“I’m not afraid of nothing, I just like the challenge, and I love being here.” ~ LeBron James. Here are 47 Motivational LeBron James Quotes.

LeBron James Quotes

1. “You have to be able to accept failure to get better.” - LeBron James

2. “In the next 15 or 20 years, I hope I’ll be the richest man in the world. That’s one of my goals. I want to be a billionaire. I want to get to a position where generation on generation don’t have to worry about nothing. I don’t want family members from my kids to my son’s kids to never have to worry. And I can’t do that now just playing basketball.” - LeBron James

3. “Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.” - LeBron James 

4. “My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn’t realize that four years ago. I do now.” - LeBron James

5. “Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.” - LeBron James

6. “But ever since I was a kid, I was always the winner.” - LeBron James

7. “The best teacher in life is experience.” - LeBron James

8. “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

9. “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.” - LeBron James

10. “I love the success of my teammates more than my individual achievements. I’ve just always cared more about that since I started playing.” - LeBron James

11. “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.” - LeBron James

12. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” - LeBron James

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13. “I do Pilates and yoga to stay in front of the curve. I feel like it’s helping me. Does it work for everybody? I don’t know. I’m not a guru on how to be in the best condition. Let me sit here and tell you that. But it works for me.” - LeBron James

14. “People who say “It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” never felt a broken heart.” - LeBron James

15. “The only thing on my mind right now is trying to win the whole thing.” - LeBron James

16. “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

17. “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.” - LeBron James 

18. “I told myself if I ever made it to the level I want to be at, I’m gonna give back.”- LeBron James

19. “I enjoy the competition and whatever it takes throughout the competition, I will do it.” - LeBron James

20. “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

21. “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.” - LeBron James

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

23. “I do have motivation. A lot of motivation.” - LeBron James

24. “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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LeBron James Quotes

25. “In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have.” - LeBron James

26. “There’s that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?” - LeBron James

27. “A friend told me ‘I guess you gotta go through a lot of nightmares, before you finally, you know, accomplish your dreams.” - LeBron James

28. “Yoga isn’t just about the body, it’s also about the mind and it’s a technique that has really helped me.” - LeBron James

29. “We have an opportunity to get better.” - LeBron James

30. “Once you squeeze toothpaste out, you can’t put it back into the tube. The same is true with our words. Once we say something hurtful, we can’t take it back” - LeBron James

31. “Sometimes your best effort just isn’t good enough.” - LeBron James

32. “I always believed that I’d return to Cleveland and finish my career there.” - LeBron James

33.“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

34. “I think the reason why I’m the person who I am today is because I went through those tough times when I was younger.” - LeBron James

35. “I can’t worry about what other people say.” - LeBron James

36. “I just bring the determination to win.” - LeBron James

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37. “Maybe my pain was my motivation.” - LeBron James

38. “I’m a guy who tries to be successful in all that I do, and when you fall short, it hurts.” - LeBron James 

39. “I just do what I got to do and go out and be myself, on and off the court, and take care of my obligations. That’s generally your own destiny-knowing what you have to take care of.” - LeBron James

40. “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.” - LeBron James

41. “I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.” - LeBron James

42. “My dream has become a reality now, and it’s the best feeling I’ve ever had.” - LeBron James

43. “That’s one of my biggest obstacles. I’m afraid of failure. I want to succeed so bad that I become afraid of failing.” - LeBron James

44. “I feel confident because I’m the best player in the world. It’s that simple.” - LeBron James

45. “You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.” - LeBron James

46. “I’m ready to accept the challenge. I’m coming home.” - LeBron James

47. “I’m just a little kid from Akron.” - LeBron James

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“As a man, if you got a problem with somebody, you sit down face to face and you talk to them eye to eye. And you hash it out and move on.” ~ LeBron James
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“When I miss you, sometimes I listen to music or look at pictures of you, not to remind me of you but to make me feel as if I’m with you. It makes me forget the distance and capture you.” ~ LeBron James

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Ian Warner has spent over 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete. He went on to become an All-American sprinter at Iowa State, and he represented Canada at the 2012 Olympics. Ian founded Habit Stacker and dedicated his life to helping people to develop winning habits.

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