The best Quotes by Arthur Ashe

The best Quotes by Arthur Ashe

Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. (July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993) was an American professional tennis player.

Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
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Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.
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True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

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Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.
The secret behind success isn't as much of a secret as people think. It's pretty simple. It's working as hard as you can to accomplish what you want.
No matter how successful you are, the haters will never go away.
Sam Altman in Startup Playbook
Envy was just the tax you paid on success.
Success is nothing without someone you love to share it with.
Trust is earned - I can't just magically hand it over.
Elena Gilbert in The Vampire Diaries - Season 1 Episode 4
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Trust no one. Not even your own feelings.
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Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can't do something themselves, they want to tell you you can't do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
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I want the same thing I've wanted since I was 7 years old. I want to be No. 1.
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Tennis is a mental game. Everyone is fit, everyone hits great forehands and backhands.
I think it's normal that, the first time you meet Federer or Murray or Djokovic, you're going to get nervous. But after a while, they become normal opponents.
Every good tennis player has to have a short memory.
We have many animals in Switzerland - even goats.
Roger Federer - asked by a child why people call him GOAT
I'm a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.
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I've had to learn to fight all my life - got to learn to keep smiling. If you smile things will work out.
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Everyone's dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard.
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I don't know how good mountain lions do in captivity. I'm curious.
You get these Satanists types that don't believe in God. OK, so you realize you don't get Satan if you don't get God, right? Or atheists that want to believe in ghosts. Wait, wait, wait. You can't have a two-way go on that. You want to be agnostic, be an atheist, fine. But you don't bring ghosts along with you.
Harry and Meghan, move over! This is what fairy tales are made of. They'd been together for two whole weeks, which for teenagers is basically a lifetime of monogamy. Although between us, it had been a surprisingly PG-13 two weeks.
John McEnroe in Never Have I Ever - Season 3 Episode 1
Aunties are older Indian women who have no blood-relation to you. But are allowed to have opinions about your life and all your shortcomings. And you have to be nice to them because you're Indian.
Does the person in TV have to be better than the one watching at home?
Sometimes, I feel like I'm 40. Tennis years are like dog years.
What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose.
If you don't practice you don't deserve to win.
The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.
Sport doesn't know barriers, really. You are judged on your performance... how far you can jump, how fast you can run, how well you can hit a tennis ball.
Quitting is never an option.
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When you mature, you also get more secure about yourself. You see things differently.
I never wanted to be the great guy or the colorful guy or the interesting guy. I wanted to be the guy who won titles.
I let my racket do the talking. That's what I am all about, really. I just go out and win tennis matches.
Every tournament is important.
For myself and my attitude, I have, every day, to work on it.
I had true rivalries. Not only did I want to beat my opponent, but I didn't want to let him up, either. I had a rivalry with Mac, Lendl, Borg. Everybody knew there was tension between us, on court and off. That's what's really ingrained in my mind: 'This is real. This isn't a soft rivalry.' There were no hugs and kisses.
People don't seem to understand that it's a damn war out there.
I'm an only child, and I don't mind being alone.
I learned how much determination I have and that no matter what the score is, anyone can come back.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

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