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Boxing - Muhammad Ali Quotes

Inspirational Boxing - Muhammad Ali Quotes for Athletes

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.
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"It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe."
- Muhammad Ali
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He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
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"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life."
- Muhammad Ali
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I've wrestled with alligators. I've tussled with a whale. I done handcuffed lightning. And throw thunder in jail
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"I've wrestled with alligators. I've tussled with a whale. I done handcuffed lightning. And throw thunder in jail"
- Muhammad Ali
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I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was
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"I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was"
- Muhammad Ali
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Don't count the days; make the days count
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"Don't count the days; make the days count"
- Muhammad Ali
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Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
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"Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision."
- Muhammad Ali
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At home I am a nice guy: but I don't want the world to know. Humble people, I've found, don't get very far.
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"At home I am a nice guy: but I don't want the world to know. Humble people, I've found, don't get very far."
- Muhammad Ali
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Braggin' is when a person says something and can't do it. I do what I say
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"Braggin' is when a person says something and can't do it. I do what I say"
- Muhammad Ali
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It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
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"It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up."
- Muhammad Ali
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I don't count my sit-ups. I only start counting once it starts hurting
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"I don't count my sit-ups. I only start counting once it starts hurting"
- Muhammad Ali
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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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"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
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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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"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
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I'll be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee.
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"I'll be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee."
- Muhammad Ali
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I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.
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"I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life."
- Muhammad Ali
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I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.
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"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
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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.
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"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."
- Muhammad Ali
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Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
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"Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up."
- Muhammad Ali
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I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own.
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"I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own."
- Muhammad Ali
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It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.
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"It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am."
- Muhammad Ali
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Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
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"Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision."
- Muhammad Ali
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It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
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"It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen."
- Muhammad Ali
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The man who has no imagination has no wings.
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"The man who has no imagination has no wings."
- Muhammad Ali
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I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
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"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
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The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses—behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
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"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses—behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights."
- Muhammad Ali
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