7 Serena Williams Quotes to Aim for Your Goals

Whether you're a big tennis fan or not, you probably have admired the great success of Serena Williams. Today she is the #1 player ranked by the Women's Tennis Association for singles tennis. Williams has an astonishing 39 Grand Slam titles, from singles, doubles and mixed doubles, she's the tennis player today with the most Grand Slam titles.

It won’t surprise you that Williams is a dedicated athlete, hard worker and certainly understands the importance of setting goals. No matter what type of goal we're trying to accomplish, we can all learn a lot from her determination and success.

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

It’s one thing to set a goal, but to making a persistent daily effort to achieve them is a whole another venture in itself. Williams is living proof of the quote above, she works harder than any other athlete out there.

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

This shows us that Williams is certainly determined but also has a winner's attitude about life. She doesn't let losing get her down, instead it inspires her to work harder.

"I've had to learn to fight all my life - got to learn to keep smiling. If you smile things will work out."

A positive attitude can make a great difference as you work towards a goal. Williams understands that you need to keep smiling while making an effort, even when things are challenging.

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

Some look at successful people and think life has always been easy for them. Here Williams reminds us that even if you've achieved a great deal, you still face adversity and have your own insecurities.

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

This is a very interesting quote from Williams, as some would certainly be surprised to see it. She is so well known for her tennis playing, that they might think that it truly was her life. No matter what your goals are, it is important to be well rounded both personally and professionally to be happy. She's achieved this recently by getting married, and is expecting her first child.

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

Williams really has a winner's attitude. She does not focus on the past, instead looking at the present and setting goals for the future.

"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."

Williams understands that because she has put in the hard work and effort that she is prepared for the opportunities where success can come her way. Just as you can be too, when you set your goals!

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