I have been learning English on the road since I started when I was 15, so it is a slow process but making some progress. Now I think I am much more comfortable with my English. However, it is difficult, still, when I speak about something that is not tennis.
More quotes by Rafael Nadal
My serve can get better, for sure. It’s not just about serving bombs, but positioning, variation in speed, in spin.
I am not the most courageous guy in the world outside of the court. Being alone in the dark is something I don’t like.
When one player is better than you, at this moment, the only thing you can do is work, try to find solutions and try to wait a little bit for your time. I’m going to wait and I’m going to try a sixth time. And if the sixth doesn’t happen, a seventh. It’s going to be like this. That’s the spirit of sport.
I appreciate a lot in this life; the things you cannot buy. Life is only once. I am happy being here and all the things that are a risk I normally avoid.
More quotes about Education
Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Education is the key to opportunity in our society, and the equality of educational opportunity must be the birthright of every citizen.
I never cut class. I loved getting A’s, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.
I would like to be a scholar in whatever I do, a scholar is never finished, he is always seeking and I am always seeking.
Every child must be encouraged to get as much education as he has the ability to take. We want this not only for his sake — but for the future of our nation’s sake. Nothing matters more to the future of our country: not our military preparedness — for armed might is worthless if we lack the brainpower to build world peace; not our productive economy — for we cannot sustain growth without trained manpower; not our democratic system of government – for freedom is fragile if citizens are ignorant.
In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity – it is a prerequisite.
Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man’s lifetime income – which he then spends sending his son to college.
The function of the university is not simply to teach bread-winning, or to furnish teachers for the public schools or to be a centre of polite society; it is, above all, to be the organ of that fine adjustment between real life and the growing knowledge of life, an adjustment which forms the secret of civilization.