There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
Muhammad Ali (1942 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
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
The service you do for others is the rent you pay for the time you spend on earth.
Service to others is the rent which you pay for your room here on earth.
God gave me this illness to remind me that I'm not number One; he is.
Pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
I'm gonna have to be killed before I lose, and I ain't going to die easy.
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.
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