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John McEnroe
(1959-____) born on
Feb 16
US tennis player. "Superbrat" was infamous for his temper and on-court antics; won U.S. Open 1979-81, 1984; became a respected tennis commentator.
         
   
F
The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what's best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you're banging your head against a brick wall all the time.

R
This taught me a lesson, but I'm not sure what it is. (after losing a championship)
A
Do you have any problems, other than that you're unemployed, a moron, and a dork?
N
This [defeat] has taught me a lesson, but I'm not sure what it is.
K
Everybody loves success, but they hate successful people.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Wisdom," by Wm. Safire & Leonard Safire, 1989.
R: On Iosing the EbeI U.S. Pro Indoor Championships to Tim Mayotte.
A: At the International Players Championship, 17 Mar 1992.
N: In "The New York Times," 9 Feb 1987.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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