ᐅMichael Jordan Quotes On Life, Leadership and Teamwork

"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

"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen." ~ Michael Jordan

"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying." ~ Michael Jordan

"If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it." ~ Michael Jordan

"Another day, another opportunity to prove everyone who doubts you wrong." ~ Michael Jordan

"Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion." ~ Michael Jordan

"You always have to focus in life on what you want to achieve." ~ Michael Jordan

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships." ~ Michael Jordan

"Don't be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try." ~ Michael Jordan

"You can practice shooting eight 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

"Sometimes a winner is just a dreamer who never gave up." ~ Michael Jordan

"Not every flying hero has a cape." ~ Michael Jordan

"Nothing of value comes without being earned." ~ Michael Jordan

"To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail." ~ Michael Jordan

"My advice is find fuel in failure. Sometimes failure gets you closer to where you want to be." ~ Michael Jordan

"Its better to shoot and miss, then to let time run out and wonder what if" ~ Michael Jordan

"Excellence isn't a one-week or one-year ideal. It's a constant." ~ Michael Jordan

"If you quit ONCE it becomes a habit.Never quit!!!" ~ Michael Jordan

"A coach is someone that sees beyond your limits and guides you to greatness!" ~ Michael Jordan

"If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome." ~ Michael Jordan

"If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life." ~ Michael Jordan

"The harder I prepare, the luckier I seem to get." ~ Michael Jordan

"Look me in the eye. It’s ok if you’re scared. So am I. But we are scared for different reasons. I am scared of what I won’t become. And you are scared of what I could become. Look at me. I won’t let myself end where I started. I won’t let myself finish where I began. I know what is within me, even if you can’t see it yet. Look me in the eyes. I have something more important than courage. I have patience. I will become what I know I am." ~ Michael Jordan

"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed." ~ Michael Jordan

"You have to be uncompromised in your level of commitment to whatever you are doing, or it can disappear as fast as it appeared... Excellence isn't a one-week or one-year ideal. It's a constant. There will be days when you don't feel on top of your game, or meetings in which you aren't at your best, but your commitment remains constant. No compromises." ~ Michael Jordan

"Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work." ~ Michael Jordan

"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

"If nobody will help you do it alone!" ~ Michael Jordan

"The reason I became such a successful athlete was my mind was saying that no matter who you put up against me, I am better, I am the best." ~ Michael Jordan

"If you are confident you have done everything possible to prepare yourself, then there is nothing to fear." ~ Michael Jordan

"I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me . . . Failure always made me try harder next time." ~ Michael Jordan

"Anything can happen if you are willing to put in the work and remain open to the possibility. Dreams are realized by effort, determination, passion and staying connected to that sense of who you are." ~ Michael Jordan

"Focus like a laser, not a flashlight" ~ Michael Jordan

"I can never stop working hard. Each day I feel that I have to improve. Hardwork...Determination...I gotta keep pushing myself." ~ Michael Jordan

"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

"It doesn't matter if you fall down, it's whether you get back up." ~ Michael Jordan

"It's not about the shoes, it's what you do in them." ~ Michael Jordan