Muhammad Ali: Greatest Quotes Of All Time, For A Lifetime

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Feeling a bit down today? Can't find your motivation? Here are the greatest quotes from the legend himself, Muhammad Ali, that will get you through the day!

Although, he was initially named Cassius Clay, the boxer changed his name when he decided to convert to Islam. And this is how Muhammad Ali, the sportsman was born. Truth be told, he was so much more than just a worldwide known sportive figure!

Just to give you an idea of how powerful this man was, both literally and metaphorically, let’s just say that he was the one who negotiated the release of American people held hostages in Iraq.

June 3rd proved to be a fatal day for Ali, as he passed away at 74 due to a significant respiratory health problem. Now, even if he is no longer with us physically, he left behind a valuable legacy built on powerful and motivating words which will echo in people’s hearts and minds for centuries to come!

Feeling a bit under the weather or having a bad day? Here are some thoughts to sleep on!

#1 On Perseverance

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

#2 On Humbleness

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.

#3 On Greatness

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

#4 On Ambition

If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it—then I can achieve it.

#5 On Maturity

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

#6 On Perseverance

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

#7 On Self-Knowledge

I don’t have to be what you want me to be.

Did any of these quotes manage to lift up your spirit today? Are you feeling inspired to start a legendary day? Moreover, do you happen to know any other of Muhammad Ali’s words of wisdom? Why not share them with us?



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