Germany’s National Amateur Title Winner Max Schmeling Famous Quotes

Top quotes collection by German boxer started his career in 1924 and continued success journey with numerous titles.

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  • Why did I want to win? because I didn’t want to lose!
  • I said to myself, ‘You’re a man from a humble background, what you didn’t learn in school, you’ll learn now. Catch up.
  • I can’t accept the title, to win it this way doesn’t mean anything to me.
  • From the very start of my career, it was clear to me that achievement was built on discipline.
  • Looking back, I’m almost happy I lost that fight. Just imagine if I would have come back to Germany with a victory. I had nothing to do with the Nazis, but they would have given me a medal. After the war I might have been considered a war criminal.Joe Louis is the hardest puncher that I’ve ever seen… He’s a good man. Anyone who plans on beating him had better know what they’re doing.
  • I received a letter from the Reich Ministry of Sports. They want me to split from Joe Jacobs, my manager since 1928…. I really need Joe Jacobs. I owe all my success in America to him.
  • I had a happy marriage and a nice wife. I accomplished everything you can. What more can you want?
  • Just imagine if I would have come back to Germany with a victory. I had nothing to do with the Nazis, but they would have given me a medal. After the war I might have been considered a war criminal.