Mae Braddock: I came to pray for Jim.
Father Rorick: So did they.

Jesus H. Christ! Jesus Mary and Joseph! All the saints and martyrs and Jesus! Did I mention Jesus?

Joe Gould

Reporter: Bob Johnson, Boston Globe. Two days ago, we ran a story about you giving your relief money back. Can you tell our readers why?
Jim Braddock: I believe we live in a great country... a country that's great enough to help a man financially when he's in trouble. But lately, I've had some good fortune, and I'm back in the black. I just thought I should return it.

Jim Braddock: Joe, did you come all this way just to talk about the weather?
Joe Gould: Hey, maybe I was in the neighborhood! Maybe I wanted some fresh air!
Jim Braddock: Joe, this is New Jersey.
Joe Gould: Good point.

Jim Braddock: What're ya doin'?
Howard Braddock: Nothin'. I'm bein' good. I'm bein' quiet. I'm bein' "hayved"

Attaboy! Keep him busy!

Joe Gould

John Smith: Option A: You talk, we listen, no pain. Option B: You don't talk, I remove your thumbs with my pliers, it will hurt. Option C: I like to vary the details but the punchline... you die.

Kitty Fane: Walter, I'm pregnant.
Walter Fane: Kitty, am I the father?
Kitty Fane: I honestly don't know. I'm sorry.
Walter Fane: Well, it doesn't matter now. Does it?

"In all the history of the boxing game you find no human interest story to compare with the life narrative of James J. Braddock...” - Damon Runyon

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Two years later Jim Braddock put his title on the line against Joe Louis. Jim knocked him down in the first round, though Louis went on to win the bout. Joe Louis would always call Jim Braddock the most courageous man he ever fought. ... Jim served honorably in World War II... He later owned and operated heavy equipment on the same docks where he labored during the Great Depression.... In the early 1960's he helped build the Verrazano Bridge... Jim and Mae bought a house in New Jersey with the winnings from the Baer fight. They raised their children in that house and lived there for the rest of their lives.

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Kitty Fane: It's raining cats and dogs.
Kitty Fane: I said it's raining cats and dogs.
Walter Fane: Yes, I heard you.
Kitty Fane: You might have answered.
Walter Fane: I suppose I'm not used to speaking unless I've something to say.
Kitty Fane: If people only spoke when they had something to say, the human race would soon lose the power of speech.

There's nowhere I'd rather be than here with you.

Jane Smith

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