Quotes by: Caitlyn Jenner
Jenner in December 2015
||William Bruce Jenner
October 28, 1949
Mount Kisco, New York, U.S.
||Malibu, California, U.S.
||US$100 million (2014 estimate)
Keeping Up with the Kardashians
I Am Cait
Chrystie Crownover (m. 1972; div. 1981)
Linda Thompson (m. 1981; div. 1986)
Kris Kardashian (m. 1991; div. 2015)
Cassandra Marino (neé Jenner)
track and field
L. D. Weldon
|Representing the United States
|Pan American Games
||1975 Mexico City
Gamble, cheat, lie, and steal. Let me explain: Gamble for your best shot in life - dare to take risks. Cheat those who would have you be less than you are. Lie in the arms of those you love. And finally, steal every moment of happiness.
I used to play a lot of tennis and then, next thing you know, same thing with tennis. That banging on the knees, the jarring, twisting motion - I couldn't do it. All of a sudden, every time I played, my knee would swell up.
I have found that women have so much unleashed power that they don't really utilize because they don't have confidence in themselves about who they are and what they can do.
I have struggled with identity all my life. It's not like something that just happened last week.
It caused more problems as a young kid, because the simple process of perceiving words on a piece of paper was hard for me. Many people think dyslexic people see things backwards. They don't see things backwards.
Nobody has milked one performance better than me - and I'm damned proud of it.
Bruce always had to tell a lie. He was always living that lie. Caitlyn doesn't have any secrets.
I have 10 children. I've got my eighth grandchild in the oven with Kimberly. I have all these wonderful kids.
Our mission for younger people is to do our best to make exercise cool, hip - the thing to do.
I called Daley Thompson after the Games of '84, when he won. He'd had this phenomenal decathlon for nine events - and then he went out there and jogged the 1,500 meters and missed the world record by, like, three points.
If you want to call me names, make jokes and doubt my intentions, go ahead, because the reality is I can take it.
You don't go out and change your gender for a television show, O.K.? It ain't happening. I don't care who you are.
When the time comes for your brain to process the information, the second word comes up faster than the first one. So when it's in your head, all of a sudden, it comes out backwards and you think of the word backwards.
Living by myself out in Malibu has been really good. I kind of have my freedom; I've got a whole house to myself. The tough part comes when sometimes, you know, you get pretty lonely.
My wife Kris and I enjoy keeping an active lifestyle, so it's hard to imagine what it would be like if breathing problems kept me from participating in the activities I love to do. But that's exactly what happens to many people who develop COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Being the world's greatest athlete just does not get it done on the golf course.
If I wasn't dyslexic, I probably wouldn't have won the Games. If I had been a better reader, then that would have come easily, sports would have come easily... and I never would have realized that the way you get ahead in life is hard work.
If I were to compare the Olympic decathlon to fatherhood, I would say fatherhood is a lot tougher.
In the fifth grade I discovered something I could do better than the other kids. One day, the teacher set up a bunch of chairs, and she had everyone run to the chairs and back while she timed us. I had the fastest time in the whole school!
I have had two knee surgeries on my right knee: that was my jumping leg that I jumped off for years and years.
Trans people deserve something vital; they deserve your respect. From that respect comes a more compassionate community.