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LeBron James – 23 Quotes

 

23 Quotes by 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


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

– LeBron James


When did I know I had talent? I think it started when I first started playing sports, organized sports.

– LeBron James


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

– 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


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

– LeBron James


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

– 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


When I was 5, some financial things happened, and I moved seven times in a year. We moved from apartment to apartment, sometimes living with friends. My mom would always say, ‘Don’t get comfortable, because we may not be here long.’

– LeBron James


Akron, Ohio, is my home. It will always be remembered. Akron, Ohio, is my life.

– LeBron James


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

– 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


But now, being a parent, I go home and see my son and I forget about any mistake I ever made or the reason I’m upset. I get home and my son is smiling or he comes running to me. It has just made me grow as an individual and grow as a man.

– 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


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? To being trustworthy? To being successful? How committed are you to being a good father, a good teammate, a good role model? There’s that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?

– LeBron James


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

– LeBron James


I’m a pretty funny guy, and I would love to do a comedy with a bunch of funny guys – movie-star guys, where they could help me through it.

– LeBron James


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

– LeBron James


Basketball is my passion, I love it. But my family and friends mean everything to me. That’s what’s important. I need my phone so I can keep in contact with them at all times.

– 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


You have to be able to accept failure to get better.

– LeBron James


To all the positions, I just bring the determination to win. Me being an unselfish player, I think that can carry on to my teammates. When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish, I think that transfers to the other players.

– 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