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Famous Michael Jordan Quotations

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"I never thought a role model should be negative."
by Michael Jordan
"He's such a quiet kid. That was the most emotion we've seen out of him all year. I think he was waiting for this moment to go in and compete against Shaquille. I had the same thing when I first came into the league (in 1996) and competed against Michael (Jordan)."
by Kobe Bryant
"I don't want this to feel like a funeral."
by Michael Jordan
"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."
by Michael Jordan
"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."
by 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"
by Michael Jordan
"You have to expect things of yourself before you do them."
by Michael Jordan
"Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game."
by Michael Jordan
"My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes."
by Michael Jordan
"I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying."
by Michael Jordan
"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen."
by Michael Jordan
"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."
by Michael Jordan
"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed."
by 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."
by Michael Jordan
"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them."
by Michael Jordan


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