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  • I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.
    (Michael Jordan)

  • If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
    (Michael Jordan)

  • When I step onto the court, I don't have to think about anything. If I have a problem off the court, I find that after I play, my mind is clearer and I can come up with a better solution. It's like therapy. It relaxes me and allows me to solve problems
    (Michael Jordan)

  • Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
    (Michael Jordan)

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


  • All we can do to come back from this loss is work hard in practice. We have a game against Archbishop Carroll on Friday and hopefully we can start up a win streak again.
    (Michael Jordan)

  • I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish.
    (Michael Jordan)

  • My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.
    (Michael Jordan)

  • Success isn't something you chase. It's something you have to put forth the effort for constantly. Then maybe it'll come when you least expect it. Most people don't understand that.
    (Michael Jordan)

  • I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.
    (Michael Jordan)

  • If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But 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'm not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.
    (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)

  • The good part about being famous is being able to help people. The hard part is every day you have to be in a good mood, because that is what people expect. You learn to get good at it.
    (Michael Jordan)

  • We gave up two five-on-three goals. And that really hurt us.
    (Michael Jordan)


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