110+ Inspirational LeBron James Quotes [2021] American Basketball Player

110+ Inspirational LeBron James Quotes [2021] American Basketball Player

LeBron James is an American Professional Basketball Player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. His Nickname is King James

LeBron James has always been honored as one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history and is frequently compared to Michael Jordan in debates over the greatest basketball player ever of all time.

James and his business partner Maverick Carter own production company SpringHill Entertainment, whose first work was the Lions Gate documentary More Than a Game, which was released in the year 2009.

We've put together an incredible collection of Lebron James quotes to read.

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List of Inspiring LeBron James Quotes

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


Sometimes in the past when I played something might make me lose focus, or I would go home after a game where I thought I could have played better and I would let it hang over my head for a long time when it shouldn’t. -- LeBron James


My game is really played above time. I don’t say that like I’m saying I’m ahead of my time. I’m saying, like, if I’m on the court and I throw a pass, the ball that I’ve thrown will lead my teammate right where he needs to go, before he even knows that that’s the right place to go to. -- LeBron James


Warren Buffett told me once and he said always follow your gut. When you have that gut feeling, you have to go with don’t go back on it. -- LeBron James


I think the reason why I am who I am today is because I went through those tough times when I was younger. -- LeBron James


Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today. -- LeBron James


I don’t need too much. Glamour and all that stuff don’t excite me. I’m just glad I have the game of basketball in my life. -- LeBron James


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 just what you ask of me. It’s what I ask of myself. -- LeBron James


I hear my friends and my mom tell me I’m special, but honestly, I still don’t get it. -- LeBron James


Once you become a professional athlete or once you do anything well, then you’re automatically a role model, I have no problem being a role model, I love it. I have kids looking up to me and hopefully I inspire these kids to do good things. -- LeBron James


If you put everything together as far as my mind, my body, my game. If you put everything in one bottle, this is probably the best I’ve been. -- LeBron James


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


I hear that word pressure all the time. There is a lot of pressure put on me, but I don’t put a lot of pressure on myself. I feel if I play my game, it will take care of itself. -- LeBron James


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


Greatness is defined by how much you want to put into what you do. -- LeBron James


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


Being the only man in the household with my mom definitely helped me grow up fast. -- LeBron James


But sports carried me away from being in a gang or being associated with drugs. Sports was my way out. -- LeBron James


Something just doesn’t pop under your nose; you have to work for it. -- LeBron James


I think team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed. -- LeBron James


When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish, I think that transfers to the other players. -- LeBron James


I like criticism. It makes you strong. -- LeBron James


I don’t want to be Kobe, I want to be LeBron. -- LeBron James


Your hate makes me stronger. -- LeBron James


I need music. It’s like my heartbeat, so to speak. It keeps me going no matter what’s going on – bad games, press, whatever! -- LeBron James


People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you. -- LeBron James


I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball. -- LeBron James


I don't need too much. Glamour and all that stuff don't excite me. I am just glad I have the game of basketball in my life. -- LeBron James


I make impact plays. I make game-changing plays. -- LeBron James


I feel my calling here goes above basketball. -- LeBron James


There’s no reason to play in the NBA if you don’t believe you can win it all. -- LeBron James


I’m like a superhero. Call me Basketball Man. -- LeBron James


The first time I stepped on an NBA court I became a businessman. -- LeBron James


My game is really played above time. I don't say that like I'm saying I'm ahead of my time. -- LeBron James


You have to be able to accept failure to get better. -- LeBron James


Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed. -- LeBron James


The best teacher in life is experience. -- LeBron James


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


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


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


I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it. -- LeBron James


In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have. -- LeBron James


There’s that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not? -- LeBron James


We have an opportunity to get better. -- LeBron James


Some times your best effort just isn’t good enough. -- LeBron James


I always believed that I’d return to Cleveland and finish my career there. -- LeBron James


I can’t worry about what other people say. -- LeBron James


Maybe my pain was my motivation. -- LeBron James


I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed. -- LeBron James


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


I feel confident because I’m the best player in the world. It’s that simple. -- LeBron James


I’m ready to accept the challenge. I’m coming home. -- LeBron James


I’m not afraid of nothing, I just like the challenge, and I love being here. -- LeBron James


Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself. -- LeBron James


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


The only thing on my mind right now is trying to win the whole thing. -- LeBron James


I enjoy the competition and whatever it takes throughout the competition, I will do it. -- LeBron James


I do have motivation. A lot of motivation. -- LeBron James


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


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


I’m a guy who tries to be successful in all that I do, and when you fall short, it hurts. -- LeBron James


My dream has become a reality now, and it’s the best feeling I’ve ever had. -- LeBron James


You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball. -- LeBron James


I’m just a little kid from Akron. -- LeBron James


My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn’t realize that four years ago. I do now. -- LeBron James


A friend told me ‘I guess you gotta go through a lot of nightmares, before you finally, you know, accomplish your dreams. -- LeBron James


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


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


I just bring the determination to win. -- LeBron James


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


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


I’m taking my talents to South Beach. -- LeBron James


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


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


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


Akron, Ohio, is my home. I will always be here. I’m still working out at my old high school. -- LeBron James


I like to get out and get up the court, using my speed and aggressiveness toward the hoop. -- LeBron James


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


This is a job and we want to have fun. But it’s a job and we should look like we’re going to work. -- LeBron James


There are some teams and logos you see, no matter where you are in the world, and you know exactly who they are and what they mean. -- LeBron James


When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable. -- LeBron James


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


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


I don’t want to be called a point guard, but I can’t stop it. -- LeBron James


I laugh and joke, but I don’t get distracted very easily. -- LeBron James


If I could have gave more, I would have done it. I gave everything I had -- LeBron James


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


We aren’t comfortable. We are not satisfied. We have to stay even-keeled. -- LeBron James


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


I'm ready to accept the challenge. I'm coming home. -- LeBron James


My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn't realize that four years ago. I do now. -- LeBron James


It's hard to win in the league, because every team is good, they got players on their team. A lot harder than high school. It's competitive, and that's what I most love about it. -- LeBron James


Losing a basketball game hurts but when you see what you've been through, you look on it and say well if this is the worst thing that can happen to me, then I'm okay. -- LeBron James


Every practice, every film session, every game will help our chemistry. -- LeBron James


Certain money is not always good money. It could be just being at the wrong place at the wrong time. I mean, if you have your priorities in check then for the most part it's easy. -- LeBron James


I'm going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it. -- LeBron James


I never thought basketball was going to be my future. I just wanted to play because it gets you girls. -- LeBron James


My childhood was never great. We moved from place to place a lot. There were times when we had no definite place to stay. So, a basic level of security was not always there. Therefore, when you finally make it out, and you become who I am, you're humbled by the memories of those situations. -- LeBron James


I am just happy to be part of the Nike family. -- LeBron James


The modern athlete is an individual corporation. I'm not quite sure it's very good for sport, or good for team work, or those different things that sport says it's about. This is about business. -- LeBron James


Dream as if you’ll live forever, Live as if you’ll die today! -- LeBron James


Maybe my pain was motivation. -- LeBron James


Sometimes your best effort just isn’t good enough. -- LeBron James


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


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


Nothing is given. Everything is earned. -- LeBron James


But ever since I was a kid, I was always the winner. -- LeBron James


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


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


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


I told myself if I ever made it to the level I want to be at, I’m gonna give back. -- LeBron James

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