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Top 50 Muhammad Ali Quotes

 Top 50 Muhammad Ali Quotes:

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

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

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

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

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

6. “The man who has no imagination has no wings.”

7. “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.”

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

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

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

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

12. “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”

13. “Float like a butterfly, Sting like a bee, your hands can’t hit, what your eyes can’t see.”

14. “You ain’t as dumb as you look. ”

15. “I’m the most recognised and loved man that ever lived”

16. “My toughest fight was with my first wife”

17. “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.”

18. “I am the greatest. I said that even before I knew I was. I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.”

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

20. “Get in the back – it’ll be like Driving Miss Daisy.”

21. “It wasn’t the boxing. It was the autographs”

22. “Why do I want my wife to show off her panties when the wind blows? Horses show their behinds, and cows and mules, not humans”

23. “Stay in College, get the knowledge, stay there until you are through. If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something of you!”

24. “It will be a Killer, And a chiller, And a thrilla. When I get the gorilla in Manila”

25. “I wont miss Boxing; Boxing will miss me”

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

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

28. “I want to be the first black man on the moon”

29. “If you sign to fight me, you need speed and endurance but what you need most is to increase your insurance”

30. “I’m the best. I just haven’t played yet”

31. “The man who has no imagination has no wings.”

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

33. “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 last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”

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

35. “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.”

36. “Don’t count the days; make the days count.”

37. “Come on George, show me something”

38. “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.”

39. “Now you see me, now you don’t. George thinks he will, but I know he won’t. ”

40. “You may talk about Sweden, you may talk about Rome, but Rockville Center’s Floyd Patterson’s home. A lot of people said that Floyd couldn’t fight, but you should have seen him on the comeback night.”

41. “Old age is just a record of one’s whole life.”

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

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

44. “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.”

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

46. “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.”

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

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

49. “Be loud, be pretty and keep their black-hatin’ asses in their chairs.”

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

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