23 Inspirational Michael Jordan Quotes


Best Inspirational Michael Jordan Quotes

1. “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.”Michael Jordan

2. “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

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

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

5. “Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.”– Michael Jordan

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

7. “You have competition every day because you set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that.”– Michael Jordan

8. “Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.”– Michael Jordan

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

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

11. “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

12. “I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.”– Michael Jordan

13. “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

14. “If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But 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

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

16. “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

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

18. “I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.”– Michael Jordan

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

20. “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

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

22. “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

23. “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

I hope you enjoyed these quotes from basketball player Michael Jordan. Do you have any favorite Michael Jordan Quotes?


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