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

Muhammad Ali

Profession: Athlete
Nationality: American

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No intelligent black man or black woman in his or her right black mind wants white boys and white girls coming to their homes to marry their black sons and daughters.

People don't realize what they had till it's gone. Like President Kennedy, there was no one like him, the Beatles, and my man Elvis Presley. I was the Elvis of boxing.

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams — they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do — they all contain truths.

If your dreams don't scare you, they aren't big enough.

Anywhere I go, there is always an incredible crowd that follows me. In Rome, as I land at the airport, even the men kiss me. I love Rome.

I'm a fighter. I believe in the eye-for-an-eye business. I'm no cheek turner. I got no respect for a man who won't hit back. You kill my dog, you better hide your cat.

It's in my blood to be around people while I was training.

I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own.

Even when I knew people were cheating me, what was important was how I behaved, because I have to answer to God. I can't be responsible for other people's actions: They will have to answer to God themselves.

My principles are more important than the money or my title.

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

I had a good time boxing. I enjoyed it - and I may come back.

I try not to speak about all the charities and people I help, because I believe we can only be truly generous when we expect nothing in return.

To be able to give away riches is mandatory if you wish to possess them. This is the only way that you will be truly rich.