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33 Lebron James Quotes On Success, Failure and Championships

Cleveland, this is for you.

Lebron James has had some epic quotes in his storied career but what else would you expect from the most talented man in basketball.

With an estimated net worth around 450 million, he certainly has the bank account of the best player in the NBA.

Tonight, as the Cavs sit perched on the edge of elimination, he will have to put forth his most herculean performance, in this 6th run to the finals.

Below, we celebrate some of the most inspiring quotes, as we watch this living legend make history.

33 Best Lebron James Quotes

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. – Lebron James

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I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball. – 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. It’s all that matters. I dream about it. I dream about it all the time, how it would look, how it would feel. It would be so amazing. – Lebron James

Levitate. Levitate. Levitate. Levitate #StriveForGreatness

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I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it. – Lebron James

 

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?’ – Lebron James

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

 

My mom and I have always been there for each other. We had some tough times, but she was always there for me. – Lebron James

 

No place is better than Akron. – Lebron James

 

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. – Lebron James

 

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

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I’m not going to fight because I mean too much to our team, and I can’t afford to be suspended for a game or do something stupid to get me kicked out of a playoff game.

 

In fourth grade, I missed 82 days of school. Out of 160. – Lebron James

 

There are always people always asking you for something. But I feel like I have a foundation. I have a supporting cast where it doesn’t bother me too much. – 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. – 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. – Lebron James

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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

Volleyball, I could be pretty good. After a few practices I could be that striker, or whatever they call it. – Lebron James

 

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. – Lebron James

I don’t want to be called a point guard, but I can’t stop it. – Lebron James

 

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. It’s all that matters. I dream about it. I dream about it all the time, how it would look, how it would feel. It would be so amazing. – Lebron James

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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? – Lebron James

Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself. – Lebron James

 

For me, already being part of a single-parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you’d would wake up times and hope that the next day you’d be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared about was her being home. – 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. – Lebron James

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I am just happy to be part of the Nike family. – Lebron James

But now, being a parent, I go home and see my son and I forget about any mistake I ever made or the reason I’m upset. I get home and my son is smiling or he comes running to me. It has just made me grow as an individual and grow as a man.You have to be able to accept failure to get better. – Lebron James

I like criticism. It makes you strong. – Lebron James

 

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 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. – Lebron James

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I think team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed. – Lebron James

Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself. – Lebron James

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. – Lebron James

Do you have any famous or inspiring lebron james quotes we might have missed? let us know in the comments

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