Later, I discovered there was a lot of work to being good in tennis.
If you’re paid before you walk on the court, what’s the point in playing as if your life depended on it?
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.
Let me put it this way: I think Republicans tend to keep the ball in play, Democrats go for broke.
The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.
When bright young minds can’t afford college, America pays the price.
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.
I may not be walking with you all the way, or even much of the way, as I walk with you now.
Do not feel sorry for me if I am gone.
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.
I don’t want to be remembered for my tennis accomplishments.
When we were together, I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you.
You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.