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Arthur Ashe
(1943-1993) born on
Jul 10
US tennis player, AIDS spokesperson. He was the first black player to win the men's singles at Wimbledon, 1975.
         
   
F
You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.

R
The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.
A
From what we get, we can make a living what we give, however, makes a life.
N
I don't care who you are, you're going to choke in certain matches. You get to a point where your legs don't move and you can't take a deep breath. You start to hit the ball about a yard wide, instead of inches.
K
If you're paid before you walk on the court, what's the point in playing as if your life depended on it?
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: c. 1988.
R: In "The New York Times," 8 Feb 1993.
A: "Days of Grace"
N: In "The New York Public Library Book of 20th Century American Quotations," by Stephen Donadio, 1992.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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