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25 Kobe Bryant quotes on winning, life and hard work

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Kobe Bryant was one of nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday. He was 41. His 13-year-old daughter Gianna was also killed in the crash.

Knows as one of the greatest players to ever step on the basketball court, as well as his insane work ethic he is an all-time icon in the sports world.

The legacy he left behind is huge and this list of Kobe Bryant’s quotes is really small part of it.

Let’s think about the things this man did by reading his quotes.

Kobe Bryant Quotes

Winning takes precedence over all

Winning takes precedence over all. There’s no gray area. No almosts.

Passion is the fuel for success

Passion is the fuel for success.

I can't relate to lazy people Kobe Bryant Quote.

I can’t relate to lazy people. We don’t speak same language. I don’t understand you. I don’t want to understand you.

The moment you give up, is the moment you let someone else win

The moment you give up, is the moment you let someone else win.

If you're afraid to fail, then you're probably going to fail

If you’re afraid to fail, then you’re probably going to fail.

Kobe Bryant Quote on inspiration

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.

Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.

I feel like killing everybody every time I go to the arena.

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.

I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.

I was like a wild horse that had the potential to become Secretariat, but who was just too f***ing wild. So part of that was [Phil Jackson] trying to tame me.

My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.

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.

There’s been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show but that’s simply not the case. We win games when I score 40 points and we’ve won when I score 10.

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.

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.

People just don’t understand how obsessed I am with winning.

Winning takes precedence over all. There’s no gray area. No almosts.

If I wanted to play, I’d still be playing for the Lakers. The health thing I could’ve figured out…I just don’t want to play anymore.

As I sit here now, when I take off my shoe and I look down at my scar, I see beauty in it. I see all the hard work, all the sacrifices. I see the journey that it took to get back to this point of being healthy. And I see beauty in that struggle. That’s what makes it beautiful.

There’s certain players that I’ve made cry. If I can make you cry by being sarcastic, then I really don’t want to play with you in the playoffs.

I’m chasing perfection.

There’s a choice that we have to make as people, as individuals. If you want to be great at something, there’s a choice you have to make. We all can be masters at our craft, but you have to make a choice. 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. There are sacrifices that come along with making that decision.

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.

The moment you give up, is the moment you let someone else win

This is the moment I accept the most challenging times will always be behind me AND in front of me.

Trust me, setting things up right from the beginning will avoid a ton of tears and heartache…

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. If you were standing between me and the game, I was going to knock you on your back and not feel bad about it. I was unapologetically me. That’s all I ever wanted to be I was never worried about my reputation- that’s how I earned one. That’s how I became the Black Mamba.

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success

Passion is the fuel for success.

If you’re afraid to fail, then you’re probably going to fail.

We’re probably never going to forget Kobe, and we will look up to what and who he was as a person, I know I won’t forget him.

I’m interested to know, did any of these quotes motivated you to want to get up and try the things you wanted to, tell me in the comments?

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