"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."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Arthur Ashe on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Arthur Ashe on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Arthur Ashe on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Arthur Ashe on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Arthur Ashe on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."
"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."