I guess the one thing I really learned from participating in sports was to just never say "no", never stop trying, and to always believe that you can do better than the next fellow. I tried to follow this throughout my life, but I always tried to be respectful about it.
As quoted in an interview with Marc Blau (2004).
There was only a single sharpshooter up in the trees to keep the croc away from me.Bruce Bennett
I wish I would have had more to do in the film. I hated to get killed so soon.Bruce Bennett
All I knew about shot putting was that my brother could do 44 feet … I decided I wanted to beat him. … So I got a shot and went to work and made up my mind to do 45 feet.Bruce Bennett