Muhammad Ali Quotes That Will Make You A Fighter

Muhammad Ali’s original name Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was an American professional boxer. Apart from being a great boxer, he was an active philanthropist and a passionate activist. The great boxer was nicknamed “The Greatest” because he was one of the most dominant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest boxers of all time.

Muhammad Ali Birthday: The athlete was born on 17th January 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Muhammad Ali Family: Ali was born to Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr. who was a sign and billboard painter and Odessa O’Grady Clay, who was a domestic helper. Ali had one sister and four brothers.

At a very young age of 12 years, Ali began his training as an amateur boxer. He won a gold medal at the age of 18 years in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics. Later he converted into Islam and became a Muslim after 1961 and he acquired the name, Muhammad Ali. He was the leading heavyweight boxer of the 20th century. The great man holds the record of beating  21 boxers in the World Heavyweight Championship and has won 14 unified title bouts. He is the only boxer athlete who was named The Ring magazine Fighter of the Year six times.

This great sports personality attained success on many different platforms of life. Apart from being a boxer, he indulged himself in a musician. He received two Grammy Nominations. Ali also featured as an actor and writer and released two autobiographies. In 1981, Ali retired from boxing and started spending time in charity work and religion.  This great sportsman breathed his last breath on 3rd June 2016.

So, now you must be clear in your mind that yes, Muhammad Ali was really GREAT and was indeed a real sportsman. Come let’s catch up with some of the great Muhammad Ali Quotes.

Muhammad Ali Quotes

“Impossible is Nothing.” — Muhammad Ali

“The will must be stronger than the skill.” — Muhammad Ali

“Nothing is wrong, but something ain’t right.” — Muhammad Ali

“The man who has no imaginations has no wings.” — Muhammad Ali

“True success is reaching our potential without compromising our values.”— Muhammad Ali

“I don’t always know what I’m talking about but I know I’m right.” — Muhammad Ali

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

“You don’t lose if you get knocked down; you lose if you stay down.” — Muhammad Ali

“You don’t really lose when you fight for what you believe in. You lose when you fail to fight for what you care about.” — Muhammad Ali

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

“Why are all the angels white? Why ain’t there no black angels?” — Muhammad Ali

“I don’t have to be what you want me to be.”  — Muhammad Ali

“What you’re thinking is what you’re becoming.” — Muhammad Ali

“Live every day as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right.” — Muhammad Ali

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

“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it — then I can achieve it.”— Muhammad Ali

“If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.” — Muhammad Ali

“If you can’t find time to sign your name for the little guys, you don’t deserve to be called great.” — Muhammad Ali

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

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

“If you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you haven’t learned anything.”— Muhammad Ali

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

“Those who are not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” — Muhammad Ali

“No one starts out at the top. You have to work your way up.”— 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

“The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did when he was twenty has wasted thirty years of his life” — 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 am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.” — Muhammad Ali

“My face is so pretty, you don’t see a scar, which proves I’m the king of the ring by far.” — Muhammad Ali

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

“Don’t count the days, make the days count.”— Muhammad Ali

“Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: a desire, a dream, a vision.” — Muhammad Ali

“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’m the best. I just haven’t played yet.” — Muhammad Ali

“The Nation Of Islam taught that white people are devils. I don’t believe that now; in fact, I never really believed that.”— Muhammad Ali

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Rumble, young man, rumble.” — 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

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

“So instead of investing your time in a passion, you’ve sold your life to work for an uncaring machine that doesn’t understand you. That’s the problem with our society. And what’s the reward? Go home and get a big TV.”— Muhammad Ali

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

“The time you spend hating on someone robs you of your own time. You are literally hating on yourself and you don’t even realize it.”— Muhammad Ali

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

“It’s been one of the most important tools for me in personal growth for understanding myself, how I am, and what effect I do have on other people.”— Muhammad Ali

“They’re all afraid of me because I speak the truth that can set men free.”— Muhammad Ali

“I’m happy because I’m free. I’ve made the stand all black people are gonna have to make sooner or later, whether or not they can stand up to the master.” — Muhammad Ali

“I should be a postage stamp, that’s the only way I’ll ever get licked.”— Muhammad Ali

“Whatever the challenge was, however unattainable the goal may have seemed, I never let anyone talk me out of believing in myself.” — Muhammad Ali

“Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right.” — Muhammad Ali

“My goal was to be the heavyweight champion, and besides all the money and the fame, do all I can to help other people.” — Muhammad Ali

“Greatness and madness are next-door neighbors, and they borrow each other’s sugar. You don’t get there without the other.”— Muhammad Ali

“If you even dream of beating me, you better wake up and apologize.” — Muhammad Ali

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