Saturday, June 04, 2016

Top Quotes of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali Quotes

  • "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." 
  • "He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." 
  • "The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life." 
  • "Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth." 
  • "I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was." 
  • "I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want." 
  • "The man who has no imagination has no wings."

Muhammad Ali Quotes

  • "It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe."
  • "Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer."
  • "It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up."
  • "Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. "
  • "I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."
  • "I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want. "
  • "If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize. "

Muhammad Ali Quotes

  • "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. "
  • "I've been everywhere in the world, seen everything, had everything a man can have."
  • "The word 'Islam' means 'peace.' The word 'Muslim' means 'one who surrenders to God.' But the press makes us seem like haters. "
  • "Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up."
  • "Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even."
  • "Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are."
  • "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."
  • "Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change."
  • "If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you."
  • "I have been so great in boxing they had to create an image like Rocky, a white image on the screen, to counteract my image in the ring. America has to have its white images, no matter where it gets them. Jesus, Wonder Woman, Tarzan and Rocky."

Muhammad Ali Quotes

  • "I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own."
  • "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. "
  • "Allah's the Arabic term for God. Stand up for God, fight for God, work for God and do the right thing, and go the right way, things will end up in your corner."
  • "Cassius Clay is a name that white people gave to my slave master. Now that I am free, that I don't belong anymore to anyone, that I'm not a slave anymore, I gave back their white name, and I chose a beautiful African one. "
  • "Never put your money against Cassius Clay, for you will never have a lucky day."
  • "I'm the greatest thing that ever lived! I'm the king of the world! I'm a bad man. I'm the prettiest thing that ever lived."


Today, the Boxing legend left all of us for a heavenly abode. He breathe his last today at Arizona. He will be remembered for his achievements and feat in the boxing arena. He has served as an inspiration for many young boxers. His memories won't fade away in the minds of those who saw him as their mentor. A champion never dies. Undefeated Forever, Rest in Peace Legend Muhammad Ali #RIPMuhammadAli

Muhammad Ali Quotes
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