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Arthur Ashe Quotes

Arthur Ashe Quotes & Quotations
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    A wise person decides slowly but abides by these decisions. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    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. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    I guess I started too early because I just thought it was something fun to do. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    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. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    Later, I discovered there was a lot of work to being good in tennis. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    Let me put it this way: I think Republicans tend to keep the ball in play, Democrats go for broke. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    My potential is more than can be expressed within the bounds of my race or ethnic identity. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    There is a syndrome in sports called ''paralysis by analysis.'' Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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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. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    What it is controlled cool, in a way. Always have the situation under control, even if losing. Never betray an inward sense of defeat. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    When we were together, I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe
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    You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. Arthur-AsheArthur Ashe