Muhammad Ali quotes

 quotes - It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. Share

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

— Muhammad Ali

 quotes - Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Share

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

— Muhammad Ali

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

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

— Muhammad Ali

 quotes - He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. Share

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

— Muhammad Ali

“Frazier is so ugly that he should donate his face to the US Bureau of Wild Life.”

— Muhammad Ali

“There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.”

— 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

“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

“We have one life; it soon will be past; what we do for God is all that will last.”

— Muhammad Ali

“My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world.”

— Muhammad Ali

“What keeps me going is goals.”

— Muhammad Ali

“Superman don't need no seat belt.”

— Muhammad Ali

“My toughest fight was with my first wife.”

— Muhammad Ali

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

— Muhammad Ali

“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.”

— Muhammad Ali

“There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win.”

— Muhammad Ali

“I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.”

— Muhammad Ali

“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

“Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.”

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

— Muhammad Ali

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

— Muhammad Ali

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

— Muhammad Ali

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

— Muhammad Ali

“It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.”

— Muhammad Ali

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

— Muhammad Ali

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

— Muhammad Ali

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

— Muhammad Ali

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

— 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