The LEGACY Of Muhammad Ali: Top 10 Most Memorable Quotes


It’s the spirit of a man that lives on through others. Muhammad Ali had a spirit of a champion and that’s not something winning a title can give you. That’s something you find in the depths of your soul, winning a championship is only the result of what you hold within.

Muhammad Ali was a great boxer, one of the greatest that ever lived. Maybe The Greatest as he liked to call himself (“It’s hard to stay humble when you are this great”)

His legacy is not just about boxing. He shared powerful lessons with the world all coming from the same place that champion spirit came from. Those are his legacy!

Here are the top 10 most memorable quotes of Muhammad Ali:Muhammad Ali Top 10 Most Memorable Quotes


“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 boring. “


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


“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. The hands can’t hit what the eyes can’t see. Now you see me, now you don’t. George thinks he will, but I know he won’t.”


“Imma show you, how great I am. Last night, I cut the light off in my bedroom and was in bed before the room was dark. Only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick. I’m so mean, I make medicine sick. I have wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale, I done handcuffed lightnin’, thrown thunder in jail. All you chumps are gonna bow when I whoop him, all of you. I know you got him, I know you’ve got him picked, but the man’s in trouble. Imma show you how great I am.”


“A man who views the world the same at 50 as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.”


“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.”


“The service you do for other is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.”


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


“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.”


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

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

“Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right.”

“The man who has no imagination has no wings.”