Why should I know Muhammad Ali?

Cassius Clay is arguably the greatest boxer ever. The Champ was known as Muhammad Ali.

Books by Muhammad Ali

Quotes by Muhammad Ali

“A man who has no imagination has no wings.”

Muhammad Ali

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

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

“Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”

Muhammad Ali

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”

Muhammad Ali

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. His hands can't hit what his eyes can't see. Now you see me, now you don't. George thinks he will, but I know he won't.”

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 am the greatest. I said that even before I knew I was.”

Muhammad Ali

“I don't count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they're the only ones that count.”

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 should be a postage stamp. That's the only way I'll ever get licked.”

Muhammad Ali

“I'm so mean, I make medicine sick.”

Muhammad Ali

“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

“I’m not the greatest, I’m the double greatest.”

Muhammad Ali

“I’ve wrestled with alligators. I’ve tussled with a whale. I done handcuffed lightning. And throw thunder in jail.”

Muhammad Ali

“If my mind can conceive it, if 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 even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize.”

Muhammad Ali

“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.”

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

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

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

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

Muhammad Ali