Michael Jordan Quotes

You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.
“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.”
I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
“I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”
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.
“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.”
I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying.
“I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying.”
Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.
“Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.”
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.
“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.”
Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.
“Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”
Failure gave me strength. Pain was my motivation.
“Failure gave me strength. Pain was my motivation.”
Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.
“Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.”
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.”
Earn your leadership every day.
“Earn your leadership every day.”
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.
“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.”
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.”
Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.
“Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.”
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 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.”
Success doesn't stop when you get there.
“Success doesn't stop when you get there.”
There is no 'I' in team but there is in win.
“There is no 'I' in team but there is in win.”
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.
“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.”
I've never lost a game. I just ran out of time.
“I've never lost a game. I just ran out of time.”