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Very few fighters get the consideration of racehorses, which are put out to pasture to grow old with dignity and comfort when they haven't got it anymore.
Fights can be dumped in a dozen ways. Sometimes everybody but the fighter knows. Sometimes only the fighter knows.
As much as I love boxing, I hate it. And as much as I hate it, I love it.
Tell Papa I admire him but from now on I plan to admire him from as far away as I can get.
Going through life with a conscience is like driving your car with the brakes on.
In television we have the greatest instrument for mass persuasion in the history of the world.
Unless we know people well, we sit around with our words and our minds starched, afraid of being ourselves for fear of wrinkling them.
I could've been a contender. I could've had class and been somebody. Real class. Instead of a bum, let's face it, which is what I am.
With me it's simple. Whatever is good for Sammy Glick is right, and whatever is bad for Sammy Glick is immoral, unethical, unconstitutional. In other words, it stinks.
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Charm... is the ability to make someone else think that both of you are pretty wonderful.
March 27, 1914
August 5, 2009
Budd Schulberg was an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and sports writer.
On the Waterfront (1954)
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
The Harder They Fall (1956)
Winter Carnival (1939)
Nothing Sacred (1937)
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