Muhammad Ali Quotes (89 quotes)
“The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.”
Interview in Playboy magazine (November 1975)
February 26, 1964. As quoted in: Man of Destiny: The Story of Muhammad Ali, Formerly Cassius Clay (Muller, 1967) by John Cottrell, p. 157
“What's really hurting me, the name Islam is involved, and Muslim is involved and causing trouble and starting hate and violence.... Islam is not a killer religion.... Islam means peace, I couldn't just sit home and watch people label Muslims as the reason for this problem.”
As quoted in Muhammad Ali Defends His Religion by Lisa L. Colangelo and Clem Richardson in New York Daily News (21 September 2001), p. 34
As quoted in Interview with Muhammad Ali at SoundVision.com
As quoted in Ali's Quotes at BBC Sport : Boxing (17 January 2007)
“If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.”
To a student who asked Ali whether he should stay in college. As quoted in: "A rough guide to Muhammad Ali" (Rough Guides, 2004) by Ann Oliver and Paul Simpson, p. 221
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMuhammad Ali
Born: January 17, 1942 (age 76)
Bio: Muhammad Ali is an American former professional boxer, philanthropist and social activist. Considered a cultural icon, Ali has both been idolized and vilified.