michael jordan Quotes

There is no "I" in team but there is in win.
— Michael Jordan
I realize im black, but id like to be viewed as a person, and that is everybodys wish.
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— Michael Jordan
You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.
— Michael Jordan
One day, you might look up and see me playing the game at 50. Don't laugh. Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.
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— 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.
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— Michael Jordan
It's a heavy duty to try to do everything and please everybody. My job was to go out there and play the game of basketball as best I can and provide entertainment for everyone who wanted to watch basketball. Obviously, people may not agree with that; again, I can't live with what everyone's impression of what I should or what I shouldn't do.
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— Michael Jordan
We all fly. Once you leave the ground, you fly. Some people fly longer than others.
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— Michael Jordan
My challenge when I came back was to face the young talent, dissect their games, and show them maybe that they needed to learn more about the game than just the money aspect.
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— Michael Jordan
I've never lost a game I just ran out of time.
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— Michael Jordan
I've had tendinitis since college.
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— Michael Jordan
You always have to focus in life on what you want to achieve.
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— 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.
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— Michael Jordan
I realized that if I was going to achieve anything in life I had to be aggressive. I had to get out there and go for it... I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it's an illusion to me.
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— Michael Jordan
Winners don't just learn the fundamentals, they master them. You have to monitor your fundamentals constantly because the only thing that changes will be your attention to them.
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— 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
Its better to shoot and miss, then to let time run out and wonder what if
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— Michael Jordan
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
— Michael Jordan
It doesn't matter if you fall down, it's whether you get back up.
— Michael Jordan
Don't be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try.
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— 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.
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— 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.
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— 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.
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— Michael Jordan
You don't show up on game day and expect to be great. Greatness happens in practice. You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
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— Michael Jordan
Another day, another opportunity to prove everyone who doubts you wrong.
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— Michael Jordan
Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.
tags: fear illusion
— Michael Jordan
I make shoes for white suburban kids, not the poor black kids. That would be like opening a restaurant for people without stomachs.
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— Michael Jordan
So, the next time you're out working on your game and they pass you the rock, don't just take it to the hole. Take it to the next level. Don't just bend rims. Bend expectations. Let them see you and feel you and by the very virtue of your love, the truth in your game, they will hear you. Let your game speak.
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— Michael Jordan
There are no shortcuts. I approached practices the same way I approached games. You can't turn it on and off like a faucet. I couldn't dog it during practice and then, when I needed that extra push late in the game, expect it to be there. Very few people get anywhere by taking shortcuts.
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— Michael Jordan
The players today reflect how much the game has evolved and changed both in style and culture. The game now has a wider appeal to a larger market.
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— Michael Jordan
The best come from the worst
— Michael Jordan
Life is a sport...drink it up.
— Michael Jordan
A leader can't make excuses. There has to be quality in everything you do. Off the court, on the court, in the classroom.
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— Michael Jordan
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
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— Michael Jordan
The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are.
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— Michael Jordan
Being afraid on the court, means you're not confident of your skills
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— Michael Jordan
My best skill was that I was coachable. I was a sponge and aggressive to learn.
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— Michael Jordan
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
tags: work
— Michael Jordan
There is no 'i' in team but there is in win.
— Michael Jordan
Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.
tags: fear illusion
— Michael Jordan
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
— Michael Jordan