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 Arthur Ashe - “Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number 1.”
 Arthur Ashe - “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 - “There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis.”
 Thomas Nashe - “A traveler must have the back of an ass to bear all,a tongue like the tail of a dog to flatter all,the mouth of a hog to eat what is set before him,the ear of a merchant to hear all and say nothing.”
 Thomas Nashe - “Spring Spring, the sweet Spring, is the year's pleasant king Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a ring, Cold doth not sting, the pretty birds do sing, Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo The palm and may make country houses gay, Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds pipe all day, And we hear aye birds tune this merry lay, Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo The fields breathe sweet, the daisies kiss our feet, Young lovers meet, old wives a-sunning sit In every street these tunes our ears do greet, Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo Spring the sweet Spring”
 Arthur Ashe - “Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number One.”
 Arthur Ashe - “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 - “The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.”
 Arthur Ashe - “There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis.'”
 Arthur Ashe - “You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.”
 Arthur Ashe - “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 - “You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.”
 Arthur Ashe - “When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price.”
 Arthur Ashe - “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 - “If you're paid before you walk on the court, what's the point in playing as if your life depended on it”
 Arthur Ashe - “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”
 Arthur Ashe - “Racism is not an excuse to not do the best you can.”
 Arthur Ashe - “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 Ashe - “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 - “From what we get, we can make a living what we give, however, makes a life.”
 Arthur Ashe - “I strongly believe the black culture spends too much time, energy and effort raising, praising, and teasing our black children about the dubious glories of professional sports.”
 Arthur Ashe - “Seven out of 10 black faces you see on television are athletes. The black athlete carries the image of the black community. He carries the cross, in a way, until blacks make inroads in other dimensions.”
 Arthur Ashe - “Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.”
 Thomas Nashe - “From winter, plague and pestilence, good Lord, deliver us”

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