"The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Michael Jordan on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Michael Jordan on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Michael Jordan on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Michael Jordan on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Michael Jordan on Epicurus
"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."