Michael Jordan is considered as the greatest basketball player of all time. The star was born on February 17th, 1963 in Brooklyn. In the early days of his career, Jordan was given a scholarship to the University of North Carolina. After joining the university, he joined the basketball team where he ended up to hit the winning shot in an NCAA championship. That year he was also named the university player of the year. He left the university before completing college in 1984 after he was named the third best player by the Chicago Bulls.
Michael Jordan went on to become the best player in the Chicago Bulls team and helped them to win six NBA championships. He was honored as the league's Rookie of the Year.
Michael Jordan retired three times. He first retired in 1993 and then in 1998. In both cases, he came back to the game. After the retirement in 1993, he came back with the Chicago Bulls and after the 1998 retirement, he came back with Washington Wizards. He eventually retired permanently in 2001 leaving a legacy in basketball.
"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships."
"You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them."
"If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit!"
"Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation."
"Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion."
"Don't let them drag you down by rumors, just go with what you believe in."
"Make it happen!"
"If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life."
"Once I made a decison, I never thought about it again."
"The key to success is failure."
"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen."
"Learning is a gift, even when pain is your teacher."
"There is no 'I' in team but there is in win."
"I play to win, whether during practice or real game."
"The best come from the worst."
"Heart is what separates the good from the great."
Michael Jordan is a true role model to us as a person who strives to be the better version throughout in his life. These selected quotes of Michael Jordan stimulates our passion to achieve our ambition.