Jeter Publishing is a division of our sister company, Simon & Schuster, dedicated to creating sports-related non-fiction and fiction for children and adults. Their newest book, Muhammad Ali Unfiltered, is an ultimate look at one of the most inspiring figures of our age through 200+ pages of images, quotes and tributes to the Greatest of All Time.
From the 1960 Rome Olympics till his death on June 3, 2016, there is no doubt that Muhammad Ali earned the title of “The Greatest of All Time.” While he definitely proved his prowess as a boxer, becoming an Olympic gold medalist and world heavyweight-boxing champion, his fights outside the ring cannot be forgotten.
As a civil rights activist and philanthropist, Ali confirmed that he not only knew how to fight but also how to live life to the fullest. Now, we’ve collected some of Ali’s best pieces of life advice to share his hard-won wisdom.
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“If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough.”
“Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something 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.”
“Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”
“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”
“What you’re thinking is what you’re becoming.”
“The man who has no imagination has no wings.”
“Live every day as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right.”