” We live in the best place on earth but at times the worst. “


” In my heart of hearts my motivation would always have been to be the best, and I think that athletics is probably what I was built for. “


” What used to drive me was the fact that I wanted to be better than everybody at something. One of my best qualities is that I used whatever other people found to be an adverse thing to be a positive thing for myself. “


” I did not want to be the best black man of the year, I wanted to be the best man of the year. “


” In sport, if you want to be the best you have to compete against the best – I would much rather have come tenth and be judged against everyone than come first and be judged against just a few. “


” I have the mentality of a winner. I first went to the Olympic Games when I was 17, three weeks after my O-levels, and I remember sitting in a dining-hall filled with the world’s best athletes. “



All 6 Daley Thompson Quotes about Best in picture


We live in the best place on earth but at times the worst.
In my heart of hearts my motivation would always have been to be the best, and I think that athletics is probably what I was built for.


What used to drive me was the fact that I wanted to be better than everybody at something. One of my best qualities is that I used whatever other people found to be an adverse thing to be a positive thing for myself.
I did not want to be the best black man of the year, I wanted to be the best man of the year.
In sport, if you want to be the best you have to compete against the best - I would much rather have come tenth and be judged against everyone than come first and be judged against just a few.
I have the mentality of a winner. I first went to the Olympic Games when I was 17, three weeks after my O-levels, and I remember sitting in a dining-hall filled with the world
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