Arthur Ashe

1943 - 1993

A Quote by Arthur Ashe on journeys and success

Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number One.

Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993)

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A Quote by Arthur Ashe on equality, history, learning, and life

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

Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993)

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A Quote by Arthur Ashe on sports

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There is a syndrome in sports called "paralysis by analysis."

Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993)

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A Quote by Arthur Ashe on attitude and idealism

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

Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993)

Source: The New York Times, 8 February 1993.

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A Quote by Arthur Ashe on god, good, and time

Someone once told me that God figured that I was a pretty good juggler. I could keep a lot of balls in the air at one time. So He said, "Let's see if he can juggle another one."

Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993)

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A Quote by Arthur Ashe on life

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

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A Quote by Arthur Ashe on fear, losing, and time

Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.

Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993)

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A Quote by Arthur Ashe on america and college

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

Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993)

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A Quote by Arthur Ashe on life, losing, and winning

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

Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993)

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A Quote by Arthur Ashe on basketball, character, education, leadership, men, men and women, poverty, singers, women, wonder, and youth

We blacks look for leadership in men and women of such youth and inexperience, as well as poverty of education and character, that it is no wonder that we sometimes seem rudderless. . . . We see basketball players and pop singers as possible role models.

Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993)

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