Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.— LeBron James
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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.
Cleveland fans are awesome.
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.
Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.
In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have.
I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town.
We only had six regular season games. And six games I played tail back and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That's when I knew I had some athletic ability.
I'm taking my talents to South Beach.
I like criticism. It makes you strong.
I always believed that I’d return to Cleveland and finish my career there.
I'm ready to accept the challenge. I'm coming home.
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.
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.
Everywhere I've been, I've been the best player.
I love being a leader, and I love being the best. I just want to get better. It's not about being cocky or selfish or anything like that. It's just how I am.
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.
I love showcasing my talents - not only to my hometown fans and my own team but to the world.
There's that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?
You have to be able to accept failure to get better.
The best teacher in life is experience.
I'm going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.
Every night on the court I give my all, and if I'm not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.
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.
My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball.
I didn't realize that four years ago. I do now.
I'm a guy who tries to be successful in all that I do, and when you fall short, it hurts.
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.
I don't want to be called a point guard, but I can't stop it.
I am just happy to be part of the Nike family.
In this fall - this is very tough - in this fall I'm going to take my talents to South Beach and join the Miami Heat.
Well, I mean, to me, I think my ultimate - my ultimate goal is winning championships and - and I understand that me going down as one of the greats will not happen until I, you know, win a championship.
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.
In fourth grade, I missed 82 days of school. Out of 160.
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
I love the success of my teammates more than my individual achievements.
I've just always cared more about that since I started playing.
I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.
But sports carried me away from being in a gang, or being associated with drugs.
Sports was my way out.
The only thing on my mind right now is trying to win the whole thing.
I enjoy the competition and whatever it takes throughout the competition, I will do it.
I never rushed the fact that I wanted to be in the NBA or rushed the fact, you know, they asked me about the NBA. I always (unintelligible) back to the fact that I just love playing with my teammates.
People who say "It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all" never felt a broken heart.
I just bring the determination to win.
As loud as fans were , they need to go home now and start soaking up a lot of tea, drinking a lot of tea for the next 36 hours, whatever the case may be, 'cause they need to be just as loud Thursday night.
I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball.
My mom and I have always been there for each other.
We had some tough times, but she was always there for me.
Commitment is a big part of what I am and what I believe.
How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend?
It's not just straight-line speed. He's got the agility and the quickness to go with it. His vision on the field is phenomenal. It just opens the playbook so much as a coach that I'm really looking forward to it.
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.
With that locker room I could sleep there after games.
Every practice, every film session, every game will help our chemistry.
Be doers of the word and not hearers only, deluding yourselves.
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?'
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.