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Muhammad Ali quotes (showing 61-90 of 104)

“There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people”
Muhammad Ali
“When it comes to love, compassion, and other feelings of the heart, I am rich.”
Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey
“It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.”
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
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“If you even dream of beating me, you'd better wake up and apologize.”
Muhammad Ali
“Put yourself out on a limb, sucka, like me!”
Muhammad Ali
“Now I had won the gold medal. But it didn't mean anything, because I didn't have the right color skin.”
Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey
“It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.”
Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Ali: In Perspective
“Impossible is nothing.”
Muhammad Ali
“Don't Count the Days; Make the Days Count.”
Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey
“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”
Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey
“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
“Throughout my life, I never sought retribution against those who hurt me because I believe in forgiveness. I have practiced forgiving, just as I want to be forgiven. Only God knows what's in a person's heart, his true intentions. He sees and hears all things.”
Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey
“No one starts out on top. You have to work your way up. Some mountains are higher than others, some roads steeper than the next. There are hardships and setbacks, but you can't let them stop you. Even on the steepest road, you must not turn back. You must keep going up. In order to reach the top of the mountain, you have to climb every rock.”
Muhammad Ali
“Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and to be close to God. I'm not perfect. I know that I still have things to work out, and I'm working on them. There are certain things I have done that I am not proud of, especially when they caused pain to others. I ask God for forgiveness.”
Muhammad Ali
“You don’t have to be in a boxing ring to be a great fighter. As long as you are true to yourself, you will succeed in your fight for that in which you believe.”
Muhammad Ali
“إذا كانوا قد استطاعوا أن يصنعوا البنسلين من الخبز المتعفن، فإنهم يستطيعون بالتأكيد صنع شئ مفيد منك”
Muhammad Ali
“I've never let anyone talk me into not believing in myself.”
Muhammad Ali
“The man who has no imagination has no wings.”
Muhammad Ali
“I could see it. I could almost feel it. When I proclaimed that I was the greatest of all time, I believed in myself, and I still do.”
Muhammad Ali
“Don't count the days, make the days count”
Muhammad Ali
“We spend more time learning how to make a living than we do learning to make a life.”
Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey
“The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.” -”
Muhammad Ali
“My conscience won't let me go shoot my brother, or some darker people, or some poor hungry people in the mud for big powerful America. And shoot them for what? They never called me nigger, they never lynched me, they didn't put no dogs on me, they didn't rob me of my nationality, rape and kill my mother and father... Shoot them for what? How do I got to go shoot them, poor little black people, little babies, children, and women? How can I shoot them poor people? Just take me to jail.”
Muhammad Ali
“When you want to talk about who made me, you talk to me. Who made me is ME.”
Muhammad Ali
“Think well of all, be patient with all, and try to find the good in all.”
Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly
“The day I met Islam, I found a power within myself that no man could destroy or take away from me.”
Muhammad Ali
“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.”
Muhammad Ali
“When we devote all of our actions to a spiritual goal, everything that we do becomes a prayer.”
Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey
“One person with knowledge of his life’s purpose is more powerful than ten thousand working without that knowledge. It”
Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey


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