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Helen Wills Moody Quotes and Sayings
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The angle from which the line and ball are seen makes
a tremendous difference in the call,
and the player who is inclined to fret inwardly about
decisions should realize this.
- Helen Wills Moody

Unless a player goes in for intensive play and tournament competition,
two racquets are sufficient.
- Helen Wills Moody

I love the feel of hitting the ball hard,
the pleasure of a rally.
It is these things that make tennis the delightful game that it is.
- Helen Wills Moody

The 1927 Wimbledon finals were almost put off because of the rain,
which threatened every moment.
- Helen Wills Moody

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When I play, I become entirely absorbed in the game.
It may be a form of concentration.
- Helen Wills Moody

No player can become accustomed to New York's climate in August in a few days.
The playing conditions, the courts in New York and
France are very different.
- Helen Wills Moody

I can remember when, as a beginner, I was delighted
with any ball as long as it would bounce.
- Helen Wills Moody


 

Four times out of five the linesman gets a better view
of the ball near him than the player himself.
- Helen Wills Moody

Spectators often express disfavor of fair decisions.
- Helen Wills Moody

My feelings, as the last ball travelled over the net,
and as I realized that the final match was mine,
I cannot describe.
I felt that here was a prize for all the games I had ever played.
- Helen Wills Moody

Balls should be good for at least six sets,
and for more for the average player.
But if the rallies are long, they do not last as long as this.
There is a fuzz on the surface that wears off on the hard court.
- Helen Wills Moody

The seeded draw came into being.
This means that the two best players of the tournament
are placed in opposite halves in the draw,
and cannot possibly meet until the finals,
if they come through successfully against all the rest of the participants.
- Helen Wills Moody

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

I'd rather see the world from another angle
- Jewel

This city can be kind of brutal, so you see your dreams
from every different angle,
but ultimately it's about acting and if you enjoy acting,
you will always enjoy acting.
- Radha Mitchell

Now we have to hit them from a different angle.
- Shawn Wayans

The state of minds vary according to the angle under which one examines them.
- Ella Maillart

Well Bill Martin and Mike Schiff were the creators
and they knew we had to do a family show.
Everybody came at it from the angle of having been a kid and a teenager.
- Donal Logue

Even if someone is already in your market space,
ask yourself whether you can approach it from a different
angle and thereby secure your own customer base.
- Benjamin Cohen

From whichever angle one looks at it,
the application of racial theories remains a striking
proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon
the purity of critical judgment.
- Johan Huizinga

If I can say one thing for my pictures,
it is a certain craftsmanship.
A thought which has gone into every angle.
There is nothing there without an optical reason.
- Douglas Sirk

To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle,
is a deep delight of the blood.
- George Santayana

Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows,
and there is his tragedy.
- Havelock Ellis

Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
- Lord Chesterfield

I think that finding a way into somebody's life that's
sort of off from a side angle can tell you more about
that person than a greatest hits approach.
- Bill Condon

I didn't know how to go about preparing for the part
of someone who can't remember who he is.
The frustration angle is written in,
but there's also this incredible passive state.
- Tom Berenger

What's the best angle to cut someone's throat? Well,
usually from behind.
That's usually how it works.
- Nikki Sixx

All that a city will ever allow you is an angle on it,
an oblique, indirect sample of what it contains,
or what passes through it; a point of view.
- Peter Conrad

I keep both of my Tonys on my mantle.
They're in front of a mirror so if you look at just the right angle,
it looks like I have four!
- Swoosie Kurtz

You feel the music needs something but you don't know what.
So you start searching, fitting, measuring,
trying.
Every time you try another angle.
And sometimes that's frustrating, especially if you
don't come up with something for three days.
- Beth Gibbons

It is, from another angle, an attack on requiring proof in philosophy.
And it's also the case, I guess, that my temperament is to like interesting,
new, bold ideas, and to try and generate them.
- Robert Nozick

There are many young Americans that are very distant
from our political process.
- Kurt Angle

You know, this is a war of ideology,
a war of thoughts and of faith.
And we need people to really stand for faith and trust,
not hope and change.
- Sharron Angle

When a man returned from the field and we'd look at the work,
we'd criticize each other very genuinely and never offensively.
And we would avoid all tricks, angle shots were just horrible to us.
- Ben Shahn

I think that, you know, when we start talking about the Tea Party,
people want to marginalize that into some kind of organization or party,
but it really isn't.
- Sharron Angle

Used as kites, these rigid stable aeroplanes are superior
to the very best cellular kites I can make;
they are lighter,
pull harder per square foot, attain a greater angle of elevation,
and have fewer parts.
- Lawrence Hargrave

There was a village watercolour society and they'd
come and paint in my field.
I watched them from the window, the way they would
struggle this way and that to find the perfect moment.
God has made every angle on that beautiful,
and I felt that tremendously.
- Nicolas Roeg

There is technique to it-he is just standing there flexing his arm,
and I am standing there making faces as if I am being choked.
You keep your head in a certain angle for the camera.
- Ron Livingston

