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51 Great Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Prompt You To Say ‘Bring It On’

Famous As: The Greatest Basketball Player of All Time
Born On: February 17, 1963
Born In: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Age: 59 Years

Michael Jeffrey Jordan is a former American professional basketball player, entrepreneur and owner of the Charlotte Hornets basketball team. He is often regarded as the greatest basketball player to have ever existed. Michael Jordan or MJ as he is populary called studied at University of North Carolina on a basketball scholarship and made a name as a great talent. In the 1984 NBA draft, he was picked by the Chicago Bulls and his life changed after that. Jordan became one of the most important players in the team pretty quickly and scored lots of points for the Bulls over a period of more than a decade. He was not only the one who scored the bulk of the points for the team but was regarded as one of the most effective defensive players in the game during his long career. Jordan was well and truly the biggest star in basketball during the time that he played the game. It is often stated that he was singularly responsible for making the game popular outside the shore of the United States. With the kind of fame that he enjoyed because of his game, whatever he said or has written or shared on social media and interviews have become quite famous as his quotes and thoughts and are quoted extensively. We bring to you a collection of thoughts, sayings and quotations by Michael Jordan that will surely motivate you and foster you with new gusto. Read on!

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Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Michael Jordan
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.

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

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

Michael Jordan
You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.

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

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.

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
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.

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
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.

Michael Jordan
I've never lost a game I just ran out of time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.

Michael Jordan
Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.

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

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

Michael Jordan
Never say never, because limits, like fear, are often just an illusion.

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

Michael Jordan
I can accept failure but I can not accept not trying.

I can accept failure but I can not accept not trying.

Michael Jordan
There is no

There is no "I" in team.

Michael Jordan
I can appect failure, but I cannot accept not trying.

I can appect failure, but I cannot accept not trying.

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

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

Michael Jordan
Make It Happen

Make It Happen

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

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

Michael Jordan
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.

Michael Jordan
Once I made a decision, I never thought about it again.

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

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

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

Michael Jordan
I Own the guy guarding me

I Own the guy guarding me

Michael Jordan
The key to success is failure

The key to success is failure

Michael Jordan
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...

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...

Michael Jordan
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.

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.

Michael Jordan
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.

Michael Jordan
Learning 's a gift, even when

Learning 's a gift, even when "pain" ,s your teacher!

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

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

Michael Jordan
Failure is acceptable. but not trying is a whole different ball park.

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

Michael Jordan
There is no

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

Michael Jordan
If nobody will help you, do it alone! There is no 'i' in team, but there is '1' in WIN!

If nobody will help you, do it alone! There is no 'i' in team, but there is '1' in WIN!

Michael Jordan
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.

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.

Michael Jordan
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan
I play to win, whether during practice or a real game.

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

Michael Jordan
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.

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.

Michael Jordan
I have failed many times, and that's why I am a success.

I have failed many times, and that's why I am a success.

Michael Jordan
I failed so therefore I succeed.

I failed so therefore I succeed.

Michael Jordan
The best come from the worst

The best come from the worst

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

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

Michael Jordan
I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying

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

Michael Jordan
He fallado una y otra vez en mi vida,
por eso he conseguido el éxito.

He fallado una y otra vez en mi vida, por eso he conseguido el éxito.

Michael Jordan
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.

Michael Jordan
Not every flying hero has a cape.

Not every flying hero has a cape.

Michael Jordan
I failed over and over and over and that is why I succeed.

I failed over and over and over and that is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan
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.

Michael Jordan
Some people wish it would happen, some pepole want it to happen, others make it happen

Some people wish it would happen, some pepole want it to happen, others make it happen

Michael Jordan
If I had been playing for money I would have complained a long time ago that I was underpaid.

If I had been playing for money I would have complained a long time ago that I was underpaid.

Michael Jordan
I can accept failure but cannot accept trying

I can accept failure but cannot accept trying

Michael Jordan