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Motivational Muhammad Ali Quotes And Sayings

Muhammad Ali Quotes:- Muhammad Ali (born January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist.

Nicknamed “The Greatest”, he was widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest boxers of all time.

Inspirational Muhammad Ali Quotes

“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

Inspirational Muhammad Ali Quotes

“Ali’s got left, Ali’s got a right – when he knocks you down, you’ll sleep for the night; and when you lie on the floor and the ref counts to ten, hope and pray that you never meet me again.”-Muhammad Ali


“All of us are so mixed. My great-grandfather was white.”-Muhammad Ali


“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.”-Muhammad Ali


“America is the greatest country in the world.”-Muhammad Ali

“Anywhere I go, there is always an incredible crowd that follows me. In Rome, as I land at the airport, even the men kiss me. I love Rome.”-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


“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.”-Muhammad Ali


Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Quotes


“Ever since I first came here in 1963 to fight Henry Cooper, I have loved the people of England.”-Muhammad Ali


“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”-Muhammad Ali


“Frazier is so ugly that he should donate his face to the U.S. 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


“Go up in an airplane. Go high enough, and it’s like we don’t even exist.”-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


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


“I always bring out the best in men I fight, but Joe Frazier, I’ll tell the world right now, brings out the best in me. I’m gonna tell ya, that’s one helluva man, and God bless him.”-Muhammad Ali


“I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I believe in the goodness of others.”-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


 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes


“I calculate that I took 20,000 punches, but I earned millions and kept a lot of it. I may talk slow, but my mind is OK.”-Muhammad Ali


“I didn’t want to submit to the army and then, on the day of judgment, have God say to me, ‘Why did you do that?’ This life is a trial, and you realize that what you do is going to be written down for Judgment Day.”-Muhammad Ali


“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.”-Muhammad Ali


“I don’t have to be what you want me to be.”-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 give thanks to God and to all the people in the U.K. who have supported me over the years.”-Muhammad Ali


“I got no quarrel with them Vietcong.”-Muhammad Ali


“I had a good time boxing. I enjoyed it – and I may come back.”-Muhammad Ali

“I had to prove you could be a new kind of black man. I had to show the world.”-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


Muhammad Ali inspirational quotes on success


“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 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 said I was ‘The Greatest,’ I never said I was the smartest!”-Muhammad Ali


“I used to tease Joe Louis by reminding him that I was the greatest of all time. But Joe Louis was the greatest heavyweight fighter ever.”-Muhammad Ali


“I wanted to use my fame and this face that everyone knows so well to help uplift and inspire people around the world.”-Muhammad Ali


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

“I would say things like ‘I am the greatest! I’m pretty! If you talk jive, you’ll drop in five! I float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! I’m pretty!’ When white people heard me talking like this, some said, ‘That black man talks too much. He’s bragging.”-Muhammad Ali


Famous Muhammad Ali quotes on success


“If they can make penicillin out of moldy” 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


“If you lose a big fight, it will worry you all of your life. It will plague you – until you get your revenge.”-Muhammad Ali


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


“I’m more at home with my log cabins than I am in my house in Cherry Hill.”-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 Greatest Muhammad Ali Quotes


“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


“It will be a killer, and a chiller, and a thriller, when I get the gorilla in Manila.”-Muhammad Ali


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


“It’s in my blood to be around people while I was training.”-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’ve been everywhere in the world, seen everything, had everything a man can have.”-Muhammad Ali


“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.”-Muhammad Ali


“I’ve seen George Foreman shadow boxing, and the shadow won.”-Muhammad Ali


“Joe Frazier got hit more than me – and he doesn’t have Parkinson’s.”-Muhammad Ali


Muhammad Ali Quotes On Being The Greatest


“Joe Frazier is so ugly that when he cries, the tears turn around and go down the back of his head.”-Muhammad Ali


“Life is so, so short. Bible says it’s like a vapor.”-Muhammad Ali


‘The Heart of Man.’ They contained important insights that spoke to something deep inside me.”-Muhammad Ali


“My only fault is that I don’t realize how great I really am.”-Muhammad Ali


“My principles are more important than money or my title.”-Muhammad Ali


“Never put your money against Cassius Clay, for you will never have a lucky day.”-Muhammad Ali


Top 10 Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Quotes


“No boxer in the history of boxing has had Parkinson’s. There’s no injury in my brain that suggests that the illness came from boxing.”-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


“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


“People don’t realize what they had until 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.”-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


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