63 Michael Jordan Quotes To Help You Overcome Difficulties In Life

Michael Jordan is recognized all over the world as the greatest basketball player of all times. He was born in Brooklyn New York and while he was growth wing up his family moved to North Carolina. He managed to win millions of hearts with his big dunk shot and was nicknamed as “Air Jordan” from fans. Michael Jordon Quotes have always been famous across the web.

This legendary basketball player started playing basketball from his school days itself. But in the year 1984, he dropped out of college and got selected by the ‘Chicago Bulls.’ The same year his team won the gold medal in Summer Olympics, and he gained immense popularity. In the year 1991 Sports Illustrated magazine had also called him the Sportsman of the year, and he also won another gold medal for his team the following year. Several magazines including ESPN Sports have ranked him in the list of the greatest sports personalities of the world. Michael Jordan also made donations to numerous charitable organizations and did humanitarian work throughout his life. Here are the best Michael Jordan quotes to help you overcome difficulties in life.

1. There is no ‘I’ in team but there is in win. – Michael Jordan

2. Being Michael Jordan means acting the same as I always have. – Michael Jordan

3. It’s absolutely wrong that I don’t want guys to challenge me. And the people who say that aren’t in the room. – Michael Jordan

4. 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

5. If it turns out that my best wasn’t good enough, at least I won’t look back and say I was afraid to try. – Michael Jordan

6. Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night. – Michael Jordan

7. I can’t speak for the future. I have no crystal ball. – Michael Jordan

8. You’re a loser. You’ve always been a loser. – Michael Jordan

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

10. 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

11. I built my talents on the shoulders of someone else’s talent. – Michael Jordan

12. 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

13. I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era. – Michael Jordan

14. 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

15. I want to be the bridge to the next generation. – Michael Jordan

16. They don’t need a ticket to watch you sitting on the bench. They can go to your house for that. – Michael Jordan

17. Learning’s a gift, even when pain is your teacher. – Michael Jordan

18. 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

19. Champions do not become champions when they win an event, but in the hours, weeks, and months, and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely a demonstration of their championship character. – Michael Jordan

20. I know the signs of scaredness. – Michael Jordan

21. 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

22. There’s only one Michael Jordan. – Michael Jordan

23. You can practice shooting 8 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. – Michael Jordan

24. I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me. Failure always made me try harder the next time. – Michael Jordan

25. In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money. – Michael Jordan

26. 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

27. I never thought a role model should be negative.– Michael Jordan

28. Failure is acceptable. but not trying is a whole different ballpark. – Michael Jordan

29. I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot… when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result. – Michael Jordan

30. The best come from the worst. – Michael Jordan

31. How many times have your parents told you not to do things, and the next thing you know, you go do it? And you realized you shouldn’t have done it. – Michael Jordan

32. It’s 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. People may not agree with that. I can’t live with what everyone’s impression of what I should or what I shouldn’t do. – Michael Jordan

33. I won’t have any competitive instincts in any sports, other than golf. I can’t see being competitive in sports anymore. – Michael Jordan

34. Once I made a decision, I never thought about it again. – Michael Jordan

35. The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can’t let yourself be beaten because of lack of effort. – Michael Jordan

36. 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

37. Don’t let them drag you down by rumors just go with what you believe in. – Michael Jordan

38. Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet. – Michael Jordan

39. It is nerve-wracking watching my kids’ games. – Michael Jordan

40. The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game. – Michael Jordan

41. 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

42. 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

43. My challenge when I came back was to face the young talent, to dissect their games, and show them maybe that they needed to learn more about the game than just the money aspect. – Michael Jordan

44. I realize that I’m black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody’s wish. – Michael Jordan

45. I think the players win the championship, and the organization has something to do with it, don’t get me wrong. But don’t try to put the organization above the players. – Michael Jordan

46. In reality, I never want to grow up.– Michael Jordan

47. You’re going to play from the little girls’ tees? – Michael Jordan

48. I wasn’t really a work-conscious type of person. I was a player. I loved to play sports. – Michael Jordan

49. People ask me if I could fly, I said, “yeah…. for a little while. – Michael Jordan quotes

50. I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win. – Michael Jordan

51. There is no such thing as a perfect basketball player, and I don’t believe there is only one greatest player either. – Michael Jordan

52. 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

53. What is love? Love is playing every game as if it’s your last! – Michael Jordan

54. 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. – Michael Jordan

55. Best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are. – Michael Jordan

56. I own the guy guarding me. – Michael Jordan

57. I want to be perceived as a guy who played his best in all facets, not just scoring. A guy who loved challenges. – Michael Jordan

58. The minute you get away from fundamentals – whether it’s proper technique, work ethic or mental preparation – the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, whatever you’re doing. – Michael Jordan

59. It’s hard to say if the NBA is hurt by the influx of younger players, but it’s definitely impacted the league. – Michael Jordan

60. If I had been playing for money I would have complained a long time ago that I was underpaid. – Michael Jordan

61. Sometimes you need to get hit in the head to realize that you’re in a fight. – Michael Jordan

62. I mean we all fly. Once you leave the ground, you fly. Some people fly longer than others. – Michael Jordan

63. When I will lose the sense of motivation and the sense to prove something as a basketball player, it’s time for me to move away from the game. – Michael Jordan

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