65 Nike Quotes On Success In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Nike quotes, Nike sayings, and Nike proverbs.

Best Nike Quotes

  1. “From Nike, we buy victory. From Under Armour, we buy protection. From Lululemon, we buy zen. From Patagonia, we buy conservation. From BMW, we buy performance.” Andy Dunn
  2. “If people want to take the chance to watch, to see what I bring and try to use it to better themselves, yeah, OK. But I’m not one of these guys who’s going to try to be a role model and be an angel because I want to get a Nike sponsorship.” Israel Adesanya
  3. “I am just happy to be part of the Nike family.” LeBron James
  4. “If you have market power like Nike, you can set terms that are much tougher because athletes value the endorsement of Nike – it means as much to them as it does to the company.” John Quelch

  5. “Nike SF Air Force Ones are hands down my absolute favorite sneakers.” Bria Vinaite
  6. “Nike was the essence of sports, transcendence through sports.” Naomi Klein
  7. “Marathon running, like golf, is a game for players, not winners. That is why Callaway sells golf clubs and Nike sells running shoes. But running is unique in that the world’s best racers are on the same course, at the same time, as amateurs, who have as much chance of winning as your average weekend warrior would scoring a touchdown in the NFL.” Hunter S. Thompson
  8. “We’re not trying to be Nike. It’s about evolving into new products that are going to make people’s lives better.” Payal Kadakia

  9. “Not obsessed with particularly Nike, but sneakers in general. I love them.” Idris Elba
  10. “We wanted Nike to be the world’s best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don’t end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.” Phil Knight
  11. “Nike doesn’t want to make products for everyone – they want to make products for champions.” Simon Sinek
  12. “Storytelling is the game. It’s what we all do. It’s why Nike is Nike, it’s why Apple is Apple, it’s why Walt Disney built Disney World and it’s why Vince McMahon makes a billion dollars.” Gary Vaynerchuk

  13. “‘Slumdog’ was my first movie, and I had never been to India before – I was just a teenager in the U.K. with my headphones and my Nike shoes. What did I know about growing up in a slum?” Dev Patel
  14. “A company like Nike can convince people to buy Air Jordans even though they never saw Michael Jordan play.” Deborah Birx
  15. “When ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ premiered on the WB Network in 1996, American culture was in trouble. Americans were bowling alone, pursuing individual interests to the detriment of the communal good. Business leaders were celebrating creativity and neglecting discipline. Nike’s ‘Just do it’ ads were teaching young people to break the rules.” Virginia Postrel , Nike quotes just do it
  16. “Nike Air Max 95’s – I wear them almost every day. They’re super comfortable. I get a lot of gifts, so I don’t really need to shop. But if I had to choose my favorite brand, it would be Nike. Nike is the best.” Jay Park

  17. “At Sunderland, our kit was five times too big, and we got the local bus to games; in America, I got bags of Nike kit, flew to away games, and played in front of thousands of fans. It opened my eyes to what women’s football could – and should – be.” Lucy Bronze
  18. “Nike is the uniform for kids all over the world, and African design has been killed by Nike. Africans no longer want to wear their own designs.” M.I.A.
  19. “It was always a plan that we were going to have a retail side with what we’re doing musically, like an Apple store or Nike Town. I wanted something where you can come get everything – ‘Marathon’ or ‘All Money’ or ‘Crenshaw’ – and make it like an experience. Especially with what Crenshaw and Slauson meant to my story.” Nipsey Hussle
  20. “The Nike joint ‘Classic’ with Kanye, Nas, KRS-One, that was a remix – Rick Rubin did the original, and his was a double-time tempo; mine was a regular boom-bap tempo, and they liked it so much that we ended up doing the video to it.” DJ Premier

  21. “I love Nike’s running shoes and clothes because they feel as light as a feather.” Katia Winter
  22. “When we changed from Tiger to Nike, we had to have a design for the shoe. And where do you go to? There’s no ‘dial 9-1-1’ for design.” Phil Knight
  23. “I’m merely a fan of fashion from high-end to streetwear, from Nike to Comme des Garcons.” Tinie Tempah
  24. “I’ve been a Nike athlete since day one.” Marshawn Lynch

