Best Quotes from Jack Dempsey

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.

Jack Dempsey

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.

Jack Dempsey

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

Jack Dempsey

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

Jack Dempsey

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

Jack Dempsey

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

Jack Dempsey

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

Jack Dempsey

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

Jack Dempsey

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

Jack Dempsey

Tall men come down to my height when I hit ’em in the body.

Jack Dempsey

All the time he’s boxing, he’s thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him.

Jack Dempsey