Great Michael Jordan Quotes

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.


Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.


Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.


There is no ‘i’ in team but there is in win.


My heroes are and were my parents. I can’t see having anyone else as my heroes.


I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.


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.


Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.


Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.


You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.


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.


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


I don’t do things half-heartedly. Because I know if I do, I can expect half-hearted results. Most people get it the honest way by setting their goals and committing themselves to achieving their goals. That’s the only way I did it anyway. Talent wins’ games, but teamwork and intelligence wins’ championships.


I’ll quit competing when my heart quits beating


Focus like a laser, not a flashlight


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.


The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can’t let yourself be beat because of lack of effort.


You always have to focus in life on what you want to achieve.


The NBA is the strongest professional sports league in the world. The league and the game is bigger than any one person, Michael Jordan included, and they always will be. I hope that today players, especially our young players, continue to recognize that simple fact. Nothing is more important than the game itself and the fans who support it.


It doesn’t matter if you win as long as you give everything in your heart.


I don’t do things half-heatedly. Because I know if I do, I can expect half-heated results. Most people get it the honest way by setting their goals and committing themselves to achieving their goals. That’s the only way I did it anyway. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.


I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.


If I have an agenda or a goal, no one is going to deter me from what I want to do.


The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can’t let yourself be beat because of lack of effort.


Don’t be like me. Be better than me. That’s the goal.


I’m a firm believer in goal setting. Step by step. I can’t see any other way of accomplishing anything.