How I would like to be REMEMBERED – Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali passes on

    Muhammad Ali passes on

    The world continues to mourn the demise of late boxing legend, Muhammad Ali who passed away today at the age of 74 after being on admission briefly at a Phoenix hospital.

    Before his death, Ali already wrote down how he’ll want to be remembered when he dies.

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    In his autobiography titled ‘The Soul of a Butterfly‘ published in November 2004, Muhammad Ali wrote, ‘I would like to be remembered as a man who won the heavyweight title three times, who was humorous, and who treated everyone right. As a man who never looked down on those who looked up to him, and who helped as many people as he could.

    ‘As a man who stood up for his beliefs no matter what. As a man who tried to unite all humankind through faith and love. And if all that’s too much, then I guess I’d settle for being remembered only as a great boxer who became a leader and a champion of his people, And I wouldn’t even mind if folks forgot how pretty I was’.

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    Source:: The NET