  25. “I know when the Berlin wall went down and I walked into what was East Berlin and saw two big Nike banners – that gave me a chill.” Phil Knight
  26. “Our brands – Nike, Converse, Jordan Brand, and Hurley – are loved by customers all over the world. But we never take that for granted; we know that every day we have to earn their trust – by serving them completely and adding real value to their lives through products and experiences.” Mark Parker
  27. “At 17, I lived in Nicaragua to show solidarity with the Sandinista socialist revolution. At 23 I raised money for Guatemalan women’s cooperatives. In my early 20s I lived in the semi-Amazon doing research with small farmers fighting land invasions. At 26 I helped expose poor conditions at Nike factories in Asia.” Michael Shellenberger
  28. “It’s fun being a princess, but it’s not very practical! You’re trudging through the forest and the mud and all of the elements. You kind of think, ‘How did they do this back then?’ Thank God I can put on my Nike trainers and walk around the rest of the day!” Sarah Gadon

  29. “We make decisions every day about what we’re going to eat. And some people want to buy Nike shoes – two pairs, and other people want to eat Bronx grapes and nourish themselves. I pay a little extra, but this is what I want to do.” Alice Waters , Nike quotes shoes
  30. “I find my dress sense tends to be a bit of a mixture between high fashion and unique vintage pieces with a little bit of street trends. For example, I might find a really nice, suede dinner jacket that I’d wear with a basic plain white shirt and some chinos and a pair of Nike trainers.” Tinie Tempah
  31. “Nike is at its best when we focus on the future. Sport is in a constant state of progression. Athletes are expanding their potential every day – and so must we.” Mark Parker
  32. “I started thinking, ‘What if Superman or Batman really existed?’ Superman would be doing Nike commercials. The members of Youngblood take the genre of super-heroes and turn it into a business.” Rob Liefeld

  33. “As a company, I’m proud that Nike takes a stand on issues that impact all of us, our athletes, and society as a whole. And I am proud that Nike stands against discrimination in any form. We stand against bigotry. We stand for racial justice. We firmly believe the world can improve.” Mark Parker
  34. “I’ve always loved Nike shoes, and I’m in a position where I like to collect them now, especially the limited-edition Jordan and Air Max pairs. My house is full of special releases.” Sergio Ramos
  35. “In track and field, Nike is all-powerful. They control the top coaches, athletes, races, even the governing body.” Mary Cain
  36. “When people ask what college I graduated from, I say: I didn’t graduate from college. I graduated from Nike. I started my career as an intern getting coffee.” Maverick Carter

  37. “At Nike, designers both created and communicated the brand, transforming a company that made shoes into a purveyor of athletic heroism.” Tahl Raz
  38. “I’ve always been a Nike person.” Wale
  39. “I had a Dan Fouts Nike poster with ‘The Bomb Squad’ on my wall as a kid. I was also a huge Larry Bird fan. One of my proudest art achievements is a papier-mache eagle decked out head-to-toe in Celtics gear.” Timothy Olyphant
  40. “I love my Nike Air Max trainers. They’re big and bulky and spanking – I can’t be doing with grubby trainers.” Michael Socha

  41. “I collect… for a long time, I collected Nike Air Max 90s, this specific shoe. And it really is nerdy, because collecting sneakers is not that nerdy, but if you don’t wear them, and you keep the box fresh, if you’re that fanatical about it, then you leap several categories into super-dork, and that’s the way I was.” Charlie Hunnam
  42. “There is always an underlying spirit of invention at Nike – we love to create something that has never before existed. And not just new for the sake of new – it has to be better.” Mark Parker
  43. “I grew up wearing PUMA, and our national team is sponsored by PUMA, so those were always in the store. We couldn’t afford Nike or Jordan, so PUMA was our brand. If you were wearing PUMA, that’s dope.” Deandre Ayton
  44. “I don’t shop much, but my go-to brands are Topman, John Varvatos, AllSaints, Marc Jacobs, and Theory. Of course, I like Nike; that’s a given.” Kendrick Sampson

