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John Newcombe Quotes and Sayings

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I was in the main draw from the start,
my opening match was on Court One against Jan Eric
Lundquist of Sweden who was about eight in the world at the time.
- John Newcombe

I had started my love affair with Wimbledon.
- John Newcombe

A few of us who are around the sixty mark don't play
that much these days and if you are taking on a couple
of guys in their forties it is very difficult.
- John Newcombe

You know, I was a regular on the Friday afternoon drill squad.
Um, which...
The year after I left school, I went back and thanked
the sergeant major because I was so fit.
- John Newcombe

 

They wrote it that my moustache was insured for 13 million.
- John Newcombe

I chose to stay with tennis and they didn't understand that at the school.
- John Newcombe

You know, I eat, I ate pretty well anyway so,
I'm basically living the same, I just curtailed the stupidity.
- John Newcombe

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I was a pretty feisty young kid.
- John Newcombe

Well, he can't be dumb, I mean, because he's been president
for four years and he's president again,
so you're going to get caught out if you're really bad,
aren't you? Unless millions and millions of Americans are dumb.
- John Newcombe

So there was a fire inside me.
And that fire inside you, it can be turned into a negative form or a positive form.
And I gradually realised that I had this fire and that
it had to be used in a positive way.
- John Newcombe

By the time I got to the hospital, I certainly realised
that I had a problem because I couldn't write or print at that time,
which lasted luckily only about four months.
I'd gone numb here and on my tongue and the right foot a little bit.
- John Newcombe

That match was late evening and I had the experience
of the electricity of the Centre Court because it was packed,
a full house for the whole match.
It had been a great year for me, first time there and
I had the full taste of Wimbledon.
- John Newcombe

I wouldn't, a little bit frightened but throughout
my life I'd learnt that when you're in the serious situations,
you've got to try to stay calm.
Because that's the way you get out of them.
- John Newcombe

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

The main goal of the future is to stop violence.
The world is addicted to it.
- Bill Cosby

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

A perfection of means,
and confusion of aims,
seems to be our main problem.
- Albert Einstein

The main thing experience has taught me is that one
has to sort of hone their relationship to time,
you know.
- John Frusciante

The main facts in human life are five:
birth,
food, sleep, love and death.
- E. M. Forster

I am not naturally that thin, so I had to go through
everything from using drugs to diet pills to laxatives to fasting.
Those were my main ways of controlling my weight.
- Carre Otis

If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need,
and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life.
Ideas are any man's greatest asset.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Got through it without fluffing, that's the main thing any actor can hope for.
- John Leeson

Under the process of ongoing globalization,
advantages are, in the main, created for a minority
of countries and development centres as well as powerful transnational companies.
- Tran Duc Luong

The main part of the house is a deep red and I have butterscotch carpet.
And I have a bathroom with leopard skin floor,
wallpaper and toilet.
- Macy Gray

Esso has been the main one in America spreading the
disinformation that there is no global warming problem.
- James Lovelock

I think the main thing, don't you, is to keep the show on the road.
- Elizabeth Bowen

Sports are one of the main cultural activities on the face of the earth.
- Jack Kent Cooke

In Romanticism, the main determinant is the mood,
the atmosphere.
And in that regard, you could also describe Schubert as a Romantic.
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

The main thing in acting is honesty,
to feel the humanity and get to the essence of the character.
You can't put anything into a character that you haven't got within you.
- Genevieve Bujold

There's not a fortune to be made doing voiceover work
unless you're one of the main voices on The Simpsons.
See, there's The Simpsons, and then there's everything else.
- Patrick Warburton

People have become shallower.
They view spending, entertaining, seeking leisure and
enjoying as the main objectives of their life.
- Zhang Yimou

There's no recovery on Main Street, I can tell you that for sure.
And in a re - in an economy like this,
we don't need to be raising anybody's taxes.
- Haley Barbour

A lot of comic actors derive their main force from childish behavior.
Most great comics are doing such silly things;
you'd say,
'That's what a child would do.'
- Gene Wilder

