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72 Inspirational Dwyane Wade Quotes (SUCCESS)

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“It’s about taking advantage of the opportunities you have right now, and right now we’re in a position where you call somebody and they’re willing to pick up and take the call because they’re a fan, you have to take advantage of that and have a chance to capitalize on your ideas. “

Dwyane Wade
My belief is stronger than your doubt.
My belief is stronger than your doubt.
Nobody knows that they're going to be Champions - you have to work to get there.
Nobody knows that they’re going to be Champions – you have to work to get there.

“The thing is, I don’t do these things for recognition, being a good teammate, being a positive member of the community. I do them because those things make me whole and complete.”

Dwyane Wade
Success means being satisfied with what you do every day. It's being proud of the better person you are becoming.
Success means being satisfied with what you do every day. It’s being proud of the better person you are becoming.
I realize that you have to be careful sometimes what you wish for.
I realize that you have to be careful sometimes what you wish for.

“Guys who might not be superstars but because of their hustle, because of the little things they do, these are the guys who can really mean the difference between winning and losing.”

Dwyane Wade
I think everything happens as it's supposed to. I don't want to force anything. I want it to be so authentic that it's seamless.
I think everything happens as it’s supposed to. I don’t want to force anything. I want it to be so authentic that it’s seamless.
The biggest thing is to let your voice be heard, let your story be heard.
The biggest thing is to let your voice be heard, let your story be heard.
I've struggled in my life. I've had hard times, but I kept pressing on.
I’ve struggled in my life. I’ve had hard times, but I kept pressing on.

5 Inspirational Dwyane Wade Quotes About Life

“We live in the moment. We’re not thinking about the future right now. We’re not thinking about the past, you know. We’re living in this moment right here and it’s a sweet moment to live in.”

Dwyane Wade
Never give up and take nothing for granted in life.
Never give up and take nothing for granted in life.
I live by the motto, 'To whom much is given, much is required.' I know that people are counting on me. That's why I have to keep working hard.
I live by the motto, ‘To whom much is given, much is required.’ I know that people are counting on me. That’s why I have to keep working hard.
Places you go in life - it opens your eyes up and you kind of understand who you are.
Places you go in life – it opens your eyes up and you kind of understand who you are.
I don't think the world focuses on the positive things enough.
I don’t think the world focuses on the positive things enough.

8 Dwyane Wade Quotes that Will Make You Think

When people see you on the screen, you become bigger than life.
When people see you on the screen, you become bigger than life.
No team works out teamwork.
No team works out teamwork.
The biggest thing is to make sure that when something comes out about you that is false that you prove it's not true.
The biggest thing is to make sure that when something comes out about you that is false that you prove it’s not true.
I'm scared of needles.
I’m scared of needles.
People don't need to necessarily see me in the jersey to understand who I am and what message I'm trying to get across with the things that I'm marketing.
People don’t need to necessarily see me in the jersey to understand who I am and what message I’m trying to get across with the things that I’m marketing.
The Miami Heat floor is great, but a lot of them are not.
The Miami Heat floor is great, but a lot of them are not.
I understand being the villain is what people like. People play to that. They want to know about the villain.
I understand being the villain is what people like. People play to that. They want to know about the villain.
Most days I am in public. If I go to the store, with social media, I'm in public. It might as well be a press conference.
Most days I am in public. If I go to the store, with social media, I’m in public. It might as well be a press conference.

9 Dwyane Wade Quotes on Playing Basketball

“Man, anytime the ball goes through the basket. It doesn’t matter if it’s a jumper or a drive. Any time the ball goes through the basket, and it’s going through consistently, it’s demoralizing for any opponent.”

