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Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan

The fourth of five children, Michael Jordan was always interested in sports, even from the earliest age. But it was originally baseball, not basketball, that was his first love. In high school, he was cut from the varsity basketball team because he was too small and inexperienced. Practice and a four inch growth spurt one summer solved the problem and he averaged 25 points a game in his la…

Date of Birth: February 17, 1963


Found 59 quotes by Michael Jordan .
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Michael Jordan

"Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." Michael Jordan
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Michael Jordan

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships." Michael Jordan
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"All I could do was pump my Michael Jordan fist... You know, when Michael Jordan hit that last shot? I pumped my fist and continued to work out in the weight room. It just made me realize it was time to put in more work." Ronald Allen ,
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"We're not going to win a championship because some guy comes in and plays like Michael Jordan, ... We're going to win as a team. We're going to win when Dirk Nowitzki continues to move forward and Josh Howard and Erick Dampier and Jason Terry give the consistency I'm looking for." Avery Johnson ,
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"I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win." Michael Jordan
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"When I step onto the court, I don't have to think about anything. If I have a problem off the court, I find that after I play, my mind is clearer and I can come up with a better solution. It's like therapy. It relaxes me and allows me to solve problems" Michael Jordan
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Michael Jordan

"There are plenty of teams in every sport that have great players andnever win titles. Most of the time, those players aren't willing tosacrifice for the greater good of the team. The funny thing is, inthe end, their unwillingness to sacrifice only makes individualgoals more difficult to achieve. One thing I believe to the fullestis that if you think and achieve as a team, the individual accoladeswill take care of themselves. Talent wins games, but teamwork andintelligence win championships." Michael Jordan
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"I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me . . . Failure always made me try harder next time." Michael Jordan
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"When Michael Jordan first came out, they said all he can do is dunk and he doesn't win championships. So Michael Jordan went and perfected his jump shot and became one of the best in the game. That's what Annika does year in, year out; she finds her weaknesses and makes them better." Meg Mallon ,
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Michael Jordan

"We have made real progress in turning around the network performance." Michael Jordan
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"The good part about being famous is being able to help people. The hard part is every day you have to be in a good mood, because that is what people expect. You learn to get good at it." Michael Jordan
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"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." Michael Jordan
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Mustafa Shakur

"If it's Carolina, it's always been one of the powers, especially with Jordan and James Worthy coming from there and guys like that. It's always been one of the big time schools." Mustafa Shakur ,
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"Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods are out there performing all the time. As kickers, we're not out there much. Our teammates build the cake, and sometimes we're fortunate enough to put the icing on it." Adam Vinatieri ,
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Ozzie Guillen

"I want to be like Michael Jordan, have rings all over the place." Ozzie Guillen ,
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Michael Jordan

"[Jordan, 42, said he could still make a contribution to an NBA team.] Even though, physically, I can't do it, the mind says, 'Yeah, I can still do it,' and I still think I can do it better than most in the NBA, ... Driven From Within." Michael Jordan
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Michael Jordan

"I am hooked. Next year, I am looking to expand the team, looking to compete. I want to win." Michael Jordan
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Michael Jordan

"We had felt that a merger with another consulting firm might create a stronger entity, ... That turned out to be probably too big a bite for the other consulting firm." Michael Jordan
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Michael Jordan

"They should have never made that call, ... They complained about the refs all year." Michael Jordan
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"I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot. . . and missed. And I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why. . . I succeed." Michael Jordan
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Michael Jordan

"He had no idea what was going on here. I feel sorry for the guy." Michael Jordan
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Documents that Mention Michael Jordan

Avery Johnson - January 15, 2011 , Read quote: We're not going to win a championship because some g…
Meg Mallon - January 15, 2011 , Read quote: When Michael Jordan first came out, they said all he…
Adam Vinatieri - January 15, 2011 , Read quote: Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods are out there perform…
Mustafa Shakur - January 15, 2011 , Read quote: If it's Carolina, it's always been one of the powers…
Ronald Allen - January 15, 2011 , Read quote: All I could do was pump my Michael Jordan fist... Yo…
Ozzie Guillen - January 15, 2011 , Read quote: I want to be like Michael Jordan, have rings all ove…




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