Arthur Ashe Quotes

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Born: July 10, 1943, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: New York City, New York, USA, February 6, 1993
Occupation: Tennis tournament champion

1.
I have always drawn strength from being close to home.
- Arthur Ashe

2.
I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.
- Arthur Ashe

3.
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.
- Arthur Ashe

4.
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 Ashe

5.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

6.
Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.
- Arthur Ashe

7.
The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.
- Arthur Ashe

8.
There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis.'
- Arthur Ashe

9.
Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.
- Arthur Ashe

10.
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.
- Arthur Ashe

11.
We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.
- Arthur Ashe

12.
When we were together, I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you.
- Arthur Ashe

13.
You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.
- Arthur Ashe

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