Muhammad Ali Quotes
Brief author info: Muhammad Ali (1942- ) American athlete (Cassius Clay) Three-time world heavyweight boxing champion; retired in 1981; one of the most recognized names in sports around the world.
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To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
Jokes? There are no jokes. The truth is the funniest joke of all.
The whites have always had the say in America. White people made Jesus white, angels white, the Last Supper white. If I threaten you, I'm blackmailing you. A black cat is bad luck. If you're put out of a club, you're blackballed. Angel's-food cake is white; devil's-food cake is black. Good guys in cowboy movies wear white hats. The bad guys always wore black hats.
Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.
There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
Don't count the days, make the days count.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
The road to success is always under construction
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.