The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto.
My parents helped direct my path.
- Florence Griffith Joyner

That was all Rose, and Rose knew what she was doing.
Her main thing was story.
- John Goodman

I had to accept that I was an alcoholic,
that was the main thing.
I think you've got to.
But I try not say that I'm an alcoholic.
I prefer to say that it's a disease I've got.
- Paul Gascoigne

I love to laugh, it's my main thing.
I love to abuse the English language.
- Dan Fogelberg

My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to
extrapolate into the future,
I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious
exit strategy is not apparent to me.
- Juan Cole

The main jokes in this film are about big things,
love and life and zombies - we all get that.
- Simon Pegg

I always have a lot of personal goals,
but primarily my main goal each year is to obviously win a Super Bowl.
- Michael Strahan

The main thing I do now is I coach kids,
and all of these stories along the way are based in reality.
- Craig Johnston

A lot of times people's main motives and plan in life
is to hurt as many people as they can,
but I think there's enough good people that help make the world a good place.
- Tina Yothers

The main business of religions is to purify,
control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive
taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

My hobby is gardening, I love it, it's my main hobby.
I like being at home and I'm very happy being in my house,
I love cooking.
- Susan Hampshire

I'd read things, like people criticizing me.
But no one likes to read stuff about that,
and probably the main thing that was getting to me was me mum's illness.
- Jack Osbourne

The essence of all religions is One.
Surrender is the main duty of everyone.
Surrender means the feeling of oneness,
I and God are One. Why?
The reason is that the One
who is present in you is present in me.
- Sri Sathya Sai Baba

There is no question that Iraq is one of the main problems.
You'd have to be blind not to see what a magnet and
generating force it's become for terrorist groups.
- Otto Schily

First, there was 2 Stupid Dogs.
Then, Dexter's Laboratory.
And now, Powerpuff Girls.
There were a lot of little things in between,
but those were the main ones.
- Craig McCracken

The main part of intellectual education is not the
acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The main engagement of the writer is towards truthfulness;
therefore he must keep his mind and his judgement free.
- Gabrielle Roy

The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.
- John Wooden

A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
- Stendhal

My main form of transportation at that time was a bicycle,
because bicycles could move though the crowd.
- John Pomfret

You have to remember that I played longer than anybody else on the main tour;
I played until I was 40,
and then played another six years or so on the seniors tour.
- Jimmy Connors

The most important thing is that it's much more fun
to play in a band than to be in an audience in a club.
That's the main thing I think, that you can do it.
- Ikue Mori

I'm very much in favor of focused responsibility,
and so in the main areas that I'm worried about,
I try to have a single person who is basically the key person in that area.
- Warren Christopher

My other Main Man is Muhamed Ali, for the obvious reasons.
- Randy Castillo

The main part of the Hyde bill is to withhold U.S.
contributions to the regular assessed budget of the U.N.
unless they make real and substantial reforms in the way they operate.
- Cliff Stearns

One of the main things I do is focus on ideas and what
stories we decide to tell,
but probably the biggest part of my job I'd say is
working on the storyboards.
- Craig McCracken

The main question raised by the thriller is not what
kind of world we live in,
or what reality is like, but what it has done to us.
- Ralph Harper

The main point for me is moral; animals are sentient beings.
I know for some this is a hard argument to accept,
but we're not built to eat a lot of meat.
- Grace Slick

One of the main purveyors of violence in this world has been this country.
- Danny Glover

The main thing that endears the United Nations to member governments,
and so enables it to survive, is its proven capacity to fail,
and to be seen to fail.
- Conor Cruise O'Brien

I have done almost every human activity inside a taxi
which does not require main drainage.
- Alan Brien

And that, to me, is the main attraction to comics.
It's an avenue to say what you want to say.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

I think it is necessary to sit down and work for years
and years to get it right.
I think that's the main thing, that's what the emphasis has got to be on:
individual work.
- Larry Brown

Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals.
Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art.
The main thing about directing is: photograph the people's eyes.
- John Ford


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