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Jack Dempsey Quotes and Sayings

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you
hear but forgetting where you heard it.
- Laurence J. Peter

Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education.
They're both important and schools are forgetting one of them.
- Robert Kiyosaki

One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting
what one is trying to achieve.
- Paul Nitze

Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.
- Iris Murdoch

The prerequisite of originality is the art of forgetting,
at the proper moment, what we know.
- Arthur Koestler

One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind,
forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that
it begets more evil than it kills.'
- Immanuel Kant

The process of learning requires not only hearing and
applying but also forgetting and then remembering again.
- John Gray

Take without forgetting, and give without remembering.
- Bryant H. McGill

The human consciousness is really homogeneous.
There is no complete forgetting, even in death.
- David Herbert Lawrence

There is only one thing more harmful to society than
an elected official forgetting the promises he made in order to get elected;
that's when he doesn't forget them.
- John McCarthy

The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind
of what they keep forgetting;
not to supply the intellect,
but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions.
- Sydney Smith

Mourning is not forgetting...
It is an undoing.
Every minute tie has to be untied and something permanent
and valuable recovered and assimilated from the dust.
- Margery Allingham

The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up.
- Chuck Palahniuk

Diligent as one must be in learning,
one must be as diligent in forgetting;
otherwise the process is one of pedantry,
not culture.
- Albert J. Nock

I notice when I'm on these trips, I read like mad.
It's the only thing that seems to center me,
bring me back to remembering who I am.
Or forgetting who I am!
- Judith Guest

Concerning culture as a process, one would say that
it means learning a great many things and then forgetting them;
and the forgetting is as necessary as the learning.
- Albert J. Nock

I've a grand memory for forgetting.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The crime of loving is forgetting.
- Maurice Chevalier

The eruption of lived pleasure is such that in losing myself I find myself;
forgetting that I exist,
I realize myself.
- Raoul Vaneigem

The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting
they've been appointed and thinking they've been anointed.
- Claude Pepper

The best way of forgetting how you think you feel is
to concentrate on what you know you know.
- Mary Stewart

Love is so short, forgetting is so long.
- Pablo Neruda

Most of my nightmares involve me forgetting my lines in a stage play.
- Robert Englund

The struggle of man against power is the struggle of
memory against forgetting.
- Milan Kundera

This kind of forgetting does not erase memory,
it lays the emotion surrounding the memory to rest.
- Clarissa Pinkola Estes

I worshipped dead men for their strength,
forgetting I was strong.
- Vita Sackville-West

Isn't elegance forgetting what one is wearing?
- Yves Saint Laurent

Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.
- Elizabeth Bibesco

Let us eat and drink neither forgetting death unduly nor remembering it.
The Lord hath mercy on whom he will have mercy,
etc., and the less we think about it the better.
- Samuel Butler

How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting,
by the world forgot.
- Alexander Pope

The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
- Alexander Pope

We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are
extraordinary to somebody too.
- Helen Hayes

When suffering comes, we yearn for some sign from God,
forgetting we have just had one.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned
by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down.
- Hector Berlioz

Long for me as I for you, forgetting,
what will be inevitable, the long black aftermath of pain.
- Malcolm Lowry

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting.
Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness,
but trailing clouds of glory do we come.
- William Wordsworth

Our sense of worth, of well-being, even our sanity
depends upon our remembering.
But, alas, our sense of worth, our well-being,
our sanity also depend upon our forgetting.
- Joyce Appleby

We'd have made more, but I kept forgetting to write songs down.
- Chris Lowe

Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility,
knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence,
how to live by dying.
- Johannes Tauler

Waiting is painful.
Forgetting is painful.
But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
- Paulo Coelho

I think acting is about forgetting yourself in order
to give the best of yourself.
It's passing through you more than you're creating it.
You're not the flower, but the vase which holds the flower.
- Juliette Binoche

I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money!
Old people remember what interests them:
the dates fixed for their lawsuits,
and the names of their debtors and creditors.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception
and the sensation of Time.
And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare:
pleasure and work.
Pleasure consumes us.
Work strengthens us.
Let us choose.
- Charles Baudelaire

Learning has always been made much of,
but forgetting has always been deprecated;
therefore pedantry has pretty well established itself
throughout the modern world at the expense of culture.
- Albert J. Nock

Self-righteous people can talk themselves into forgetting
they are part of a civilization.
They can then feed on that culture, bringing it down.
It's happened many times in the past.
It could happen to us.
- David Brin

First, it doesn't surprise me that traditional music
has experienced a kind of exhaustion in the 20th century -
not forgetting that many musicians started to look
outside the traditional structures of tonality.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in
his affairs and amusements,
not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things,
forgetting he is very patient with me.
- Evelyn Underhill

We are turning against boys and forgetting a simple truth:
that the energy,
competitiveness, and corporal daring of normal,
decent males is responsible for much of what is right in the world.
- Christina Hoff Sommers

Every time somebody tries to go in and reinvent what we do,
it always ends up being more about technology and sets,
and flash and dash, forgetting the main thing,
which is interesting people saying interesting,
important things.
- Diane Sawyer

Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth,
a forgetting of the breath.
Stress is an ignorant state.
It believes that everything is an emergency.
Nothing is that important.
Just lie down.
- Natalie Goldberg

Most people think an artist tries to be original,
but originality is the last thing that develops in the artist.
- Lukas Foss

I always try to improve, to find new ways of expressing myself,
to keep looking for truth and originality.
- Burt Lancaster

The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality;
it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought,
and its first reaction is one of anger.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Originality is the art of concealing your source.
- Franklin P. Jones

Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at,
with originality, which they should never bother about.
- W. H. Auden

Originality is the essence of true scholarship.
Creativity is the soul of the true scholar.
- Nnamdi Azikiwe

Originality is, for me, the most important quality in a script.
- Douglas Wood

All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
- John Stuart Mill

The British feel of blues has been hard,
rather than emotional.
Far too much emphasis on 12 bar, too little attention to words,
far too little originality.
- Alexis Korner


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