"I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Alexis Arguello on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Alexis Arguello on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Alexis Arguello on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Alexis Arguello on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Alexis Arguello on Ernest Hemingway
"When you put the interest of a kid on money instead of heart then you're destroying the beauty of our lives and our thought process, which should be about how much responsibilities you carry as an athlete and a citizen."
"I had to get up run in the morning for 2 hours, go to the gym and also get good opponents as sparring partners because I'm a big believer in that how you train is how you will fight at least when it came to me that's how it worked."
"What helped me was I had people around me to remind me to help my country even when it did me wrong, have respect for my people, my family, my nation and mankind."
"See, I respect boxing because it has given me so much and that's why I will never allow anyone to mistreat the sport of boxing if I can help it."