Michael Jordan Quotes 2020

Michael Jordan Quotes 2020

Top Best Michael Jordan Quotes & Sayings

Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963, in New York City, New York. His full name is Michael Jeffrey Jordan. Michael Jordan was known by his initials MJ, He is a former professional basketball player. Also the owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Michael Jordan played 15 seasons in the NBA & winning 6 championships with the Chicago Bulls. On the official NBA, website states in his bios,  Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. In the 1980s and 1990s, Michael Jordan is considered in popularizing the NBA around the world.

In Michael Jordan’s achievements, he has unparalleled accomplishments in 6 NBA championships, 6-time Finals Most Valuable Player, 10-time All-NBA First Team, & 2-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner. Michael Jordan’s net worth is 1.6 billion USD.

We at Lessons Learned In Life love to share the Michael Jordan Quotes of Motivation and Inspiration. We compile the Top Inspiring & empowering Michael Jordan Quotes for you to be inspired that will help in your life to boost your confidence.

Michael Jordan Quotes


1.“Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

2.“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

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

4.“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.” – Michael Jordan

5.“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

6.“Heart is what separates the good from the great.” – Michael Jordan

7.“Make it happen” – Michael Jordan

8.“I would tell players to relax and never think about what’s at stake. Just think about the basketball game. If you start to think about who is going to win the championship, you’ve lost your focus.” – Michael Jordan

9.“If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life.” – Michael Jordan

10.“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan

11.“I own the guy guarding me.” – Michael Jordan

12.“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

13.“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

14.“Once I made a decision, I never thought about it again.” – Michael Jordan

15.“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

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

17.“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

18.“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan

19.“The key to success is a failure.” – Michael Jordan

20.“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

21.“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

22.“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan

23.“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

24.“Failure is acceptable. but not trying is a whole different ballpark.” – Michael Jordan

25.“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

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

27.“There is no “I” in the team but there is in the win.” – Michael Jordan

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

29.“I play to win, whether during practice or a real game.” – Michael Jordan

30.“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

31.“The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are.” – Michael Jordan

32.“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.”- Michael Jordan

33.“Winning isn’t always championships.” – Michael Jordan

34.“The best come from the worst.” – Michael Jordan

35.“If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit!” – Michael Jordan

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

37.“I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot… When you think about the consequences you will always think of the negative result.” – Michael Jordan

38.“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

39.“I’ve never lost a game I just ran out of time.” – Michael Jordan

40.“Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.” – Michael Jordan

41.“Enjoy every minute of life. Never second-guess life.” – Michael Jordan

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

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

44.“My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn’t stand the sideline.” – Michael Jordan

45.“Everybody has talent, but the ability takes hard work.” – Michael Jordan

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

47.“The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.” – Michael Jordan

48.“Being Michael Jordan means acting the same as I always have.” – Michael Jordan

49.“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

50.“To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.” – Michael Jordan




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