"When I was playing before I retired, I never really understood the appreciation and the respect that people gave me. People had treated me like a god or something, and that was very embarrassing."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Michael Jordan on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Michael Jordan on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Michael Jordan on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Michael Jordan on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Michael Jordan on Lawrence Welk
"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."