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A collection of quotes by Michael Jordan on motivation, failure, basketball, game, fear, work, choices, inspiration, focus, success, teamwork and limits.

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

Quick Facts

Famous As: Basketball player

Born On: February 17, 1963

Born In: Brooklyn

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.

Michael Jordan

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.

Michael Jordan

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.

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

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.

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.

Michael Jordan

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

Make It Happen

Michael Jordan

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.

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

I Own the guy guarding me

Michael Jordan

The key to success is failure

Michael Jordan

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

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...

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.

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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.

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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.

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.

Michael Jordan

I failed so therefore I succeed.

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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

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.

Michael Jordan

Not every flying hero has a cape.

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

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.

Michael Jordan

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.

Michael Jordan

There is no "I" in team.

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

I can accept failure but cannot accept trying

Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan