Racket Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Racket Quotes from famous persons: Sarah Vowell, Garbine Muguruza, Max Boot, Douglas Brunt, Mary Pilon. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Racket Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

History is full of really good stories. That's the main

History is full of really good stories. That’s the main reason I got into this racket: I want to make the argument that history is interesting.
I was always following my brothers. If my brothers hadn’t played, I never would have picked up a racket. Tennis isn’t the most popular sport in Venezuela.
You can debate when the conservative movement became a racket – I nominate 1996, the year Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes created Fox News Channel to monetize right-wing outrage – but there is no doubt it has long since passed that point.
A tennis racket lurks in my earliest memories like a sick relative who had come to live with us. When I look at my baby pictures, there it is, resting in my crib in the place of a rattle or chew toy.
I was an ambidextrous child, and the symmetry of roller skating was a welcome respite from my awkwardness with physical activities that involved a ball or a racket.
I don’t think there is a good reason for an abortion, but Dr. Jasper made me really realize it was just a racket. He was just doing it for the money. He didn’t care about the women.
Norma McCorvey
What we have to do now is to make the public at large aware that what we’re looking at is not a historical event but – and I have to be brutal and I am going to say it – a racket.
Ernst Zundel
Scriptwriting is the toughest part of the whole racket… the least understood and the least noticed.
Frank Capra
Make no mistake, shoes are very important, almost as important as the racket. You need to feel comfortable; you need to be supported by the shoes.
Being from the Midwest, everyone knows I take pride in representing the U.S. and to have my own racket and bag is really nice.
The old saying that war is a racket has taken on an even more shameful meaning.
David Hackworth
I watch the ball fiercely to see its height and speed off my opponent‘s racket so I can decide how I want to hit it.
Sloane Stephens
To me, anyone with an Australian accent wielding a tennis racket is cool.
Adrian Smith
Because I live and work in Washington, D.C., I have a ringside seat at the world capital of The Persuasive Arts, or, as I like to call it, The Opinions Racket.
Gene Weingarten
A professional’s racket is such a personal thing, and it’s the tool of your trade.
This whole celebrity racket, it’s not really my bag. I don’t really do that stuff, and I am not looking to get famous myself. I would love it if my characters get famous, my work was well known and appreciated. But I’m an actor, not a spokes model or a celebrity or whatever that is. I don’t know how to be that.
And then it was like, wait, you can go to college and study theater? And act in plays? This is almost a racket, you know. And then when the opportunity came along to do it professionally, I thought I’d won the lottery.
I let my racket do the talking.
I wasn’t into any other toys. I always liked to play with balls and with a racket.
I have to give my family credit for putting up with the racket, because as some of you may know, its not the easiest thing in the world to live with a kid who’s trying to become a rock and roll drummer.
Max Weinberg
I started in this racket in the early ’70s, and when I was president of the Science Fiction Writers of America, of which I was like the sixth president, I was the first one nobody ever heard of.
I’m not an activist. I’m trying to get off the whole atheist racket.
Julia Sweeney
It’s not really an easier racket than acting is. For some reason, I guess it had – the rejection of an illustrator‘s life is less penetrating than the rejection of an actor’s life. So I was able to manage that. But all the while, I still nursed that old dream of being an actor.
My father had never watched tennis, never liked tennis too much. He said, ‘OK, we buy a racket, we watch together,’ because we didn’t know anything. It was a process of learning together that made it more interesting.
War is just a racket… I believe in adequate defense at the coastline and nothing else.
Smedley Butler
I was blacklisted and overnight my TV appearances dried up. Ed Sullivan called to cancel my appearance and said he‘d help me when he could, and a year later he did. Only a few wackos wanted the blacklist. It was a protection racket.
I’m not really interested in participating in mainstream culture. Participating in the mainstream music business is, to me, like getting involved in a racket. There’s no way you can get involved in a racket and not someway be filthied by it.
Don’t do anything to upset the victimhood apple cart, because then young women may want to think for themselves, and the entire racket of feminism ran by women who butter their bread by playing Chicken Little to the subsequent generation would be penniless.
Where the grifter is shameless, the grafter shrinks from exposure, which could only endanger the racket. He is greedy but not creatively ambitious. He toils in mundane self-dealing, insider trading, bribe taking, witness tampering, and other forms of workaday corruption.
I’ll let the racket do the talking.
I finally got help after a tennis match with my wife. I couldn’t hear her across the net. She finally smashed her racket against a rock. That got my attention. I didn’t know I was going deaf, I thought people were talking too softly.
A professional notices any small change to their racket, whether it’s something a bit different to the grip, the strings or the frame.
Transcendental Meditation, for me, has been a way of turning down the outside racket and turning up the bandwidth of instinct, intuition, concentration, attention. On the light ends, it’s a power nap. On the strong ends, it’s a giant battery, and that battery doesn’t run out.
If you watch Dominic Thiem and Naomi Osaka, the way the ball comes off the racket is totally different.
There was a line call that didn’t look so great. I went ballistic. Called the umpire a jerk. Whacked a ball into the stands. Then smacked a soda can with my racket, and got soda all over the King of Sweden, who was sitting in the front row.
The first time at age 5 and a half, when I took a racket in my hands and my father fed me some balls, I made 50 backhands in a row – didn’t miss a single one.
Marion Bartoli
Life is a racket. Writing is a racket. Sincerity is a racket. Everything‘s a racket.
Nick Tosches
I’m one injury away from hanging up the racket at any time.
The day I’m not improving will be the day I hang up the racket.
War is just a racket. A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of people. Only a small inside group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few at the expense of the masses.
Smedley Butler
I used to play a lot of racket sports, tennis and squash.
Looking back, in comparison, there wasn’t that much that you could do with a wooden racket. In my day, the matches were certainly much less demanding physically.
I was 7 years old and my dad gave me a wooden tennis racket.
We will eliminate the drug racket from Punjab.
For my fifth birthday, I got a small tennis racket. That’s how I started.
I had not picked up a tennis racket in 15 years, so I tried.
Matthew Ashford
You have to be realistic. I’d love to be more famous, have lots of people supporting me, people knowing my name, but I need a tennis racket or a golf club or to play football. Being a female, I don’t stand a chance.
Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.
Al Capone
For a great many years, as a soldier, I had a suspicion that war was a racket; not until I retired to civil life did I fully realize it.
Smedley Butler
My father was a carpenter, a very good carpenter. He also worked for the Jones boys. They were not family members, we weren’t related at all. They started the policy racket in Chicago, and they had the five and dime store.
I’m not really the kind of person that wanted this kind of big attention everywhere. But on the other side, I’m glad that children are picking up a racket and they have an idol in myself.
I got my first tennis racket on my seventh birthday. And because we had a tennis court in our backyard, I played every day. By ten I was playing competitively.
I’m in the wrong racket if I didn’t want a public life.
Joe Mantegna
If anything, you just let your racket talk – there’s no reason for you to talk if your racket can.
War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.
Smedley Butler