"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."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Arthur Ashe on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Arthur Ashe on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Arthur Ashe on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Arthur Ashe on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Arthur Ashe on Abraham Lincoln
"The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight."
"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."
"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."
"You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that."
"We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy."