quote by Rafael Nadal

If somebody says I am better than Roger, I think this person doesn't know anything about tennis.

— Rafael Nadal

Fascinating Roger quotations

After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did.

She just did it backwards and in high heels.

Every bad decision I've made has been based on money.

I grew up in the projects and you don't turn down money there. You take it, because you never know when it's all going to end. I made Cop III because they offered me $15 million. That $15 million was worth having Roger Ebert's thumb up my ass.

If Mr. Vincent Price were to be co-starred with Miss Bette Davis in a story by Mr. Edgar Allan Poe directed by Mr. Roger Corman, it could not fully express the pent-up violence and depravity of a single day in the life of the average family.

[In the modern game] you're either a clay court specialist, a grass court specialist or a hard court specialist... or you're Roger Federer...

Everybody likes to say that Roger Federer is the Greatest Player of all time because its so nice to watch him play...but you have got to throw in Nadal's Mind as well...and That's the GREATEST OF ALL TIME!!!

Renaissance cowboy/raconteur Pop Wagner .

..deadpan funny ...his presence is like meeting Woody Guthrie and Will Rogers riding a single, many colored horse. Pop is a kind of 'textile genius' who is able to spin, at once, both yarn and rope.

When Ginger Rogers danced with Astaire, it was the only time in the movies when you looked at the man, not the woman.

Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and I wanted to be a hard rock band - we wanted to play rock and roll only.

I guess I'm like Roger Miller who used to say that he didn't have as many jokes as he thought he did.

Suddenly Star Wars came out while we were on hiatus, and we looked like the old Buck Rogers series, where they had cigarette smoke blowing out the back of the rocket ship.

The strain on Roger (Maris) was unbelievable.

After I dropped out the reporters only had one guy to go to. They surrounded him everywhere he went. He had big clumps of hair falling out. That he went ahead and did it was unbelievable.

I did grow up watching Buck Rogers and Buck Rogers didn't stop at Mars.

In my lifetime, I will be incredibly disappointed if we have not at least reached Mars.

Inherited Will, The Destiny of the Age, and The Dreams of the People.

As long as people continue to pursue the meaning of Freedom, these things will never cease to be!" - Gol D. Roger

Christmas, my child, is love in action.

" ~ Dale Evans (1912-2001), American film actress, singer and songwriter. Wife of Roy Rogers.

If you want to be a tennis player, then mould yourself on Roger Federer.

I won three Wimbledon titles and I wish I could play like him.

Everybody gave 100%. I mean everyone, because they all knew that the film had the bones and the heartbeat of something that could be good. And everyone was in on it and wanted it for me and wanted it for Roger and Beau.

I totally ignore people who criticize me for coming to Israel, including whats-his-name [Roger Waters]. If he were to contact me, I would tell him to tell it where the sun don't shine.

Certainly I would like to have some of the qualities of other players and obviously from Roger Federer. But believe me, there are plenty of other abilities that are important, particularly mindset and strength.

The only guys I like watching these days are Roger Gracie, Marcelo Garcia, Kron and a few others. Those guys finish and go for submissions. They don't hold the sleeves and stall for ten minutes.

I remember what J. Golden Kimball said when he came down to the stake where I was presiding. I introduced him as the 'Will Rogers' of the Church, and told the congregation that he was a great humorist. When he got up he said, 'You know, I think the Lord himself likes a joke. If he didn't, he wouldn't have made some of you folks!

I used to love to come to the ballpark.

Now I hate it. Every day becomes a little tougher because of all this. Writers, tape recorders, microphones, cameras, questions and more questions. Roger Maris lost his hair the season he hit sixty-one. I still have all my hair, but when it's over, I'm going home to Mobile and fish for a long time.

Marlene Dietrich and Roy Rogers are the only two living humans who should be allowed to wear black leather pants.

Playing against someone like Roger Federer is not easy.

I had my chance today, but I guess I made a lot of errors. But I have no complaints.

I never apologized for anything in my life.

The only thing I'm sorry about is putting a curse on Roger Ebert's colon. If a fat pig like Roger Ebert doesn't like my movie, then I'm sorry for him.

One night Roger was in a foul mood and he threw his entire bloody drumset across the stage. The thing only just missed me - I might have been killed.

What will people of the future think of us? Will they say, as Roger Williams said of the Massachusetts Indians, that we were wolves with the minds of men? Will they think that we resigned our humanity? They will have the right.

He [Roger Federer] is the greatest natural talent in tennis I've ever seen.

I love to watch the guy play, he's an awesome talent

As a dancer I couldn't outdance Ginger Rogers or Eleanor Powell.

As a singer I'm no rival to Doris Day. As an actress I don't take myself seriously...I'm the girl the truck drivers love.

The things that brought me the most comfort now were too small to list.

Raspberries in cream. Sparrows with cocked heads. Shadows of bare limbs making for sidewalk filigrees. Roses past their prime with their petals loose about them. The shouts of children at play in the neighborhood, Ginger Rogers on the black-and-white screen.

One of the the loveliest lines I have ever read comes from Brother Roger, the Prior of the Protestant monks of Taize, France: 'Assured of your salvation by the unique grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.' It is still difficult for me to read these words without tears filling my eyes. It is wonderful.

I would love to live in India or in the South of France, but Roger Vivier doesn't have offices yet in New Delhi or Jaipur.

An idea has no worth at all without believable characters to implement it;

a plot without characters is like a tennis court without players. Daffy Duck is to a Buck Rogers story what John McEnroe was to tennis. Personality. That is the key, the drum, the fife. Forget the plot.

He [Will Rogers] was America's most complete human document.

One-third humor. One-third humanitarian. One-third heart.

Basically, if you could get a good trailer out of the script, Roger had no objection to you making a really good movie. He liked it if you did. He liked the more cleverness and ingenuity you could bring to it. He just wasn't going to give you any more money.