“I Am the Greatest,” the infamous words of Muhammad Ali still resounds and rumbles beyond his demise. As the world’s greatest boxing champion passing is mourned around the world, those knew Muhammad Ali agree he was undisputable a champion of his kind.
Unapologetic was his declarations to the world, he could “float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, the hands can’t hit what the eyes can’t see,” and if you didn’t know it, he would let you know, “I’m the greatest, I’m young, I’m pretty, I’m fast!”
This champion of a man knew the importance of believing in himself and declaring his greatness. When others viewed him as arrogant, the reality is- if you do not believe in your own greatness and ability to succeed, who will?
Ali’s presence will be missed, but he lives on as one of the greatest boxing champs in the hearts of many.