The late Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer, generally considered the greatest heavyweight in the history of the sport.
Ali was a boxing legend who made his professional debut in 1960 before he won the world heavyweight championship from Sonny Liston at the age of 22 in a stunning upset in 1964.
Ali remains the only three-time lineal world heavyweight champion; he won the title in 1964, 1974, and 1978.
Muhammad Ali reigned as the undisputed heavyweight boxing champion between February 25, 1964, and September 19, 1964.
Best motivational quotes from Muhammad Ali
As well as being a boxing legend, Muhammad Ali will also be remembered as one of the most controversial figures in United States of America’s civil rights struggles.
Ali who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s syndrome in 1984, passed on late on June 3 at the age of 74. Below are some of the best motivational quotes from Muhammad Ali…
#1]. “If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it – then I can achieve it.”
#2]. “Live everyday like it’s your last because someday you are going to be right.”
#3]. “A man who views the world the same at 50 as he did at 20 has wasted thirty years of his life.”
#4]. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion”
#5]. “There are no pleasures in a fight, but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win.”
#6]. “Don’t count the days; make the days count.”
#7]. “It’s not bragging if you can back it up.”
#8]. “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.”
#9]. “If you even dream of beating me, you better wake up and apologise.”
#10]. “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”
#11]. “It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.”
#12]. “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.”
Other quotes from Muhammad Ali
#1]. “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.”
#2]. “Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”
#3]. “My way of joking is to tell the truth. That’s the funniest joke in the world.”
#4]. “I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky, my name not yours. My religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me.”