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Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. By

Mike Tyson

"People were asking me [before a fight], ‘What’s going to happen?,’ " Tyson said. "They were talking about his style. ‘He’s going to give you a lot of lateral movement. He’s going to move, he’s going to  dance. He’s going to do this, do that.’ I said, "Everybody has a plan until they get hit. Then, like a rat, they stop in fear and freeze.’ "

Friends, I shall ask you to be as quiet as possible. I don’t know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot; but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose. By Uttered by Teddy Roosevelt immediately after an assassination attempt upon him by John Schrank.

Roosevelt credited the thickness of his prepared speech, which was shot through, as having prevented the bullet from entering his heart.