"Music is a part of my life all the time - on the plane, before matches, driving out to the court."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Maria Sharapova on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Maria Sharapova on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Maria Sharapova on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Maria Sharapova on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Maria Sharapova on Ray Charles
"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."