“I hope they’re still making women like my momma. She always told me to do the right thing. She always told me to have pride in myself; she said a good name is better than money.”
– Joe Louis, one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. He was the world heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949.
“Joe Louis: ‘I hope they’re still making women like my momma'” sources: Van Vechten, Carl, photographer. Portrait of Joe Louis, Greenwood Lake, N.Y. Sept. 15. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004663215/>.