40+ Michael Jordan Quotes And Sayings For Inspiration

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If Michael Jordan was characterized by something, it was because of his mentality and his sick obsession with winning. He was one of the greatest athletes of all time. He was one of the greatest geniuses that basketball has ever seen on the court.

Check out our collection of Michael Jordan Quotes and motivate yourself to achieve greatness in life.

I’ve never lost a game. I just ran out of time.

– Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan Quotes

1. “I can accept failure, everyone falls at something but I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

2. “The more you sweat in practice the less you bleed in battle.” – Michael Jordan

3. “Some people want it to happen. Some wish it would happen others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan

4. “The best come from the worst.” – Michael Jordan

5. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

6. “Don’t let them drag you down by rumors just go with what you believe in.” – Michael Jordan

7. “Don’t let success get to your head, and don’t let failure get to your heart.” – Michael Jordan

8. “Sometimes you need to get hit in the head to realize that you’re in a fight.” – Michael Jordan

9. “If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life.” – Michael Jordan

10. “To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.” – Michael Jordan

11. “I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me. Failure always made me try harder the next time.” – Michael Jordan

12. “It’s not about the shoes. It’s about what you do in them.” – Michael Jordan

13. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life…. That’s why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

14.Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” – Michael Jordan

15. “If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never Quit!” – Michael Jordan

16. “I’ve always believed that if you put in the work. The results will come. I don’t do things half-heartedly. Because I know if I do, then I can expect half-hearted results.” – Michael Jordan

17.Learning’s a gift, even when pain is your teacher.” – Michael Jordan

18.My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.” – Michael Jordan

19. “Practice like you’ve never won, play like you’ve never lost.” – Michael Jordan

20. “I play to win whether during practice or a real game.” – Michael Jordan

21. “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan

22. “To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish, stay reachable. stay in touch don’t isolate.” – Michael Jordan

23. “Being afraid on the court means you’re not confident of your skills.” – Michael Jordan

24. “My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, you never know what you can accomplish until you try.” – Michael Jordan

25. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

26. “Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.” – Michael Jordan

27. “Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.” – Michael Jordan

28. “I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era.” – Michael Jordan

29. “I want to wake up every day and do whatever comes in my mind, and not feel pressure or obligations to do anything else in my life.” – Michael Jordan

30. “Champions do not become champions when they win an event, but in the hours, weeks, and months, and years they spend preparing for it.” – Michael Jordan

31. “My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn’t stand the sideline.” – Michael Jordan

32. “If I had been playing for money I would have complained a long time ago that I was underpaid.” – Michael Jordan

32. “Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

33. “I realize that I’m black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody’s wish.” – Michael Jordan

34. “I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot… when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.” – Michael Jordan

35. “If nobody will help you do it alone.” – Michael Jordan

36. “Don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try.” – Michael Jordan

37. “All I knew is that I never wanted to be average.” – Michael Jordan

38. “I mean we all fly. Once you leave the ground, you fly. Some people fly longer than others.” – Michael Jordan

39. “Playing sick. That is so hard to do. It has to be a total mental challenge, as well as the physical challenge.” – Michael Jordan

40. “I’ve never been afraid to fail.” – Michael Jordan

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