Muhammad Ali

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Muhammad Ali (/ɑːˈliː/; born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.; January 17, 1942) is an American former professional boxer, generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport. A controversial and polarizing figure during his early career, Ali is now highly regarded for the skills he displayed in the ring plus the values he exemplified outside of it: religious freedom, racial justice and the triumph of principle over expedience. He is one of the most recognized sports figures of the past 100 years, crowned "Sportsman of the Century" by Sports Illustrated and "Sports Personality of the Century" by the BBC. Ali, originally known as Cassius Clay, began training at 12 years old and at the age of 22 won the world heavyweight championship in 1964 from Sonny Liston in a stunning upset. Shortly after that bout, Ali joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name. He con... More

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Muhammad Ali #Age #Life

Photo of Muhammad Ali Old age is just a record of one's whole life.
Muhammad Ali #Age

Photo of Muhammad Ali Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.
Muhammad Ali #Sports

Photo of Muhammad Ali It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Muhammad Ali #Change

Photo of Muhammad Ali Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.
Muhammad Ali #Home

Photo of Muhammad Ali 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.
Muhammad Ali #Life

Photo of Muhammad Ali 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.
Muhammad Ali #Friendship

Photo of Muhammad Ali Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Muhammad Ali #Life

Photo of Muhammad Ali Frazier is so ugly that he should donate his face to the US Bureau of Wild Life.
Muhammad Ali #Faith #God #Life

Photo of Muhammad Ali We have one life; it soon will be past; what we do for God is all that will last.
Muhammad Ali #Courage #Life

Photo of Muhammad Ali He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Muhammad Ali #Imagination

Photo of Muhammad Ali The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Muhammad Ali #Faith

Photo of Muhammad Ali It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
Muhammad Ali #Good

Photo of Muhammad Ali Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.
Muhammad Ali #Great

Photo of Muhammad Ali I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
Muhammad Ali #Great

Photo of Muhammad Ali It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.
Muhammad Ali #Life

Photo of Muhammad Ali A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Muhammad Ali #Life

Photo of Muhammad Ali The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
Muhammad Ali #Men

Photo of Muhammad Ali Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
Muhammad Ali #Peace #Religion

Photo of Muhammad Ali I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
Muhammad Ali #Peace

Photo of Muhammad Ali When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.
Muhammad Ali #Power

Photo of Muhammad Ali 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.
Muhammad Ali #Religion

Photo of Muhammad Ali Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
Muhammad Ali #Truth

Photo of Muhammad Ali My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world.
Muhammad Ali #Car #Life

Photo of Muhammad Ali Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you.
Muhammad Ali #Love

Photo of Muhammad Ali I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world.