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Michael Jordan is the living basketball legend and arguably one of the best player in the history of NBA. With his accomplishment, he has transformed the way basketball has been played today. 6 Championship rings, 6 Final MVP’s and 5 NBA MVP’s are just a few amazing achievements to his name.

His determination and passion influenced not only Basketball players but the whole world. His life and his career achievements, itself is the dough source of inspiration. Today, we would like to share with you the top 40 motivational Michael Jordon Quotes.

40 Motivational Michael Jordan Quotes

  1. 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
    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 Quotes
  2. 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
  3. You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan
  4. The key to success is failure.” – Michael Jordan
  5. Learning’s a gift, even when pain is your teacher.” – Michael Jordan
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  6. Failure is acceptable. but not trying is a whole different ball park. – Michael Jordan
  7. There is no “I” in team but there is in win. – Michael Jordan
  8. I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. – 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. The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.– Michael Jordan
  11. 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
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  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 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
  14. 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
  15. If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. – Michael Jordan
  16. Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. – Michael Jordan
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  17. 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
  18. I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. – Michael Jordan
  19. Don’t let them drag you down by rumors just go with what you believe in.” – Michael Jordan
  20. If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit! – Michael Jordan
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  21. You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan
  22. I mean we all fly. Once you leave the ground, you fly. Some people fly longer than others.” – Michael Jordan
  23. 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
  24. Heart is what separates the good from the great. – Michael Jordan
  25. I’ve always believed that if you put in the work. The Results will come. – Michael Jordan
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  26. Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work. – Michael Jordan
  27. To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail. – Michael Jordan
  28. 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
  29. The best come from the worst. – Michael Jordan
  30. I’ve never lost a game I just ran out of time. – Michael Jordan
  31. If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life. – Michael Jordan
  32. Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. – Michael Jordan
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  33. I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era.”  – Michael Jordan
  34. 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
  35. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. – Michael Jordan
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  36. Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night. – Michael Jordan
  37. The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can’t let yourself be beat because of lack of effort. -Michael Jordon
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. Live the moment for the moment. – Michael Jordan

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  1. Hi! I would love to have #1 (the Michael Jordan “I have missed over 9000 shots” one) as a poster for my 8th grade math classroom. I want to respect all copyrights. Any idea on how I could get this as a poster? Thanks!


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