10 Kobe Bryant Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You On Your Craft

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Kobe has been known for his dedication and hard work during his basketball career. That’s why his resume of achievements set him to be one of the greatest and well loved to ever play the game. Even after his retirement, he continued to share his wisdom thru basketball clinics, instilling the Mamba Mentality to the next generation.

In dedication to the 5 time NBA Champions, let’s remember these powerful and inspiring quotes by the late Kobe Bryant:

You asked for my hustle – I gave you my heart.

– Kobe Bryant

The magic in life is finding what it is that you love when you find that thing that you love then life makes sense, for me it was basketball.

– Kobe Bryant

If you want to be great at something, there’s a choice you have to make. 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.
– Kobe Bryant 

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.

– Kobe Bryant

Everything negative is all an opportunity for me to rise.
– Kobe Bryant

I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have 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.

– Kobe Bryant

Pain doesn’t tell you when you ought to stop. Pain is the little voice in your head that tries to hold you back because it knows if you continue, you will change.

– Kobe Bryant

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.

– Kobe Bryant

Have a good time. Life is too short to get bogged down and be discouraged. You have to keep moving. You have to keep going. Put one foot in front of the other, smile and just keep on rolling.

– Kobe Bryant

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.

– Kobe Bryant

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