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Babe Didrikson Zaharias

  • It's even harder to stay at the top in sports than it is to get there.

  • All of my life I've always had the urge to do things better than anybody else.

    • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • I don't seem able to do my best unless I'm behind or in trouble.

    • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • That little white ball won't move until you hit it, and there's nothing you can do after it has gone.

    • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias, U.S. athlete

(1911 - 1956)

Full name: Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias.