"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."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Muhammad Ali on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Muhammad Ali on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Muhammad Ali on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Muhammad Ali on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Muhammad Ali on Booker T. Washington
"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."