  45. “I can’t mix different sports brands together. I would never go to the gym wearing a Nike sweatshirt and Adidas shoes.” Kartik Aaryan
  46. “My Nike Airs are always on my feet when I travel.” Peyton List
  47. “Being a die-hard Knicks fan, I remember hunting down these orange-and-blue Nikes that they only released in England. And I used to hunt for sneakers when I DJ’d in Japan. But then Nike flooded the market with a head-spinning array of color combinations and it just didn’t seem cool anymore.” Mark Ronson
  48. “Part of an icon’s power comes from its indivisibility. The swoosh cannot be further deconstructed into its component parts. Just as golden arches mean McDonald’s, and the little red tab means Levi’s, the swoosh is Nike. The product is its icon, inseparably and without exception. To buy a pair of Nike shoes is to buy the Nike swoosh.” Douglas Rushkoff
  49. “Any style that Nike makes in all black, shoe, sweatshirt, onesie, doesn’t matter, I pretty much need to have.” Alexander Wang

  50. “I can’t say I have a lucky charm, but I do wear a 3/4-zip U.S.A. jacket I wear to every event. I got it from Nike, and it was from the 2012 Olympic Games.” Max Aaron
  51. “Nike is like a member of the family. Undoubtedly some of that stuff is in my DNA.” Travis Knight
  52. “Nike is obviously more sporty than Adidas. I always associate Adidas with Beastie Boys and Run-DMC.” John Gourley

  53. “I came up with my natural logo and ya know, just dealing with Nike I was like can y’all put my logo on the shoes and, you know. At that time I think other guys had logos or specific names on the shoe. So they was like yeah – let’s rock and roll.” Rasheed Wallace
  54. “Swish: A made basket. Swoosh: The Nike logo. Swish-swoosh, swish-swoosh, swish-swoosh: A thousand coaches in nylon tracksuits, walking through hotel lobbies at the Final Four.” Steve Rushin
  55. “In the ‘Nike Economy,’ there are no standards, no borders and no rules. Clearly, the global economy isn’t working for workers in China and Indonesia and Burma any more than it is for workers here in the United States.” John Sweeney

  56. “When Nike says, just do it, that’s a message of empowerment. Why aren’t the rest of us speaking to young people in a voice of inspiration?” Naomi Klein
  57. “It was a lot of fun doing the Nike commercials, too.” Jason Mewes
  58. “I wore that same shirt yesterday playing golf. There goes the Nike account.” Leslie Nielsen
  59. “Beyonce was just always full-out. She’s like a beast. So you learn that no matter how you feel, just do it. Just like Nike: ‘Just Do It.'” Heather Morris

  60. “Nike used to be known as Blue Ribbon Sports. What’s now Sara Lee used to be Consolidated Foods. And Exxon was once Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. These were name changes that worked. But for all the ones that do, there are 10 or 20 that don’t.” James Surowiecki
  61. “Having a size 9 foot is fantastic because almost all of the shoe companies do their prototyping in size 9, so if you visit a place like Nike headquarters, you can try every sort of wacky, out-there model.” Tim Ferriss
  62. “My Nike Free sneakers add a splash of color and slide on fast, perfect for when I’m rushing to catch the school bus. And my favorite cargos are skinny but stretchy, so I can go up or down a few pounds and they still fit!” Jessica Seinfeld

  63. “Good ideas are like Nike sports shoes. They may facilitate success for an athlete who possesses them, but on their own, they are nothing but an overpriced pair of sneakers. Sports shoes don’t win races.” Athletes do. Felix Dennis
  64. “When I’m living in L.A., I’m mainly a jeans, vintage T-shirt, and Nike high-tops guy.” Jamie Bamber
  65. “Perhaps the most powerful lesson other brands can learn from Nike is the need to act in accordance with the reality of the world we live in. In a mutual dependant, intimately connected global community facing several major crises, brands need to operate with an expanded definition of self-interest that includes the greater good.” Simon Mainwaring

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