Basketball player LeBron James has to be one of the most highly rated athletes in the world. He was born LeBron Raymone James on 30th December 1984 in Akron, Ohio, to a 16-year-old mother who raised him on her own.
As a boy, he showed tremendous potential and while still at high school he became one of the biggest names in America. In 2003 James was the first choice for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA draft and he went on to sign for Miami Heat in 2010.
By then he was already a superstar.
He won back-to-back championships in 2012/2013 before returning to Cleveland in 2014. James was also on the team that won gold at the 2012 Olympics in London.
James may have started his career at small forward and power forward, but his versatility and talent meant that he was just as effective in all the other three positions. LeBron James married his high school sweetheart, Savannah Brinson on September 14, 2013, in San Diego. Today, he’s estimated to be worth around $83 million.
Here are 25 Best Inspirational Lebron James Quotes on Success:
1. “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
2. “You have to be able to accept failure to get better.” – Lebron James
3. “I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.” – Lebron James
4. “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
5. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” – Lebron James
6. “When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable.” – Lebron James
7. “I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball.” – Lebron James
8. “I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.” – Lebron James
9. “Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.” – Lebron James
10. “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
11. “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
12. “But ever since I was a kid, I was always the winner.” – Lebron James
13. “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
14. “I laugh and joke, but I don’t get distracted very easily.” – Lebron James
15. “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.” – Lebron James
16. “Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.” – Lebron James
17. “As a professional athlete a lot is going to be said about you – but I just try to move forward and try to achieve my goals.” – Lebron James
18. “If a great opportunity opens itself up, I would love to be involved… or star in a movie.” – Lebron James
19. “I like to get out and get up the court, using my speed and aggressiveness toward the hoop.” – Lebron James
20. “I never get too high on my stardom or what I can do.” – Lebron James
21. “Being the only man in the household with my mom definitely helped me grow up fast.” – Lebron James
22. “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.” – Lebron James
23. “I make impact plays. I make game-changing plays.” – Lebron James
24. “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
25. “I went through a lot of battles in high school.” – Lebron James