"That's what people respect, the fact that I wasn't a chump that laid on his back and gave up."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Mike Tyson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Mike Tyson on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Mike Tyson on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Mike Tyson on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Mike Tyson on Abraham Lincoln
"I just want to do what I do best, and that's fight. I love it."
"I'm a Muslim, but I think Jesus would have a drink with me. He would be cool. He would talk to me."
"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."
"Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn't have a cent."
"I know I'm going to blow one day. My life is doomed the way it is. I have no future."