I knew he was a great humanitarian and athlete, who stood behind his beliefs and went to jail rather than kill innocent people. Great quotes by an awakened man who saw thru all the western lies from media and state dept. So very rare in those days! RIP Mr. Ali.
RIP Muhammad Ali (1/17/1942 – 6/3/2016)
I thought this was an interesting thing to recall in connection with the topics we often discuss here on FT, as related to the great boxer and pacifist Muhammad Ali.
Muhammad Ali visiting the USSR – meeting with Leonid Brezhnev
Thanks to Akaida for the comment with this telling quote:
Muhammad Ali on his visit to USSR in 1978
“I’m very impressed by a meeting with Leonid Brezhnev. I find it hard to find the words… I am a simple American boxer, but I was honored to meet Mr. Brezhnev. I used to hear that the Russians are always threatening Americans, but I am convinced that this is not true. Brezhnev is a supporter of world peace”. Leonid Brezhnev, who during the WW2 fought against Nazis, gave Ali the book “The small land”. Ali called this gift…
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