Dwyane Wade
Whenever there is a big game and people don't think I can do it, I always play my hardest, and now it has become a part of me.
Whenever there is a big game and people don’t think I can do it, I always play my hardest, and now it has become a part of me.
You play a certain way for so long, and change is good. So I look forward to change, and I look forward to playing with the proper talent that we were able to put together.
You play a certain way for so long, and change is good. So I look forward to change, and I look forward to playing with the proper talent that we were able to put together.
People are still trying to figure out who I am. Most people just say I play the game the right way.
People are still trying to figure out who I am. Most people just say I play the game the right way.
Yeah, I play a lot of point guard. LeBron plays a lot of point guard. A lot of people are thinking too much on positions.
Yeah, I play a lot of point guard. LeBron plays a lot of point guard. A lot of people are thinking too much on positions.
Over my career, I've had to adjust my game.
Over my career, I’ve had to adjust my game.
I'm on a team with LeBron James and Chris Bosh, and they both dress well. It gets competitive. If I don't bring my A game, they're going to outshine me.
I’m on a team with LeBron James and Chris Bosh, and they both dress well. It gets competitive. If I don’t bring my A game, they’re going to outshine me.
Players are ready to play, We're not on strike. It's a lockout.
Players are ready to play, We’re not on strike. It’s a lockout.
I'm a playmaker, and I'm going to score. At the end of the day, my job is to put the ball in the basket.
I’m a playmaker, and I’m going to score. At the end of the day, my job is to put the ball in the basket.

12 Dwyane Wade Quotes on Parenting and Fatherhood

“I have two definitions of success – one on the basketball court and one in my personal life. In basketball, success means making my teammates better, winning basketball games and winning championships. In my personal life, success means being a good father to my sons and raising them to be strong men; taking care of my family and being a good friend; and using my influence to make a difference in the community.”

Dwyane Wade
Fatherhood is the best thing that could happen to me, and I'm just glad I can share my voice.
Fatherhood is the best thing that could happen to me, and I’m just glad I can share my voice.
All children need their fathers, but boys especially need fathers to teach them how to be men.
All children need their fathers, but boys especially need fathers to teach them how to be men.

“At 9 years old, I moved in with my father because my mother could no longer care for me. Looking back, I now see so many similarities between my own childhood and that of my sons. My father stepped in when I needed him, and that gave me the chance for a better life. That’s what I’m doing for my boys now.”

Dwyane Wade
I was probably a terrible husband, but I pride myself on being a good dad.
I was probably a terrible husband, but I pride myself on being a good dad.
When you have kids, they are the consistent things in your life. They don't change no matter what's going on. They love you. They are more honest than anybody will be.
When you have kids, they are the consistent things in your life. They don’t change no matter what’s going on. They love you. They are more honest than anybody will be.
I'm the kind of parent who asks my kids questions like, 'What would be your ideal thing to do in the summer'
I’m the kind of parent who asks my kids questions like, ‘What would be your ideal thing to do in the summer?’
I think you really have to become a parent to understand what you will endure to be there for your kids.
I think you really have to become a parent to understand what you will endure to be there for your kids.
I've been successful in different areas, but nothing brings a smile to my face more than my oldest son, Zaire, and my second son, Zion, saying the kind word of 'Dad.'
I’ve been successful in different areas, but nothing brings a smile to my face more than my oldest son, Zaire, and my second son, Zion, saying the kind word of ‘Dad.’
Whenever I feel like I'm getting too far away from where I need to be, I think about my sons and the legacy I have to leave for them - and it always brings me back to reality.
Whenever I feel like I’m getting too far away from where I need to be, I think about my sons and the legacy I have to leave for them – and it always brings me back to reality.
Unless you sit down and talk to your dad and say, 'Why weren't you there' and he says, 'I'm going to really tell you the truth,' then you won't know.
Unless you sit down and talk to your dad and say, ‘Why weren’t you there?’ and he says, ‘I’m going to really tell you the truth,’ then you won’t know.
Being a father is an everyday challenge. It goes on and on.
Being a father is an everyday challenge. It goes on and on.

2 Dwyane Wade Quotes on Music

I love to sing some Beyoncé - ya know, like 'All the Single Ladies.' I'll sing that - maybe not with the body shakin' - but I'll have a little bit of the hand movement going on.
I love to sing some Beyoncé – ya know, like ‘All the Single Ladies.’ I’ll sing that – maybe not with the body shakin’ – but I’ll have a little bit of the hand movement going on.
Anytime an artist puts your name in a song, it's unbelievable. It never gets old.
Anytime an artist puts your name in a song, it’s unbelievable. It never gets old.

2 Dwyane Wade Quotes on Being an Athlete

It's always a dream to be on the cover, it's one of the things an athlete always aspires to do, to be on the cover of a videogame, but I never thought I would get to do it this quick.
It’s always a dream to be on the cover, it’s one of the things an athlete always aspires to do, to be on the cover of a videogame, but I never thought I would get to do it this quick.
An athlete needs to read situations before they happen.
An athlete needs to read situations before they happen.

