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28 Laila Ali Quotes on Success (BOXING)

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“If you’re passionate about something, you believe in it, then you have to be consistent. And you have to put in the hard work that it takes to be successful.”

Laila Ali
Focus on being balanced - success is balance.
Focus on being balanced – success is balance.
Sometimes your worst hits in life wind up being your best advantage. If only you could believe that when you're getting hit.
Sometimes your worst hits in life wind up being your best advantage. If only you could believe that when you’re getting hit.
Authenticity is very important - be true to one's self.
Authenticity is very important – be true to one’s self.
Anyone who's seen me before knows that when it's fight time, I don't have much to say.
Anyone who’s seen me before knows that when it’s fight time, I don’t have much to say.

“If I’m not prepared, I don’t feel confident. It’s something that you can have control of. You deserve what it is you’re going after as long as you’ve done the work that needs to be done to prepare for it. You can’t just have your hand out!”

Laila Ali
I wasn't in shape at all before I decided to do boxing. I wasn't an athlete. Before boxing, I would go to the gym for a month and stop.
I wasn’t in shape at all before I decided to do boxing. I wasn’t an athlete. Before boxing, I would go to the gym for a month and stop.
Everyone wouldn't just accept that I wanted to be a fighter - because I wasn't someone that they envisioned could or would be a fighter.
Everyone wouldn’t just accept that I wanted to be a fighter – because I wasn’t someone that they envisioned could or would be a fighter.
You have to fight for your health and stay on top of it. Our bodies are meant to be healthy.
You have to fight for your health and stay on top of it. Our bodies are meant to be healthy.
Running is my time for myself. I'm like, 'I'm going for a run!' and my husband knows I'm out of there.
Running is my time for myself. I’m like, ‘I’m going for a run!’ and my husband knows I’m out of there.

4 Inspirational Laila Ali Quotes About Life

“If you’re having a bad day the main thing on the mental side is realizing that I’m having a bad day and thinking about why and then just kind of re-prioritizing and saying, “I’m going to let myself have this bad day, but tomorrow I’m going to get back on track.” That’s pretty much it. We all have them. You do have to let yourself have them and then go within and figure out why you’re having it and prevent it from happening again.”

Laila Ali
Sometimes if you don't physically attempt something, you don't realize how sick to your stomach or how hard it is.
Sometimes if you don’t physically attempt something, you don’t realize how sick to your stomach or how hard it is.
I like to play by my own rules.
I like to play by my own rules.
I love engaging in conversation with other moms because we can relate to one another, and we swap valuable insight and information.
I love engaging in conversation with other moms because we can relate to one another, and we swap valuable insight and information.

5 Laila Ali Quotes on her Father

“My father loves people. No matter what their race, no matter what their position in life, he treated everyone with kindness and love and respect. And that was instilled in me just by watching him.”

Laila Ali
I think that the greatest lesson I learned from my father is just having compassion towards people.
I think that the greatest lesson I learned from my father is just having compassion towards people.
My dad lived by example. I lived by watching him. I watched all the great things he did and said. I try to walk that talk for my children.
My dad lived by example. I lived by watching him. I watched all the great things he did and said. I try to walk that talk for my children.
My dad is an excellent grandfather. He loves kids. He loves to kiss them to death.
My dad is an excellent grandfather. He loves kids. He loves to kiss them to death.
We shared our father with the world.
We shared our father with the world.

4 Laila Ali Quotes on Health and Workout

“I do my best to work out 5 days a week. There are times when I can only get in 3 days a week because I am traveling or just need rest due to a hectic schedule. But working out is always a priority, and if I fall off due to my schedule, it is not long before I get back on track.”

Laila Ali
I want to encourage women to take control of their health.
I want to encourage women to take control of their health.
If you knew you could change your lifestyle and diet and avoid heart disease and other things, you should do it.
If you knew you could change your lifestyle and diet and avoid heart disease and other things, you should do it.
I've had people in the family, male and female, impacted by heart disease. But people can prevent it.
I’ve had people in the family, male and female, impacted by heart disease. But people can prevent it.

5 Laila Ali Quote on Fighting and Boxing

“The wrestling, even though I would only wrestle for 15 or 20 or 30 minutes at a time, and it would look like that was the only time I was in it, was really a 24-hour job. Keeping yourself alive, reinventing yourself, staying physically in shape, the traveling, all the other commitments with being a wrestler, it was a crossover situation where it became sports entertainment and you actually became a media star, so it was very demanding.”

Laila Ali
I never intended to box forever, and always planned to move on to do other things.
I never intended to box forever, and always planned to move on to do other things.
I don't really try to tell people whether they should fight. It's definitely not for everybody.
I don’t really try to tell people whether they should fight. It’s definitely not for everybody.
When I entered the sport of boxing I wanted to be one of the best and be undefeated. And I was able to attain that, not just one championship title, but four.
When I entered the sport of boxing I wanted to be one of the best and be undefeated. And I was able to attain that, not just one championship title, but four.

“People like to see me fight. A name can only take you so far. There are only a few fighters out of the thousands of boxers out there that have name recognition. I’m definitely not upset by that.”

Laila Ali

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