I was a pretty good fighter. But it was the writers who made me great.
Tall men come down to my height when I hit 'em in the body.
A champion owes everybody something. He can never pay back for all the help he got, for making him an idol.
A good fighter usually knows, to within a very few seconds, when a three-minute round is going to end.
Number 4 should have been number 1. Thanks, Honey.
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.
All the time he's boxing, he's thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him.
Jack Dempsey — quotes and aphorisms
Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.
By forgetting the past and by throwing myself into other interests, I forget to worry.
A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.