Quotes about him
- "If only people could follow the example set by Dr Ali then Fiji would be a better country."
- (Senator Ratu George Cakobau, 13 June 2005)
- "He was from the old school of those who would differ vigorously with you, but be able to present his different views with dignity."
- (Senator Qoriniasi Bale, Attorney General of Fiji, 13 June 2005)