muhammad ali Quotes

It's hard to be humble when you're as great as I am.
— Muhammad Ali
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
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— Muhammad Ali
The Service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
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— Muhammad Ali
The man with no imagination has no wings.
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— Muhammad Ali
Often it isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the little pebble in your shoe.
— Muhammad Ali
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
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— Muhammad Ali
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.
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— Muhammad Ali
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
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— Muhammad Ali
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
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— Muhammad Ali
I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.
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— Muhammad Ali
I Ain't Got No Quarrel With The VietCong… No VietCong Ever Called Me Nigger.
— Muhammad Ali
Go to College, Stay in school, If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.
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— Muhammad Ali
The fight is won or lost far away from the witnesses, behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road; long before I dance under those lights.
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— Muhammad Ali
I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
— Muhammad Ali
Terrorists are not following Islam. Killing people and blowing up people and dropping bombs in places and all this is not the way to spread the word of Islam. So people realize now that all Muslims are not terrorists.
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— Muhammad Ali
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.
— Muhammad Ali
Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
tags: friendship meaning school learn
— Muhammad Ali
I shook up the world, I shook up the world.
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— Muhammad Ali
Ali's got a left, Ali's got a right - when he knocks you down, you'll sleep for the night; and when you lie on the floor and the ref counts to ten, hope and pray that you never meet me again.
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— Muhammad Ali
Go up in an airplane. Go high enough, and it's like we don't even exist.
— Muhammad Ali
I've been everywhere in the world, seen everything, had everything a man can have.
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— Muhammad Ali
Joe Frazier got hit more than me - and he doesn't have Parkinson's.
— Muhammad Ali
I've made my share of mistakes along the way, but if I have changed even one life for the better, I haven't lived in vain.
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— Muhammad Ali
Life is so, so short. Bible says it's like a vapor.
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— Muhammad Ali
The only thing that matters is submitting to the will of God.
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— Muhammad Ali
I wanted to use my fame and this face that everyone knows so well to help uplift and inspire people around the world.
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— Muhammad Ali
I give thanks to God and to all the people in the U.K. who have supported me over the years.
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— Muhammad Ali
Joe Frazier is so ugly that when he cries, the tears turn around and go down the back of his head.
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— Muhammad Ali
I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale; handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail; only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalised a brick; I'm so mean I make medicine sick.
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— Muhammad Ali
I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing, and the shadow won.
— Muhammad Ali
To make America the greatest is my goal, so I beat the Russian and I beat the Pole. And for the U.S.A. won the medal of gold. The Greeks said, 'You're better than the Cassius of old.'
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— Muhammad Ali
When I won the Golden Gloves in 1960, that made me realize I had a chance. And when I won at the Olympics, that sealed it: I was the champ.
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— Muhammad Ali
I would say things like 'I am the greatest! I'm pretty! If you talk jive, you'll drop in five! I float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! I'm pretty!' When white people heard me talking like this, some said, 'That black man talks too much. He's bragging.'
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— Muhammad Ali
You think the world was shocked when Nixon resigned? Wait till I whup George Foreman's behind.
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— Muhammad Ali
The fact is, I was never too bright in school. I ain't ashamed of it, though. I mean, how much do school principals make a month?
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— Muhammad Ali
Never put your money against Cassius Clay, for you will never have a lucky day.
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— Muhammad Ali
People don't realize what they had till it's gone. Like President Kennedy, there was no one like him, the Beatles, and my man Elvis Presley. I was the Elvis of boxing.
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— Muhammad Ali
It's in my blood to be around people while I was training.
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— Muhammad Ali
I didn't want to submit to the army and then, on the day of judgment, have God say to me, 'Why did you do that?' This life is a trial, and you realize that what you do is going to be written down for Judgment Day.
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— Muhammad Ali
I used to tease Joe Louis by reminding him that I was the greatest of all time. But Joe Louis was the greatest heavyweight fighter ever.
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— Muhammad Ali