Here is a collection of quotes from the greatest champion in the world, Muhammad Ali:
When you are as great as I am it is hard to be humble.
The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I’m in a world of my own.
A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ”Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.
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.
“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. They must have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”
I’m the best. I just haven’t played yet.
No one knows what to say in the loser’s locker room.
A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he’ll never crow. I have seen the light and I’m crowing.
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.
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.
It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
Give up what appears to be doubtful for what is certain. Truth brings peace of mind, and deception doubt.
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.
If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize.
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Author: Philip Isaac
Philip Isaac is the founder of Electrified Mind. He is determined to reach the highest level of personal development as humanly possible by interacting with other world leaders through the Electrified Mind Podcast and absorbing all the knowledge they have to offer (you should join him). His overwhelming desire to make other people feel how he feels about life, drives him.