I'm gonna have to be killed before I lose, and I ain't going to die easy.
Muhammad Ali (1942 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
Explaining why he refused induction into the Army. I ain't got no quarrel with them Viet Congs.
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Source: 1977, quoted in New York Times
My toughest fight was with my first wife.
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Source: quoted by Pete Axthelm, Newsweek
Don't count the days, make the days count.
There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
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
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