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quote by Serena Williams: My goal in a couple of years is to try to build a successful fashion house like Armani or Versace. I want that more than anything. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

My goal in a couple of years is to try to build a successful fashion house like Armani or Versace. I want that more than anything.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: 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. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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
quote by Serena Williams: Everyone in this room knows that Venus is probably one of the greatest people on the tour. She's really great. She's super professional. Complete opposite of me. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Everyone in this room knows that Venus is probably one of the greatest people on the tour. She's really great. She's super professional. Complete opposite of me.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: A lifetime with Venus Williams will not be enough. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

A lifetime with Venus Williams will not be enough.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: My smile is my favorite part of my body. I think a smile can make your whole body. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

My smile is my favorite part of my body. I think a smile can make your whole body.

--Serena Williams

Longer Version:

My smile is my favorite part of my body. I think a smile can make your whole body. I want women to know that it's ok. That you can be whatever size you are and be beautiful inside and out.



quote by Serena Williams: I love going shopping. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I love going shopping.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: I'm definitely not a fearless individual. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I'm definitely not a fearless individual.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: I've always made some legendary comebacks since 1998 when it first started. So that's kind of just been my MO for my whole career. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I've always made some legendary comebacks since 1998 when it first started. So that's kind of just been my MO for my whole career.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: I think you have to love yourself before you fall in love. I'm still learning to love myself. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I think you have to love yourself before you fall in love. I'm still learning to love myself.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: 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. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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
quote by Serena Williams: Luck has nothing to do with it. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Luck has nothing to do with it.

--Serena Williams

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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.


quote by Serena Williams: Hopefully I'll be able to mature one of these days, get serious, and at least have them kids pretty fast. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Hopefully I'll be able to mature one of these days, get serious, and at least have them kids pretty fast.

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quote by Serena Williams: It's only a crazy dream until you do it. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

It's only a crazy dream until you do it.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: I was just tired of losing... Life was passing me by. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I was just tired of losing... Life was passing me by.

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quote by Serena Williams: When I was younger, I was always obsessed with nails. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

When I was younger, I was always obsessed with nails.

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quote by Serena Williams: I'm Serena Williams on the court, but away I have so many different names. I call myself Butterfly. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I'm Serena Williams on the court, but away I have so many different names. I call myself Butterfly.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: How many people yell at linespeople? I see it happening all the time. I don't know how many times I have seen that happen. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

How many people yell at linespeople? I see it happening all the time. I don't know how many times I have seen that happen.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: It's always good to get a smaller tournament under your belt so that by the time you get to the Slams, you have a lot of experience. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

It's always good to get a smaller tournament under your belt so that by the time you get to the Slams, you have a lot of experience.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: 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. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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.

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quote by Serena Williams: There's one thing I'm really good at, and that's hitting the ball over a net, in a box. I'm excellent. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

There's one thing I'm really good at, and that's hitting the ball over a net, in a box. I'm excellent.

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quote by Serena Williams: I'm so frugal, you wouldn't believe it. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I'm so frugal, you wouldn't believe it.

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quote by Serena Williams: Someone like Billie Jean King is completely my idol. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Someone like Billie Jean King is completely my idol.

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quote by Serena Williams: All my life I'd woken up to tennis, tennis, tennis. Even if I don't go to practise, I'm thinking about it all day. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

All my life I'd woken up to tennis, tennis, tennis. Even if I don't go to practise, I'm thinking about it all day.

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quote by Serena Williams: 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. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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.

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quote by Serena Williams: The knee just isn't 100 percent. It's hard to be out there when you know that you can't play at your best and could potentially make it worse. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

The knee just isn't 100 percent. It's hard to be out there when you know that you can't play at your best and could potentially make it worse.

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quote by Serena Williams: I'm definitely not at my best. Honestly, I'm under 50 percent. But I've won stuff under 50 percent before. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I'm definitely not at my best. Honestly, I'm under 50 percent. But I've won stuff under 50 percent before.

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quote by Serena Williams: I am here to play women's tennis. I'm a lady. Predominantly, most of the time I always like to play ladies. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I am here to play women's tennis. I'm a lady. Predominantly, most of the time I always like to play ladies.

