Conventional is not for me. I like things that are uniquely Flo. I like being different.

- Florance Griffith Joyner

I believe in the impossible because no one else does.

- Florance Griffith Joyner

A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.

- Florance Griffith Joyner

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

- Florance Griffith Joyner

I don't do drugs. I never have taken any drugs. I don't believe in them.

- Florance Griffith Joyner

I like being unconventional.

- Florance Griffith Joyner

I couldn't wait until I grew up. I used to look at my mom's stockings and put them on with her high heels and mess with my hair.

- Florance Griffith Joyner

I have been running since I was 7. I was trying to restructure the way my body was made instead of trying to master the way I ran. I would get so frustrated with my starts in practices that I would just cry. When I ran, I wouldn't even try to get out of the blocks, I would just run.

- Florance Griffith Joyner

People want to think that staying in shape costs a lot of money. They couldn't be more wrong. It doesn't cost anything to walk. And it's probably a lot cheaper to go to the corner store and buy vegetables than take a family out for fast food.

- Florance Griffith Joyner

To do justice to a lifelong dream of being a writer, I must give it the intense concentration and focus I gave to track. To do both with excellence is not possible. It is with a sense of sadness and joyous anticipation that I leave track and move on.

- Florance Griffith Joyner