Muhammad Ali’s Best Quotes

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The world lost one of its biggest stars, nicest humans, and brightest personalities when Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74. Ali is widely considered the best fighter boxing has ever seen, as he is known for both his knockout punch and elusiveness. Outside of the ring, Ali was one of the biggest Civil Rights activists and refused to fight in the Vietnam War. Boxing tickets never held the same value without Ali, who gave us some of the most memorable quotes to live by. Here are some of the great quotes from the great Muhammad Ali.

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

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”

“I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.”

“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.”

“It’s not bragging if you can back it up.”

“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 nothing.”

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

 “If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize.”

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

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