"When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."LeBron James on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."LeBron James on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."LeBron James on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."LeBron James on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."LeBron James on Abraham Lincoln
"I have short goals - to get better every day, to help my teammates every day - but my only ultimate goal is to win an NBA championship. It's all that matters. I dream about it. I dream about it all the time, how it would look, how it would feel. It would be so amazing."
"To all the positions, I just bring the determination to win. Me being an unselfish player, I think that can carry on to my teammates. When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish, I think that transfers to the other players."
"You have to be able to accept failure to get better."
"Basketball is my passion, I love it. But my family and friends mean everything to me. That's what's important. I need my phone so I can keep in contact with them at all times."
"You know, my family and friends have never been yes-men: 'Yes, you're doing the right thing, you're always right.' No, they tell me when I'm wrong, and that's why I've been able to stay who I am and stay humble."