Michael Phelps is a retired American Swimmer and one of the most successful and most decorated Olympians with a total of 28 medals. He was born on this day, July 22 in the year 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Michael married Nicole Johnson in 2016. He is now focused on his Michael Phelps Foundation which he set up using a bonus from Speedo Company. The foundation aims to grow the sport of swimming and promote healthier lifestyles.
Here are some of his words of wisdom to motivate us.
“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.”
“I found something I love, and I never gave up.”
“If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren’t willing to do.”
“I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.”
“Perseverance, determination, commitment, and courage – those things are real. The desire for redemption drives you.”
“When I feel tired, I just think about how great I will feel once I finally reach my goal.”
“I won’t predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.”
“I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming.”
“I like to just think of myself as a normal person who just has a passion, has a goal and a dream and goes out and does it. And that’s really how I’ve always lived my life.”
“There are always going to be obstacles that come in your way, stay positive.”
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