Ali Quotes by Cheo Hodari Coker, Joe Frazier, Ashish Sharma, Sajid Nadiadwala, Demetrious Johnson, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and many others.
Muhammed Ali is my favorite boxer, and the reason that I love Ali is because he’s not undefeated. It’s because of the fact that he risked it all at times and lost – but then came back.
Twenty years I’ve been fighting Ali, and I still want to take him apart piece by piece and send him back to Jesus.
I am inspired by the kind of films Raj Kumar Gupta and Imtiaz Ali make.
When we produced ‘Highway,’ Imtiaz Ali and I planned it as a quick small experimental film, while we waited for Ranbir Kapoor’s dates later during the year.
I really, truly appreciate Conor McGregor’s style – his fighting style and the way he talks. The reason why is because he reminds me of a young Mike Tyson, a young Muhammad Ali, the way he talks.
Ali was a threat because he was a voice, and the people hated Ali when he was a voice, but once Ali could no longer speak and he wasn’t a voice, they loved him. Love me now. I don’t want to be loved if I could barely walk or barely talk. That’s not cool.
I started with ‘Baaghi,’ in which I cast Tiger Shroff. And then with director Imtiaz Ali’s entry in our production, I tried totally different films like ‘Tamasha,’ etc.
In the old days, when Muhammad Ali was fighting Ken Norton, Joe Frazier and George Foreman, there was a lot of excitement in the heavyweight division, I have to admit it.
Ali was a legend of our sport. For me as a kid, he inspired me to represent myself like a champion in and out of the ring.
Do you have any idea what Ali meant to black people? He was the leader of a nation, the leader of Black America. As a young black, at times I was ashamed of my color; I was ashamed of my hair. And Ali made me proud.
When India conducted nuclear tests in 1974, I wrote a letter to then-Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto from Holland and offered my services for Pakistani nuclear programme.
Many a treasure besides Ali Baba’s is unlocked with a verbal key.
Much as my Boomer friends will hate me for saying this, Kanye West is the New Dylan. Not only do Kanye’s best lyrics match Dylan’s prescience, highly inventive word-play and genius for storytelling, his indefatigable cockiness eerily channels Muhammad Ali.
Everyone has their own methods, when Muhammad Ali was coming through I am sure people said he leaned back too far, had his chin too high and dropped his hands too low. I am not comparing myself Ali, just showing that people have different methods that work for them.