15 Most Inspiring Quotes From Megan Rapinoe

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We Stand With Megan Rapinoe and Her Encouraging Words of Wisdom

Apart from being a world-renowned soccer player, Megan Rapinoe is also one hell of an activist.

She continually uses her platform and status to shed light on important issues, ranging from gay rights to gender inequality. We love an athlete who isn't afraid to unapologetically speak their mind on topics they believe in.

So why not follow the advice Megan laid out in these quotes to live your very best life? Read through them now for the ultimate words of encouragement.

Best Megan Rapinoe Quotes

  • "If you can't take criticism, you can't reach your potential."

  • "No matter what life throws at you or how unfair you think it is, never give up. Pick yourself up and go on."

  • "It's hard to beat somebody that never gives up."

  • "You have to be selfless, but you can't lose yourself in that. You need to know what you personally contribute as an individual."

  • "I'm a pretty open book, so not being out publicly felt inauthentic. Hopefully we can get to a point where your personal life isn't anybody else's business, but until then, it's less about people having to know about your sexuality than standing up for what's right and fighting for equality."

Inspiring Megan Rapinoe Quotes

  • "When we, as a nation, put our minds to something, when we truly choose to care about something, change always happens."

  • "Sometimes it's worth risking it all for a dream only you can see."

  • "The more I've been able to learn about gay rights and equal pay and gender equity and racial inequality, the more that it all intersects. You can't really pick it apart. It's all intertwined."

  • "Be honest about how you approach failure. Don't just be critical of yourself, because that can be self-serving. Approach it honestly, assess your performance, and assess the areas where you have fallen short. Correct them and move on. Don't dwell on it. Don't hold on to it."

  • "Putting yourself out there is hard, but it's so worth it. I don't think anyone who has ever spoken out, or stood up or had a brave moment, has regretted it. It's empowering and confidence-building and inspiring. Not only to other people, but to yourself."

Empowering Megan Rapinoe Quotes

  • "I have chosen to kneel, because I simply cannot stand for the kind of oppression this country is allowing against its own people."

  • "Always believe in your game."

  • "I feel like it's actually everybody's responsibility to use whatever platform they have to do good in the world, basically, and to try to make our society better, whether you're an accountant or an activist or an athlete or whatever it is. I think it's everybody's responsibility."

  • "We're gracious and we're humble, and we play the game a certain way, whether we win or lose."

  • "I play a certain style. I'm not willing to compromise that part of me."

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