Best quotes by the American Boxer Muhammad Ali

Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down, it's staying down that's wrong.
  • motivational

I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.
  • motivational

Champions are made of something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
  • champions

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



I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'
  • inspirational

There’s nothing wrong with getting knocked down, as long as u get right back up.
  • inspirational

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
  • Risk

Champions have to have the skill and the will, and the will must be stronger than the skill.
  • champions

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.
  • motivational

It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.
  • Confidence

I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
  • Humility

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.
  • crow

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

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
  • friendship

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.
  • Age

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.
  • Determination

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
  • imagination

What keeps me going is goals.
  • Actions

It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
  • afraid

Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.
  • answer

I run on the road, long before I dance under the lights.
  • Planning

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
  • religion

I hated every minute of training, but I said, Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.
  • Training

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.
  • bed

If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize.
  • apologize

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

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

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.
  • behind

I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.
  • Learning

I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
  • peace


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It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
  • afraid

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

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.
  • far

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

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.
  • black

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
  • sports

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.
  • accidents

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

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Muhammad Ali life quotes

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I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'
  • inspirational

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

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

Those who are not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
  • accomplish

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

Old age is just a record of one's whole life.
  • age

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

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.
  • accidents

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Muhammad Ali world quotes

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

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

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

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

My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world.
  • funniest

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

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Muhammad Ali beat quotes

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

I'll beat him so bad he'll need a shoehorn to put his hat on.
  • bad

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
  • sports

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

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Muhammad Ali years quotes

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

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.
  • brother

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

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I am the greatest. Not only do I knock em out, I pick the round!
  • Pride

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

It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.
  • humble

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



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.
  • able

It's not bragging if you can back it up.
  • bragging

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

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

Superman don't need no seat belt.
  • belt

My toughest fight was with my first wife.
  • fight

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.
  • far

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

Those who are not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
  • accomplish

No one knows what to say in the loser's locker room.
  • Loss

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.
  • black

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

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

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.
  • brother

My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world.
  • funniest

Don't count the days, make the days count.
  • count

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

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

I'll beat him so bad he'll need a shoehorn to put his hat on.
  • bad

Old age is just a record of one's whole life.
  • age

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.
  • Friends

Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on Brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? No I
  • Protest

Where do you think I'd be next week if I didn't know how to shout and holler and make the public take notice? I'd be poor and I'd probably be down in my home town, washing windows or running an elevator and saying
  • Racism

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.
  • Success

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

I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.
  • double

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
  • sports

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.
  • accidents

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

Me, we. (Supposedly the shortest quote in the English language delivered at a Harvard graduation.)

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