"Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Arthur Ashe on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Arthur Ashe on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Arthur Ashe on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Arthur Ashe on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Arthur Ashe on Golda Meir
"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."