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Florence Griffith Joyner

  • When anyone tells me I can't do anything, why, I'm just not listening any more.

    • Florence Griffith Joyner,
    • in Beth Mende Conny, ed., Winning Women ()
  • I pray hard, work hard, and leave the rest to God.

    • Florence Griffith Joyner
  • I don't think being an athlete is unfeminine. I think of it as a kind of grace.

    • Florence Griffith Joyner,
    • in Tom Callahan, "Regal Masters of Olympic Versatility," Time ()
  • You never fail until you stop trying.

    • Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Griffith Joyner, U.S. track and field champion

(1959 - 1998)

Full name: Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner. Also known as Flo-Jo.