Carl Lewis – I’m not supposed to be…

I’m not supposed to be able to speak clearly, and decipher what’s going on in…


“I’m not supposed to be able to speak clearly, and decipher what’s going on in the media. I’m supposed to be the typical amateur who’s 22 and scared to death and can’t believe he won the Olympics.”
-Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis – I tell you, it was…

I tell you, it was kind of two-fold. I fortunately had a lot of…


“I tell you, it was kind of two-fold. I fortunately had a lot of support. My coach was amazing – he told me to focus on being prepared and that is what I did. Every athlete is nervous – any athlete who tells you they’re not nervous isn’t telling you the truth. I was as prepared as I could be.”
-Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis – The best kids are going…

The best kids are going to become the best. But the best thing about it…


“The best kids are going to become the best. But the best thing about it is that you’re going to learn lessons in playing those sports about winning and losing and teamwork and teammates and arguments and everything else that are going to affect you positively for the rest of your life.”
-Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis – We cannot rest until we…

We cannot rest until we make sure that our families can afford to live and…


“We cannot rest until we make sure that our families can afford to live and raise their kids here, that our seniors can remain in their homes and afford their health and pharmaceutical costs.”
-Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis – Why do we have 47…

Why do we have 47 million people without health care? Because America has become about…


“Why do we have 47 million people without health care? Because America has become about ‘me’. What’s happened to ‘we’ as a people? I believe in that and that resonates to most people.”
-Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis – People have a moral standard…

People have a moral standard about what they will do and will not do. At…


“People have a moral standard about what they will do and will not do. At the end of the day someone who cheats has a lower moral standard than someone who does not. And they will cheat in other areas of life as well.”
-Carl Lewis