Stan Smith quotes

  • Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Business

  • A lot of people now think Im a shoe. They dont even know I was a tennis player. The shoe has really taken on a life of its own, way beyond me.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Taken #Player #Thinking

  • Laughter is infectious, like small pox or gay.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Laughter #Gay #Pox

  • When you walk on a court, clear your mind of everything unrelated to the goal of playing the match as well as you can.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Goal #Focus #Mind

  • Son, feelings are what women have. They come from their ovaries.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Son #Feelings #Ovaries

  • God pays twice as much attention on Christmas, like the media when a white kid goes missing.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Kids #White #Media

  • Spaces between the forms, or the negative shapes, play just as great a role as the positives and they enable you to check the accuracy of your drawing. The positives make the negatives and negatives make the positives.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Play #Drawing #Space

  • Study your subject through half-closed eyes before starting to draw - you'll find that the lights and darks are exaggerated and easier to identify.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Eye #Light #Half

  • Sweeping gestures from the shoulder allow you to make generous marks, well suited to large scale work. You don't get anything simpler than this - I'm sure it is the way the cave men drew.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Men #Gestures #Way

  • Line is so versatile - you can do a fine, tight, closely observed description or simply put a line around an idea - like a cartoonist.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Ideas #Lines #Fine

  • If you've worked over all of your drawing, it should finish itself - often when you least expect it.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Drawing #Finishing #Should

  • Winning is great, but it's the l9ong road to get there that makes it worthwhile.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Success #Softball #Sports

  • Hey, all I was trying to do was keep my country and my family safe!
    -- Stan Smith

    #Country #Trying #Hey

  • In the real world there are many tones, from white at one extreme, through a large number of medium tones to black at the other extreme. To achieve a three-dimensional effect on paper you need just three - white, black and medium gray.
    -- Stan Smith

    #Real #White #Numbers

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