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Top 50 Best Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes

Muhammad Ali Quotes

“Even when I knew people were cheating me, what was important was how I behaved, because I have to answer to God. I can't be responsible for other people's actions: They will have to answer to God themselves”

“Now I had won the gold medal. But it didn't mean anything, because I didn't have the right color skin.”

“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.”

“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.”

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

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

“Don't count the days, make the days count.”

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

“Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”

“I'm a fighter. I believe in the eye-for-an-eye business. I'm no cheek turner. I got no respect for a man who won't hit back. You kill my dog, you better hide your cat.”

“Often it isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the little pebble in your shoe.”

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”

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

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

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“To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.”

“The Service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.”

“The man with no imagination has no wings.”

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. The hands can't hit what the eyes can't see.”

“What you're thinking is what you're becoming.”

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

“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.”

“Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down. It's staying down that's wrong.”

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

“You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.”

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

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

“I am America. I am the part you won't recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me.”

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“I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. ”

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

“Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are”

“Jokes? There are no jokes. The truth is the funniest joke of all.”

“Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.”

“I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was

“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.”

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

“I'm the greatest, I'm a bad man, and I'm pretty!”

“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. ”

“We can't be brave without fear.”

“Wisdom is knowing when you can't be wise.”

“When we devote all of our actions to a spiritual goal, everything that we do becomes a prayer.”

“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.”

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

“My wealth is in my knowledge of self, love, and spirituality.”

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

“If you even dream of beating me, you'd better wake up and apologize.”

“Don't Count the Days; Make the Days Count.”

“When it comes to love, compassion, and other feelings of the heart, I am rich.”

“It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.”

“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.”

“Put yourself out on a limb, sucka, like me!”

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