* Working as a pediatric nurse, I had the difficult assignment of giving immunization shots to little children. One day I entered the examining room to give 4-year-old Lizzie a needle. “No, No, No” she screamed. “Lizzie”, scolded her mother, “that’s not polite behavior”. With that the little girl stopped, thought a moment and yelled even louder “No, thank you” “No, thank you”.
@ Former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson, on the secret of his success: “Fear was absolutely necessary, without it, I would have been scared to death.”
@ Boxing coach: “You did a terrible job out there. If I were as big as you, I would be the heavyweight champion of the world.” Boxer: “Why didn’t you become the lightweight champion?”