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A wise person decides slowly but abides by these decisions.
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Clothes and manners do not make the man, but where he is made they greatly improve his appearance.
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Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.
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Do not feel sorry for me if I am gone.
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Drummed into me, above all, by my dad, by the whole family, was that without your good name, you would be nothing.
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Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.
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From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
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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.
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I don't want to be remembered for my tennis accomplishments.
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I guess I started too early because I just thought it was something fun to do.
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I have always drawn strength from being close to home.
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I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.
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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.
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I may not be walking with you all the way, or even much of the way, as I walk with you now.
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I wanted to indulge and explore my love of humanity and especially my concern for persons less fortunate than myself.
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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.
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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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Later, I discovered there was a lot of work to being good in tennis.
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Let me put it this way: I think Republicans tend to keep the ball in play, Democrats go for broke.
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My potential is more than can be expressed within the bounds of my race or ethnic identity.
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One important key to success is self-confidence.
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One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
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Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
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Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number 1.
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Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.
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The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.
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There is a syndrome in sports called ''paralysis by analysis.''
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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.
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Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.
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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.
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We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.
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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.
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When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price.
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When we were together, I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you.
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You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.
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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.
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