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Great Muhammad Ali Quotes

Muhamed Ali Quotes
“God gave me this illness to remind me that I am not the greatest….he is!” – Muhammad Ali

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Great quotes from this legendary sportsman. Famous quotes and obscure ones for Ali fans.

Muhammad Ali Quotes….

It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
Muhammad Ali 

I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
Muhammad Ali

Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don’t let yourself believe it will happen to you.
Muhammad Ali

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.
Muhammad Ali 

My toughest fight was with my first wife.
Muhammad Ali

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do – they all contain truths.
Muhammad Ali 

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Muhammad Ali 

Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.
Muhammad Ali 

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.
Muhammad Ali 

Superman don’t need no seat belt.
Muhammad Ali 

The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
Muhammad Ali 

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Muhammad Ali 

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
Muhammad Ali

My way of joking is to tell the truth. That’s the funniest joke in the world.
Muhammad Ali 

No one knows what to say in the loser’s locker room.
Muhammad Ali 

Old age is just a record of one’s whole life.
Muhammad Ali 

There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
Muhammad Ali 

There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win.
Muhammad Ali 

To be able to give away riches is mandatory if you wish to possess them. This is the only way that you will be truly rich.
Muhammad Ali 

Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.
Muhammad Ali 

We have one life; it soon will be past; what we do for God is all that will last.
Muhammad Ali 

What keeps me going is goals.
Muhammad Ali 

When you are as great as I am it is hard to be humble.
Muhammad Ali 

When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.
Muhammad Ali 

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Muhammad Ali 

A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he’ll never crow. I have seen the light and I’m crowing.
Muhammad Ali 

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.
Muhammad Ali 

At home I am a nice guy: but I don’t want the world to know. Humble people, I’ve found, don’t get very far.
Muhammad Ali 

Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
Muhammad Ali

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
Muhammad Ali

Frazier is so ugly that he should donate his face to the US Bureau of Wild Life.
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.
Muhammad Ali 

Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s just plain wrong.
Muhammad Ali 

Muhamed Ali Quotes

“To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are!” – Muhammad Ali

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Muhammad Ali 

I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I’m in a world of my own.
Muhammad Ali 

I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
Muhammad Ali 

I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
Muhammad Ali 

I figure I’ll be champ for about ten years and then I’ll let my brother take over – like the Kennedys down in Washington.
Muhammad Ali

I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.
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.”
Muhammad Ali 

I know I got it made while the masses of black people are catchin’ hell, but as long as they ain’t free, I ain’t free.
Muhammad Ali 

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.
Muhammad Ali 

I never thought of losing, but now that it’ s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That’s my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.
Muhammad Ali 

I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world.
Muhammad Ali 

I’ll be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee.
Muhammad Ali

I’ll beat him so bad he’ll need a shoehorn to put his hat on.
Muhammad Ali 

I’m not the greatest; I’m the double greatest. Not only do I knock ‘em out, I pick the round.
Muhammad Ali

I’m so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark.
Muhammad Ali 

I’m the most recognized and loved man that ever lived cuz there weren’t no satellites when Jesus and Moses were around, so people far away in the villages didn’t know about them.
Muhammad Ali 

If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.
Muhammad Ali

If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize.
Muhammad Ali

It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.
Muhammad Ali

It’s hard to be humble, when you’re as great as I am.
Muhammad Ali

It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Muhammad Ali

It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
Muhammad Ali

It’s not bragging if you can back it up.
Muhammad Ali

The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
Muhammad Ali

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Muhammad Ali

To be able to give away riches is mandatory if you wish to possess them. This is the only way that you will be truly rich.
Muhammad Ali