"A great tennis career is something that a 15-year-old normally doesn't have. I hope my example helps other teens believe they can accomplish things they never thought possible."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Maria Sharapova on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Maria Sharapova on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Maria Sharapova on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Maria Sharapova on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Maria Sharapova on Winston Churchill
"I've been very competitive by nature from a young age, whether it was eating a bowl of pasta faster than somebody else, or always wanting to be the first one in line."
"To be honest, everything in my life outside of tennis is great. I'm doing amazing projects that, if I didn't have time off, I wouldn't be able to focus on."
"I love to collect modern art."
"When you look good, you feel good. Confidence with what you're wearing is very important. If you feel good, you will always perform your best without worrying about anything."
"No matter what you study, the thing that you know best is what you grew up with."