"I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'"
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."Muhammad Ali on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."Muhammad Ali on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."Muhammad Ali on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."Muhammad Ali on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."Muhammad Ali on Joseph Campbell
"Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are."
"Old age is just a record of one's whole life."
"Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you."
"Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change."
"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life."