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Chris Evert Quotes and Sayings

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I'm not an overly ambitious person; I don't feel like I have to excel.
- Chris Evert

When I was younger, I was a robot.
Wind her up and she plays tennis.
- Chris Evert

I was very, very shy as a younger girl,
just petrified of people.
Tennis helped give me an identity and made me feel like somebody.
- Chris Evert

Ninety percent of my game is mental.
It's my concentration that has gotten me this far.
- Chris Evert

 

Find something that you're really interested in doing in your life.
Pursue it, set goals, and commit yourself to excellence.
Do the best you can.
- Chris Evert

Losing hurts me.
I was determined to be the best.
- Chris Evert

Every time, all the time, I'm a perfectionist.
I feel I should never lose.
- Chris Evert

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You've got to take the initiative and play your game.
In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.
- Chris Evert

If you're a champion, you have to have it in your heart.
- Chris Evert

I always looked ahead.
- Chris Evert

If I win seven tournaments in a row,
I get so confident I'm in a cloud.
A loss gets me eager again.
- Chris Evert

If you can react the same way to winning and losing,
that's a big accomplishment.
That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life,
and there's going to be a life after tennis that's
a lot longer than your tennis life.
- Chris Evert

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch PHOTO

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius PHOTO

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

It is not the easy or convenient life
for which I search,
but life lived to the edge
of all that I may be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu


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