Quotes From the Greatest NBA Player

Below are quotes from the greatest basketball player of all-time, possibly the greatest team sport athlete of all-time. At the height of his dominance, Michael Jordan’s teammates were in awe, because everyday he was still the first guy to practice and the last one to leave. And he viewed practice very seriously, because it is in the practice (preparation) that he knew would lead to the outcomes (performance) which he desired. The hard work, and the consistency of it, was just part of his life.



“Patience. I will become what I know I am.” Michael Jordan

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

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

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

“Make it happen.” Michael Jordan

“Pain goes away. Victory lasts a lifetime.” Michael fallJordan

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

“I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.” Michael Jordan

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

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

“If nobody will help you, do it alone.” Michael Jordan

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

“I’ve never been afraid to fail.” Michael Jordan

“Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.” Michael Jordan

“If you put your mind to doing whatever it is you want to do, good things can happen.” 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 beat because of lack of effort.” Michael Jordan

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

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

“What is love? Love is playing every game like it’s your last.” Michael Jordan

“Study the greats and become greater.” Michael Jordan

“I listened, I was aware of my success, but I never stopped trying to get better.” Michael Jordan

“You have to rise to our level. We’re not going to drop down to yours.” Michael Jordan

“Some people dream of success. While others wake up and work hard at it.” Michael Jordan

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

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

“Success isn’t something you chase. It is something you have to put forth the effort for constantly; then maybe it’ll come when you least expect it.” Michael Jordan

“If you do the work, you get rewarded. There are no short cuts life.” Michael Jordan

“Failure make me work even harder.” Michael Jordan

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

“I want to wake up every day and do whatever comes in my mind, and not fell pressure or obligations to do anything else in my life.” Michael Jordan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“You still have to know the fundamentals.” Michael Jordan

“All I knew is that I never wanted to be average.” Michael Jordan

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Trader Scott has been involved with markets for over twenty years. Initially he was an individual floor trader and member of the Midwest Stock Exchange, which then led to a much better opportunity at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. By his early 30’s, he had become very successful in markets, but a health situation caused him to back away from the grind of being a full time floor trader. During this time away from markets, Scott was completely focused on educating himself about true overall health and natural healing which remains a passion to this day. Scott returned to markets over fifteen years ago where he continues as an independent trader.

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