T. S. Eliot
Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.
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Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge, Where is the knowledge we have lost in information.
What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.
We shall not cease from our exploration And at the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.
We shall never cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in but its fitting in is a test of its value -- a test, it is true, which can only be slowly and cautiously applied, for we are none of us infallible judges of conformity.
This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.
The more perfect the artist, the more completely separate in him will be the man who suffers and the mind which creates.
The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.
The last temptation is the greatest treason to do the right deed for the wrong reason.
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.
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.