Michael Jordan's 67 Best Phrases

In this post I leave you over 60 Famous quotes from Michael Jordan , One of the most important athletes in history and probably the best basketball player of all time. They represent the philosophy that he had and still has to achieve his goals in life.

  • Champion NCAA With the University of North Carolina 1981/82.
  • Rookie of the year 1984/85.
  • Six times champion of the NBA .
  • Twice Olympic gold medal (1984 and 1992).
  • Six times MVP finals.
  • Five times MVP.
  • 10 times maximum scorer.
  • 10 times maximum stealer.
  • 14 elections for the All-Star Game and 3 times MVP All Star Game .
  • Defender of the year 1987/88
  • Named one of the top 50 players in NBA history (1996)

Phrases of Michael Jordan

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1-I have failed more than 9000 shots in my career. I have lost more than 300 matches. In 26 occasions I was entrusted with the winning shot and I failed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that's why I've been successful.


2-Talent wins matches, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.

3-You have to expect things from yourself before you do them.

4-Never say never, because limits, like fear, are often an illusion.

5-Some people want it to happen, others want it to happen, others make it happen.

6-The key to success is failure.

7-If you leave once it will become a habit. Never give up.

8-Make it happen.

9-If you are trying to achieve something, there will be stones in the way. I have had them, everyone has had them. But obstacles do not have to stop you. If you come across a wall, do not turn around and give up. Find out how to climb it, cross it or surround it.

10-I have failed again and again in my life and that is why I have succeeded.

Jordan failed

11-Always turn a negative situation into a positive one.

12-I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can not accept not to try.

13-The game of basketball has been everything for me. My place of refuge, where I have always gone when I needed comfort and peace.

14-If you accept the expectations of others, especially negatives, you will never change the outcome.

15-If you do the work, you are rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life.

16-Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.

17-To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.

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

19-The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose the focus of your individual goals and you can not let it win because of lack of effort.

20-I have always believed that if you put to work the results will come.

21-I own the guy who protects me.

22-Everyone has talent, but skill requires hard work.

Jordan talent

23-Once I made a decision, I never thought about it again.


24-What is love? Love is playing each game as if it were the last.

25-I play to win, either in real practice or in real play. And I will not let anything get in my way and in my competitive enthusiasm to win.

26-To be successful you have to be selfish or you will never get anything. And once you reach the highest level, you have to be generous. Keep in touch. Do not isolate yourself.

27-My attitude is that if you push me toward something that you think is my weakness, I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.

"My father used to say that it's never too late to do something you wanted to do. You do not know what you can get until you try it.

29-There's no such thing as a perfect basketball player, and I do not think there's only one better player.

30-Sometimes, things can not go your way, but the effort must be there every night.

31-When I was young, I had to learn the fundamentals of basketball. You can have all the physical ability of the world, but you still have to learn the basics.

"We all fly. Once you leave the ground, you fly. Some people fly more than others.

33-I have never looked at the consequences of failing a big shot, when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.

34-Every time I feel tired while exercising or training, I close my eyes to see that image, to see that list with my name. That usually motivates me to work.

"I've never been afraid to fail."

36-The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look into their eyes and see how scared they are.

37-The best comes from the worst.

38-Sometimes you need to be hit in the head to realize you're in a fight.

39-I want to get up every day and do whatever comes to my mind, and not feel pressure or obligations to do anything in my life.

40-I want to be the bridge to the next generation.

41-My heroes were are and were my parents. I can not see anyone else as my heroes.

42-Playing sick. It is very hard. There has to be a mental challenge, as much as a physical one.

43-I build my talent on the shoulders of the talent of others.

Jordan shoulders

"I'm not out there sweating three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat."

"There's only one Michael Jordan."

46-In any investment you have to wait to have fun and make money.


47- Another day, another opportunity to prove to all those who doubt you, that they are wrong.

48. I know that fear for some people is an obstacle, but it is an illusion for me... Failure always made me try harder.

"It's not the force you push along the road. It's about having something in you to finish.

50- The reason I became such a successful athlete was because my mind was saying that no matter who gets in front of me, 'I'm better, I'm the best'.

Anything can happen if you are willing to get to work and stay open to possibilities. Dreams are realized with effort, determination, passion and remaining connected to the feeling of who you are.

There was never any fear in me, I fear no failure. If I miss a shot, what?

53- I'm all challenges and I see if I can go out and get something. If at the end of the day I do, very well. If I do not, I can live with myself.

54. A leader has no excuses. There has to be quality in everything you do. Off the court, on the court, in the classroom.

55. If you can not stop thinking about it, do not stop working on it.

56. If you put your mind to do whatever you want, good things can happen.

57- Do not present the day of the game and expect to be great. Greatness happens with practice. You have to expect things from yourself before you can do them. (29 words)

"Do not be like me. He's better than me. That is the goal.

59- All I knew was that I NEVER wanted to be MEDIOCRE.

I never lost a game, I just ran out of time.

Do not be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try.

Authenticity is about being true to who you are, even when everyone around you wants you to be someone else.

Sometimes a winner is simply a dreamer who never gave up.

I am competing with what I am capable of doing.

65. The heart is what separates the good from the magnificent.

66- Any fear is an illusion. You think something is standing in your way, but nothing is really there. There is an opportunity to do the best you can and to gain some success.

People can fly. Some people fly higher than others, that's all.

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