25 brilliant Muhammad Ali quotes that will inspire you

Muhammad Ali was an American
professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed “The
Greatest,” he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and
celebrated sports figures of the 20th century and as one of the greatest boxers
of all time.
Here is a list of some of
his best quotes (in no particular order):

1.”I hated every minute of
training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as
a champion”
2.”Friendship is the hardest
thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if
you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned
anything.”
3.”Don’t count the days, make
the days count.”
4.”Champions aren’t made in
gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a
dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must
be stronger than the skill.”
5.”I’m a fighter. I believe in
the eye-for-an-eye business. I’m no cheek turner. I got no respect for a man
who won’t hit back. You kill my dog, you better hide your cat.”
6.”Often it isn’t the mountains
ahead that wear you out, it’s the little pebble in your shoe.”
7.”Float like a butterfly, sting
like a bee.”

8.”The man who views the world
at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life”
9.”Inside of a ring or out,
ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong.”
10.”He who is not courageous
enough to take risks will accomplish.”
11.”You lose nothing when
fighting for a cause … In my mind the losers are those who don’t have a cause
they care about.”
12.”I believe in the religion of
Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.”
13.”It’s lack of faith that makes
people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in 
14.”I don’t
count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re
the only ones that count.”
15.”Friendship … is not something you learn in
school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning
of friendship, you really haven’t learned
anything.”
16.”Service to
others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”
 17.”I am the
greatest. I said that even before I knew I was.
I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really
was the greatest.”
18.”There are no
pleasures in a fight, but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win.”
19.”If my mind
can conceive it, and my heart can believe it—then I can achieve it.” 
20.”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.”
21.”Live
everyday as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right.”
22.”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.” 
23.”I wish
people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better
world.”