Boxing General Quotes

Inspirational Boxing General Quotes for Athletes

At home I am a nice guy: but I don't want the world to know. Humble people, I've found, don't get very far.

- Muhammad Ali
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It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.

- Muhammad Ali
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The third man in the ring makes boxing possible.

- Joyce Carol Oates
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If you control it, you can make good use of it. But if you lose control, it will kill you.

- Jose Torres
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Lie down so I can recognise you.

- Willie Pep
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Life doesn't run away from nobody. Life runs at people.

- Joe Frazier
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Once or twice a week, I try to do some kind of boxing. I'm hitting the bags and jumping rope - all that stuff.

- Mekhi Phifer
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One of my all-time favorite workouts is boxing.

- Cassie Scerbo
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Reality show? You can't find anything better than boxing because of the trials and errors, the ups and downs, the struggle when you get knocked down to get back up. Use it symbolically and interchangeably for life.

- Don King
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The man who has no imagination has no wings.

- Muhammad Ali
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You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough.

- Joe Louis
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Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it.

- George Foreman
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Attack is only one half of the art of boxing.

- Georges Carpentier
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He can run, but he can't hide.

- Joe Louis
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I'll be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee.

- Muhammad Ali
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It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.

- Evander Holyfield
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I was 11 when I started boxing. My brother was fighting before I did, and he got me into it.

- Nonito Donaire
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All that is worth seeing in good boxing can best be witnessed in a contest with soft gloves. Every value is called out: quickness, force, precision, foresight, readiness, pluck, and endurance. With these, the rowdy and 'rough' are not satisfied.

- John Boyle O'Reilly
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I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own.

- Muhammad Ali
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Boxing is a sport. We allow each other to hit each other, but I'm not treating my opponent like my enemy. We're doing a job to entertain people.

- Manny Pacquiao
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