"I just try to stay positive and focused on the tennis, not let anything get to me, like crazy questions. But I'm tough, let me tell you, tough as nails."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Venus Williams on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Venus Williams on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Venus Williams on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Venus Williams on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Venus Williams on John Wooden
"Some people say I have attitude - maybe I do... but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there."
"Interior design is a business of trust."
"Losses have propelled me to even bigger places, so I understand the importance of losing. You can never get complacent because a loss is always around the corner. It's in any game that you're in - a business game or whatever - you can't get complacent."
"All those lessons that I've learned on the court, I have applied them to my life outside of the court in business, my company, called V Starr interiors, an interior design company, and EleVen, which I wear on court."
"Everything is tennis for me, it's my career and it's entertainment, but it's also a business."