Arthur Ashe - Quotes

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Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. ---->>>

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.

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.

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome. ---->>>

Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.

Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.

I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full. ---->>>

I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.

I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance. ---->>>

My potential is more than can be expressed within the bounds of my race or ethnic identity. ---->>>

We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.

We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.

The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.

The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.

You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.

You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.

If I were to say, 'God, why me?' about the bad things, then I should have said, 'God, why me?' about the good things that happened in my life. ---->>>

There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis.' ---->>>

We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy. ---->>>

You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. ---->>>

When we were together, I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you.

When we were together, I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you.

I don't want to be remembered for my tennis accomplishments. ---->>>

I don't care who you are, you're going to choke in certain matches. You get to a point where your legs don't move and you can't take a deep breath. You start to hit the ball about a yard wide, instead of inches. ---->>>

I accepted the face that as much as I want to lead others, and love to be around other people, in some essential way, I am something of a loner. ---->>>

When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price. ---->>>

A wise person decides slowly but abides by these decisions. ---->>>

I may not be walking with you all the way, or even much of the way, as I walk with you now. ---->>>

Do not feel sorry for me if I am gone. ---->>>

Later, I discovered there was a lot of work to being good in tennis. ---->>>

I have always drawn strength from being close to home.

I have always drawn strength from being close to home.

If you're paid before you walk on the court, what's the point in playing as if your life depended on it? ---->>>

I guess I started too early because I just thought it was something fun to do. ---->>>

Let me put it this way: I think Republicans tend to keep the ball in play, Democrats go for broke. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-10, 1943
Birthplace:
Die: 02-06, 1993
Occupation: Athlete
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Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. (July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993) was an American professional tennis player. He won three Grand Slam titles. Ashe was the first black player selected to the United States Davis Cup team and the only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open (wikipedia)