Mike Tyson Quotes

Michael Gerard “Mike” Tyson is the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. He is well known for his ferocious boxing style and controversial behaviour both in and out of the ring. Check out some of his best quotes.

  1. 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.
  2. Everybody says they believe in God, but they don’t do God’s work. Everybody counteracts what God is really about.
  3. 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.
  4. I just look around and say, I’m a mess. I don’t know why I do things.
  5. Everybody’s got plans… until they get hit.
  6. After the fight I give you what I think you deserve; I give you what I want to give you. It’s no more percentage. You get what I want to give.
  7. Every now and then I kick your ass and stomp on you and put some kind of pain on you because you deserve to feel the pain that I feel.
  8. I listen to everybody in power, even though they got a bad reputation.
  9. As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.
  10. I love to hit people. I love to.
  11. Every shot was thrown with bad intentions.
  12. 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.
  13. Everyone has a plan ’till they get punched in the mouth.
  14. I haven’t been with a woman in nine months.
  15. God lets everything happen for a reason. It’s all a learning process, and you have to go from one level to another.
  16. I’m not Mother Teresa, but I’m not Charles Manson, either.
  17. My biggest weakness is my sensitivity. I am too sensitive a person.
  18. I’ve lived places these guys can’t defecate in.
  19. One day some guy is going to get a billion-dollar fight.
  20. My power is discombobulatingly devastating.
  21. I know I’m going to blow one day. My life is doomed the way it is. I have no future.
  22. Once we do what we can do, maybe one day other guys will follow. One day there is going to be a fighter who owns a bank, you know what I mean.
  23. These people want to crush me, they want me to cry, to beg on my knees. Evidently it is not in my nature to do that.
  24. You can’t stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.
  25. Our money is bait money, and bait money is not to be used.
  26. People are going to say what they say. I know sometimes I say things; I offend people.
  27. 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.
  28. I know why they don’t like me because they want the money I have.
  29. Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn’t have a cent.
  30. Some people try to get you out of slavery for you to be their slave.
  31. I normally don’t do interviews with women unless I fornicate with them. So you shouldn’t talk any more, unless you want to, you know.
  32. The drug dealers, they sympathize with me. They see me as some sort of pathetic character.
  33. 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.
  34. I try to catch them right on the tip of his nose, because I try to punch the bone into the brain.
  35. That’s what people respect, the fact that I wasn’t a chump that laid on his back and gave up.
  36. 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.
  37. Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes, go out on the streets and beg for quarters.
  38. I learned from watching people who are free. I see the little things they do. I really learned from them.
  39. 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.
  40. Sometimes you guys have no pride, so no matter what I say, it doesn’t affect you because you don’t care about nothing but money.

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