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33 Lebron James Quotes On Success, Failure and Championships

You can’t be afraid to fail

Lebron James is one of the few players who can make a case for the best player ever. Along with Michael Jordan, he has surpassed many of the most talented players the NBA has ever seen.

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

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

The 33 Best Lebron James Quotes

  1. 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
  2. I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball. – Lebron James
  3. 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
  4. I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it. – Lebron James
  5. 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
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  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. No place is better than Akron. – Lebron James
  9. 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
  10. 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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  11. 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.
  12. In fourth grade, I missed 82 days of school. Out of 160. – Lebron James
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Volleyball, I could be pretty good. After a few practices I could be that striker, or whatever they call it. – Lebron James
  18. 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
  19. I don’t want to be called a point guard, but I can’t stop it. – Lebron James
  20. 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
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  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself. – Lebron James
  24. 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
  25. 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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  26. I am just happy to be part of the Nike family. – Lebron James
  27. 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
  28. I like criticism. It makes you strong. – Lebron James
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. I think team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed. – Lebron James
  32. Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself. – Lebron James
  33. 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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Written by Quotezine Team

Michelle Quinteros is a pop culture and lifestyle writer with a fancy degree from McMaster University. When she’s not writing for Quotezine, she can be found excessively quoting The Simpsons or binge watching Netflix.

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