Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Of All Time, Passes Away At The Age Of 74

The former world heavyweight boxing champion, one of the world’s best-known sportsmen Muhammad Ali after completing a journey of 74 years died at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix, Arizona. He was suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was complicated by Parkinson’s disease. While the news came as a shock to many of his fans, the fans of this generous sports personality will never forget his quotes that resonate for eternity. Here are some of his famous quotes.

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  1. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. His hands can’t hit what his eyes can’t see. Now you see me, now you don’t. George thinks he will, but I know he won’t.”

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

  3. “I’m young; I’m handsome; I’m fast. I can’t possibly be beaten.”

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

  5. “If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.”

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

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

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

  9. “Bragging’ is when a person says something and can’t do it. I do what I say.”


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

  11. “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.”

  12. “I’m so mean, I make medicine sick.”

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  13. “I should be a postage stamp. That’s the only way I’ll ever get licked.”

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

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

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

  17. “I shook up the world. Me! Whee!”

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


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  19. “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.”

  20. “A man who has no imagination has no wings.”

  21. “He’s (Sonny Liston) too ugly to be the world champ. The world champ should be pretty like me!”

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  22. “I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I’m in a world of my own.”

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

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

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

  26. “I’m not the greatest, I’m the double greatest.”

  27. “Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right.”

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