Michael Jordan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old michael jordan quotes, michael jordan sayings, and michael jordan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.     

Michael Jordan

You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.     

Michael Jordan

Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.     

Michael Jordan

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

Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.     

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

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.     

Michael Jordan

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.     

Michael Jordan

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.     

Michael Jordan

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying.     

Michael Jordan

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.     

Michael Jordan

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.     

Michael Jordan

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.     

Michael Jordan

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.     

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

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

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.     

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

Don't let others drag you down by rumors. Just go with what you believe in.     

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

I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.     

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

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.     

Michael Jordan

You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.     

Michael Jordan

If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit.     

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

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.     

Michael Jordan

I'm a firm believer in goal setting. Step by step. I can't see any other way of accomplishing anything.     

Michael Jordan

I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.     

Michael Jordan