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41 Fabulous Venus Williams Quotes

Venus Williams is a professional tennis player and considered to be one of the all greats in women’s tennis. Along with her sister Serena Williams, Venus is credited with bringing in a new era and power to women athleticism. Here is a look at some of the most memorable Venus Williams quotes to be familiar with.

“A win’s a win, unless it is not a win, and then it’s not a win.”

“Anything which draws attention to me because I am so attractive.”

“As far as everyone else’s opinion, I mean, if I would have thought that everyone was right, I probably wouldn’t have left Compton, so I don’t get too caught up on what the next person thinks.”

“As long as we’re fit, we just have so much to give on the court.”

“Chiropractic gives me the flexibility I need to keep in the game.”

“Everybody’s got their problems. The important thing is not to complain about it.”

“I am someone who likes to stay positive.”

“I don’t carry a purse when I fly because I have my Hello Kitty carry-on. I’m the biggest adult supporter.”

“I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest.”

“I feel amazing right now. I just feel like dancing.”

“I guess some kids around me had to grow up quickly, had all those problems. But I wasn’t one of those kids, or around those kids, not at all.”

“I guess tennis is my main art, but fashion is definitely very close.”

“I have a lot of dreams, and most of them come true these days.”

“I love to be busy, and when I’m off the court, I do things I love.”

“I think if you have the opportunity to bully your opponent then you have to take that chance.”

“If I cared deeply about what people thought of me, I probably would have never made it out of Compton, California.”

“If I don’t wear something I feel confident in, I don’t play as well.”

“I’m not a trend person. I don’t want to look to my right and see somebody in the same thing.”

“In my mind, I’m always the best. If I walk out on the court (and) I think the next person is better, I’ve already lost.”

“In the sports arena I would say there is nothing like training and preparation. You have to train your mind as much as your body.”

“It is very important not to think about losing.”

“It wasn’t like I was self-motivated. My dad started me. It was his dream before it was mine.”

“It’s a great feeling to have accomplished what I have, but I want to do more.”

“It’s easy to stand back, but to move forward and take a chance, that takes a little more guts, a little more courage.”

“It’s what I’ve trained for, from the first sketch to the fabric. Making dresses that are different from the usual style, and a lot of fun to wear.”

“Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and, at some point, you will.”

“Losses have propelled me to even bigger places, so I understand the importance of losing. You can never get complacent because a loss is always around the corner.”

“My ambition is to enjoy my life and to do exactly what I want to do. And I’ll do that. I will be free.”

“My first job is big sister and I take that very seriously.”

“My motto is: I’m alive, so that means I can do anything.”

“My parents always told us, you know, you have to get your education. You’re not supposed to become a statistic.”

“Of course, I want to be number one. But being happy and healthy is the most important thing.”

“Rain is good for me. I feel like I achieve clarity actually when it rains. The longer I have to sit and wait, the clearer my game becomes to me.”

“Sometimes, you know, once you pay your taxes and once you pay your expenses, once you’ve lived this life, things add up quickly. And it’s easy to become a statistic.”

“We’re all conditioned that we shouldn’t like our brothers and sisters, that we should be angry and fight. But that’s abnormal. A lot of people think that the way Serena and I are with one another is weird. It’s not.”

“When you get into that habit of winning, it gets – I don’t know if you call it contagious – but it gets to be a habit. She’s developed an unbelievable habit.”

“When you lose, you’re more motivated. When you win, you fail to see your mistakes and probably no one can tell you anything.”

“When you step out on the court, I don’t think anybody thinks about age. Because if you’re out on this tour, it means you deserve to be here. You’ve got the skill. It must mean you know how to play.”

“Whoever is across the net, I want to win. Whoever that person is, that’s the day I want to win.”

“Workout. Lead a balanced life and try to have fun. It’s what you make it.”

“You learn so much from your parents. We grew up in a home where we were definitely taught to be confident. I definitely give me parents a lot of credit.”

Here is a great interview with Venus Williams as she goes on to discuss her fashion, vegan diet, meditation, and more that have attributed to her long term success.

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