“It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I just beat people up.” ;”I hated every minute of training, but I said, ”Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”; “Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.”; “The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life”. When you are as great as I am it is hard to be humble.”;”I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.” A beautiful tribute was done by this guy, just click “Rumble in the Jungle” for the most stunning quotes of them all – Ali definitively was a fighter and a poet.