Michael Jordan Quotes

Michael Jordan


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


If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But 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


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

Michael Jordan


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

Michael Jordan


Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.

Michael Jordan


My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'

Michael Jordan


Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.

Michael Jordan


You have competition every day because you set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that.

Michael Jordan


I want to be the bridge to the next generation.

Michael Jordan


There is no such thing as a perfect basketball player, and I don't believe there is only one greatest player either.

Michael Jordan


Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about life too.

Michael Jordan


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

Michael Jordan


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

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


Work ethics eliminates fear.

Michael Jordan