18 Best Positive Attitude Michael Phelps Thoughts

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Michael Phelps is an American Swimmer who has record of 28 Olympic medals. He also holds all time record of most Olympic golds medals (23). Michael Phelps has dominated Swimming field over a decade and inspired thousands of People.

Michael Phelps started swimming at the age of seven and the interesting fact that he got himself into swimming just because his mother wanted him to learn how to swim and later he fell in love with it.

Once you are determined to achieve something in life or want to become better at what you love, rest of the difficulties merely bothers you. As in case of Phelps, when he was in the sixth grade, he was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) but that was hardly an obstacle for him, instead he pushed himself beyond the limits to achieve the impossible in Swimming.

Michael Phelps is an epitome of “Anyone can change himself from ordinary to extraordinary” .

Apart from that he started out “The Michael Phelps Foundation”, which focuses on growing the sport of swimming and promoting healthier lifestyles and wrote three books “Beneath the Surface: My Story“, “No Limits: The Will to Succeed“and “How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals“.

There are many things to learn from Michael Phelps, and you can learn few things right now by understanding his thoughts. I have collected some of best Michael Phelps  words of wisdom which might drive you towards your goals.

List of 18 Best Positive Attitude Michael Phelps Thoughts

1.  “You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get”

~Michael Phelps

2. “I found something I love and never gave up”

~Michael Phelps

3. “I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything”

~Michael Phelps

4. “Things won’t go perfect. It’s all about how you adapt from those things and learn from mistakes”

~Michael Phelps

5. “I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time”

~Michael Phelps

6. “If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren’t willing to do”

~Michael Phelps

7. “I won’t predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible”

~Michael Phelps

8. “If you say ‘can’t’ you’re restricting what you can do or ever will do”

~Michael Phelps

9. “So many people along the way, whatever it is you aspire to do, will tell you it can’t be done. But all it takes is imagination. You dream. You plan. You reach”

~Michael Phelps

10. “In business, words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality”

~Michael Phelps

11. “Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home”

~Michael Phelps

12. “I knew I was not a failure in any way, and so did those close to me. It doesn’t matter if you fall short; it is never a failure to go after your goals with everything you’ve got”

~Michael Phelps

13. “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”

~Michael Phelps

14. “If I didn’t swim my best, I’d think about it at school, at dinner, with my friends. It would drive me crazy”

~Michael Phelps

15. “It doesn’t matter what else is going on. When you walk into your arena or your – whatever you excel at–you’re there to take care of the job that you have to do”

~Michael Phelps

16. “I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming”

~Michael Phelps

17. “I want to be able to look back and say, ‘I’ve done everything I can, and I was successful.’ I don’t want to look back and say I should have done this or that”

~Michael Phelps

18. “I can’t remember the last day i didn’t train”

~Michael Phelps

Last thing to my readers , I would like to hear from you…

Let me know in comments, Which of the  above Michael Phelps Thoughts you like the most ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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