Jack Dempsey - Quotes

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A champion is someone who gets up when he can't. ---->>>

By forgetting the past and by throwing myself into other interests, I forget to worry.

By forgetting the past and by throwing myself into other interests, I forget to worry.

You know what a champion is? A champion is someone who's ready when the gong rings - not just before, not just after - but when it rings. ---->>>

Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.

Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.

Tall men come down to my height when I hit 'em in the body. ---->>>

All the time he's boxing, he's thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him. ---->>>

A champion owes everybody something. He can never pay back for all the help he got, for making him an idol. ---->>>

Tell him he can have my title, but I want it back in the morning.

Tell him he can have my title, but I want it back in the morning.

A good fighter usually knows, to within a very few seconds, when a three-minute round is going to end. ---->>>

I was a pretty good fighter. But it was the writers who made me great. ---->>>

Number 4 should have been number 1. Thanks, Honey. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: June 24, 1895
Birthplace:
Die: 05-31, 1983
Occupation: Athlete
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William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), nicknamed "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler", was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, and reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926. A cultural icon of the 1920s, Dempsey's aggressive fighting style and exceptional punching power made him one of the most popular boxers in history (wikipedia)