65 LeBron James Quotes On Success In Life

LeBron Raymone James Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Widely considered one of the greatest NBA players in history, James is frequently compared to Michael Jordan in debates over the greatest basketball player of all time.

Playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and Los Angeles Lakers, James is the only player in NBA history to have won NBA championships with three franchises as Finals MVP. He has competed in ten NBA Finals, including eight consecutive with the Heat and Cavaliers from 2011 through 2018.

His accomplishments include four NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards, four Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals. During his 17-year career, James holds the record for all-time playoffs points, is third in all-time points, and eighth in career assists. James has been selected to the All-NBA First Team a record 13 times, made the All-Defensive First Team five times, and has been named an All-Star 17 times, including three All-Star MVP selections. These LeBron James quotes will motivate you.

Best LeBron James Quotes

  1. “You have to be able to accept failure to get better.” ~ LeBron James
  2. “Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.” ~ LeBron James , LeBron James quotes on failure
  3. “The best teacher in life is experience.” ~ LeBron James
  4. “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
  5. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” ~ LeBron James

  6. “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
  7. “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
  8. “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 , LeBron James quotes about basketball
  9. “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
  10. “I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.” ~ LeBron James

  11. “In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have.” ~ LeBron James
  12. “There’s that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?” ~ LeBron James
  13. “We have an opportunity to get better.” ~ LeBron James
  14. “Some times your best effort just isn’t good enough.” ~ LeBron James
  15. “I always believed that I’d return to Cleveland and finish my career there.” ~ LeBron James
  16. “I can’t worry about what other people say.” ~ LeBron James
  17. “Maybe my pain was my motivation.” ~ LeBron James

  18. “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
  19. “I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.” ~ LeBron James
  20. “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
  21. “I feel confident because I’m the best player in the world. It’s that simple.” ~ LeBron James
  22. “I’m ready to accept the challenge. I’m coming home.” ~ LeBron James

  23. “I’m not afraid of nothing, I just like the challenge, and I love being here.” ~ LeBron James
  24. “Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.” ~ LeBron James
  25. “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
  26. “The only thing on my mind right now is trying to win the whole thing.” ~ LeBron James

  27. “I enjoy the competition and whatever it takes throughout the competition, I will do it.” ~ LeBron James
  28. “I do have motivation. A lot of motivation.” ~ LeBron James
  29. “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
  30. “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
  31. “I’m a guy who tries to be successful in all that I do, and when you fall short, it hurts.” ~ LeBron James , LeBron James quotes on success
  32. “My dream has become a reality now, and it’s the best feeling I’ve ever had.” ~ LeBron James

  33. “You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.” ~ LeBron James
  34. “I’m just a little kid from Akron.” ~ LeBron James
  35. “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
  36. “My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn’t realize that four years ago. I do now.” ~ LeBron James
  37. “But ever since I was a kid, I was always the winner.” ~ LeBron James

  38. “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
  39. “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
  40. “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
  41. “I told myself if I ever made it to the level I want to be at, I’m gonna give back.” ~ LeBron James

  42. “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
  43. “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
  44. “A friend told me ‘I guess you gotta go through a lot of nightmares, before you finally, you know, accomplish your dreams.” ~ LeBron James
  45. “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
  46. “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
  47. “I just bring the determination to win.” ~ LeBron James

  48. “All the people that were rooting on me to fail, at the end of the day, they have to wake up tomorrow and have the same life that they had before they woke up today. They have the same personal problems they had today. I’m going to continue to live the way I want to live and continue to do the things that I want to do with me and my family and be happy with that. They can get a few days or a few months or whatever the case may be on being happy about not only myself, but the Miami Heat not accomplishing their goal. But they have to get back to the real world at some point.” ~ LeBron James , LeBron James quotes on life
  49. “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
  50. “My father wasn’t around when I was a kid, and I used to always say, ‘Why me? Why don’t I have a father? Why isn’t he around? Why did he leave my mother?’ But as I got older I looked deeper and thought, ‘I don’t know what my father was going through, but if he was around all the time, would I be who I am today?'” ~ LeBron James
  51. “I’m taking my talents to South Beach.” ~ LeBron James

  52. “I’m LeBron James, from Akron, Ohio, from the inner city. I’m not even supposed to be here. That’s enough. Every night I walk into the locker room, I see a No. 6 with James on the back, I’m blessed. So what everybody says about me off the court, don’t matter. I ain’t got no worries.” ~ LeBron James
  53. “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
  54. “For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you’d would wake up times and hope that the next day you’d be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared about was her being home.” ~ LeBron James
  55. “Akron, Ohio, is my home. I will always be here. I’m still working out at my old high school.” ~ LeBron James

  56. “I like to get out and get up the court, using my speed and aggressiveness toward the hoop.” ~ LeBron James
  57. “I hate letting my teammates down. I know I’m not going to make every shot. Sometimes I try to make the right play, and if it results in a loss, I feel awful. I don’t feel awful because I have to answer questions about it. I feel awful in that locker room because I could have done something more to help my teammates win.” ~ LeBron James
  58. “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
  59. “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
  60. “I don’t want to be called a point guard, but I can’t stop it.” ~ LeBron James
  61. “I laugh and joke, but I don’t get distracted very easily.” ~ LeBron James

  62. “If I could have gave more, I would have done it. I gave everything I had” ~ LeBron James
  63. “To be honest, the play that was drawn up, I scratched it. I just told coach, ‘Give me the ball.’ We’re either going to go to overtime or I’m going to win it for us. It was that simple.” ~ LeBron James
  64. “We aren’t comfortable. We are not satisfied. We have to stay even-keeled.” ~ LeBron James
  65. “I’m a guy who is just trying to be successful in whatever I do, and I give everything to my teammates, give everything to the coaching staff. When you fall short, it hurts and it eats at you, and it hurts me to know that I wish I could have done better and done more and just put a little bit more effort or whatever the case may be to help us get over the hump. But it just wasn’t our time.” ~ LeBron James

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