It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and
sticking to it that one overcomes it;
often it is by working on the one next to it.
Some things and some people have to be approached obliquely,
at an angle.
- Andre Gide

I think we've shot scenes from every angle directors
can think of to make it look like different villages.
I've directed a couple shows on that set and believe me,
it's impossible not to duplicate some camera angles.
- Vic Morrow

And we know that once we have a majority that are dependent upon the government,
we will lose our freedom; it says we go into bondage.
That's the next stage.
- Sharron Angle

Join me in Olympic Heros for Abstinence.
The best sex is no sex.
- Kurt Angle

You do not boo an Olympic Gold Medalist.
I'm the best in the world.
I came here for you.
You dont' boo me.
- Kurt Angle

I'm pro responsible choice.
You know, there is choice to abstain,
choice to do contraception.
There are all kinds of good choices.
- Sharron Angle

It's becoming increasingly harder and harder;
there's no such thing as independent film anymore.
There aren't any, they don't exist.
In the old days you could go and get a certain amount
of the budget with foreign sales,
now everybody wants a marketable angle.
- Gary Oldman

They keep extending these unemployment benefits to
the point where people are afraid to go out and get a job,
because the job doesn't pay as much as the unemployment benefit does.
- Sharron Angle

As long as you do the best work that you can and not make it bland...
because you're going down a lane that is trying to make everybody happy.
You have to take an angle on these things.
- Gerard Butler

Well, Smoke n' Mirrors has very much a world music
flavor and it doesn't park itself in one country.
It borrows heavily from the Brazilian angle,
which is dear to my heart, and I recorded several albums with that flavor.
- Lee Ritenour

I think the focus of the media changes.
At the moment the more electronic stuff like trip-hop
was the flavor of the month,
just a little while ago.
It all depends on the angle, from which point of view you see it.
- Stephen Malkmus

The whole schizophrenia angle interested me.
When I first started working on it, I thought I would
play up that angle more than I ended up doing.
The religious aspect of the story was also a draw.
- Chester Brown

The network and local TV angle of broadcast television
has received a black eye for not properly debating
within the news issues that should be debated,
instead of shuffling them of to television advertising.
- Mark E. Hyman

But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle,
I think that any historian worth his salt,
and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot
of these guys who attack me -
not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means!
Accident occurs alongside conspiracy.
- Oliver Stone

Of course, the whole Andy Kaufman angle was classic.
I'm real proud of that.
I mean that is something people are still talking about 20 years later,
making movies about and that sort of thing.
I mean not a day goes by that someone doesn't mention Andy Kaufman to me.
- Jerry Lawler

Well, I didn't really grow up playing or listening to metal,
like many of the kids I went to school with.
I only got into it in my late teens,
so when Marilyn Manson formed,
it was at a time when I was still excited about approaching music from that angle.
- Daisy Berkowitz

You can make more money on unemployment than you can
going down and getting one of those jobs that is an honest job,
but it doesn't pay as much.
And so, that's what's happened to us is that we have
put in so much entitlement into our government,
that we really have spoiled our citizenry and said
you don't want the jobs that are available.
- Sharron Angle

You know, I'm a Christian and I believe that God has
a plan and a purpose for each one of our lives and
that he can intercede in all kinds of situations and
we need to have a little faith in many things.
- Sharron Angle

You know, I am mainstream America, and it really doesn't
matter what party you're in.
When you call your children and you say 'How are you?' -
and what you are really asking is,
'Do you still have your job? And are you able to make the mortgage payment?',
That resonates across the state, not across party lines.
- Sharron Angle

People have always said - those words,
'too conservative,' is fairly relative.
I'm sure that they probably said that about Thomas
Jefferson and George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.
- Sharron Angle

Our Founders warned against this.
They said don't...
that your liberty is only as secure as the people are.
Because once they, um, get the ability to vote themselves
entitlements from the largesse of the government,
liberty is done; freedom is over with.
We were warned.
We are there.
- Sharron Angle

And truly, when you look at the Constitution and our
founding fathers and their writings,
the things that made this country great,
you might draw those conclusions: That they were conservative.
They were fiscally conservative and socially conservative.
- Sharron Angle

And that's really what's happening in this country
is a violation of the First Commandment.
We have become a country entrenched in idolatry,
and that idolatry is the dependency upon our government.
We're supposed to depend upon God for our protection
and our provision and for our daily bread,
not for our government.
- Sharron Angle

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

The winds of grace are always blowing;
all we need to do is raise our sails.
- Anonymous

Studies show that children best flourish when one mom
and one dad are there to raise them.
- John Boehner

You know the only people who are always sure about
the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.
- Bill Cosby

I'd just as soon stay home and raise babies.
- June Allyson

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

Success for me its to raise happy, healthy human beings.
- Kelly LeBrock

Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family.
That's not enough to pay your bills and save for their future.
That's barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs.
- Thomas Carper


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