quote by Muhammad Ali

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

— Muhammad Ali

Floundering Dempsey quotations

God bless America - what other civilization would give Patrick Dempsey another shot to rule as a sex symbol, twenty years after 'Meatballs III: Summer Job?' His reign as Dr. McDreamy on 'Grey's Anatomy' is proof that there's nothing we love more than giving Eighties celebs a heartwarming second stab at life.


For sheer strength of character, I wouldn't have dared to cross swords with Callas. I would rather have gone six rounds with Jack Dempsey.

I did six years of planning to win the championship from Jack Dempsey.

I've seen Dempsey fight and I was impressed with his lack of knowledge.

Dempsey himself said you only spend so much time in the spotlight before they change the bulb. He had a very clever way with words.


I was the best street fighter in history when I was growing up on the Lower East Side. Hell, I never lost a street fight. Never. I thought I could lick Jack Dempsey or Joe Louis or anybody. I was fantastic.

Now I'm just known as McDreamy, I've lost all identity as Patrick Dempsey, I'm now McDreamy.

Jack Dempsey and I became friends in the very early 1920s.

Can you get any better than Patrick Dempsey? I don't think so!

Dempsey could beat anybody he could hit.

The only reason that he couldn't do anything with fellows like Tunney or Greb or myself was he couldn't hit us.


Clint Dempsey scored a last-minute winner to earn Tottenham a 1-1 draw against United.

Dempseys are never in trouble. We just have stretches of life that are more interesting than others.

have you ever met a woman you wanted to give everything to? just turn over everything you had? -Davy Dempsey-