That’s a disincentive to being the undisputed champion.
I want to be remembered as a great athlete. As a boxing champion.
I’m totally looking forward to representing the [USPRO champion] jersey tomorrow, and [Health Net] has some guys who are riding well. We haven’t sat down and made the game plan yet, but all the big Americans are here so I’m going to be keying off those guys.
Being champion is all well and good, but you can’t eat a crown.
On June 17, everybody is going to see clearly who’s the real champion.
Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.
I need a water/glory mix of 2:1. That’d make me piss like a champion.
Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion.
People still look at me as the champion and that’s very important to me.
What happened in the past is just that, the past. Champion or not.
I have the heart of a lion, and the circulatory system of a lamb.
I reach out to touch one of the walls, imagining that I can feel his life and warmth through it, and I look around again, up toward the rooftops and then all the way to the night sky where a few faint stars can be seen, and there I think I really can see him....
I felt like a champion because I was figuring shit out. I was a doer and a getter-doner, and it was okay to be identified by the neighbors as the little lady who had a dump truck of manure delivered, a load that made the entire neighborhood smell like a dairy barn for weeks.
I always wanted to be Olympic champion and do clean programs.
I had a dream about you. You were my main competition for the 2014 Rocking Chair Race Championship Series. It’s the most movement you can make without actually moving anywhere. I won that race—and I lost—because no surprise, we all tied.
There is a scene in one of the Rocky movies where after the match Apollo Creed and Rocky are waiting for the scoring of their brawl all beat up and battered, obviously both fighters gave all they had to win, and Apollo Creed says to Rocky – “Your not getting a rematch” and Rocky says...
England has her Stratford, Scotland has her Alloway, and America, too, has her Dresden. For there, on August 11, 1833, was born the greatest and noblest of the Western World; an immense personality, — unique, lovable, sublime; the peerless orator of all time, and as true a poet as Nature ever held in tender clasp...