Best quotes of the Sochi Olympics

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Actions speak louder than words, but sometimes the words are equally entertaining. Read through some of the funniest and most poignant quotes of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Olivier Jean of Canada, front, and Sjinkie Knegt of Netherlands compete in a men's 1000m short track speedskating heat at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Olivier Jean of Canada, front, and Sjinkie Knegt of Netherlands compete in a men's 1000m short track speedskating heat at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia
Olivier Jean of Canada, front, and Sjinkie Knegt of Netherlands compete in a men's 1000m short track speedskating heat at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Nepal's Dachhiri Sherpa competes in the men's 15K classical-style cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Nepal's Dachhiri Sherpa competes in the men's 15K classical-style cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Nepal's Dachhiri Sherpa competes in the men's 15K classical-style cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Alexey Sobolev put his phone number on his helmet. (Photo courtesy of Instagram)
Alexey Sobolev put his phone number on his helmet. (Photo courtesy of Instagram)
Alexey Sobolev put his phone number on his helmet. (Photo courtesy of Instagram)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: U.S. Olympians Lauryn Williams and Elana Meyers visit the USA House in the Olympic Village on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for USOC)
US Olympians Visit USA House
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: U.S. Olympians Lauryn Williams and Elana Meyers visit the USA House in the Olympic Village on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for USOC)
John Daly of the United States brushes his hair back after finishing his third run during the men's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
John Daly of the United States brushes his hair back after finishing his third run during the men's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
John Daly of the United States brushes his hair back after finishing his third run during the men's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
The team from the Netherlands, (L-R) Jan Blokhuijsen, Sven Kramer and Koen Verweij celebrate with their Gold medals at the victory ceremony for the men's speed skating team pursuit final during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SPEED SKATING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
The team from the Netherlands Jan Blokhuijsen, Sven Kramer and Koen Verweij celebrate with their Gold medals at the victory ceremony for the men's speed skating team pursuit final during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
The team from the Netherlands, (L-R) Jan Blokhuijsen, Sven Kramer and Koen Verweij celebrate with their Gold medals at the victory ceremony for the men's speed skating team pursuit final during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SPEED SKATING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Katarina Witt performs on the TV-Show 'Das Adventsfest der 100.000 Lichter' at CCS Suhl on November 30, 2013 in Suhl, Germany. (Photo by Luca Teuchmann/Getty Images)
Katarina Witt
Katarina Witt performs on the TV-Show 'Das Adventsfest der 100.000 Lichter' at CCS Suhl on November 30, 2013 in Suhl, Germany. (Photo by Luca Teuchmann/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 11: Crispin Lipscomb of Canada competes in the Snowboard Men's Halfpipe Qualification Heats on day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Snowboard - Winter Olympics Day 4
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 11: Crispin Lipscomb of Canada competes in the Snowboard Men's Halfpipe Qualification Heats on day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT Russia's Alexander Ovechkin looks on during a break in play against Slovakia in their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ICE HOCKEY)
Russia's Alexander Ovechkin looks on during a break in play against Slovakia in their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games
REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT Russia's Alexander Ovechkin looks on during a break in play against Slovakia in their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ICE HOCKEY)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: Pilot Winston Watts of Jamaica team 1 salutes the crowd after he finishes a run during the Men's Two-Man Bobsleigh on Day 10 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Bobsleigh - Winter Olympics Day 10
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: Pilot Winston Watts of Jamaica team 1 salutes the crowd after he finishes a run during the Men's Two-Man Bobsleigh on Day 10 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Bode Miller of the U.S. cries in the mixed zone after finishing in the men's alpine skiing Super-G competition during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Cente February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING)
Bode Miller of the U.S. cries in the mixed zone after finishing in the men's alpine skiing Super-G competition during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center
Bode Miller of the U.S. cries in the mixed zone after finishing in the men's alpine skiing Super-G competition during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Cente February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING)
Joss Christensen of the U.S. performs a jump during the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Christensen performs a jump during the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games
Joss Christensen of the U.S. performs a jump during the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 09: Kamil Stoch of Poland jumps in the Men's Normal Hill Individual Final on day 2 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
Ski Jumping - Winter Olympics Day 2
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 09: Kamil Stoch of Poland jumps in the Men's Normal Hill Individual Final on day 2 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
The team from Latvia LAT-2, with Oskars Kibermanis, Raivis Broks, Helvijs Lusis and Vairis Leiboms, start their third run during the men's four-man bobsled competition final at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
The team from Latvia LAT-2, with Oskars Kibermanis, Raivis Broks, Helvijs Lusis and Vairis Leiboms, start their third run during the men's four-man bobsled competition final at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
The team from Latvia LAT-2, with Oskars Kibermanis, Raivis Broks, Helvijs Lusis and Vairis Leiboms, start their third run during the men's four-man bobsled competition final at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 18: Vanessa Vanakorn of Thailand reacts after a run during the Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom on day 11 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Alpine Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 11
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 18: Vanessa Vanakorn of Thailand reacts after a run during the Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom on day 11 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Australia's Scotty James performs a jump during the men's snowboard slopestyle semi-final competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Australia's Scotty James performs a jump during the men's snowboard slopestyle semi-final competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor
