Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Muhammad Ali

muhammad-ali-punch-01.jpegI could populate a year’s worth of these posts, one every day, with Ali quotes, but I’ve long thought that this one bears much of the essence of The Greatest as well as suggesting a path–perhaps the best path–to our own confident success. Did  Ali say he was the greatest because he was, or did he become the greatest because he said he was, and believed it?

I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.  –Muhammad Ali

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About JunkChuck

Native, Militant Westsylvanian (the first last best place), laborer, gardener, and literary hobbyist (if by literary you mean "hack"). I've had a bunch of different blogs, probably four, due to a recurring compulsion to start over. This incarnation owes to a desire to dredge up the best entries of the worst little book of hand-scrawled poems I could ever dream of writing, salvageable excerpts from fiction both in progress and long-abandoned. and a smattering of whatever the hell seems to fit at any particular moment. At first blush, I was here just to focus on old, terrible verse, but I reserve the right to include...anything. Maybe everything, certainly my love of pulp novels growing garlic, the Pittsburgh Steelers and howling at the moon--both figuratively and, on rare occasions, literally.
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One Response to Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Muhammad Ali

  1. He was certainly the greatest boxer. He also raised Braggadacio to the the level of poetry.

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