|"A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life"|
|"A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he'll never crow. I have seen the light and I'm crowing"|
|"Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are."|
|"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"|
|"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 last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill."|
|"He who is courageous enough to take risks will accomplish anything in life."|
|"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life"|
|"I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace"|
|"I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest"|
|"I hated every minute of training, but I said, ''Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'"|
|"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"|
|"If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you"|
|"It's not bragging if you can back it up"|
|"It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen"|
|"Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you.
|"My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world"|
|"Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths"|
|"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
|"The man who has no imagination has no wings"|
|"There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win"|
|"To be able to give away riches is mandatory if you wish to possess them. This is the only way that you will be truly rich"|
|"Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change"|
|"We have one life; it soon will be past; what we do for God is all that will last"|
|"What keeps me going is goals.