"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Billie Jean King on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Billie Jean King on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Billie Jean King on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Billie Jean King on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Billie Jean King on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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."
"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."