Quotes From Muhammad Ali | Greatest Heavy Weight Boxer

*This is a compilation of quotes sourced from the internet.

Muhammad Ali previously known as Cassius Clay is known by most as one of the greatest heavy weight boxers of all time. Hugely influential in his time, Muhammad Ali was a particularly controversial public figure. He was known both for his exemplary skills in the ring as well as his reputation outside of ring of embodying the values of religious freedom, racial justice and the triumph of principle over expedience. Muhammad Ali is an extraordinary individual with a deep insight into the human psyche.

muhammad-ali-quotes-pictures-saq9g70nOn Friendship | Friendship is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you haven’t learned anything.

On Helping Others | Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.

On Taking Risks | He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.

On Self-Confidence | 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.

On Religion | Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams — they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do, they all contain truths.

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

On Self Belief | It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.

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

On The Impossible | 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.

o-SONNY-LISTON-CASSIUS-CLAY-KNOCKOUT-facebookOn Being A Champion | 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.