Muhammad Ali Quotes

Muhammad Ali


Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

Muhammad Ali


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

Muhammad Ali


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.

Muhammad Ali


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

Muhammad Ali


A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.

Muhammad Ali


The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhammad Ali


It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.

Muhammad Ali


The Nation of Islam's main focus was teaching black pride and self-awareness. Why should we keep trying to force ourselves into white restaurants and schools when white people didn't want us? Why not clean up our own neighborhoods and schools instead of trying to move out of them and into white people's neighborhoods?

Muhammad Ali


No boxer in the history of boxing has had Parkinson's. There's no injury in my brain that suggests that the illness came from boxing.

Muhammad Ali


Friendship is not something you can learn in college or some learning institution, no one knows how to become friends you just become but if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship you haven't learned anything

Muhammad Ali


Terrorists are not following Islam. Killing people and blowing up people and dropping bombs in places and all this is not the way to spread the word of Islam. So people realize now that all Muslims are not terrorists.

Muhammad Ali


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

Muhammad Ali


Frazier is so ugly that he should donate his face to the US Bureau of Wild Life.

Muhammad Ali


Frank Sinatra told Floyd Paterson how he should whoop me. Frank Sinatra.

Muhammad Ali


That man was beautiful. Timing, speed, reflexes, rhythm, his body, everything was beautiful. And to me, still, I would say pound for pound...I'd say I'm the greatest heavyweight of all time, but pound for pound, I still say Sugar Ray Robinson was the greatest of all time.

Muhammad Ali