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It’s hard to beat a guy when he’s got his mind made up that he’s going to win.

It’s hard to beat a guy when he’s got his mind made up that he’s going to win. – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? This quote is about the reason why. We all have things we want to do, and the main difference is the reason why we are doing them. I once heard someone say […]

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The man who has no imagination has no wings.

The man who has no imagination has no wings. – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? To me, this quote is all about possibility. If you can’t imagine it, how are you ever going to actually do it? Imagination is all about seeing the possibilities when all the others can see is are problems. Imagination is […]

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Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.

Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing. – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? This is another famously shortened-for-twitter quote. The full quote is as follows: “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live the world they’ve been […]

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Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? Service to others is a great idea. I’m not talking about “Would you like fries with that?” but actually doing something that helps other people with their lives. Helping someone learn to read. Helping […]

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It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.

It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself. – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? To me, it talks of one of humankind’s greatest fears, the fear of the new, the unknown.  He talks about people being afraid to meet challenges, and states that he wasn’t. He […]

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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 hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? To me, it means that if you are willing to put up with something you don’t like now, you can have something better afterwards.  To […]

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A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? To me, this talks about how our experiences (especially when taken across 3 decades) should change our view. For a person still think the same after […]

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