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The Greatest Of All Time - 10 Quotes from Muhammad Ali

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A compilation of quotes and facts of the late and legendary Muhammad Ali.

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The Greatest Of All Time - 10 Quotes from Muhammad Ali

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  2. 2. Service to others is the rent to pay for your room here on Earth Muhammad Ali
  3. 3. After retiring from boxing, Ali donated to many organisation, set up his own philanthropy foundation (Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center) and was selected to be the UN Messenger of Peace for his work in developing nations. He once gave $100 to every homeless person lined up to see him.
  4. 4. “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life” Muhammad Ali
  5. 5. Muhammad Ali missed more than three prime years of his athletic career because he refused to fight in the Vietnam war. He risked losing his world title to avoid going against his religious principles.
  6. 6. Muhammad Ali “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion”
  7. 7. Nicknamed “The Greatness” - remains the only 3 times heavyweight champion. He was awarded for his work by 2 presidents; Bill Clinton and George W. Bush
  8. 8. Muhammad Ali “The Best Way To Make Your Dreams Come True Is To Wake Up”
  9. 9. He started boxing after his bicycle got stolen at a young age. Witnessing his own potential, he trained and endured on to become the youngest heavyweight champion boxer at 22.
  10. 10. Muhammad Ali “I don’t count my sit-ups, I only start counting when it hurts because those are the only ones that count.”
  11. 11. The uncompromising training regime paid off as he went on to win 31 consecutive wins before his first professional loss.
  12. 12. Muhammad Ali “Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: a desire, a dream, a vision…the will must be stronger than the skill.”
  13. 13. He justified his arrogance flair, proved his critics wrong umpteen times and self-fulfilled his vision that he set upon himself as he was crowned ‘Sportsman of the Century’ by many.
  14. 14. “I know I got it made while the masses of black people are catchin’ hell, but as long as they ain’t free, I ain’t free.” Muhammad Ali
  15. 15. Muhammad Ali was regarded as one of the pioneer inspirations of racial liberation as he showcased exemplary principles and the possibilities of achievements to his people.
  16. 16. 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. Muhammad Ali
  17. 17. He sacrificed his heavyweight title during his suspension. After the charges were dropped, he fought his way to the championship to regain the title once again.
  18. 18. “I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I believe in the goodness of others.” Muhammad Ali
  19. 19. When fans wanted to build a museum to commemorate his achievements, he rebuffed them and insisted that he wanted a place that would inspire people to be the best that they could be at whatever they choose to do, and to be respectful of one another.
  20. 20. “Live every day like it’s your last, because someday you’re going to be right.” Muhammad Ali
  21. 21. His body may have passed on… but his legacy will be remembered by athletes and philanthropists today. inmemoryofmuhammadali 1942-2016
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