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It’s not bragging if you can back it up.
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.’
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.
Don’t count the days, make the days count.
What you’re thinking is what you’re becoming.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it – then I can achieve it. Muhammad Ali Quotes from The Soul of a Butterfly
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Old age is just a record of one’s whole life.
Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.
No one knows what to say in the loser’s locker room.
I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.
There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
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My toughest fight was with my first wife.
My way of joking is to tell the truth. That’s the funniest joke in the world.
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.
When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Frazier is so ugly that he should donate his face to the US Bureau of Wild Life.
It will be a killer, and a chiller, and a thriller, when I get the gorilla in Manila.
It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.
It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.
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Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.
I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I’m in a world of my own.
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.
The greatest victory in life is to rise above the material things that we once valued most. Muhammad Ali Quotes from The Soul of a Butterfly
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.
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.
It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do – they all contain truths.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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