LeBron James Inspiring Quotes

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23 LEBRON JAMES INSPIRING QUOTES

is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. Widely regarded as one of the greatest NBA players of all time, he has won three NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, three NBA Finals MVP Awards, three NBA All-Star Game MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals, an NBA scoring title, and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. James is a 14-time NBA All-Star, 11-time All-NBA first team, and five-time All-Defensive first team. He is also the Cavaliers' all-time scoring leader, the NBA All-Star Game career scoring leader, and the NBA career playoff scoring leader.

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Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.

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I think the reason why I am who I am today is because I went through those tough times when I was younger.

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I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.

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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.

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

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Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.

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You have to be able to accept failure to get better.

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I like criticism. It makes you strong.

09


I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball.

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People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.

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Nothing is given. Everything is earned.

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I laugh and joke, but I don’t get distracted very easily.

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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.

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I never get too high on my stardom or what I can do.

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Sports was my way out.

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My dream has become a reality now, and it’s the best feeling I’ve ever had.

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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.

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Once you become a professional athlete or once you do anything well, then you’re automatically a role model … I have no problem being a role model. I love it. I have kids looking up to me and hopefully I inspire these kids to do good things.

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I hear that word pressure all the time. 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.

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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.

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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?

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I feel my calling here goes above basketball.

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You know, my family and friends have never been yes-men: ‘Yes, you’re doing the right thing, you’re always right.’ No, they tell me when I’m wrong, and that’s why I’ve been able to stay who I am and stay humble.