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It is never too late to get into tennis! While I started playing at the age of 8 when my parents gave me a tennis racquet for Christmas tennis is a lifelong sport that can be enjoyed by people of almost any age. It's also something you never forget once you learn.

When you have a great and difficult task something perhaps almost impossible if you only work a little at a time every day a little suddenly the work will finish itself.

For me every day is a new thing. I approach each project with a new insecurity almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats. I go in and start working I'm not sure where I'm going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn't do it.

Most films seem to be about a man and a women falling in love at some point and once you pass forty-five it's almost disgusting to fall in love.

In justice to human society it may perhaps be said of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world however imperfect that they have been founded in and carried on with very considerable wisdom.

It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation rather than as the results of thought and resolution.

It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one no less wise to balance it.

My family is almost exactly like the one in 'Monsoon Wedding'. We are very open fairly liberal loud people.

In short it may be said that on paper the obligations to settle international disputes peacefully are now so comprehensive and far-reaching that it is almost impossible for a state to resort to war without violating one or more solemn treaty obligations.

With Vietnam the Iraq War so many American films about war are almost always from the American point of view. You almost never have a Middle Eastern character by name with a story.

I started studying what the nature of a monument is and what a monument should be. And for the World War III memorial I designed a futile almost terrifying passage that ends nowhere.

When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise.

Even if I accepted that Jesus - like almost every other prophet on record - was born of a virgin I cannot think that this proves the divinity of his father or the truth of his teachings. The same would be true if I accepted that he had been resurrected.

Espionage for the most part involves finding a person who knows something or has something that you can induce them secretly to give to you. That almost always involves a betrayal of trust.

Firemen can do almost everything. You already trust them in life-threatening situations why not let them help you with your everyday problems too?

I got this idea about being afraid to let go of something and being afraid of sinking into a state of almost anesthesia where you have to trust other people. Just the paranoia of it all. And it seemed to suit the frenetic track. So I just wrote it out and you know said it.

I almost always do things that I like in some form or fashion. Every once in awhile that means that I don't think the script is any good and I don't have any trust in the people but the film is shooting in Sri Lanka or somewhere like that so I'm going.

Quakers almost as good as colored. They call themselves friends and you can trust them every time.

The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.

Almost 70 percent of U.S. ag exports travel the upper Mississippi River and the Illinois waterway system.

Let us not forget that the European Community started as a project for peace after the terrible Second World War. And today people take for granted the freedom to travel to study to work abroad. And the citizens of one country have almost exactly the same rights as another country.

Until 1914 I loved to travel I often went to Italy and once spent a few months in India. Since then I have almost entirely abandoned travelling and I have not been outside of Switzerland for over ten years.

To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.