Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
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You are so afraid of losing your moral sense that you are not willing to take it through anything more dangerous than a mud puddle.
When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that.
What is the answer I was silent. In that case, what is the question
The first hope of a painter who feels hopeful about painting is the hope that the painting will move, that it will live outside its frame.
Money is always there, but the pockets change.
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes American what it is.
In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes America what it is.
F. Scott Fitzgerald is the first of the last generation.
Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something.
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
I always wanted to be honest with myself and to those who have had faith in me.
The serve, I was too young and too small and... not enough powerful to have a good serve when I was young, so my forehand was always my signature shot. So I used to always run around my backhand, you know, use my forehand as much as I could, and so that's why I think it's my strength also today, you know.
I did all the right things in so many tournaments. But like I said, sometimes in sports it just goes the other way. Maybe you've already won so much that it evens it out a bit sometimes. I don't know.
I used to get nervous, you know if my parents would come watch. And then I would get nervous if my friends came and watched. Today it's not a problem anymore actually, because now I enjoy it. I see that they, you know, respect me immensely, and I try to put on a good show and show that I can still play very good tennis.
When I won in 2003, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would win Wimbledon and have my kids seeing me lift the trophy, so this is pretty surreal. And yeah, I was almost shocked in the moment that it all came together so nicely.
Before, I guess, mum and dad were everything, but now, in my case, I had two new girls and all of a sudden they're completely dependent on you and there's a third generation. It's a funny shift all of a sudden. You have the babies, you have yourself and then you have your parents.
My dad said if you become a tennis professional just make sure you get into the top hundred, because you have to make a little bit of money. You make a living so you can pay your coaching and, you know, your travels.
When you do something best in life, you don't really want to give that up - and for me it's tennis.
When there is nothing to talk about don't force yourself to say anything because it may land you in trouble.
It’s crazy how people say, "I rely on facts," And believe thier television sets.
Some people are drawn naturally - there are natural guitarists, and there are natural piano players, and I think guitar implies travel, a sort of footloose gypsy existence. You grab your bag and you go to the next town.