You can't measure success if you have never failed. My father has taught me that if you really do want to reach your goals, you can't spend any time worrying about whether you're going to win or lose. Focus only on getting better.— Steffi Graf
The most courageous Steffi Graf quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.
I never look back, I look forward.
As long as I can focus on enjoying what I'm doing, having fun, I know I'll play well.
You can't measure success if you have never failed.
There is no relief at it being over. There is the joy of winning it.
You cannot compare your athletic achievement to the importance of children and giving them a safe environment in which to grow up and enjoy life.
I don't like the word 'businesswoman.' Perhaps 'committed mother' would be the best description.
Sometimes I wish I could have been a bit more relaxed, but then I wouldn't have been the same player.
I appreciate very much being injury-free.
If you go to a big city anywhere in the world and you need a doctor, just ask me. I can tell you who's good and who's bad. I've even considered writing a guidebook.
I don't ever look back. I look forward.
I think it takes people to get to know you and the recognition comes over time.
It shifted attention away from that and I've never been someone who liked the attention from the media anyway.
I still take it seriously, but once I go out there I think I've got more relaxed and I think it shows.
I never hanker after the past - I prefer to devote myself to new tasks.
I knew that maybe I couldn't be playing again, but I just wanted to get in physical shape.
I've thrown away lots of my old diaries - you never know who might get their hands on them. But I have kept a few notes on the good old days.
It's so difficult to find time besides the tennis.
Grass is a surface I have always loved, Wimbledon is a tournament I have always loved.
Age, what is it? It's not a figure that has ever meant anything to me.
I had a lot of different thoughts and ideas and always to transform, but I'm trying certain things that I feel my heart is really going for and that was one of the things that I initiated a few months ago.
I am a person who sticks to her word.
I suppose it's amazing how quick life goes by when you have children.
It doesn't hurt to lose my crown, it hurts to lose.
Ive been taught very early on that if you want to win a tournament youve got to beat anybody, and hopefully I play well and enjoy it.
Tennis has always been a big challenge to me and to be able to play that kind of tennis - well, only tennis can produce these feelings for me.
The tennis wasn't really very much on my mind, so it wasn't like I was thinking about it all the time.
I have always been guided by striving to show the best that I could.
That is what kept me going in tennis and it is the same now.