Jesse Owens Quotes

Race into the inspirational story of Jesse Owens, an icon in the world of athletics and civil rights. Discover more about this celebrated athlete, gold medal Olympian, veteran, and activist by touring our collection of Jesse Owens quotes that extend far beyond the track. There’s no doubt that his words will offer valuable life lessons for your students about empathy, togetherness, faith, friendship, and perseverance. Each quote reflects Owens’ resilience, determination, and sportsmanship, making him a great focal point to begin conversations, especially for students who love role model athletes. Our collection of Jesse Owens quotes would be well-suited for discussions centered around goal-setting, optimism, and having a growth mindset. Use these quotes to inspire and encourage your students all year long!

Jesse Owens Quotes (Printable PDFs)