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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
When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price.

R
There is a syndrome in sports called "paralysis by analysis."
A
We blacks look for leadership in men and women of such youth and inexperience, as well as poverty of education and character, that it is no wonder that we sometimes seem rudderless. . . . We see basketball players and pop singers as possible role models,
N
Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.
K
Seven out of 10 black faces you see on television are athletes. The black athlete carries the image of the black community. He carries the cross, in a way, until blacks make inroads in other dimensions.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: c. 1988.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "The New York Public Library Book of 20th Century American Quotations," by Stephen Donadio, 1992.
   


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