going to the football games, prom or homecomings. But I've been to three World Championships, so I think it's like a win-win. - Simone Biles


I don't fear what will happen, but you just get ahead of yourself, like, 'Oh my gosh, I wish it would happen now.' - Simone Biles


Sometimes I wonder how I do it. I feel like it’s just, like, not me. - Simone Biles


I wasn't born earlier, so I had no say in that! - Simone Biles


I didn't get the high school opportunity, but it always worked out. - Simone Biles


Thank you guys for believing in my ability and supporting me in my Olympic journey. - Simone Biles


I’ll cut to the chase: I nailed the move, which is how it came to be known as the Biles. How awesome is that! - Simone Biles


But the same thing that’s true in gymnastics is also true in life: You can’t go back. - Simone Biles


I remember watching Gabby Douglas win the 2012 Olympics, and I was like, If she can do it, I can do it. - Simone Biles


Today, do what others won't so tomorrow you can accomplish what others can't. - Simone Biles


I would hope I would inspire kids everywhere to know that you can do anything you put your mind to. - Simone Biles


I wasn’t born a Texas girl. In fact, before I called my parents Momma and Poppa Biles, I knew them as Grandma and Grandpa. - Simone Biles


In the beginning, I would go look through the comments, and I would cry, or maybe I would comment back to some. - Simone Biles


I feel like there were a lot of points in this year that made me who I am today. - Simone Biles


I kind of blow my own mind! - Simone Biles


I think everybody inside is a champion themselves depending on how you handle your failures and your successes. - Simone Biles


Stay healthy, have fun with it, and embrace all the moments. Because anything can happen. - Simone Biles


I’m not the next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps. I’m the first Simone Biles. - Simone Biles


I have practice from 9 am to 12 pm, and then I drive home and eat lunch, which is either chicken or fish so I get the protein. - Simone Biles


Gymnastics chose me, and I've loved it ever since! - Simone Biles

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