Michael Jordan is the arguably the greatest basketball player to walk the face of the earth. He has turned his name into a brand and revolutionized the sport, but it wasn’t always this way. It took hard work, dedication, and a commitment to excellence. Here are 23 Michael Jordan quotes to get you back in the game.

  1. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” -Michael Jordan
  2. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 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 again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan
  3. “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
  4. “I can accept failure; everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” -Michael Jordan

  5. “Some people want it to happen; some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” -Michael Jordan
  6. “The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can’t let yourself be beat because of lack of effort.” -Michael Jordan
  7. “Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.” -Michael Jordan
  8. “Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.” -Michael Jordan

  9. “I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.” -Michael Jordan
  10. “If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit!” -Michael Jordan
  11. “Make it happen.” -Michael Jordan
  12. “To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.” -Michael Jordan
  13. “I’ve never lost a game I just ran out of time.” -Michael Jordan

  14. “If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life.” -Michael Jordan
  15. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” -Michael Jordan
  16. “Learning’s a gift, even when pain is your teacher.” -Michael Jordan
  17. “I play to win, whether during practice or a real game.” -Michael Jordan
  18. “Live in the moment for the moment.” -Michael Jordan
  19. “Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.” -Michael Jordan
  20. “I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era.” -Michael Jordan
  21. “Enjoy every minute of life. Never second-guess life.” -Michael Jordan
  22. “The best come back from the worst.” -Michael Jordan

  23. “Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.” -Michael Jordan

Posted by Victor Figueroa

Hi, I'm Victor Figueroa and I love growth and personal development. I strive to be better than yesterday and my mission is to help inspire everyone to reach their full potential. Let's grow together as we travel through this changing world in search of health, wealth, and happiness.

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