Published on July 3rd, 2011 | by Yellow Magpie0
John McEnroe Quotes: The Serious Side Of The Tennis Player
John McEnroe Quotes
Here is a selection of the best John McEnroe quotes.
‘Everybody loves success, but they hate successful people.’
‘I think it’s the mark of a great player to be confident in tough situations.’
‘Do you have any problems, other than that you’re unemployed, a moron, and a dork?’
‘If Roger stopped right now and never won another match, to me he’d alrady be one of the greatest players to ever play the game. To me, he’s the geatest all round talent that I’ve ever seen.’
‘I think the players, I put in the book for example that we should go back to wood rackets, probably they laughed at me, I’m a dinosaur, but I think that you see these great players, have even more variety and you see more strategy, there’d be more subtlety.’
‘This taught me a lesson, but I’m not quite sure what it is.’
‘What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well.’
‘I’d like to think I could have and should have won more, but that’s not the point. And I was at the point where I was playing great tennis in the mid 80′s – the type of tennis people hadn’t seen before, and I was very proud of that.’
‘The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what’s best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you’re banging your head against a brick wall all the time.’
‘There’s something deeply satisfying when it succeeds, but I’m not going to do another book just to put my name on something and make some money if it’s not something I deeply care about.’
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