Motivational Kobe Bryant Quotes About Success With Wallpapers

Kobe Bean Bryant (August 23, 1978 – January 26, 2020) was an American professional basketball player. A shooting guard, Bryant entered the National Basketball Association (NBA) directly from high school and played his entire 20-season professional career in the league with the Los Angeles Lakers. I hope these Kobe Bryant quotes will inspire you to achieve success in life.

Best Kobe Bryant Quotes

  1. “The last time I was intimidated was when I was 6 years old in karate class. I was an orange belt and the instructor ordered me to fight a black belt who was a couple of years older and a lot bigger. I was scared s—less. I mean, I was terrified and he kicked my ass. But then I realized he didn’t kick my ass as bad as I thought he was going to and that there was nothing really to be afraid of. That was around the time I realized that intimidation didn’t really exist if you’re in the right frame of mind.” – Kobe Bryant
  2. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
  3.  “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.” – Kobe Bryant, Kobe Bryant quotes on work ethic
  4. “Friends can come and go, but banners hang forever.” – Kobe Bryant
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  6. “The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.” – Kobe Bryant
  7. “I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.” – Kobe Bryant

  8. “Use your success, wealth and influence to put them in the best position to realize their own dreams and find their true purpose.” – Kobe Bryant
  9. “June 2010, after winning his fifth title: “I just got one more than Shaq. So you can take that to the bank.” – Kobe Bryant
  10. “Winning takes precedence over all. There’s no gray area. No almosts.” – Kobe Bryant, Kobe Bryant quotes on winning
  11. “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.” – Kobe Bryant,
  12. “As I sit here now when I take off my shoe and I look down at my scar, I see the 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.” – Kobe Bryant, Kobe Bryant quotes on hard work
  13. “Because I don’t want chumps, I don’t want pushovers, and if you’re a chump and a pushover, I will run over you.” – Kobe Bryant
  14. “It’s the one thing you can control. You are responsible for how people remember you, or don’t. So don’t take it lightly.” – Kobe Bryant

  15. “After ESPN ranked him the 40th-best player in the NBA: “I’ve known for a long time they’re a bunch of idiots… I tend to use things as motivation that tend to be in the realm of reality.” – Kobe Bryant
  16. “The last time I was intimidated was when I was 6 years old in karate class. I was an orange belt and the instructor ordered me to fight a black belt who was a couple of years older and a lot bigger. I was scared s—less. I mean, I was terrified and he kicked my ass. But then I realized he didn’t kick my ass as bad as I thought he was going to and that there was nothing really to be afraid of. That was around the time I realized that intimidation didn’t really exist if you’re in the right frame of mind.” – Kobe Bryant
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  18. “When I have the chance to guard Michael Jordan, I want to guard him. I want him. It’s the ultimate challenge.” – Kobe Bryant
  19. “Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe Bryant

  20. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
  21. “Haters are a good problem to have. Nobody hates the good ones. They hate the great ones.” – Kobe Bryant
  22. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
  23. “Better learn not to talk to me. You shake the tree, a leopard’s gonna fall out.” – Kobe Bryant
  24. “I’m reflective only in the sense that I learn to move forward. I reflect with a purpose.” – Kobe Bryant, Kobe Bryant quotes about life
  25. “I’ve played with IVs before, during and after games. I’ve played with a broken hand, a sprained ankle, a torn shoulder, a fractured tooth, a severed lip, and a knee the size of a softball. I don’t miss 15 games because of a toe injury that everybody knows wasn’t that serious in the first place.” – Kobe Bryant
  26. “Boos don’t block dunks.” – Kobe Bryant

  27. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
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  29. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
  30. “I’m chasing perfection.” – Kobe Bryant

  31. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
  32. “I love going one-on-one with someone. That’s what I do. I’ve never lost. It’s a whole different game, just to have them right in front of you and be able to do whatever you want.” – Kobe Bryant, Kobe Bryant quotes about love
  33. “I’m extremely willful to win, and I respond to challenges. Scoring titles and stuff like that… it sounds, well, I don’t care how it sounds – to me, scoring comes easy. It’s not a challenge to me to win the scoring title, because I know I can.” – Kobe Bryant
  34. “These young guys are playing checkers. I’m out there playing chess.” – Kobe Bryant
  35. “My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.” – Kobe Bryant
  36. “We can always kind of be average and do what’s normal. I’m not in this to do what’s normal.” – Kobe Bryant

  37. “The most important thing is you must put everybody on notice that you’re here and you are for real. I’m not a player that is just going to come and go. I’m not a player that is going to make an All-Star team one time, two times. I’m here to be an all-time great. Once I made that commitment and said, ‘I want to be one of the greatest ever’, then the game became everything for me.” – Kobe Bryant
  38. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
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  40. “I’ve shot too much from the time I was 8 years old. But ‘too much’ is a matter of perspective. Some people thought Mozart had too many notes in his compositions. Let me put it this way: I entertain people who say I shoot too much. I find it very interesting. Going back to Mozart, he responded to critics by saying there were neither too many notes or too few. There were as many as necessary.” – Kobe Bryant
  41. “I focus on one thing and one thing only – that’s trying to win as many championships as I can.” – Kobe Bryant

