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Jack Dempsey
(1895-1983) born on
Jun 24
US boxer. The Manassa Mauler was heavyweight boxing champ, 1919-26 and 1931-1940; Hall of Fame, 1954.
         
   
F
Tell him he can have my title, but I want it back in the morning.

R
A good fighter usually knows, to within a very few seconds, when a three-minute round is going to end.
A
Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.
N
Honey, I forgot to duck.
K
A champion owes everybody something. He can never pay back for all the help he got, for making him an idol.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On a drunk who challenged him, recalled on his death 31 May 1983.
R: In "2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs," by Edward F. Murphy, 1981.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: Comment to his wife after losing 1926 fight to Gene Tunney; recalled on his death, 31 May 1983.
K: In "2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs," by Edward F. Murphy, 1981.
   


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