The Greatest Of All Time, it’s uncommon for someone to get this title, especially in sports but this man knocked everyone else out of the competition to earn it. Yep we’re talking about Muhammad Ali, the legendary boxer and one of the greatest speakers to have lived. More than being a beast in the ring, it was his larger than life personality that captivated people.
Be it inside or outside the ring, he always came back even after being taken down. That’s what made him a champion. The word ‘legend’ is thrown around carelessly these days, but Muhammad Ali is a true legend.
We bring to you some Muhammad Ali quotes that’ll prove how big a loss it has been to lose him.
1) “Never forgotten, and never behind. Always remembered, and always in mind. Man, he was something amazing to see. Floats like a butterfly. Stings like a bee.”
2) The personification of champion, Ali was competitive, and trained really hard and this work ethic was not just limited to boxing. Really, the end of an era
3)Supremely confident and relaxed,that’s how he got into his opponent’s head. Winning even before the fight began.
4)Imagine that coming from a person fighting a battle with Prankinson’s for 32 years.
5)How often do you come across an athlete who’s personality size matches their skills.
6)Ali dreamt of becomoing the greatest boxer and achieved it through sheer hard work. The kind of speed and coordination he had,one can only wonder what other sports he could have played professionaly.
7)Wit as just powerful as his fits,that was Muhammad Ali
8)Despite being one of the most famous people alive, he had the humility to be relatable and kind. ‘Athletes’ like him don’t come along often…
9)Few walk the talk,the way he did.
10)Leave aside the awards,the titles,the statistics,Ali was so much more.An icon in and out of the ring,he was one of the few rare people who made a true cultural impact.
Muhammad Ali willed people to take pride in themselves by breaking down the ‘color barrier’ himself.He inspired thousands of people in the most obscure phases of their lives without even meeting them, and that’s what made him a hero.
The world will forever be grateful to him. If you have any favorite Muhammad Ali quote, do write it in the comments below.