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Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player who is ranked #1 in women’s singles tennis.

The Women’s Tennis Association has ranked her #1 in singles on six separate occasions. She has won the French Open, Wimbledon, and Olympic women’s singles and doubles champion. She also has a total of 21 Grand Slam singles titles and 13 Grand Slam doubles titles.

Serena Williams is regarded as the greatest female tennis player of all time.

Here are 61 dominant Serena Williams quotes:

1. “I’m really exciting. I smile a lot, I will a lot, and I’m really sexy.” – Serena Williams

2. “The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you’re very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble.” – Serena Williams

3. “I just hate to lose. When I am on the court, it is like my life depends on it.” – Serena Williams

4. “I can’t become satisfied, because if I get satisfied, I’ll be like, “Oh, I’ve won Wimbledon, I’ve won the U.S. Open. Now can I relax.” But now people are really going to be fighting to beat me.” – Serena Williams

5. “I really think a champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.” – Serena Williams

6. “I just never give up. I fight to the end. You can’t go out and say, ‘I want a bag of never-say-die spirit.’ It’s not for sale. It has to be innate.” – Serena Williams

7. “We all know who the real number one is. Quite frankly, I’m the best in the world.” – Serena Williams

8. “Family’s first, and that’s what matters most. We realize that our love goes deeper than the tennis game.” – Serena Williams

9. “With a defeat, when you lose, you get up, you make it better, you try again. That’s what I do in life, when I get down, when I get sick, I don’t want to just stop. I keep going and I try to do more. Everyone always says never give up but you really have to take that to heart and really do never definitely give up. Keep trying.” – Serena Williams

10. “I am lucky that whatever fear I have inside me, my desire to win is always stronger.” – Serena Williams

11. “Think of all the girls who could become top athletes but quit sports because they’re afraid of having too many defined muscles and being made fun of or called unattractive.” – Serena Williams

12. “I don’t like to lose-at anything… Yet I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us.” – Serena Williams

13. “Nothing comes to a sleeper but a dream.” – Serena Williams

14. “If Plan A isn’t working, I have Plan B, Plan C, and even Plan D.” – Serena Williams

15. “Victory is very, very sweet. It tastes better than any dessert you’ve ever had.” – Serena Williams

16. “There’s always another record, then there’s always another person to catch up with or to pass.” – Serena Williams

17. “Growing up I wasn’t the richest, but I had a rich family in spirit. Standing here with 19 championships is something I never thought would happen. I went on a court just with a ball and a racket and with a hope.” – Serena Williams

18. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.” – Serena Williams

19. “I always believe I can beat the best, achieve the best. I always see myself in the top position.” – Serena Williams

20th Serena Williams Quote -“I think in life you should work on yourself until the day you die.” – Serena Williams

21. “Luck has nothing to do with it, because I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come.” – Serena Williams

22. “I’ve had to learn to fight all my life – got to learn to keep smiling. If you smile things will work out.” – Serena Williams

23. “Since I don’t look like every other girl, it takes a while to be okay with that. To be different. But different is good.” – Serena Williams

24. “Tennis just a game, family is forever.” – Serena Williams

25. “Everyone’s dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard.” – Serena Williams

26. “I’ve always considered myself the best and the top. I never considered that I was out of it.” – Serena Williams

27. “I’ve always been a fighter and I’ve always fought through things my whole life.” – Serena Williams

28. “I’m not used to crying. It’s a little difficult. All my life I’ve had to fight. It’s just another fight I’m going to have to learn how to win, that’s all. I’m just going to have to keep smiling.” – Serena Williams

29. “I love who I am, and I encourage other people to love and embrace who they are. But it definitely wasn’t easy – it took me a while.” – Serena Williams

30. “If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that’s concentration.” – Serena Williams

 

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31. “If anything, you know, I think losing makes me even more motivated.” – Serena Williams

32. “I decided I can’t pay a person to rewind time, so I may as well get over it.” – Serena Williams

33. “I don’t know if I’ve had my share of drama, but I’ve definitely had my share of hard times.” – Serena Williams

34. “Luck has nothing to do with it.” – Serena Williams

35. “Family’s first, and that’s what matters most. We realize that our love goes deeper than the tennis game.” – Serena Williams

36. “I am not a robot. I have a heart and I bleed.” – Serena Williams

37. “To this day, I don’t love my arms. People want more fit arms, but my arms are too fit. But I’m not complaining. They pay my bills.”– Serena Williams

38. “I’m an athlete and I’m black, and a lot of black athletes go broke. I do not want to become a statistic, so maybe I overcompensate. But I’m paranoid. Oprah told me a long time ago, ‘You sign every check. Never let anyone sign any checks.’” – Serena Williams

39. “You can be whatever size you are, and you can be beautiful both inside and out. We’re always told what’s beautiful and what’s not, and that’s not right.” – Serena Williams

