Monday, June 18, 2012

Michael Jordan - Quotes

“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 can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.”

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

“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.”

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”

“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.”

“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.”

“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.”

“If you quit ONCE it becomes a habit.Never quit!!!”

“Make It Happen”

“To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.”

“Don't let them drag you down by rumors just go with what you believe in.”

“Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.”

“I've never lost a game I just ran out of time.”

“Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.”

“I Own the guy guarding me”

“Once I made a decision, I never thought about it again.”

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

“What is love? Love is playing every game as if it's your last!”

“I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”

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

“My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.”

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

“I realize im black, but id like to be viewed as a person, and that is everybodys wish.”

“Failure is acceptable. but not trying is a whole different ball park.”

“The key to success is failure”

“As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day. ”

“The basketball court for me, during a game, is the most peaceful place I can imagine. On the basketball court, I worry about nothing. When I'm out there, no one can bother me...”

“I play to win, whether during practice or a real game.”

“I failed so therefore I succeed. ”

“You have to expect 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”

“There is no "I" in team but there is in win.”

“I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying”

“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.”


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