Scott Hamilton Top 29 Quotes Height, Weight, Net Worth, Age, Birthday, Wikipedia, Who, Nationality, Biography

Scott Scovell Hamilton is a retired American figure skater who won an Olympic gold medal. He has won four straight US championships, a gold medal in the 1984 Olympics, and four World Championships in a row.

Furthermore, he is usually regarded as the most excellent figure skater with unique footwork routines. During his retirement, he was involved in the philanthropic activity and wrote three books. Now, check out his best 29 quotations that will inspire you to win.

  1. “The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded.”― Scott Hamilton
  2. “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.”― Scott Hamilton
  3. “Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.”― Scott Hamilton
  4. “Always try to maintain complete tolerance and always make an effort to give people more than they expect.”― Scott Hamilton
  5. “Without strength and courage it’s really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you’re alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.”― Scott Hamilton
  6. “Half of figure skating is opinion, convincing judges.”― Scott Hamilton
  7. “And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well.”― Scott Hamilton
  8. “Fame is a very confusing thing, because you are recognized by a lot of people that you’ve never seen before, and they’re at a great advantage.”― Scott Hamilton
  9. “But I never really thought that I would be extraordinarily successful at skating, it’s just something that happened, you know.”― Scott Hamilton
  10. “And so figure skating was a great vehicle for me to kind of be competitive at something, without having to be big.”― Scott Hamilton
  11. “Everything that I’ve ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance.”― Scott Hamilton
  12. “From the fall of October, 1980 to March, 1984 I never lost a competition.”― Scott Hamilton
  13. “I was nine-years-old when I first put on skates.”― Scott Hamilton
  14. “I STARTED SKATING AND I KIND OF LIKED IT BECAUSE I COULD RUN CIRCLES AROUND THE GUYS THAT WOULDN’T PICK ME TO PLAY BASEBALL.”― SCOTT HAMILTON
  15. “I didn’t want to be the sissy figure skater, you know.”― Scott Hamilton
  16. “What was really funny is that as I got older all those guys who called me a sissy in junior high school wanted me to be their best friend because they wanted to meet all the girls that I knew in figure skating.”― Scott Hamilton
  17. “I was more interested in skating and the girls and traveling than I was in calculus.”― Scott Hamilton
  18. “I graduated a the top of my class in the ’84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal.”― Scott Hamilton
  19. “I don’t think most teachers realize how much impact they have.”― Scott Hamilton
  20. “I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be.”― Scott Hamilton
  21. “When you’re expected to win and you have the press saying that you are going to win the Olympic gold medal, and you’re the only sure thing in the Olympics, it can undermine your confidence.”― Scott Hamilton
  22. “Most other competitions are individual achievements, but the Olympic Games is something that belongs to everybody.”― Scott Hamilton
  23. “That’s what makes the Ryder Cup in golf so much better than the Masters or the U.S. Open. To be a part of something that is not about personal achievement, but about representing everyone and sharing it with the whole country, it’s wonderful.”― Scott Hamilton
  24. “I’m very accessible. I don’t get into this ego thing.”― Scott Hamilton
  25. “I just try to touch people’s hearts in a way through skating, so they’re not just witnessing a performance, they’re feeling a performance and they’re a part of it.”― Scott Hamilton
  26. “Male figure skating is different than female figure skating; we’re not America’s sweetheart.”― Scott Hamilton
  27. “WHEN YOU TURN PROFESSIONAL, YOU BECOME AN ENTERTAINER, AND LIKE EVERY OTHER ENTERTAINER, YOU DON’T WANT TO GET A BAD REVIEW.”― SCOTT HAMILTON
  28. “So as an amateur Olympic competitor I loved criticism, because it made me better. But now as a professional I don’t really know how to channel it or where to take it, so I don’t take it quite as well.”― Scott Hamilton
  29. “Rationality is not one of this industry’s attributes.”― Scott Hamilton