When Jesus comes back, these crazy, greedy, capitalistic men are gonna kill him again.
I don`t try to intimidate anybody before a fight. That`s nonsense. I intimidate people by hitting them.
The only thing I do is just pray for inspiration, for a way of thinking, because I don`t have any particular goal in sight.
I`m just like you. I enjoy the forbidden fruits in life, too.
As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.
I just look around and say, I`m a mess. I don`t know why I do things.
I`m on the Zoloft to keep from killing y`all.
I love to hit people. I love to.
I know I`m going to blow one day. My life is doomed the way it is. I have no future.
I`m just happy I`m not a phony.
When I fight someone, I want to break his will. I want to take his manhood. I want to rip out his heart and show it to him.
I`ve lived places these guys can`t defecate in.
You can`t stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.
I just want to be humble at all times.
I feel bad about my outlook, how I feel about people and society, and that I`ll never be part of society the way I should.
Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good. I read some of his books. He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn`t talk much. I never met him.
I know how hard it is to be a woman, especially a black woman.
I try to catch them right on the tip of his nose, because I try to punch the bone into the brain.
That`s what people respect, the fact that I wasn`t a chump that laid on his back and gave up.
I`m on the Zoloft to keep me from killing y`all.
My career has been over since 1990, he said. "When I look at my fans, they don`t love me. They love what I do. I`m an entertainer. I`m a performer. I entertain them. That`s what I do."
I guess I`m gonna fade into Bolivian.
God lets everything happen for a reason. It`s all a learning process, and you have to go from one level to another.
Our money is bait money, and bait money is not to be used.
One day some guy is going to get a billion-dollar fight.
I`m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.
Some people try to get you out of slavery for you to be their slave.
The drug dealers, they sympathize with me. They see me as some sort of pathetic character.
I`m not much for talking. You know what I do. I put guys in body bags when I`m right.
I`m a nut case, but that is what I believe.
My biggest weakness is my sensitivity. I am too sensitive a person.
I think the average person thinks I`m a nut and I deserve whatever happens to me.
I don`t understand why people would want to get rid of pigeons. They don`t bother no one.
(He) called me a `rapist` and a `recluse.` I`m not a recluse.
I feel like sometimes that I was not meant for this society.
When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn`t read that stuff.
It`s good to know how to read, but it`s dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you`re reading.
I felt like I was 120 years old. I don`t think I have it anymore. Commenting on his loss to Irish boxer Kevin McBride, June 11, 2005.
People are going to say what they say. I know sometimes I say things; I offend people.
I can inspire people on how to use money, how to get economically powerful.
Anyone with a grain of sense would know that if I punched my wife I would rip her head off. It`s all lies. I have never laid a finger on her.
Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn`t have a cent.
Every time there`s a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.
When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books - that Tolstoy crap. People shouldn`t read that stuff. When we read those books, what purpose does it serve in this day and time?
That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune. A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that, but they are broke.
I`m a Muslim, but I think Jesus would have a drink with me. He would be cool. He would talk to me.
I just want to do what I do best, and that`s fight. I love it.
I just want to conquer people and their souls.
When you see me smash somebody`s skull, you enjoy it.
I ain`t the same person I was when I bit that guy`s ear off.
I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force. It`s ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm.
I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day.
I think I`ll take a bath in his blood.
Everybody`s got plans... until they get hit.
If Jesus was here, do you think Jesus would show me any love? Do you think Jesus would love me?
I did my time for the rape. I paid my money to Las Vegas. I paid my dues.
You come home, and you party. But after that, you get a hangover. Everything about that is negative.
I`m in trouble because I`m normal and slightly arrogant. A lot of people don`t like themselves and I happen to be totally in love with myself.
I have the same malice in my heart as far as the fight game is concerned, but outside the ring, I won`t say anything a dignified man won`t say.
I`ll go back and take what the people owe me.
Quayle said the worst thing that happened to him was that he never trusted his own judgment. I said from now on I am going to go with my own judgment.
I know why they don`t like me because they want the money I have.
I don`t react to a tragic happening any more. I took so many bad things as a kid and some people think I don`t care about anything. It`s just too hard for me to get emotional. I can`t cry no more.
I`m a historian, and that freaks me out.
I think the average person thinks I`m a nut and I deserve whatever happens to me. That`s what I believe.
Everyone has a plan `till they get punched in the mouth.
I`m not Mother Teresa, but I`m not Charles Manson, either.
Another thing that freaks me out is time. Time is like a book. You have a beginning, a middle and an end. It`s just a cycle.
Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes, go out on the streets and beg for quarters.
I was hoping he would get up so I could hit him again and keep him down.
I`m the biggest fighter in the history of the sport. If you don`t believe it, check the cash register.
I`m going to gut you like a fish.
I`m scared every time I go into the ring, but it`s how you handle it. What you have to do is plant your feet, bite down on your mouthpiece and say, `Let`s go.`