Quotes by Billie Jean King

When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman.

In 1973, women got 59 cents on the dollar now we are getting 74 cents on the dollar. In the area of finance and business, we are at 68 cents on the dollar.

Men can have a huge turnover of sponsorship and still survive a lot better than the women. But the women's ratings are better, at least at home in the United States than in the men's tennis.

I think it's impossible to judge whether another person should come out. You just hope they will on their own time and their own terms.

If your partner wants to be private, you have to respect that.

Women get the attention when we get into the men's arena, and that's sad.

Sports are a microcosm of society.

Champions keep playing until they get it right.

Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.

Sports are a microcosm of society.