Top 10 Quotes by Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius

I don't want to be competing in a sport where I feel that I'm here not on my talent and my hard work but because of a piece of equipment.

Oscar Pistorius
There is a big difference between being good and being great.
Oscar Pistorius

I've been followed home late at night. I've been shot at on the highway.

Oscar Pistorius
I have run two Olympic 'A' standard times over the past 12 months and with the time I ran at the African Championships last week I know my speed and fitness are constantly improving so that I will peak in time for the Olympics.
Oscar Pistorius

It's impossible to make everyone happy. Some will choose to see the negative. None is perfect but find a way of loving them perfectly!

Oscar Pistorius
I don't see myself as disabled. There's nothing I can't do that able-bodied athletes can do.
Oscar Pistorius

The only disability in life is having a bad attitude

Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius is on the cusp of a paradigm shift in which disability becomes ability, disadvantage becomes advantage. Yet we mustn't lose sight of what makes an athlete great. It's too easy to credit Pistorius' success to technology. Through birth or circumstance, some are given certain gifts, but it's what one does with those gifts, the hours devoted to training, the desire to be the best, that is at the true heart of a champion.
Oscar Pistorius

Out of the tens of thousands of prosthetic legs they've made, there's never been any 400-meter athletes run under 50 seconds. So, if this was such a technologically advanced prosthetic leg, then how come not everyone's qualifying, or coming close to the qualification time, then?

Oscar Pistorius
I'd like to show people that if you put the hard work in and you believe in yourself, then you can do whatever you want to.