Early Saturday morning, Ali's daughter Hana Tweeted a heartfelt message to her father. "Our father was a 'Humble Mountain!'" she wrote. "And now he has gone home to God. God bless you daddy."
Later on, Hana returned to Twitter to share her account of his final moments, and showed just how much of a fighting spirit he had right up until the very end. According to Hana, even as all of his organs failed and his family told him, "You can go back to God now," Ali's heart continued beating for 30 minutes.
Even though his death can feel like a somber time, Ali's incredible work in the ring, impact on the world of boxing, and his impact on African-American athletes everywhere will live on forever—not to mention his memorable quotes that were sometimes hilarious, but always words to live by. As there are far too many great Ali one-liners to list them all here, we'll leave you with just one.
As the Greatest said himself, remember to "live everyday as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right."
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