Here’s a selection of Lebron James Quotes, covering topics such as motivation, inspiration, haters, comedy and life.
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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 treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball.
Basketball isn’t easy. All my life I’ve been striving to make myself better. It’s a full time commitment. To be the best, you have to work the hardest. You have to chase what seems impossible over and over and over again, because giving up is not an option, and when you feel like you’ve reached your limit, it’s only the beginning, that’s when the time to dig deep, to find the courage to push some more, because if you’ve got the drive, the discipline, and the resolve to do what it takes to make yourself great, then the rewards are endless.
You have to be able to accept failure to get better.
A lot of players know how to play the game, but they really don’t know how to play the game, if you know what I mean. They can put the ball in the hoop, but I see things before they even happen. You know how a guy can make his team so much better? That’s one thing I learned from watching Jordan.
I hear my friends and my mom tell me I’m special, but honestly, I still don’t get 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.
The best teacher in life is experience.
Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.
I don’t know how tall I am or how much I weigh. Because I don’t want anybody to know my identity. I’m like a superhero. Call me Basketball Man.
I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.
In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have.
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.
I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.
Where I grew up – I grew up on the north side of Akron, lived in the projects. So those scared and lonely nights – that’s every night. You hear a lot of police sirens, you hear a lot of gunfire. Things that you don’t want your kids to hear growing up.
Maybe my pain was my motivation.
Ask me to play. I’ll play. Ask me to shoot. I’ll shoot. Ask me to pass. I’ll pass. 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.
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.
There’s that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?
Once you get on the playing field it’s not about whether you’re liked or not liked. All that matters is to play at a high level and do whatever it takes to help your team win. That’s what it’s about.
I went through a lot of battles in high school.
I do have motivation. A lot of motivation.
All the people that were rooting on me to fail, at the end of the day, they have to wake up tomorrow and have the same life that they had before they woke up today. They have the same personal problems they had today. I’m going to continue to live the way I want to live and continue to do the things that I want to do with me and my family and be happy with that. They can get a few days or a few months or whatever the case may be on being happy about not only myself, but the Miami Heat not accomplishing their goal. But they have to get back to the real world at some point.
My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn’t realize that four years ago. I do now.
When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable.
Commitment is a big part of what I am and what I believe. How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend? 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?
You have to do what’s best for you and what’s going to make you happy at the end of the day, because no one can live with the consequences or anything that comes with your decision besides you.
We have an opportunity to get better.
The only thing on my mind right now is trying to win the whole thing.
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 father wasn’t around when I was a kid, and I used to always say, ‘Why me? Why don’t I have a father? Why isn’t he around? Why did he leave my mother?’ But as I got older I looked deeper and thought, ‘I don’t know what my father was going through, but if he was around all the time, would I be who I am today?’
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.
The first time I stepped on an NBA court I became a businessman.
I love showcasing my talents – not only to my hometown fans and my own team but to the world.
Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.
I’m not afraid of nothing, I just like the challenge, and I love being here.
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 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.
Some times your best effort just isn’t good enough.
Warren Buffet told me once and he said always follow your gut. When you have that gut feeling, you have to go with don’t go back on it.
I’m ready to accept the challenge. I’m coming home.
You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.
I like criticism. It makes you strong.
I always believed that I’d return to Cleveland and finish my career there.
I laugh and joke, but I don’t get distracted very easily.