"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."
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Michael Jordan on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Michael Jordan on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Michael Jordan on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Michael Jordan on Henry David Thoreau
"It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up."Michael Jordan on Muhammad Ali
"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."
"If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome."