The best Quotes by John McEnroe

The best Quotes by John McEnroe

John Patrick McEnroe Jr. (born February 16, 1959) is an American former professional tennis player.

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.
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.
Now you may be asking yourself why is sports icon John McEnroe narrating this tale? It'll make sense later I promise.
I'll let the racket do the talking.
I think the players, I put in the book for example that we should go back to wood rackets, probably they laughed at me, I'm a dinosaur, but I think that you see these great players, have even more variety and you see more strategy, there'd be more subtlety.
Well I think that's probably one of a few, where I grew up in the City of New York, it's got a lot of energy, my parents are Irish-American so there was a bit of yelling going on in my house but it seemed normal.
If, in a few months, I'm only number 8 or number 10 in the world, I'll have to look at what off-the-court work I can do. I will need to do something if I want to be number 1.
I did a terrible job of composing myself. I was a spoiled brat from Long Island who benefitted from the energy of New York.

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Having just any boyfriend, no matter who he is, is not going to make you happier or change who you are.
I can not believe that a woman who was brave enough to travel halfway around the world to pursue her dreams would allow anyone to dictate who she can be with.
Just keep your nose out of my business and up the teacher's butt where it usually is.
I was pretending to be someone I am not which I should only be doing on stage.
I'm mature enough to be on my own. Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm gonna Google how to buy a credit card.
We just miss our old friend, but right now, you're not her. You just seem lost.
She's a trailblazing Indian diva who marches to the beat of her own drummer.
You fight back with your spirit, little one. You stand up for yourself!
I found a Bollywood movie about a princess who falls for a lowly street sweeper. It's only seven hours long.
You look like an Indian Kardashian.
The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.
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Abstinence is a healthy choice, that many teens will make. Either by choice, or, as I can attest, by circumstance.
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In Italy, you know you've found a truly authentic restaurant when they don't have an English menu. In India, it's when there are no utensils and you must eat with your hands.
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Rachel: "I barely remember anything from that night, except for that you're from South Carolina, you have a younger brother, your dad's a doctor, and you went to a public high school for students, gifted in math and science."
Dev: "Yeah. But don't you feel like those are just assumptions you can make about any Indian person?"
Tennis is a mental game. Everyone is fit, everyone hits great forehands and backhands.
Sometimes, I feel like I'm 40. Tennis years are like dog years.
I want the same thing I've wanted since I was 7 years old. I want to be No. 1.
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I'm a happy man, because I am successful in what I do, of course; but what makes me most happy is I have people around me that I love and who love me back. This, for me, is the most important thing. Nobody likes to be alone.
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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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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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.
Does the person in TV have to be better than the one watching at home?
The coach is always as good and as bad as the player. When the player loses, it's the coaches fault. When the player wins, the coach made a great job. It's the same in tennis and in football.
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.

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