Arthur Ashe Quotes


33 Arthur Ashe quotes:



"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."
"A wise person decides slowly but abides by these decisions."
"Clothes and manners do not make the man, but where he is made they greatly improve his appearance."
"Do not feel sorry for me if I am gone."
"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 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 may not be walking with you all the way, or even much of the way, as I walk with you now."
"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."
"Later, I discovered there was a lot of work to being good in tennis."
"My potential is more than can be expressed within the bounds of my race or ethnic identity."
"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."
"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."
Author: Ashe Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Heroism Quotes
"When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price."
"If you're paid before you walk on the court, what's the point in playing as if your life depended on it?"
"From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life."
"I don't want to be remembered for my tennis accomplishments."
"I guess I started too early because I just thought it was something fun to do."
"I have always drawn strength from being close to home."



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