19 Best Muhammad Ali Quotes
I am really sad to hear that boxing legend, Muhammad Ali, has died last night at a hospital in Phoenix.
Ali was and still is the definition of a champion.
Not only he was one of the most famous boxers of all time, Ali was a great poet also. He loved writing short poems, and inspirational quotes.
To honor this great champion, I bring you some of his best quotes.
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
I am the greatest, I said it even before I knew I was.
Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.
I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting. That is when I start counting, because then it really counts. That’s what makes you a champion.
It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it – then I can achieve it.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Friendship is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you haven’t learned anything.
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.
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.
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, hospitalized a brick; I’m so mean I make medicine sick.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat up each other.
Last night I cut the light off in my bedroom, hit the switch, was in the bed before the room was dark!