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quote by Serena Williams: What's going to make me happy is going on the court and holding up trophies, singles and doubles. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

What's going to make me happy is going on the court and holding up trophies, singles and doubles.

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quote by Serena Williams: I'm thankful to my family, friends, and fans for all of their support. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I'm thankful to my family, friends, and fans for all of their support.

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quote by Serena Williams: 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. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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.

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quote by Serena Williams: I've always considered myself the best and the top. I never considered that I was out of it. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I've always considered myself the best and the top. I never considered that I was out of it.

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quote by Serena Williams: I've always enjoyed acting. When we were younger, my sisters and I would put on plays for our parents. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I've always enjoyed acting. When we were younger, my sisters and I would put on plays for our parents.

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quote by Serena Williams: Tennis is my job, but it's not my life. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Tennis is my job, but it's not my life.

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quote by Serena Williams: I'm a perfectionist. I'm pretty much insatiable. I feel there's so many things I can improve on. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I'm a perfectionist. I'm pretty much insatiable. I feel there's so many things I can improve on.

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quote by Serena Williams: I wanted to get really fit. I wanted to lose some weight. So I've been doing Pilates and yoga, trying to lean out my body so I won't be bulky. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I wanted to get really fit. I wanted to lose some weight. So I've been doing Pilates and yoga, trying to lean out my body so I won't be bulky.

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quote by Serena Williams: Family's first, and that's what matters most. We realize that our love goes deeper than the tennis game. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Family's first, and that's what matters most. We realize that our love goes deeper than the tennis game.

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quote by Serena Williams: I'm a real extrovert, but when I'm round someone new, I'm super shy. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I'm a real extrovert, but when I'm round someone new, I'm super shy.

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quote by Serena Williams: I feel like I'm really young and I'm only thinking about my career and continuing playing. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I feel like I'm really young and I'm only thinking about my career and continuing playing.

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quote by Serena Williams: 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. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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.

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quote by Serena Williams: I think a smile can make your whole body. Models, they look fabulous, but they don't smile, and they look so mad. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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
quote by Serena Williams: No one likes getting their nails done more than I do. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

No one likes getting their nails done more than I do.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: I've had to learn to fight all my life -- got to learn to keep smiling. If you smile things will work out. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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

quote by Serena Williams: I'm really exciting. I smile a lot, I win a lot, and I'm really sexy. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I'm really exciting. I smile a lot, I win a lot, and I'm really sexy.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: I decided I can't pay a person to rewind time, so I may as well get over it. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I decided I can't pay a person to rewind time, so I may as well get over it.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: I've developed a karaoke habit. I've become a crooner. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I've developed a karaoke habit. I've become a crooner.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: Having a pulmonary embolism is definitely easier than heart break. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Having a pulmonary embolism is definitely easier than heart break.

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quote by Serena Williams: Tennis just a game, family is forever. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Tennis just a game, family is forever.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: Everyone's dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Everyone's dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: 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. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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.

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quote by Serena Williams: I am not a robot. I have a heart and I bleed. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I am not a robot. I have a heart and I bleed.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: I've always been a fighter and I've always fought through things my whole life. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I've always been a fighter and I've always fought through things my whole life.

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quote by Serena Williams: We're going in really fresh. We're going to have fresh legs and bodies, we're going to be able to stay the distance, and that's our goal. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

We're going in really fresh. We're going to have fresh legs and bodies, we're going to be able to stay the distance, and that's our goal.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that's concentration. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that's concentration.

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quote by Serena Williams: 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. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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
quote by Serena Williams: 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. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

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
quote by Serena Williams: If anything, you know, I think losing makes me even more motivated. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

If anything, you know, I think losing makes me even more motivated.

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quote by Serena Williams: I don't know if I've had my share of drama, but I've definitely had my share of hard times. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I don't know if I've had my share of drama, but I've definitely had my share of hard times.

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quote by Serena Williams: I want to be a giving woman and just a nice person in general. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

I want to be a giving woman and just a nice person in general.

--Serena Williams
quote by Serena Williams: Hopefully, we can build a rivalry and we'll be able to do this a lot. Make a legacy, then retire champions. with background image: photo of author Serena Williams with quote

Hopefully, we can build a rivalry and we'll be able to do this a lot. Make a legacy, then retire champions.

--Serena Williams

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