Muhammad Ali Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old muhammad ali quotes, muhammad ali sayings, and muhammad ali proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.     

Muhammad Ali

Children make you want to start life over.     

Muhammad Ali

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.     

Muhammad Ali

Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.     

Muhammad Ali

Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down. It's staying down that's wrong.     

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

Children make you want to start life over.     

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

It's hard to be humble when you are as great as I am.     

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.     

Muhammad Ali

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.     

Muhammad Ali

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.     

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

I never thought about losing, but now that it's happened, the only thing is to do it right.     

Muhammad Ali

There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.     

Muhammad Ali

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.     

Muhammad Ali

It's not bragging if you can back it up.     

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.     

Muhammad Ali

Don't count the days, make the days count.     

Muhammad Ali

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.     

Muhammad Ali

Old age is just a record of one's whole life.     

Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

Children make you want to start life over.     

Muhammad Ali

Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.     

Muhammad Ali

To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.     

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

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