  42. “I’m playing against great players, playing against the best in the world. The competition – that’s what I’ve always wanted.” – Kobe Bryant
  43. “Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they’ve taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.” – Kobe Bryant
  44. “It used to drive me crazy that he was so lazy. You got to have the responsibility of working every single day. You can’t skate throughs–.” – Kobe Bryant, On Shaq
  45. “On being forced to retire if his hand fell off: “Even then, you could still play with one hand.” – Kobe Bryant
  46. “I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.” – Kobe Bryant
  47. “After scoring 44 points on 34 shots in 31 minutes during a Lakers blowout loss: “I’d rather not have to do that, but you can’t sit back and watch crime happen in front of you.” – Kobe Bryant
  48. “I wanna be the best, simple, and plain.” – Kobe Bryant

  49. “On LeBron asserting that the 2012-13 Lakers would never experience the level of scrutiny his Miami Heat did: “What does it matter? What does he want, a cookie for that?” – Kobe Bryant
  50. “I don’t give a [expletive] what you say. If I go out there and miss game-winners, and people say, ‘Kobe choked, or Kobe is seven for whatever in pressure situations.’ Well, [expletive] you.” – Kobe Bryant
  51. “I would go 0-for-30 [from the floor] before I would go 0-for-9. 0-for-9 means you beat yourself, you psyched yourself out of the game. … The only reason is because you’ve just now lost confidence in yourself.” – Kobe Bryant
  52. “Hi, I’m Kobe Bryant. And I have decided to take my talent to, uh… I have decided to skip college and take my talent to the NBA.” – Kobe Bryant
  53. “On Grinnell’s Jack Taylor scoring 138 points in one game: “Would people be celebrating me if I scored 138 points? You know how it is; some people would, some people wouldn’t. They can all kiss my a– as I’m sure he feels the same way. If you score 138 points, you kind of have a license to tell people to f— off.” – Kobe Bryant
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  55. “All the training and sacrifice just flew out the window with one step that I’ve done millions of times! The frustration is unbearable. The anger is rage. Why the hell did this happen?!? Makes no damn sense. Now I’m supposed to come back from this and be the same player or better at 35?!? How in the world am I supposed to do that?? I have NO CLUE. Do I have the consistent will to overcome this thing? Maybe I should break out the rocking chair and reminisce on the career that was. Maybe this is how my bookends. Maybe Father Time has defeated me…Then again maybe not!” – Kobe Bryant 42. “I don’t f— with bees, man. Other than that, I’m not afraid of nothing.” – Kobe Bryant
  56. “What people see on court is another side of me; it’s not me.” – Kobe Bryant

  57. “It’s an intentional pass to oneself, so it’s an assist. That way people can’t say all I do is shoot.” – Kobe Bryant
  58. “Are you willing to push the right buttons even if it means being perceived as the villain? … I’d rather be perceived as a winner than a good teammate. I wish they both went hand in hand all the time but that’s just not reality. … I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success.” – Kobe Bryant
  59. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
  60. “The beauty in being blessed with talent is rising above doubters to create a beautiful moment.” – Kobe Bryant
  61. “I remember feeling the silence. I remember feeling the fear. I’m like, ‘This could be a wrap.’ And that’s what the silence was. It was like, ‘This could really be a wrap for you.’” – Kobe Bryant
  62. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
  63. “I had to organize things. So I created the ‘Black Mamba’. So Kobe has to deal with these issues, all the personal challenges. The Black Mamba steps on the court and does what he does. I’m destroying everybody that steps on the court.” – Kobe Bryant
  64. “If you’re afraid to fail, then you’re probably going to fail.” – Kobe Bryant

  65. “I’m more than comfortable just sitting back and scoring 21, 22 points or whatever and getting 10, 11 assists whatever the case might be. More than comfortable with that. It’s just a matter of the pieces that you have around you and what you can do to elevate everybody else.” – Kobe Bryant
  66. “Take it all in. Sit back and watch and listen and hear all the hate that’s being thrown at us and remember every person that’s kicking you when you’re down, because next year it ain’t gonna be this way. Appreciate it now. Let it sit in now, because revenge is sweet and it’s quick.” – Kobe Bryant
  67. “The important thing is that your teammates have to know you’re pulling for them and you really want them to be successful.” – Kobe Bryant
  68. “The most important thing is you must put everybody on notice that you’re here and you are for real. I’m not a player that is just going to come and go. I’m not a player that is going to make an All-Star team one time, two times. I’m here to be an all-time great. Once I made that commitment and said, ‘I want to be one of the greatest ever’, then the game became everything for me.” – Kobe Bryant
  69. “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.” – Kobe Bryant
  70. “Everyone looks at your watch and it represents who you are, your values and your personal style.” – Kobe Bryant

  71. “The Black Mamba collection of watches is me: It is my alter ego, so to speak. As I mentioned before, it is sharp, cutting edge and sleek which are characteristics I try to apply when I’m out there on the basketball court.” – Kobe Bryant

Some interesting facts about Kobe Bryant –

  • He was named after the Japanese meat, Kobe
  • Kobe’s middle name doesn’t appear on any official document
  • He was the first NBA player to be drafted from high school
  • He won the NBA Championship during his first three seasons at Los Angeles Lakers
  • Kobe changed his jersey number multiple times
  • Bryant won five NBA championships
  • He was an 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, 12-time member of the All-Defensive Team
  • He was named the 2008 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) and was a two-time NBA Finals MVP winner

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2 thoughts on “Motivational Kobe Bryant Quotes About Success With Wallpapers

  • February 3, 2020 at 7:09 pm
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    No wonder, Kobe is a legend. With his work ethics and the hunger for success, he didn’t like failures to sleep with him. But he forgot one thing, he was not immortal.

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    • February 4, 2020 at 10:35 am
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      He lived like a legend and always loved is game.

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