Michael Jordan Quotes

Michael Jordan Quotes: When it comes to basketball Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant are two names that you just can’t forget. Not only was he professional Basketball player but he is also a successful businessman and the owner and chairman of Charlotte Hornets. Born February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York he was the 4th child of the five children his parents had. He had two older brothers, one older sister and one younger sister.

Micheal started his athletic activities in school where he played basketball, football and baseball as well. During the sophomore year he tried out for the varsity team but because of his height at the time being 5’11 he was rejected as he was deemed too short to play basketball. This rejection only motivated him to work harder to prove himself and so he tried out for the junior varsity squad and he made the team. He scored and tallied various 40 points game and when he grew four inches taller he finally made the varsity roster team. His average throughout the 4 years of varsity games was 20 points per game.

When he was senior he got selected to the McDonald’s All American team. Once he passed out from his school a lot of colleges offered to recruit him for the basketball program like Duke, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia etc. In the year 1981, he accepted the basketball scholarship to North Carolina where he graduated with Major in Cultural Geography. He left his college 1 year prior to when he was scheduled to graduate to enter into the 1984 NBA draft. He was selected by the Chicago Bulls. He did return to North Carolina in the year 1986 to complete his graduation.

During his first season in NBA, his average was 28 points per game approximately which made the fan favourite even in the opposing arenas. He was just a beginner only one month into his professional basketball career when was featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated with the headline saying ‘A star is born’. He was also selected as the All-Star starter by fans and supporters in only his rookie season. Since he rose so quick to fame it irked a lot of people to the point where players won’t pass him the ball in the games but nothing stopped him and still was voted as the rookie of the year. His second season was cut short because of a foot injury but he recovered and resumes his career. We have collected some of the Best Inspirational and Motivational Michael Jordan Quotes. We also have a great collection of Jim Morrison Quotes & Stephen Hawking Quotes.

Michael Jordan Quotes

1. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

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

3. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

4. “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

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

6. “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

7. “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

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

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

10. “Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.” – Michael Jordan

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

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

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

14. “Make it happen” – Michael Jordan

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

16. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

17. “Once I made a decision, I never thought about it again.” – Michael Jordan

18. “The minute you get away from fundamentals – whether it’s proper technique, work ethic or mental preparation – the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, whatever you’re doing.” – Michael Jordan

19. “The key to success is failure.” – Michael Jordan

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

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

22. “Failure is acceptable. but not trying is a whole different ball park.” – Michael Jordan

23. “There is no “I” in team but there is in win.” – Michael Jordan

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

25. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.”- Michael Jordan

26. “Every time I feel tired while I am exercising and training, I close my eyes to see that picture, to see that list with my name. This usually motivates me to work again.” – Michael Jordan

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

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

29. “I’ve never lost a game I just ran out of time.” – Michael Jordan

30. “I’m not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.” – Michael Jordan

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

32. “The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.” – Michael Jordan

33. “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

34. “It’s heavy duty to try to do everything and please everybody. My job was to go out there and play the game of basketball as best I can. People may not agree with that. I can’t live with what everyone’s impression of what I should or what I shouldn’t do.” – Michael Jordan

35. “If it turns out that my best wasn’t good enough, at least I won’t look back and say I was afraid to try.” – Michael Jordan

36. “I realized that if I was going to achieve anything in life I had to be aggressive. I had to get out there and go for it.” – Michael Jordan

37. “Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That’s truly about the game, and in some ways that’s about life too.” – Michael Jordan

38. “Heart is what separates the good from the great.” – Michael Jordan

39. “I would tell players to relax and never think about what’s at stake. Just think about the basketball game. If you start to think about who is going to win the championship, you’ve lost your focus.” – Michael Jordan

40. “You can practice shooting 8 hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.” – Michael Jordan

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