Sport must be the heritage of all men and of all social classes.
For each individual, sport is a possible source for inner improvement.
The Olympic Spirit is neither the property of one race nor of one age.
The Games were created for the glorification of the individual champion.
The Olympic Games were created for the exhaltation of the individual athlete.
The Olympic Games are for the world and all nations must be admitted to them.
Sport is the habitual and voluntary cultivation of intensive physical effort.
The Olympic Games are the quadrennial celebration of the springtime of humanity.
Olympism... exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, mind and will.
Sport is part of every man and woman's heritage and its absence can never be compensated for.