“To err is human. To put the blame on others is doubles.” Author Unknown

 John Lavery (Irish painter, 1856-1941) A Game of Tennis
John Lavery (Irish painter, 1856-1941) A Game of Tennis

“Life is like a game of tennis; the player who serves well seldom loses.” Author Unknown

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but to serve others at whatever cost.” Arthur Ashe

“Whoever said, “it’s not whether you win or lose,’ probably lost.” Martina Navratilova

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  1. Morgan says:

    Great Quote…Lovely picture…can you imagine playing tennis in a corset? lol I cannot.

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    1. The sweating part–yuck. How did they keep those beautiful whites so white? As soon as I wear white I spill coffee or splatter tomato sauce on myself.

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      1. Morgan says:

        Mainly, the life of a Genteel woman involved a great deal of Nothing…other than changing 3 times a day 😉 Im with you, White is a magnet for tomatoes!

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      2. Luckily most real women were not in the upper classes so had a bit more freedom.

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      3. Morgan says:

        We can romanticize the era all we want ( and I do!) but Im not sure I could survive living there lol 😉

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      4. A lot of women have a hard time surviving now–being told to be sexy, smart, ageless, financially secure, thin during pregnancy (or too thin during pregnancy, excellent single mothers while reviling strong men yet not respecting weak ones! Life is always a crazy mess of emotions and ideas! Whew! It’s hard to romanticize the present too. lol.

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  2. I’ll be at the US Open tennis tournament this weekend, so I’ll keep these wonderful quotes in the back of my mind.

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    1. Lucky you! have fun!

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  3. Love that saying and what a great pic.

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