After battling Parkinson’s Disease for over 32 years, Muhammad Ali breathed his last at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 74. He was arguably one of the most iconic and recognized sportsmen in history not just because of his aggression and showmanship in the rink but even for the battles he fought off it – most prominently during the Civil Rights Movement. Having being born as Cassius Clay, he converted to Islam, named himself Muhammad Ali and joined the Black Muslim Movement under the guidance of Malcolm X.
Undoubtedly the most prominent athlete in America, he was a record 3 time heavy weight champion between 1964 – 1978 and was know for his cocky and not-so-modest quotes.
We list down 5 of his greatest quotes: