I wanted to use my fame and this face that everyone knows so well to help uplift and inspire people around the world.
I had to prove you could be a new kind of black man. I had to show the world
I got no quarrel with them Vietcong
I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.
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.
Never put your money against Cassius Clay, for you will never have a lucky day
Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
Frazier is so ugly that he should donate his face to the US Bureau of Wild Life.
There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win.
When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.
“My wealth is in my knowledge of self, love and spirituality.”
“Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.”
“Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.”
“The Service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.”
The only thing that matters is submitting to the will of God.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Superman don’t need no seat belt.
If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize.
A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
“What you're thinking is what you're becoming.”
“The man with no imagination has no wings.”
“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”
“Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right.”
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.