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The Olympic Rings, the symbol of the modern Ol...

The Olympic Rings, the symbol of the modern Olympic Games, inspired by Pierre de Coubertin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The founder of the modern Olympics, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, was inspired to create the Olympic motto by a speech that a friend of his gave that contained the Latin phrase, “Citius, Altius, Fortius” which means Faster, Higher, Stronger.

It is used as a term to inspire Olympians to continually do their very best and I would like to use it to inspire us all to greater heights in our own, less athletic, lives.

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