40th Serena Williams Quote – “I’m thankful to my family, friends, and fans for all of their support.” – Serena Williams

41. “I always say that when I’m playing well, no one can beat me. I’m not just saying that to sound full of myself or anything, but it’s true.” – Serena Williams

42. “Hopefully, we can build a rivalry and we’ll be able to do this a lot. Make a legacy, then retire champions.” – Serena Williams

43. “I want to be a giving woman and just a nice person in general.” – Serena Williams

44. “All my life I’d woken up to tennis, tennis, tennis. Even if I don’t go to practice, I’m thinking about it all day.” – Serena Williams

45. “I think a smile can make your whole body. Models, they look fabulous, but they don’t smile, and they look so mad.” – Serena Williams

46. “I try not to have too many rituals because I believe that rituals don’t help you win. I used to do rituals a lot and it was crazy.” – Serena Williams

47. “Venus told me the other day that champions don’t get nervous in tight situations. That really helped me a lot. I decided I shouldn’t get nervous and just do the best I can.” – Serena Williams

48. “Tennis is my job, but it’s not my life.” – Serena Williams

49. “When I’m down, I talk to myself a lot. I look crazy because I’m constantly having an argument with myself.” – Serena Williams

50. “I definitely have found a balance. I’ve had so many offers in the past to do different movies or different things and I always choose tournaments over it.” – Serena Williams

51. “Everything comes at a cost. Just what are you willing to pay for it?” – Serena Williams

52. “What’s going to make me happy is going on the court and holding up trophies, singles and doubles.” – Serena Williams

53. “I’m a perfectionist. I’m pretty much insatiable. I feel there’s so many things I can improve on.” – Serena Williams

54. “When you’re playing the best player in the world, you’ve got to play well.” – Serena Williams

55. “I’m definitely not a fearless individual.” – Serena Williams

56. “There’s one thing I’m really good at, and that’s hitting the ball over a net, in a box. I’m excellent.” – Serena Williams

57. “I feel as a brand I’m here to be around for a long time.” – Serena Williams

58. “I was just tired of losing… Life was passing me by.” – Serena Williams

59. “People see me on the court only as a superhero, grunting and winning. They think you’re a robot, and I’m not.” – Serena Williams

60. “I think you have to love yourself before you fall in love. I’m still learning to love myself.” – Serena Williams

61. “If I’m winning, I have to act like I’m not bored. If it’s a tough match, I have to act like I’m having a good time. I’m a drama queen.” – Serena Williams

What is your favorite Serena Williams quote? Put it in the comment section below!

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  1. Ejumejowo Daniel

    Jan 29, 2017 at 3:52 pm

    “I don’t like to lose-at anything… Yet I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us.” – Serena Williams

  2. Walter

    Feb 18, 2016 at 4:01 pm

    I just hate to lose. When I am on the court, it is like my life depends on it.” – Serena Williams

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Michelle Obama, wife of former United States President, Barack Obama, an American lawyer and writer, a former First Lady of the United States of America, a mom, an author and a style icon. In the eight amazing years that she served as the First Lady of the United States of America, she managed to become an inspiration for women all across the globe.

She has always spoken and worked towards equal rights for women, education for girls and healthy living. She is the proper definition of the modern-day revolutionary woman. Over the last couple of years, she has been encouraging people everywhere with her incredible words of wisdom and motivation. Every single person – young or old, is sure to take inspiration and motivation from her words.

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1. “When they go low, we go high.”

2. “Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”

3. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.”

4. “The only limit to the height of your achievement is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them.”

5. “Being a healthy woman isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters – on how we feel, and how we feel about ourselves.”

6. “As women, we must stand up for ourselves. As women, we must stand up for each other. As women, we must stand up for justice for all.”

7. “No matter who you are, no matter where you come from, you are BEAUTIFUL.”

8. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals.”

9. “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contribution of half of its citizens.”

10. “You don’t have to say anything to the haters. You don’t have to acknowledge them at all. You just wake up every morning and be the best you can be. And that tends to shut them up.”

11. “Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Let them make you even hungrier to succeed.”

12.Empower yourselves with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.”

13. “When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.”

14. “Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.”

15. “Choose people who lift you up.”

16. “The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of women who are valued.”

17. “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.”

18. “Just do what works for you because there will always be someone who thinks differently.”

19. “Every girl, no matter where she lives, deserves the opportunity to develop the promise inside of her.”

20. “Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar.”

21. “Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. Trust your instincts, good relationships feel good, they feel right, they don’t hurt.”

22. “The one way to get me to work my hardest was to doubt me.”

23. “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”

24. “I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.”

25. “Changing the big picture takes time… and the best thing to do is focus on the things that we can make in our lives. If we’re doing all that – that becomes the collage of real change.”

26. “People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.”

27. “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.”

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29. “I am an example of what is possible when girls from the beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.”

30. “If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.”

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