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Muhammad Ali
By Anonym 13 Sep

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I don't count my situps. I only start counting once it starts hurting.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I'd like for them to say he took a few cups of love, he took one tablespoon of patience, teaspoon of generosity, one pint of kindness. He took one quart of laughter, one pinch of concern, and then, he mix willingness with happiness, he added lots of faith, and he stirred it up well, then he spreads it over his span of a lifetime, and he served it to each and every deserving person he met.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Muhammad Ali

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I don't know how many millions I'll make, so I have to give some back to charity. God blesses me with the money, but only if I give some away.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Love is the net where hearts are caught like fish.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Friendship is not something you can learn in college or some learning institution, no one knows how to become friends you just become but if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship you haven't learned anything

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Do you know why I’m the fastest heavyweight in the world? I’m the only heavyweight that trains underwater!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

The will must be stronger than the skill.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I did not take the name, I just named myself Cassius Clay, this is a honorable, Mohammed Ali, given to me by my religious leader and teacher, the Honorable Elijah Mohammed, and I would like to say that Mohammed means in Arabic "one who is worthy of praise" and one praiseworthy, and Ali means the most High, but the slave name Clay meant dirt with no ingredients.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Muhammad Ali

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I do need publicity but not for what I do for good. I need publicity for my book. I need publicity for my fights. I need publicity for my movie but not for helping people. Then it is no longer sincere.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

You don't want no pie in the sky when you die, You want something here on the ground while you're still around.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I don't look like no kiwi bird

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

You can be free. You can be black. Look at me! I'm the Heavyweight Champion! Can't nobody stop me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

What’s my greatest weakness? Sad stories, people with problems

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I'm definitely gonna be the People's champion ... but I just ain't gonna be the champ the way you want me to be the champ. I'm gonna be the champ the way I wanna be.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

When I beat Sonny Liston, I shocked the world. When I joined the Muslims, I shocked the world. When I beat George Forman, I shocked the world. I am from the House of Shock

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I predict that this will be the greatest book ever and it will sell more than any other book in history

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

They can boo me, yell at me, and throw peanuts at me, as long as they pay to get in.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Things are getting much better, but I always wondered when I went to church on Sundays. I've always been one to... I'm not just a boxer.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

They used to draw cartoons of Jews in Germany. Later they started killing them in the Holocaust.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Many people are quick to say that we are not recognized by Muslims in the East . And I start with the Honorable Elijah Mohammed. In 1959, he went throughout the Holy City of Mecca to dine and wine with Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt and all of the black, mainly the rulers of the Islamic countries.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

We must not only control the weapons that can kill us, we must bridge the great disparities of wealth and opportunity among the peoples of the world, the vast majority of whom live in poverty without hope, opportunity or choices in life. These conditions are a breeding ground for division that can cause a desperate people to resort to nuclear weapons as a last resort. Our only hope lies in the power of our love, generosity, tolerance and understanding and our commitment to making the world a better place.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Muhammad Ali

The day I met Islam, I found a power within myself that no man could destroy or take away from me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Rest but never quit. Even the sun has a sinking spell each evening. But it always rises the next morning. At sunrise, every soul is born again.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

This boldness in telling the truth overshadows sport greatly. You couldn't get Joe Frazier or no boxer on this show and get interest in a subject like this. He couldn't talk about it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I'm not going to be that kind of a fighter. I'm going to dance and be pretty. I'm just going to win on points.And if I hurt my man I'm going to let him go and I'm not going to kill him just because somebody's watching.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Muhammad Ali

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

The sun is always shining someplace.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I always asked my mother, I said, 'Momma, how come is everything white?' I said, 'Why is Jesus white with blond hair and blue eyes? Why is the Lord's supper all white men? Angels are white, the Pope, Mary, and even the angels.' I said, 'Mother, when we die, do we go to Heaven?' She said, 'Naturally we go to Heaven.' I said, 'Well, what happened to all the black angels?'

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Friendship is definitely the most difficult detail on the globe to elucidate. It is really not something you understand at school. But if you have not realized the which means of friendship, you truly have not realized anything.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

The more we help others, the more we help ourselves

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

The same people that are with me for not going to Vietnam because I saved them and their children.The same people will give me hell if I turn to them and say, 'let's free my people now'.They're with me on one part of my beliefs about the war, that's all. Not for my freedom.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

There were so many fellows ranked over me I couldn't just whoop them all. I had to out-shadow them by talking.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Miss America was always white. All the beautiful brown women in America, beautiful sun tans, beautiful shapes, all types of complexions, but she always was white.And Miss World was always white, and Miss Universe was always white.And the angel fruit cake was the white cake and the devil food cake was the chocolate cake.I said, 'Momma, why is everything white?' I always wondered. And the President lived in the White House.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Before I became a Muslim, I ate pork and chased women--but all that stuff stopped.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Muhammad Ali

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I have learned to live my life one step, one breath, and one moment at a time, but it was a long road. I set out on a journey of love, seeking truth, peace and understanding. I am still learning.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

We followed the Honorable Elijah Mohammed, who is the boss. And we don't waste a lot of time arguin' about a dead black man, Malcolm X, when the whites are our common enemies.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Boxing is a stepping stone just to introduce me to the audience. If I was still in Louisville, Kentucky and never was a boxer I still might get killed next week in some kind of freedom struggle and you'd ever hear the news.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

The world’s champ should be pretty like me!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Muhammad Ali

My trainer don't tell me nothing between rounds. I don't allow him to. I fight the fight. All I want to know is did I win the round. It's too late for advice.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

Anyhow, I don't think Don King's a very good man. But then again, I doubt that a good man *could* succeed in his business. I'm sure boxing was a dirty sport before he came around. He may have just made it moreso. So that's about all I've got to say about him.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I had something to do, which most kids really need. Something they can look forward to - a goal, a purpose to work towards. Something to achieve. Keeps them out of trouble.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Muhammad Ali

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