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47 LeBron James Quotes on Success (INSPIRING)

Top 10 Most Famous LeBron James Quotes (BEST)

“All your life you are told the things you cannot do. All your life they will say you’re not good enough or strong enough or talented enough. They will say you’re the wrong height or the wrong weight or the wrong type to play this or be this or achieve this. They will tell you no. A thousand times no. Until all the noes become meaningless. All your life they will tell you no. Quite firmly and very quickly. And you will tell them yes.” 

LeBron James
Success isn’t owned, it’s leased. And the rent is due every day.
Success isn’t owned, it’s leased. And the rent is due every day.
People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.
People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.
I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.
I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.
Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.
Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.
Ask me to steal, block out, sacrifice, lead, dominate. Anything. But it’s not what you ask of me, it’s what I ask of myself.
Ask me to steal, block out, sacrifice, lead, dominate. Anything. But it’s not what you ask of me, it’s what I ask of myself.
Warren Buffett told me once always follow your gut. When you have that gut feeling, you have to go with don't go back on it.
Warren Buffett told me once always follow your gut. When you have that gut feeling, you have to go with don’t go back on it.
You can’t be afraid to fail. It’s the only way you succeed – you’re not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that.
You can’t be afraid to fail. It’s the only way you succeed – you’re not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that.
I think team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.
I think team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.
Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.
Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.

9 LeBron James Quotes on Teamwork and Winning

“I hate letting my teammates down. I know I’m not going to make every shot. Sometimes I try to make the right play, and if it results in a loss, I feel awful. I don’t feel awful because I have to answer questions about it. I feel awful in that locker room because I could have done something more to help my teammates win.”

LeBron James
I have short goals – to get better every day, to help my teammates every day – but my only ultimate goal is to win an NBA championship.
I have short goals – to get better every day, to help my teammates every day – but my only ultimate goal is to win an NBA championship.
When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable.
When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable.
Your teammates give you the confidence. They give me the confidence all year, all postseason.
Your teammates give you the confidence. They give me the confidence all year, all postseason.

“To all the positions, I just bring the determination to win. Me being an unselfish player, I think that can carry on to my teammates. When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish, I think that transfers to the other players.”

LeBron James
There are some teams and logos you see, no matter where you are in the world, and you know exactly who they are and what they mean.
There are some teams and logos you see, no matter where you are in the world, and you know exactly who they are and what they mean.
I've always been an unselfish guy, and that's the only way I know how to play on the court and I try to play to the maximum of my ability - not only for myself but for my teammates.
I’ve always been an unselfish guy, and that’s the only way I know how to play on the court and I try to play to the maximum of my ability – not only for myself but for my teammates.
No matter how good one individual is, it takes a whole team to win a championship.
No matter how good one individual is, it takes a whole team to win a championship.
Winning is a huge thing for me.
Winning is a huge thing for me.

7 LeBron James Quotes to Inspire Success

“To being trustworthy? To being successful? How committed are you to being a good father, a good teammate, a good role model? There’s that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?”

LeBron James
I always say, decisions I make, I live with them. There’s always ways you can correct them or ways you can do them better. At the end of the day, I live with them.
I always say, decisions I make, I live with them. There’s always ways you can correct them or ways you can do them better. At the end of the day, I live with them.
I dream about it [winning an NBA championship]. I dream about it all the time, how it would look, how it would feel. It would be so amazing.
I dream about it [winning an NBA championship]. I dream about it all the time, how it would look, how it would feel. It would be so amazing.
If you put everything together as far as my mind, my body, my game. If you put everything in one bottle, this is probably the best I’ve been.
If you put everything together as far as my mind, my body, my game. If you put everything in one bottle, this is probably the best I’ve been.
As a professional athlete a lot is going to be said about you - but I just try to move forward and try to achieve my goals.
As a professional athlete a lot is going to be said about you – but I just try to move forward and try to achieve my goals.
You have to be able to accept failure to get better.
You have to be able to accept failure to get better.
Greatness is defined by how much you want to put into what you do.
Greatness is defined by how much you want to put into what you do.

11 LeBron James Quotes on Playing Basketball

“Sometimes in the past when I played something might make me lose focus, or I would go home after a game where I thought I could have played better and I would let it hang over my head for a long time when it shouldn’t.”

LeBron James
I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball.
I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball.
I don’t need too much. Glamour and all that stuff don’t excite me. I’m just glad I have the game of basketball in my life.
I don’t need too much. Glamour and all that stuff don’t excite me. I’m just glad I have the game of basketball in my life.
Every night on the court I give my all, and if I'm not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.
Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.
You know, when I have a bad game, it continues to humble me and know that, you know, you still have work to do and you still have a lot of people to impress.
You know, when I have a bad game, it continues to humble me and know that, you know, you still have work to do and you still have a lot of people to impress.

“My game is really played above time. I don’t say that like I’m saying I’m ahead of my time. I’m saying, like, if I’m on the court and I throw a pass, the ball that I’ve thrown will lead my teammate right where he needs to go, before he even knows that that’s the right place to go to.”

LeBron James
There is a lot of pressure put on me, but I don’t put a lot of pressure on myself. I feel if I play my game, it will take care of itself.
There is a lot of pressure put on me, but I don’t put a lot of pressure on myself. I feel if I play my game, it will take care of itself.
Basketball is my passion, I love it. But my family and friends mean everything to me. That's what's important. I need my phone so I can keep in contact with them at all times.
Basketball is my passion, I love it. But my family and friends mean everything to me. That’s what’s important. I need my phone so I can keep in contact with them at all times.
Sports carried me away from being in a gang, or being associated with drugs. Sports was my way out.
Sports carried me away from being in a gang, or being associated with drugs. Sports was my way out.
You know, I'm just 6'9 and 260. And just so happen to be very good at playing the game of basketball.
You know, I’m just 6’9″ and 260. And just so happen to be very good at playing the game of basketball.
I gave everything that I had, I was playing as hard as I could.
I gave everything that I had, I was playing as hard as I could.

10 Inspirational LeBron James Quotes About Life

“When you work out or you’re doing anything active, it’s more fun as a group. You may lose track of the time, and the next thing you know, you’re working out for two hours because you’re having fun.”

LeBron James
I think the reason why I am who I am today is because I went through those tough times when I was younger.
I think the reason why I am who I am today is because I went through those tough times when I was younger.
I like criticism. It makes you strong.
I like criticism. It makes you strong.
I hear my friends and my mom tell me I’m special, but honestly, I still don’t get it.
I hear my friends and my mom tell me I’m special, but honestly, I still don’t get it.
I have no problem being a role model, I love it. I have kids looking up to me and hopefully I inspire these kids to do good things.
I have no problem being a role model, I love it. I have kids looking up to me and hopefully I inspire these kids to do good things.

“You know, my family and friends have never been yes-men: ‘Yes, you’re doing the right thing, you’re always right.’ No, they tell me when I’m wrong, and that’s why I’ve been able to stay who I am and stay humble.” 

LeBron James
You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.
You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.
My dream has become a reality now, and it’s the best feeling I’ve ever had.
My dream has become a reality now, and it’s the best feeling I’ve ever had.
I need music. It's like my heartbeat, so to speak. It keeps me going no matter what's going on - bad games, press, whatever!
I need music. It’s like my heartbeat, so to speak. It keeps me going no matter what’s going on – bad games, press, whatever!
Nothing is given. Everything is earned.
Nothing is given. Everything is earned.

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