Muhammad Ali was born in January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky
He was named after his father Cassius Marcellus clay Sr.
Muhammad rejected the name saying it is a slave name and he didn’t choose it
He was an Olympic and World Champion Boxer
Married four times and had nine children
Was banned from fighting in the U.S in 1966
Won fighter of the century in 1971
Won Rumble in the Jungle in 1974
Won heavy weight title, a record setting three times
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Some of Muhammad Ali’s Favourite Quotes
Hating People because of their colour is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which colour does the hating. It’s Just Wrong
I hated every minute of training, but I said “ don’t Quit “. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a Champion.
If my mind can conceive it and my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it
If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.
If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize.
It’s not bragging if you can back it up.
I’m so mean, I make medicine sick.
It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.
I’m young; I’m handsome; I’m fast. I can’t possibly be beat.
I should be a postage stamp. That’s the only way I’ll ever get licked.
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.
It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right.