Frases de Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey foto
1  0

Jack Dempsey

Data de nascimento: 24. Junho 1895
Data de falecimento: 31. Maio 1983

Publicidade

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey foi um excepcional boxeador americano, que manteve o título de campeão mundial dos pesos-pesados entre 1919 e 1926.

Citações Jack Dempsey

„When you haven’t eaten for two days you’ll understand.“

— Jack Dempsey
Context: When I was a young fellow I was knocked down plenty. I wanted to stay down, but I couldn’t. I had to collect the two dollars for winning or go hungry. I had to get up. I was one of those hungry fighters. You could have hit me on the chin with a sledgehammer for five dollars. When you haven’t eaten for two days you’ll understand. Grantland Rice quoting Dempsey, Book of Boxing, page 299.

Publicidade

„Honey, I just forgot to duck.“

— Jack Dempsey
To his wife on losing the world heavyweight title (September 23, 1926) - quoted by Ronald Reagan in 1981

„A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.“

— Jack Dempsey
Dempsey's definition of a champion. http://www.hennessysports.com/Article.asp?art=214

Aniversários de hoje
Gustave Flaubert foto
Gustave Flaubert111
1821 - 1880
Og Mandino foto
Og Mandino4
1923 - 1996
Robert Browning foto
Robert Browning23
1812 - 1889
José de Alencar foto
José de Alencar44
1829 - 1877
Outros 22 aniversários hoje