"I think it's impossible to judge whether another person should come out. You just hope they will on their own time and their own terms."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Billie Jean King on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Billie Jean King on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Billie Jean King on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Billie Jean King on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Billie Jean King on Dalai Lama
"When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman."
"In 1973, women got 59 cents on the dollar now we are getting 74 cents on the dollar. In the area of finance and business, we are at 68 cents on the dollar."
"Men can have a huge turnover of sponsorship and still survive a lot better than the women. But the women's ratings are better, at least at home in the United States than in the men's tennis."
"If your partner wants to be private, you have to respect that."
"Women get the attention when we get into the men's arena, and that's sad."