10 Inspirational Quotes By Kobe Bryant That Will Live With Us Forever!
NBA legend and retired Laker's player Kobe Bryant is no more between us, The 41 years old along with his second oldest daughter Gianna "Giggi" Bryant died in a helicopter crash. It's an utter shock to the whole world. In honor of him, we have jotted down some of his inspirational quotes that will help you in every challenge of life.
Kobe Bryant lived a short life but showered millions of us with inspiration.
Upon talking about leaving his mark in the basketball court, he says, “I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.”
On embracing everything in life…
This is one of the phenomenal photos found on the Internet today. “I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have a 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.”
People will always remember you as a legend.
The legend says, “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.”
Thank you for being our hero.
If you face hatred in your life, here’s one inspiring quote for you, “Haters are a good problem to have. Nobody hates the good ones. They hate the great ones.”
On inspiring people…
We didn’t only lose a legend today but a father, a son, and much more. Upon inspiring people he says, “The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.”
Kobe Bryant has won five NBA championships for Lakers and also left his mark in Hollywood by winning an Oscar in 2018. On failure, he says, “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”
Family is everything.
“My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.” We hope that God gives his family all the strength to pass-through the dark time.
He says to never give up and the moment you do is you’re letting someone win and once told in an interview that, “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.”
“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,”
Taking time for family.
“Christmas morning, I’m going to open presents with my kids. I’m going to take pictures of them opening the presents. Then I’m going to come to the Staples Center and get ready to work,”
Bonus: On Sacrifices.
“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.”