quote by Mike Tyson

Fighting is a sport; if you're not humble it's going to bring humbleness to you.

— Mike Tyson

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Have you ever sent a loved son on vacation, and had him returned to you in a pine box, so horribly battered and water-logged that someone needs to tell you this sickening sight is your son, lynched?

Boxes quote At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.

I must sojourn once to the ballot-box before I die.

I hear the ballot-box is a beautiful glass globe, so you can see all the votesas they go in. Now, the first time I vote I'll see if the woman's vote looks any different from the rest--if it makes any stir or commotion. If it don't inside, it need not outside.

Boxes quote There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.
There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

In anything I do I try to stay true to myself because I think that's what matters most, and then the challenge is getting all these different sides of my personality to fit together in one box. It isn't an easy task. But that's basically what the end result represents.

The fastest, cleanest, most joyful way to break out of your own box is by dancing. I'm not talking about doing the stand-and-sway. I'm talking about dancing so deep, so hard, so full of the beat that you are nothing but the dance and the beat and the sweat and the heat.

The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens.

Politics is like boxing - you try to knock out your opponents.

The best way to get people to think outside the box is not to create the box in the first place.

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness.

It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.

My arms are too short to box with God.

Someday, in the distant future, our grand-children' s grand-children will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fires glowing within. May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge.

If the black box flight recorder is never damaged during a plane crash, why isn’t the whole airplane made out of that stuff?

Fear is like fire. You can make it work for you: it can warm you in the winter, cook your food when you're hungry, give you light when you are in the dark, and produce energy. Let it go out of control and it can hurt you, even kill you... Fear is a friend of exceptional people... You must understand fear so you can manipulate it.

We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box.

A guitar is more than just a sound box... it is part of your soul.

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.

I want to be remembered as a great athlete. As a boxing champion.

Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world.

Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.

The quality of the box matters little. Success depends upon the man who sits in it.

Life is about using the whole box of crayons.

When you get hit that's when you've got to be calm.

A professional fighter has to learn how to hit and not get hit, and at the same time be exciting. That's what professional boxing is about. You've got to be clever, you've got to be smart, and not get hit, and when you're able to do this, you're a fighter.

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

If you can hit your opponent with two punches, you don't hit him with one.

Get off with some bad intentions in there. Believe in yourself. A guy can feel it if you don't believe in yourself. Set your mind to make yourself do it.

After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.

With kangaroos, you say 'Sit!' and they start boxing with you. They're nuts!

A man's rights rest in three boxes: the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box.

The ‘friend zone’ is like the penalty box of dating, only you can never get out. Once a girl decides you’re her ‘friend,’ it’s game over. You’ve become a complete non-sexual entity in her eyes, like her brother, or a lamp.

Handball, swimming, running, jumping, basketball, and boxing were as much a part of me as breathing.

To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.

When I retire I'm going to spend my evenings by the fireplace going through those boxes. There are things in there that ought to be burned.

Rhythm is everything in boxing. Every move you make starts with your heart, and that's in rhythm or you're in trouble.

The three toughest fighters I ever fought were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Robinson. I fought Sugar so many times, I'm surprised I'm not diabetic.

To win takes a complete commitment of mind and body.

When you can't make that commitment, they don't call you a champion anymore.

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