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Kobe Bryant was one of the best basketball players to ever play the game. His work ethic, motivation, and mindset were incredibly admirable. The day we lost Kobe was an incredibly unfortunate day. That day, we lost a great legend and a basketball player, and a motivational icon. His intense and charming personality, as well as his bravery, will always occupy a part of our hearts forever. He was indeed one of the greatest legends who can never be forgotten. Above all, he has left an iconic legacy that will always be embraced.

In brief, Kobe Bryant made the leap directly from high school to a glittering 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers that established him as one of basketball’s all-time greats. He won five championships with the Lakers and scored 81 points in a single game. Fueled by a seemingly endless reservoir of self-confidence, Bryant was a mammoth figure almost from the moment he arrived, at age 17, as the 13th overall pick in the 1996 N.B.A. draft.

Undoubtedly, Kobe Bryant was such an inspirational personality that even all the intense words are less to describe him. So, I feel only “Kobe Bryant Quotes”, which exactly represent his beliefs, learning, and bright character can describe Kobe in the greatest manner.

So without further ado, here are 53 of the greatest Kobe Bryant quotes that will inspire you throughout all your difficulties and motivate you to be the best. I hope, these will intensify your personality and keep Kobe Bryant alive in our hearts.

53 Most Inspiring And Powerful Kobe Bryant Quotes To Strengthen Your Personality

  1. “I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.”
  2. “The biggest dreams aren’t fueled by belief. They’re fueled by doubt.”
  3. “This is the moment I accept the most challenging times will always be behind me and in front of me.”
  4. “Determination silences doubters.”
  5. “I’ll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it’s sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.”
  6. “Passion is the fuel for success.”
  7. “Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.”
  8. “Boos don’t block dunks.”
  9. “The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.”
  10. “If you don’t believe in yourself, no one will do it for you.”
  11. “I close my eyes and just reminisce. That’s what keeps me sane.”
  12. “Winning takes precedence over all. There’s no gray area. No almost.”
  13. “Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.”
  14. “Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they’ve taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.”
  15. “Dedication sees dreams come true.”
  16. “Once you know what failure feels like, determination chases success.”
  17. “Be willing to sacrifice anything, but compromise nothing in your quest to be your best.
  18. “I’m chasing perfection.”
  19. “We don’t quit, we don’t cower, we don’t run. We endure and conquer.”
  20. “I realized that intimidation didn’t really exist if you’re in the right frame of mind.”
  21. “The odd thing is that I wound up learning more about the world around me by having a singular focus inside of me.”
  22. “People just don’t understand how obsessed I am with winning.”
  23. “I’m reflective only in the sense that I learn to move forward. I reflect with a purpose.”
  24. “The examples are endless but my philosophy is simple. Once I knew my seed, I was able to discover my muse and my purpose for being was crystal clear.”
  25. “The important thing is that your teammates have to know you’re pulling for them and you really want them to be successful.”
  26. “It doesn’t bother me at all. Do I hold any hard feelings? Not at all. Life is too short to sit around and hold grudges. I don’t hold any whatsoever.”
  27. “I’m extremely willful to win, and I respond to challenges. It’s not a challenge to me to win the scoring title, because I know I can.”
  28. “If you are going to be a leader, you’re not going to please everybody. You got to hold people accountable, even if you have that moment of being uncomfortable.”
  29. “My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.”
  30. “I’m here. I’m not going anywhere. No matter what the injury – unless it’s completely debilitating – I’m going to be the same player I’ve always been. I’ll figure it out. I’ll make some tweaks, some changes, but I’m still coming.”
  31. “The beauty in being blessed with talent is rising above doubters to create a beautiful moment.”
  32. “One thing you gotta know about me is I have absolutely no filter. I have no problem saying what the hell I think of someone.”
  33. “The topic of leadership is a touchy one. A lot of leaders fail because they don’t have the bravery to touch that nerve or strike that chord. Throughout my years, I haven’t had that fear.”
  34. “The moment you give up, is the moment you let someone else win.”
  35. “I like playing for the purple and gold. This is where I want to finish up.”
  36. “I can’t relate to lazy people. We don’t speak the same language. I don’t understand you. I don’t want to understand you.”
  37. “Can I jump over two or three guys like I used to? No. Am I as fast as I used to be? No, but I still have the fundamentals and smarts. That’s what enables me to still be a dominant player. As a kid growing up, I never skipped steps. I always worked on fundamentals because I know athleticism is fleeting.”
  38. “I focus on one thing and one thing only – that’s trying to win as many championships as I can.”
  39. “Pain doesn’t tell you when you ought to stop. Pain is the little voice in your head that tries to hold you back because it knows if you continue you will change.”
  40. “Use your success, wealth and influence to put them in the best position to realize their own dreams and find their true purpose.”
  41. “Christmas morning, I’m going to open presents with my kids. I’m going to take pictures of them opening the presents. Then I’m going to come to the Staples Center and get ready to work.”
  42. “If you want to be great at something, there’s a choice you have to make. What I mean by that is, there are inherent sacrifices that come along with that. Family time, hanging out with friends, being a great friend, being a great son, nephew, whatever the case may be.”
  43. “What people see on court is another side of me; it’s not me.”
  44. “We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.”
  45. “If I panic, everyone else panics.”
  46. “My brain . . . it cannot process failure. It will not process failure. Because if I sit there and have to face myself and tell myself, ‘You’re a failure’ . . . I think that’s almost worse than death.”
  47. “The people who truly know me know what I’m like. There have been people who try to say things that aren’t fair, and I check them. And then they don’t like me because I checked them.”
  48. “It’s disgusting, but my father taught me when your mouth gets dry, just suck the sweat out of your own jersey. There’s no bravado to any of it; it’s just a disgusting little trick.”
  49. “Trust me, setting things up right from the beginning will avoid a ton of tears and heartache…”
  50. “I draw from the crowd a lot.”
  51. I create my own path. It was straight and narrow. I looked at it this way: you were either in my way, or out of it.”
  52. “We can always kind of be average and do what’s normal. I’m not in this to do what’s normal.”
  53. “Haters are a good problem to have. Nobody hates the good ones. They hate the great ones.”

Rahul Bansal
Rahul Bansal

Rahul is a freelance author, chemist, a teacher and has a lot of passion for spirituality, humanity & self-development. Being in the writing industry for many years, Rahul has a plethora of knowledge which he loves to share and discuss with his readers. He loves to write about self-improvement and share quotes he finds inspiring.


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    Chris
    1:33 AM, 3 March 2021

    RIP Mamba! Was such an inspiring and motivational figure!

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