Our wise words of the week come from 1960s and 70s tennis standout, Arthur Ashe, who scaled race and socioeconomic barriers, winning the respect of the sport’s then mostly white fans, as well as three Grand Slam titles. For a great read, check out his biography Days of Grace. The no-nonsense quotes below give insight to the man and to his fundamentally sound, simple approach to the game.
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
“You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.”