34 Caitlyn Jenner Quotes On Life & Happiness

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Caitlyn Jenner is an American retired Olympic gold athlete and television star from New York. She initially gained fame when she won the Olympics in Montreal, 1976. 

After a long career being a professional athlete, she changed her career into television, writing, and film. Jenner is one of the most well-known celebrities in Hollywood right now.

We’ve put together this incredible collection of the best Caitlyn Jenner quotes of all time:


34 Caitlyn Jenner Quotes 

1. “There is kind of an underground conservative movement in Hollywood, really.” – Caitlyn Jenner

2.”You still think we can go out there, and we can all run the mile in four minutes, you know, your mind still thinks that but then you go out and actually try to do it, it’s kind of scary.” – Caitlyn Jenner

3.”I have gotten more flak for being a conservative Republican than I have for being trans.” – Caitlyn Jenner

4.”I have had two knee surgeries on my right knee: that was my jumping leg that I jumped off for years and years.” – Caitlyn Jenner

5.”Fortunately, I have been very healthy all my life and very active all my life and have enjoyed an active lifestyle.” – Caitlyn Jenner

6. “Anti-inflammatories always seemed to work well for my joints, but the problem was you couldn’t take them all the time.”  – Caitlyn Jenner

7.”I wore the U.S.A. across my chest in 1976.” – Caitlyn Jenner

8. “It’s important for people to recognize that they shouldn’t ignore symptoms like shortness of breath or a cough that won’t go away, because these may be signs of COPD.” – Caitlyn Jenner

9.”Esquire Magazine’ just gave me ‘Father of the Year’. I’ll put it right up there with my gold medal. I survived; that’s why they gave it to me.” – Caitlyn Jenner


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10.”As an athlete, my health has always been important to me.” – Caitlyn Jenner


11.”COPD includes chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Over time, it makes it harder and harder to breathe because less air is able to flow in and out of the lungs.” – Caitlyn Jenner

12.”I’m so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self. Welcome to the world, Caitlyn. Can’t wait for you to get to know her/me.” – Caitlyn Jenner

13.”The Montreal Olympics were in July 1976, the bicentennial, at the height of patriotism.” – Caitlyn Jenner

14.”I never went after fame. It fell into my lap.” – Caitlyn Jenner

15.”If I win the gold medal, I will be set for the rest of my life. The medal itself doesn’t give you anything, but it makes you a marketable item. You take it and see what you can do.” – Caitlyn Jenner

16.”I spent 12 years of my life, the last six years training six to eight hours a day, every day of my life. At the time, when I was 20 to 26, I could do things like that, and you’re not going to notice it.” – Caitlyn Jenner

17.”My knee has always given me problems. But it got to the point where I actually had to start giving up things. And I hate that.” – Caitlyn Jenner

18.”I love the 1,500 meters. I knew that, if I had to do it to win, I’d run under 4:05. That means I could pick up 100 points, maybe even 150 points, on anybody in the world.” – Caitlyn Jenner

19.”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.” – Caitlyn Jenner


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20.”The next great decathlete is going to be a runner. I still feel that a Dan O’Brien, if he was a runner and not a sprinter, could have gone over 9,000 points.” – Caitlyn Jenner


21.”Being the world’s greatest athlete just does not get it done on the golf course.” – Caitlyn Jenner

22.”Can’t Stop the Music’ has become a cult film. It’s kind of shocking to me. People come up to me all the time and say, ‘I just saw it!'” – Caitlyn Jenner

23.”I’m just glad my gold medal’s at home because I’d hate to try to win another.” – Caitlyn Jenner

24.”I had been carpooling kids for 33 years.” – Caitlyn Jenner

25.”I’ve been married to Kris for 21 years, and there have always been rocky times. And it’s nothing special.” – Caitlyn Jenner

26.”I met Arthur Ashe a few times. I know how important education was to him.” – Caitlyn Jenner

27.”Sometimes I feel so separated, you know? The Kardashians over here, the Jenners over here, little me in the middle. We’ve got to keep the family going.” – Caitlyn Jenner

28.”For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman.” – Caitlyn Jenner

29.”I don’t have anything Olympic in our house – no pictures, none of that stuff. Consciously I do that. With 10 children, I don’t want to hold that over their heads.” – Caitlyn Jenner


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30.”If you want to call me names, make jokes and doubt my intentions, go ahead, because the reality is I can take it.” – Caitlyn Jenner


31.”I never wanted to hurt anyone else, most of all my family and my kids.” – Caitlyn Jenner

32. “I wish I were kind of normal. It would be so much more simple.” – Caitlyn Jenner

33.”Sports saved my life.” – Caitlyn Jenner

34.”Trans people deserve something vital; they deserve your respect. From that respect comes a more compassionate community.” – Caitlyn Jenner



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Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people. Emmy has been studying celebrities careers, biographies, lifestyles, and net worths for over 3 years. She is the face behind the net worth profiles here on Wealthy Gorilla.


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