"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."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Maria Sharapova on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Maria Sharapova on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Maria Sharapova 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."Maria Sharapova on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Maria Sharapova on Dalai Lama
"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."