Being sectioned was the best thing that ever happened to me.— Frank Bruno
The most genuine Frank Bruno quotes that are proven to give you inner joy
Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world.
When I came into boxing, I brought it to the next level with adverts and doing pantomime and people just got jealous of me doing that.
But when you actually go in the ring, it's a very lonely and scary place.
It's just you and the other guy.
Boxing is just show business with blood.
When you're a man you try and be macho.
I want to stay healthy, keep fit, eat well, keep a low profile and be a good dad.
Sometimes when you have bipolar you have days you are grumpy and not feeling yourself.
If you're not balanced, your mind's not balanced... my fuse went.
The colors I use may clash or vibrate against one another but this is done intentionally.
Color harmony was thrown out years ago, as restrictive chains were broken forming my free style.
Instead of using brushes all the time, try a palette knife to paint.
I chose faces and figures as my subject matter simply due to the fact that the human form is already beautiful art.
I still get invitations from all over Europe to speak at dinners, and it's an honour that promoters and charities can use me to create income.
I don't normally watch myself on the telly.
We're not cameras, we're artists.
Journalists have always written that my mum said that I punched a hole through my cot when I was three years old. I don't remember doing that, and I think it was more that I was very energetic.
I usually have a title in mind before I start.
Well, that's cricket Harry. These things happen in boxing
Some people like going to the pub; I enjoy going to the gym.
I see danger—awake! It's terrible, it's horrible, and it's almost here! This is why my spirit was sent to earth. This is the job God has given me. This is the job I must do, so my hands will be free of your blood.
An Eagle Scout deserves a letter of congratulations, but not a proclamation, .
.. That's a normal process. It's not a heroic process.
If you say you've had a nervous breakdown or things aren't right mentally, people run away from you. They think you're from 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest,' you know.
Boxing's all about getting the job done as quickly as possible, whether it takes 10 or 15 or 20 rounds.
From my sketch files I'll find a pose that shows the emotion behind a particular character's story.
And then he [Mike Tyson] will have only channel vision.
It's like a kettle. If it's a kettle, you turn the kettle off, you know what I mean? I wish I could put a hole in my head and let the steam come out. The steam was getting so high and the pressure was just getting a little bit much for me.
I like going to the gym every day.
My trainer, George Francis, used to train a lot of African boxers.
They're hungry guys, man. They've got no trainers, got nothing. They're so hungry to do boxing, to make some money.
For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance characters as part of my series.
I wouldn't mind getting emotionally involved with a woman.
The most important thing taught to my students is to not be so photo realist in what they depict.
I still believe in marriage.
I was in a no-win situation, so I'm glad that I won rather than lost
I speak African. I can even speak Italian.
Strong line quality, composition and form are more crucial although even this is loosely done.
My head has got regrets, but I haven't.
I ain't got no right to judge someone.
I was about 18 six years ago. I'm 28 now.
I try and maintain a little bit of fitness, man.
And I want to say anything is possible. Comma. You know.
If your brain's not right they have good people at the NHS to help you fix it and talk to and counselling to calm you down and to focus you.
I am just working on staying alive.
People need to have compassion for others.
I usually use quick sketches that I accumulated from the figure drawing classes I once instructed.