9 Dwyane Wade Quotes on Fashion

“I think the biggest thing I’ve learned is to not really worry what people will say or think about what you wear. You have to wear what feels good on you, what you feel comfortable in. And I’ve just learned to not really care.”

Dwyane Wade
I've been blessed to be one of those guys who's looked at as a fashion-forward type of guy.
I’ve been blessed to be one of those guys who’s looked at as a fashion-forward type of guy.

“I’ve played for the Miami Heat my whole career under Pat Riley. Mr. GQ himself. So when I pick out my outfits before a game, I’m already feeling confident. And some of that swagger stays with me when I take the court.”

Dwyane Wade
A turtleneck is about sophistication.
A turtleneck is about sophistication.
For home games, I bring my clothes to the arena. I bring two different outfits that I can pick after the game. Road game, I got to wear what I walk in with.
For home games, I bring my clothes to the arena. I bring two different outfits that I can pick after the game. Road game, I got to wear what I walk in with.
Yeah, at first people were talking about me. But now everyone is wearing their clothes more fitted.
Yeah, at first people were talking about me. But now everyone is wearing their clothes more fitted.
A Tom Ford three-piece makes you feel so confident, it's bananas.
A Tom Ford three-piece makes you feel so confident, it’s bananas.
I'm an athlete, so I can dress down with the best of them. I can throw on t-shirts and sweats with the best of them.
I’m an athlete, so I can dress down with the best of them. I can throw on t-shirts and sweats with the best of them.
I'm just showing my personality in my clothing.
I’m just showing my personality in my clothing.

5 Dwyane Wade Quotes on Receiving Support

“Yes, it’s true – I love the roar of the crowd. When the fans are with you, their voices come together in a big booming rush of sound that you can actually feel in your body – almost like a wave that lifts you and carries you past your own limits.”

Dwyane Wade
My upbringing involves individuals who helped me along the way. I don't think I would be here today without that support.
My upbringing involves individuals who helped me along the way. I don’t think I would be here today without that support.

“The biggest thing, and what I told some of the partners in the summit, was me thanking them for their constant support with everything that I’ve been through the last couple years on and off the court.”

Dwyane Wade
As long as you put on a jersey, no matter what kind of jersey it is, as long as you're supporting the game of basketball, I enjoy it.
As long as you put on a jersey, no matter what kind of jersey it is, as long as you’re supporting the game of basketball, I enjoy it.
Before even Court Grip, I just wanted to be a part of a brand that I felt that listened to the athlete and really catered to the athlete, and gave us what we were looking for.
Before even Court Grip, I just wanted to be a part of a brand that I felt that listened to the athlete and really catered to the athlete, and gave us what we were looking for.

3 Dwyane Wade Quotes on Playing in the NBA

“Wherever you go, things change you. I mean, obviously moving to Miami and becoming part of the NBA has given me a different perspective on style than I had when I lived in Chicago or Milwaukee.”

Dwyane Wade
I wanted to be a football player. Football is a sport that I love, but the more I started playing basketball, the more I started dreaming of playing in the NBA.
I wanted to be a football player. Football is a sport that I love, but the more I started playing basketball, the more I started dreaming of playing in the NBA.
I am very happy to be here in the NBA.
I am very happy to be here in the NBA.

5 Dwyane Wade Quotes on Personal Improvement

“My job, my whole life, I’ve always had that kind of doubter, people have always doubted me. And I don’t know how I would succeed without it. So I welcome it, and it gives me a challenge, and I will see if I can live up to my challenge.”

Dwyane Wade
My will is to always be better and better and better. I've got the will to want to be the best.
My will is to always be better and better and better. I’ve got the will to want to be the best.
I want to continue to take steps forward.
I want to continue to take steps forward.
When I first got into the league, I tried to fit in. Now I don't care.
When I first got into the league, I tried to fit in. Now I don’t care.
I understand that I'm not perfect. I made mistakes and I had a hand in everything that's happened to me, good and bad.
I understand that I’m not perfect. I made mistakes and I had a hand in everything that’s happened to me, good and bad.

2 Dwyane Wade Quotes on Health

“I’ve decided to listen to my doctors and get the procedure I need on my knee. USA Basketball said I had to do what was best for me. They want me to be obviously as healthy as possible so I can continue to play this game at a high level.”

Dwyane Wade
When you're healthy, you can do so many great things.
When you’re healthy, you can do so many great things.

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