Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Arthur Ashe

American Tennis Champion and Civil Rights Leader

"From what we get, we can get a living; what we give, however, makes a life."

"One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation."

"True heroism is remarkably sober, very un-dramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost."

"Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome."