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11 Famous Quotes by Althea Gibson
8/25/1927 - 9/28/2003
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No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.

Relationships Quotes, by Althea Gibson

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In sports, you simply aren't considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Althea Gibson

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Most of us who aspire to be tops in our fields don't really consider the amount of work required to stay tops.

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I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it's half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me.

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In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are.

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Being champion is all well and good, but you can't eat a crown.

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Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long way from being forced to sit in the colored section of the bus going into downtown Wilmington, North Carolina.

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I don't want to be put on a pedestal. I just want to be reasonably successful and live a normal life with all the conveniences to make it so.

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No matter what accomplishments you achieve, somebody helps you.

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I had to fight for what I achieved.

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No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.

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