Best quotes by the American Athlete Billie Jean King

A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
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Champions keep playing until they get it right.
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Champions take responsibility. When the ball is coming over the net, you can be sure I want the ball.
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Be bold. If you are going to make an error, make a doozy, and don't be afraid to hit the ball.
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I have a lot to say, and if I'm not No. 1, I can't say it.
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Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn't allowed in a photo because I wasn't wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to change the sport.
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In the seventies we had to make it acceptable for people to accept girls and women as athletes. We had to make it okay for them to be active. Those were much scarier times for females in sports.
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When we reach the point where the women athletes are getting their pick of dates just as easily as the men athletes, then we've really and truly arrived. Parity at last!
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Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
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I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.
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Be bold. If you're going to make an error, make a doozy, and don't be afraid to hit the ball.
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It is very hard to be a female leader. While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side... and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.
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