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Ozepete

Mohammad Ali arguably the most well known sportsman the world ever produced. Farewelled today, his service was viewed around the world. 

 

Often controversial but respected and loved for his sporting ability and his determination to stand up for his beliefs.

 

RIP Great man, you were the best.

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36496473

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to_dave007

'I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale, only last week I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick. I'm so mean I make medicine sick.'

 

'There's not a man alive who can whup me. I'm too fast. I'm too smart. I'm too pretty. I should be a postage stamp. That's the only way I'll ever get licked.'

 

'If you dream of beating me, you'd better wake up and apologise.'

 

'I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.'

 

'I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing. And the shadow won.'

 

'Floats like a butterfly, sting like a bee, his hands can't hit what his eyes can't see.'

 

'When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.'

 

'Cassius Clay is a slave name. I didn't choose it and I don't want it. I am Muhammad Ali, a free name - it means beloved of God - and I insist people use it when people speak to me and of me.'

 

'Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on brown people while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs?'

 

'I got nothing against no Viet Cong. No Vietnamese ever called me a 'nigger'.'

 

'A man who views the world the same at 50 as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.'

 

'Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.'

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