Muhammad Ali Quotes

I’m not the greatest, I’m the double greatest.


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


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 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.


It’s hard to be humble when you’re as great as I am.


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


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


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


What’s really hurting me, the name Islam is involved, and Muslim is involved and causing trouble and starting hate and violence. … Islam is not a killer religion. … Islam means peace, I couldn’t just sit home and watch people label Muslims as the reason for this problem.


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 did not disregard my culture, if I did, it was the white American culture, and I accepted my true culture, when I accepted Mohammed Ali, because this is a black name, Islam is the black man’s religion, and so I would like to say, that I would like to clarify that point that I reclaimed my real culture, and that’s being a black man and wearing a black name with a black body, and not a white name, so I would never say that I didn’t disown my culture.


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.


Islam religion has no color distinction; we are just Muslims.


Money and riches don’t mean nothing to me. I don’t care nothing about being no rich individual. I’m not living for glory or for fame; all this is doomed for destruction. You got it today, tomorrow it’s gone. I got bigger things on my mind than that. I got Islam on my mind.


My way of joking is to tell the truth. That’s the funniest joke in the world.


Fifteen referees. I want fifteen referees to be at this fight because there ain’t no one man who can keep up with the pace I’m gonna set except me. There’s not a man alive who can whip me. I’m too fast. I’m too smart. I’m too pretty. I should be a postage stamp. That’s the only way I’ll ever get licked.


I hospitalized a rock, killed a brick…I’m so bad I make medicine sick!


My toughest fight was with my first wife.


Fifty years old, 212 fights, and I’m still pretty.


Old age is just a record of one’s whole life.


To be a great champion, you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.


Old age is just a record of one’s whole life.


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.


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.


I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I’m in a world of my own.

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