"If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Michael Jordan on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Michael Jordan on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Michael Jordan on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Michael Jordan on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Michael Jordan on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"I want to be perceived as a guy who played his best in all facets, not just scoring. A guy who loved challenges."
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."