21 Inspirational Kobe Bryant Quotes on Success and Failure

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Kobe Bryant was one of the all-time great NBA players. As 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.

Bryant won many accolades: five NBA championships, 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, 12-time member of the All-Defensive Team, and much more.

Bryant was killed at age 41, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others, in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. ( 1)

Kobe Bryant’s autobiography was published in 2018. The Mamba Mentality: How I Play is Kobe Bryant’s personal perspective of his life and career on the basketball court and his exceptional, insightful style of playing the game―a fitting legacy from the late Los Angeles Laker superstar. ( Get the audiobook of Kobe Bryant and the Mamba Mentality for free.)

Here are the most powerful success lessons from the Kobe Bryant quotes:

I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.

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

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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.

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

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Passion is the fuel for success

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Use your success, wealth and influence to put them in the best position to realize their own dreams and find their true purpose.

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

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Heroes come and go but legends are forever.

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I’m extremely willful to win, and I respond to challenges. It’s not a challenge to me to win the scoring title, because I know I can.

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I realized that intimidation didn’t really exist if you’re in the right frame of mind.

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I wanna be the best, simple, and plain.

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We don’t quit, we don’t cower, we don’t run. We endure and conquer.

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I’m extremely willful to win, and I respond to challenges. It’s not a challenge to me to win the scoring title, because I know I can.

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The important thing is that your teammates have to know you’re pulling for them and you really want them to be successful.

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

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I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.

Kobe Bryant

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

Kobe Bryant

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

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

Kobe Bryant

Passion is the fuel for success

Kobe Bryant

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

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

Kobe Bryant

Heroes come and go but legends are forever.

Kobe Bryant

I’m extremely willful to win, and I respond to challenges. It’s not a challenge to me to win the scoring title, because I know I can.

Kobe Bryant

I realized that intimidation didn’t really exist if you’re in the right frame of mind.

Kobe Bryant

I wanna be the best, simple, and plain.

Kobe Bryant

We don’t quit, we don’t cower, we don’t run. We endure and conquer.

Kobe Bryant

I’m extremely willful to win, and I respond to challenges. It’s not a challenge to me to win the scoring title, because I know I can.

Kobe Bryant

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

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

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Originally published at https://motiveex.com on August 24, 2020.