Muhammad Ali Quotes

Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and be close to God.


All through my life, I have been tested. My will has been tested, my courage has been tested, my strength has been tested. Now my patience and endurance are being tested.


Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong.


Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change. We can’t be brave without fear.


Braggin’ is when a person says something and can’t do it. I do what I say.


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


I never thought of losing, but now that it’s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That’s my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.


I try not to speak about all the charities and people I help, because I believe we can only be truly generous when we expect nothing in return.


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


I’m so mean, I make medicine sick.


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.


Don’t count the days; make the days count.


I’m the most recognized and loved man that ever lived coz there weren’t no satellites when Jesus and Moses were around, so people far away in the villages didn’t know about them.


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


I’m not the greatest; I’m the double greatest. Not only do I knock ’em out, I pick the round.


When you want to talk about who made me, you talk to me. Who made me is ME.


If the culprits are Muslim, they have twisted the teachings of Islam. Whoever performed, or is behind, the terrorist attacks in the United States of America does not represent Islam. God is not behind assassins.


I’m a Muslim. I’ve been a Muslim for 20 years. You know me. I’m a boxer. I’ve been called the greatest. People recognize me for being a boxer and a man of truth. I wouldn’t be here representing Islam if it were terrorist. I think all people should know the truth, come to recognize the truth. Islam is peace.