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The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed. ---->>>

Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone. ---->>>

Whoever said, 'It's not whether you win or lose that counts,' probably lost. ---->>>

Labels are for filing. Labels are for clothing. Labels are not for people. ---->>>

The tennis ball doesn't know how old I am. The ball doesn't know if I'm a man or a woman or if I come from a communist country or not. Sport has always broken down these barriers. ---->>>

The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else. ---->>>

I shouldn't say I'm looking forward to leading a normal life, because I don't know what normal is. ---->>>

Just by being out you're doing your part. It's like recycling. You're doing your part for the environment if you recycle; you're doing your part for the gay movement if you're out. ---->>>

People in the States used to think that if girls were good at sports their sexuality would be affected. ---->>>

I just try to concentrate on concentrating. ---->>>

I think the key is for women not to set any limits. ---->>>

Just go out there and do what you have to do. ---->>>

I hope, when I stop, people will think that somehow I mattered. ---->>>

Variety is what I would recommend: As variety is the spice of life in food, so it is in exercise. Change it up. But most of all, don't overdo it. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Life is about challenges and how we face up to them and the attitude we take into every day life so hopefully we'll be able to motivate people to do more with their life. ---->>>

The goal for the Laureus Sport For Good Foundation is to give kids an opportunity to be involved in sports and hopefully learn some lessons along the way. We want to put them in a safe environment, help them if they need it and maybe they will get a scholarship to a school because of the skills that they learn. Sport is just a starting point. ---->>>

The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst. ---->>>

I've been in the twilight of my career longer than most people have had their career. ---->>>

It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't. ---->>>

Tennis has given me soul. ---->>>

If I feel strongly, I say it. I know I can do more good by being vocal than by staying quiet. I'd have a whole lot more money if I lied, but I wouldn't enjoy spending it. ---->>>

I've been active in animal rights and all kinds of environmental stuff and children's charities over the years. ---->>>

The more people come out, the less it will be an issue. ---->>>

My worst memory is of my first dance lesson as a 14-year old in Prague. My mother put me in this silver and pink lame dress. My hair was all curled, and it was the first time I wore a garter belt. I felt so out of place! ---->>>

You can't live in the past, there's nothing you can do about it. ---->>>

Sure I know where the press room is - I just look for where they throw the dog meat. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-18, 1956
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Occupation: Athlete
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Martina Navratilova (Czech: Martina Navrátilová pronounced [ˈmarcɪna ˈnavraːcɪlovaː]; born Martina Šubertová pronounced [ˈmarcɪna ˈʃubɛrtovaː]; October 18, 1956) is a Czech and American retired tennis player and coach. In 2005, Tennis magazine selected her as the greatest female tennis player for the years 1965 through 2005 (wikipedia)