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Published on June 5th, 2011 | by Yellow Magpie


Michael Jordan Quotes: Thoughts From The Basketball Star


Michael Jordan Quotes

Here is the pick of Michael Jordan quotes.

‘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.’

‘Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.’

‘I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.’

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

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

‘I’m not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.’

Michael Jordan Quotes Photo By Steve Lipofsky

‘Even when I’m old and grey, I won’t be able to play it, but I’ll still love the game.’

‘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.’

‘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.’

‘The good part about being famous is being able to help people. The hard part is every day you have to be in a good mood, because that is what people expect. You learn to get good at it.’

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