"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."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Arthur Ashe on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Arthur Ashe on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Arthur Ashe on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Arthur Ashe on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Arthur Ashe on George Bernard Shaw
"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."