Good Morning Sunday: 11 Motivational Quotes from Michael Jordan

Michael Jordon Quotes

Not selected in the school basketball team, he locked himself in a room and cried.

Michael Jordan needs no introduction, considered as one of the best basketball players of all times, credited to make the NBA a household name around the globe. Having a super basketball career he has been one of the highest paid athletes for product endorsements, a brand ambassador for Nike, Gatorade, Coke and many more.

Below are Michael Jordan’s 12 motivational quotes:

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

– “You miss 100% of the shots you never take.”

– “All I knew was that I never wanted to be average.”

– “I am not out there sweating for three hours everyday just to find out what it feels like to sweat.”

– “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, other make it happen”

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

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

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

– “I’ve never been afraid to fail.”

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

– “If you quit ONCE it becomes a habit. Never quit.”

BONUS QUOTE and my favorite:

– “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.

Which is your favorite quote. Have a Super Sunday and a Great Week Ahead 🙂

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  • Tony Nguyen June 9, 2013, 10:50 am

    Thanks for the list, Michael has always been a role model for million young people around the world. Love his quotes and those quotes really do motivate me a lot.

    • ZK June 9, 2013, 1:46 pm

      Thanks for the comment Tony …Glad you liked them…

  • Farrell John Conejos June 9, 2013, 2:14 pm

    A very timely post considering that the NBA finals are now starting. Anyway, too much for basketball, the quotes that you shared shows you how Michael Jordan separated himself from other NBA players. Yes, he has 6 rings, he’s an Olympic champion, a product endorser, a famous athlete and many more but you can see from his quotes how humble Michael is. He is not a super human and he never shares his secret for success which is determination and pure hard work. The best quote for me from the selection above is this “To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.”. It’s a quote that reminds us that nothing in this world is perfect and there is no such thing as 100% success without undergoing failures. Failures really gives a reality check that most of the time, we won’t succeed and we won’t learn if we don’t experience failures. A really nice quote that really needs to be shared and remembered. Thanks for sharing this inspiring Jordan quotes.

  • Paul Giorkas June 10, 2013, 3:08 am

    Hey ZK,

    My favorite one is the one that says: Never Quit ! I’m thinking of having it as a tattoo on me ! 8)

    Can I repost this article to my blog with a reference to your site and particular in this page?

    Please let me know..

    • ZK June 10, 2013, 11:58 am

      Hi Paul,

      you can link back to the post …if you copy the post, Google will penalize your site.

  • Martin June 10, 2013, 3:16 am

    You miss 100% of the shots you never take – that is surely the best!! Inspires me to do something out of order. Not just live an average life like millions do…

  • govind June 10, 2013, 10:52 am

    To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.” I like this

  • Rew June 11, 2013, 10:45 am

    I absolutely love the bonus quote. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Its the ultimate testament to consistency and never quitting. I’m going to throw my own in here for everyone, its given me a level head many a time.

    “You can fail 1000 times or more, because you only have to succeed once to make it.” -Rew

  • Web Design June 12, 2013, 3:34 am

    This is really timely post as NBA are going to start. Michel Jordan is really a nice basketball player, nice athlete, six ring Olympic champion, above all this he is a very humble person as one can see from his comments.

  • Rod June 13, 2013, 6:02 pm

    ZK,

    Awesome stuff, Jordan is jus a great class act.

  • Rick June 19, 2013, 11:29 am

    I love Michael Jordan – perhaps the greatest athlete of all time?

  • unique gift ideas June 19, 2013, 8:44 pm

    In my opinion Michael Jordan the greatest athlete for all time. He is usually a nice basketball player, wonderful athlete, six ring Olympic success, above all this he is a very humble person jointly can see from the comments. thanks

  • Lavindra June 20, 2013, 8:46 am

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