"One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Arthur Ashe on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Arthur Ashe on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Arthur Ashe on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Arthur Ashe on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Arthur Ashe on Winston Churchill
"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."