"I love design."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Venus Williams on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Venus Williams on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Venus Williams on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Venus Williams on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Venus Williams on Erma Bombeck
"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."