Australia's Scotty James performs a jump during the men's snowboard slopestyle semi-final competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Winner David Wise of the U.S. celebrates with his country's flag after the men's freestyle skiing halfpipe finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING)
Winner David Wise of U.S. celebrates with country's flag after men's freestyle skiing halfpipe finals at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor
Winner David Wise of the U.S. celebrates with his country's flag after the men's freestyle skiing halfpipe finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING)
Winner Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov celebrates after the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)
Winner Switzerland's Podladtchikov celebrates after the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, in Rosa Khutor
Winner Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov celebrates after the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Gold medalists Jennifer Jones (R), Kaitlyn Lawes (2nd R), Jill Officer (C), Dawn McEwen (2nd L) and Kirsten Wall (L) of Canada celebrate during the flower ceremony for the Gold medal match between Sweden and Canada on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Ice Cube Curling Center on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Curling - Winter Olympics Day 13
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Gold medalists Jennifer Jones (R), Kaitlyn Lawes (2nd R), Jill Officer (C), Dawn McEwen (2nd L) and Kirsten Wall (L) of Canada celebrate during the flower ceremony for the Gold medal match between Sweden and Canada on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Ice Cube Curling Center on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
United States' Andrew Weibrecht passes a gate in the men's super-G at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
United States' Andrew Weibrecht passes a gate in the men's super-G at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
United States' Andrew Weibrecht passes a gate in the men's super-G at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 15: Silver medalist Ivica Kostelic of Crioatia celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Alpine Skiing Men's Super Combined on day 8 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Medal Ceremony - Winter Olympics Day 8
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 15: Silver medalist Ivica Kostelic of Crioatia celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Alpine Skiing Men's Super Combined on day 8 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
HELSINKI, FINLAND - MAY 10: Zinetula Bilyaletdinov (R), head coach of Russia reacts during the IIHF World Championship group H match between Russia and Finland at Hartwall Areena on May 10, 2013 in Helsinki, Finland. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov, head coach of Russia
HELSINKI, FINLAND - MAY 10: Zinetula Bilyaletdinov (R), head coach of Russia reacts during the IIHF World Championship group H match between Russia and Finland at Hartwall Areena on May 10, 2013 in Helsinki, Finland. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 15: Julia Mancuso of the United States in action during the Alpine Skiing Women's Super-G on day 8 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Alpine Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 8
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 15: Julia Mancuso of the United States in action during the Alpine Skiing Women's Super-G on day 8 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 18: Torin Yater-Wallace of the United States competes in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Ski Halfpipe Qualification on day eleven of the 2014 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Freestyle Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 11
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 18: Torin Yater-Wallace of the United States competes in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Ski Halfpipe Qualification on day eleven of the 2014 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12: Lucy Chaffer of Australia in action during a training session on Day 5 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center on February on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Around the Games: Day 5 - 2014 Winter Olympic Games
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12: Lucy Chaffer of Australia in action during a training session on Day 5 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center on February on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam of Canada compete in the ice dance short dance figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam of Canada compete in the ice dance short dance figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam of Canada compete in the ice dance short dance figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar bumps fists with goaltender Robert Kristan after Slovenia beat Austria 4-0 in a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Slovenia advanced to the quarterfinals. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar bumps fists with goaltender Robert Kristan after Slovenia beat Austria 4-0 in a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Slovenia advanced to the quarterfinals. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar bumps fists with goaltender Robert Kristan after Slovenia beat Austria 4-0 in a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Slovenia advanced to the quarterfinals. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12: Lucy Chaffer of Australia in action during a training session on Day 5 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center on February on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Around the Games: Day 5 - 2014 Winter Olympic Games
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12: Lucy Chaffer of Australia in action during a training session on Day 5 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center on February on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam of Canada compete in the ice dance short dance figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam of Canada compete in the ice dance short dance figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam of Canada compete in the ice dance short dance figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar bumps fists with goaltender Robert Kristan after Slovenia beat Austria 4-0 in a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Slovenia advanced to the quarterfinals. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar bumps fists with goaltender Robert Kristan after Slovenia beat Austria 4-0 in a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Slovenia advanced to the quarterfinals. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar bumps fists with goaltender Robert Kristan after Slovenia beat Austria 4-0 in a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Slovenia advanced to the quarterfinals. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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