70 Michael Jordan Inspirational Quotes About Life, Success

These Michael Jordan inspirational quotes will boost your confidence.

Michael Jeffrey Jordan is born on February 17, 1963 is an American former professional basketball player and businessman. Famous by his initials MJ, Jordan is the chairman of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and of 23XI Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Michael Jordan has played 15 seasons in the NBA and winning six Championships with the Chicago Bulls. He is considered as one of the greatest basketball players of all time.

Michael Jordan Inspirational Quotes

Jordan is into sports as long as he can remember. He also played baseball and football in high school but dedicated his career to basket ball.

He had become the legend not only because he is the best at what he does but also because of his attitude and down to earth. He believes that filure is the part of the success so no matter how many shots he miss, he will remain what he is.

The 6-foot-6 player finally retired in 2003 and now he is the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA.

As of 2021, Michael Jordan has the net worth of 1.6 billion USD.

Michael Jordan married Juanita Vanoy in September 1989. He has two sons, Jeffrey and Marcus, and a daughter, Jasmine. They were separated on December 29, 2006. Later Jordan married his long time girlfriend Yvette Prieto on April 27, 2013. He has identical twin daughters named Victoria and Ysabel from Prieto.

Jordan has received so many allocades for his years of hard work and continue to inspires people for his positive attitude. His obsessed attitude with improvement and his commitment of becoming the best is admirable.

Here we are sharing a collection of Michael Jordan motivational and inspirational quotes on life and success for you to get inspired and work hard for your dreams.

Michael Jordan Quotes

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

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

“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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

Michael Jordan Inspirational Quotes

“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

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

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

“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

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

“For a competitive junkie like me, golf is a great solution because it smacks you in the face every time you think you’ve accomplished something. That to me has taken over a lot of the energy and competitiveness for basketball.” – Michael Jordan

“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

“Do I need my number retired throughout the course of the league to acknowledge what I’ve done? No.”  – Michael Jordan

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

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

Best Michael Jordan Quotes About Life, Success

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

“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

“My heroes are and were my parents. I can’t see having anyone else as my heroes.” – Michael Jordan

“In college, I never realized the opportunities available to a pro athlete. I’ve been given the chance to meet all kinds of people, to travel and expand my financial capabilities, to get ideas and learn about life, to create a world apart from basketball.” – Michael Jordan

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

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

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

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

“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

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

Michael Jordan Famous Quotes On Leadership

“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

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

“I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and perseverance with a positive attitude.” – Michael Jordan

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

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

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

“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

“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

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

“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

Michael Jordan Motivational Quotes On Teamwork

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

“Every time I feel tired while I am exercising and training, I close my eyes to see that picture, to see that list with my name. This usually motivates me to work again.” – Michael Jordan

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

“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

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

“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

“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

“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

“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

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

Michael Jordan Quotes On Failure, Winning

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Michael Jordan Sayings And Phrases

“Make it happen” – Michael Jordan

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

“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

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

Did you get inspired by these Michael Jordan quotes?

There is s much you can learn from Jordan if you are a basket ball fan or not. He is symbol of discipline, hard work and dedication through out his life and his positive attitude towards life continues to inspire many people.

We hope these Michael Jordan inspirational quotes about life, success, and teamwork will inspire you and you may take some good things from his sayings.

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