Muhammad Ali, the boxing legend who died at the age of 74 on Friday June 3rd (2016), had Parkinson’s disease for more than 30 years. The debilitating illness made it difficult for him to do what arguably made him most famous – speak.
Muhammad Ali was quick with his fists but he also knew the power of words that could unsettle his rivals and inspire a generation of young minds.
In his younger days, it was nearly impossible to get Ali to ever stop speaking. He roared on about how he was the greatest, he bragged about his good looks and he declared nothing is impossible.
To list all of Ali’s most memorable quotes would take ages, but we narrowed the list down to 6 to honor his passing.
In no particular order, here are some great quotes by the greatest.