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I didn't have the same fitness or ability as the other girls,
by Martina Hingis

I didn't have the same fitness or ability as the other girls,
so I had to beat them with my mind.
- Martina Hingis

Related topics: Fitness

I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me.
- Martina Hingis

I'm glad you're doing this story on us and not on the WNBA.
We're so much prettier than all the other women in sports.
- Martina Hingis

I'm not saying I'm something special.
I might play a little better tennis than other people,
but it is because I was given the chance,
and not many people are.
- Martina Hingis

 

The older you get, the more you learn.
- Martina Hingis

I think the whole boycott thing was a bit too much.
It's because we're accomplished so much in women's tennis in the last two,
three years.
We deserve something better.
- Martina Hingis

Honestly, I'm more into the computer,
the Internet, and checking out scores or the news.
- Martina Hingis

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Right now I like baseball, hockey and tennis players.
And horseback riders.
- Martina Hingis

Sometimes you want to make your own experiences.
- Martina Hingis

I don't think it's a low point being in the finals of the French Open,
three points away from the victory.
- Martina Hingis

The top players talk more now, and we have more meetings.
We're just trying to get things better.
But we still need somebody who could make a difference.
- Martina Hingis

Well, maybe at home I don't have the best image.
- Martina Hingis

I have good anticipation, and good reaction to the
the ball because I've played so many matches in my life.
- Martina Hingis

The first point is always to believe in it when you
go on court and then you have the chances to win.
- Martina Hingis

Any tournament you go to, you want to win it.
- Martina Hingis

No, because I think I have a reason to believe in myself
and I think I'm also pretty confident about who I am
and what I'm doing and it might be because I'm still at the top too.
- Martina Hingis

Now that I beat Lindsay I feel much better.
- Martina Hingis

I grew up on the tennis court with lots of other kids.
There were like 40 kids all afternoon and I was one of the youngest ones,
so I always had to chase everybody to keep up.
- Martina Hingis

I've lived for 10 years in Switzerland,
so I speak German.
- Martina Hingis

I still speak Czech with my parents because I was born there.
- Martina Hingis

The game overall has gotten so much better,
stronger, more physical parts to the game.
- Martina Hingis

When I was 4 my mother got divorced and we were very close to each other.
I always wanted to be with her.
She took me everywhere.
When she went for dinner with friends or when they
had meetings at the tennis club,
I was always there.
- Martina Hingis

Sometimes I wouldn't give an interview because I didn't
have the time or something else was more important.
So they come up with a story which I don't think is always true,
but they have to sell papers.
- Martina Hingis

That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida.
Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training.
But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's
so little and they don't have so many athletes.
- Martina Hingis

We had a poster of the Davis Cup in 1986.
It was in Prague, the Czech Republic against Sweden,
and we went to watch, so I got the poster.
You couldn't get all the posters.
You were lucky if you got one.
- Martina Hingis

He is still my father.
He is still a person I know I could trust and he would
never do anything against me.
Once you're at the top, there are not many people like that.
People always want something from you.
- Martina Hingis

I always give Lindsay so much credit for her tennis game,
for her attitude, for her person, and because of how
she deals with all the things.
I don't think people give her enough credit for how well she's doing.
- Martina Hingis

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

I didn't want to marry anybody else in town.
I want my baby to look like you.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood,
but it didn't because parenting can only be learned
by people who have no children.
- Bill Cosby

When you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track
that has been there all the while waiting for you,
and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.
When you can see that, you begin to meet people
who are in the field of your bliss,
and they open the doors to you.
I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid,
and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.
If you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

If I hadn't met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you.
If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you.
But I did, I do, and I will.
- Anonymous

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
- Mother Teresa

Choose love. Choose to release all resentments.
Forgive everyone. Choose to release all regrets.
Forgive yourself for all decisions that you have ever made
that didn't work out as you hoped.
Forgive yourself for any financial decisions
that didn't meet your expectations.
Release your regrets if you choose
the "wrong" spouse or the "wrong" career.
Today, choose love.
Choose to love yourself.
Choose to love your life.
Choose to love all the friends, family, co-workers,
acquaintances, and others who share your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

We didn't actually overspend our budget.
The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
- Frank Howard Clark

The earth is like a spaceship
that didn't come with an operating manual.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis

When I turned 60, it didn't bother me at all.
- Yoko Ono

Bachelors know more about women than married men;
if they didn't they'd be married too.
- H. L. Mencken

I haven't spoken to my wife in years.
I didn't want to interrupt her.
- Rodney Dangerfield

You define a good flight by negatives:
you didn't get hijacked,
you didn't crash, you didn't throw up,
you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food.
So you are grateful.
- Paul Theroux

I didn't make it all the way through third grade for nothing.
- the movie The Rescuers Down Under

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I would think twice about designing stuff for which
there was no need and which didn't endure.
- Robin Day

Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to.
She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time,
so we got whipped.
- Loretta Lynn

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
- Satchel Paige

I was a brownie for a day.
My mom made me stop.
She didn't want me to conform.
- Sandra Bullock

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why
the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
- Laurence J. Peter

The Russians feared Ike.
They didn't fear me.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

The Vatican is against surrogate mothers.
Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
- Elayne Boosler

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.
- Winona Ryder

My mom's a Catholic, and my dad's a Jew,
and they didn't want anything to do with anything.
- Isabelle Huppert

Dad taught me everything I know.
Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.
- Al Unser

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people
couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
- Kin Hubbard

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants,
like most Lutheran boys.
I got a telescope.
My mother thought it would make the best gift.
- Wernher von Braun

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old.
He didn't invite me and so I showed up.
- Isla Fisher


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