"I want to be perceived as a guy who played his best in all facets, not just scoring. A guy who loved challenges."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Michael Jordan on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Michael Jordan on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Michael Jordan on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Michael Jordan on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Michael Jordan on Dalai Lama
"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."
"I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude."
"The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are."
"If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome."
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."