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2 quotes from Carl Lewis: 'If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.' and 'Life is about timing.'.

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Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is a retired American track and field athlete who won 10 Olympic medals including 9 golds, and 10 World Championships medals, of which 8 were golds, in a career that spanned from 1979 when he first achieved a world ranking to 1996 when he last won an Olympic title and subsequently retired.

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  • I want to be a millionaire, and I don't ever want a real job.
    • To his University of Houston track coach, Tom Tellez, on his first day of track practice, 1979.
    • Carl Lewis.com (URL accessed on October 21, 2008)
  • In fact, my best year of track competition was the first year I ate a vegan diet. Moreover, by continuing to eat a vegan diet, my weight is under control, I like the way I look. (I know that sounds vain, but all of us want to like the way we look.) I enjoy eating more, and I feel great. … I remember vividly making the decision in July of 1990 to become a vegan. … And I had my best year as an athlete ever! … Your body is your temple. If you nourish it properly, it will be good to you and you will increase its longevity.

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Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is an American former track and field athlete, who won 10 Olympic medals including 9 gold, and 10 World Championships medals, of which 8 were gold. He is currently running as a Democrat for the New Jersey State Senate's 8th legislative district seat in Burlington County, New Jersey.

His career spanned from 1979 when he first achieved a world ranking to 1996 when he last won an Olympic title and subsequently retired. Lewis became an actor and has appeared in a number of films. In early 2011 Lewis announced a run as a Democratic candidate to represent the 8th Legislative District in the New Jersey Senate, a seat currently held since November 2010 by Republican Dawn Marie Addiego. In April, New Jersey Lt. Gov. and Secretary of State Kim Guadagno ruled that Lewis was ineligible to run because he failed to meet state residency requirements. A federal district court in Philadelphia ruled on September 7, 2011 that Lewis did not meet the residency requirement, that the law was constitutional, and that his name may be removed from the ballot for the November 2011 general election. A week later, on Sept 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals overruled the lower court decision, and Carl Lewis was back in the race.

Lewis was a dominant sprinter and long jumper who topped the world rankings in the 100 m, 200 m and long jump events frequently from 1981 to the early 1990s, was named Athlete of the Year by Track and Field News in 1982, 1983 and 1984, and set world records in the 100 m, 4 x 100 m and 4 x 200 m relays. His world record in the indoor long jump has stood since 1984 and his 65 consecutive victories in the long jump achieved over a span of 10 years is one of the sport’s longest undefeated streaks.

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  • "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."

  • "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."

  • "The trials on the road to world harmony are no greater than the courage of those who accept the challenge."

  • "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."

  • "I don't feel I'm qualified to be a coach outside the high school level. I think I would need to do more education to really be a good coach."

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