I used to save all my rejection slips because I told myself, one day I'm going to autograph these and auction them. And then I lost the box.— James Lee Burke
Most Powerful Boxing Day quotations
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
I didn't know how to box so I would have looked like a complete street fighter actually, but what we did have to do was pick up some sides and then just memorize them within two days and go there and audition.
The trouble in corporate America is that too many people with too much power live in a box (their home), then travel the same road every day to another box (their office).
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
It (a baseball box score) doesn't tell how big you are, what church you attend, what color you are, or how your father voted in the last election. It just tells what kind of baseball player you were on that particular day.
I'm the best promoter in the world because I haven't taken a day off work since I left the penitentiary, and because I have read all the great philosophers like St. Thomas Aquinine.
I was called Rembrandt Hope in my boxing days, because I spent so much time on the canvas.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
She (my ex-wife) wanted me to stop being Evel Knievel.
I am who I am. I'm not going to change. I'll settle down the day they put me in a six-foot pine box.
On this special day of love, remember that your Father loves you more than you could ever imagine...no matter what you’ve done or haven’t done. No box of candy or flowers can compare to this kind of agape love!
I go to practice every day. I really don't have a training camp. In the boxing world, and that's where that came from, almost every time a guy would get out of the ring and he wouldn't break a sweat again until he went to his next training camp. He would do absolutely nothing until he started training for the next fight.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
I've lived my life like a serial killer;
finish with one part, strangle it and move on to the next. Life in neat little boxes is life in neat little coffins, the dead bodies of the past laid out side by side. I am discovering, now, in the late afternoon of the day, that the dead still speak.
Don’t let people’s stereotypes or stigmas or words—don’t let that put you in a box. Don’t let that ruin your day.
I look for a sense of reality with everything I did.
I didn't work in a studio, I didn't light anything. I found a way of working which pleased me because I didn't have to frighten people with heavy equipment. It was that little black box and me and £5 worth of film in my pocket or maybe it was only £2 in those days.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
If you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
I really love `Serenity.' I'm really proud of it and excited to see it my guys on the big screen, bringing something new to it. But `Firefly' was a different animal, something I will regret losing until the day they put me in a box, because I did have a lot of good stories I wanted to tell.
I have tried every amp, distortion box, gadget etc.
that has ever been made since 1967 to present and nothing has sounded like the Tonebone. It has become an incredible asset to my sound and I recommend this to anyone who is looking for that NATURAL warm sound with sustain for days and days! Buy this now!
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
I love vintage clothes. I have a real passion which probably comes from the days of my mum who had this great dress up box that she put all her clothes from the 60s and 70s in - platform shoes and jumpsuits and boots.
I love macaroni and cheese. I could eat it every meal of the day. It used to be sushi, but these days I cannot stop eating mac and cheese. I haven't had it from a box in a long time, but I'll make it homemade style with four types of cheeses, lots of milk, maybe a little ketchup. I don't know, I'm crazy like that.
Freedom is about a way of thinking. Freedom is about understanding that you can do anything that you want and freedom is about being able to take information and education and make it relevant to your own growth every single day. Freedom is not staying in the box. Freedom is not doing what other people want you to do.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
The match would have to be made at 165 pounds.
Sean can't make 160 any more, even though he's drinking lite beer these days
I'm a self motivated person, that's what got me to the point I'm at today.
I don't take anybody lightly because this is what I do, this is my job. The day that I stop taking it seriously is the day I have to stop boxing. I would never put myself into a position where I go into the ring not prepared.
In those days, boxing was very glamorous and romantic.
You listened to fights on the radio, and a good announcer made it seem like a contest between gladiators.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
As a professional athlete and someone who has spent almost his entire life in boxing, not a day goes by when I don't think about coming back, but I am retired, and after speaking to my family and following a great deal of introspection, I have decided to stay retired.
I went to Brunel University and very much wanted to go on to do a PhD in management, but then my acting career started to take off. In those days when you switched on the box there were hardly any brown or black faces.
My son really has the spirit of Valentine's Day.
When he was in college, he used to send his mother a heart-shaped box of laundry.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
The experience of life that you and I have is pretty much a jigsaw puzzle in the box: Day-to-day experiences of disconnected pieces that don't seem to justify the efforts we make each day.
Amy Pond, there's something you'd better understand about me 'cause it's important, and one day your life may depend on it: I am definitely a mad man with a box!
A woman spent all Christmas Day in a telephone box without ringing anyone.
If someone comes to phone, she leaves the box, then resumes her place afterwards. No one calls her either, but from a window in the street, someone watched her all day, no doubt since they had nothing better to do. The Christmas syndrome.
You will never have this day again, so make it count.
God, for example, appealed to me as a beardless man wearing a quilted silk cap;
holiness was something burning, forbidding, something connected with fire while a day had the form of an oblong box.
I did get to keep the wedding dresses from 'Runaway Bride'.
They're all boxed up in my garage. I've never opened them. It'll be fun one day when Hazel is taller. She can play dress-up with her friends.
Blues artists now try and stay in a box.
Back in the day at all the clubs you would see James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, The Isley Brothers, Little Richard and Etta James all play the same venues. It was a mix of funk, soul, blues and rock 'n' roll.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
I received rejection letters for ten years (one on a napkin, written in crayon.
) I had all my rejection notices stored in a box. When the box was finally full I took it to the curb and set it on fire. The next day I went out and got a temp job.
Armed with a paint-box, one cannot be bored, one cannot be left at a loose end, one cannot 'have several days on one's hands.
I forget the derivation of Boxing Day, but the feeling of wanting to invite your loved ones outside one at a time and punch them in the face, does that come into it somewhere?
Some people keep God in a Sunday morning box and say, 'Hey, I did my religious duty.' That's fine, but the scripture says to pray without ceasing. And I think that means all through the day you're talking to God. Even if it's in your thoughts.
There's just not a lot of guys around playing like that these days;
a lot of steel players are plugging into stomp boxes, trying to sound like Jeff Beck on a steel guitar.