20 Top Kobe Bryant Quotes

I’M Chasing Perfection

Kobe Bean Bryant, born August 23, 1978 is an American retired professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Following are the best inspiring Kobe Bryant’s quotes with images.

20 Kobe Bryant Quotes

“I’m chasing perfection.”

“I was like a wild horse that had the potential to become Secretariat, but who was just too fucking wild. So part of that was [Phil Jackson] trying to tame me.”

One Thing You Gotta Know About Me Is I Have Absolutely No Filter. I Have No Problem Saying What The Hell I Think Of Someone. » Kobe Bryant

“My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.”

“I close my eyes and just reminisce. That’s what keeps me sane.”

“If you’re afraid to fail, then you’re probably going to fail.”

Better Learn Not To Talk To Me. You Shake The Tree, A Leopard'S Gonna Fall Out. » Kobe Bryant


“I focus on one thing and one thing only – that’s trying to win as many championships as I can.”

“These young guys are playing checkers. I’m out there playing chess.”

“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.”

Everything Negative - Pressure, Challenges - Is All An Opportunity For Me To Rise. » Kobe Bryant


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

“I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.”


Sports Quotes – Player’s Sayings

“It’s just a matter of the pieces that you have around you and what you can do to elevate everybody else.”

If You'Re Afraid To Fail, Then You'Re Probably Going To Fail. » Kobe Bryant

“I just got one more than Shaq. You can take that to the bank … You guys know how I am. I don’t forget anything.”

“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.”

“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.”

I’M Chasing Perfection. » Kobe Bryant Quotes

“I feel like killing everybody every time I go to the arena.”

“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.”

“Better learn not to talk to me. You shake the tree, a leopard’s gonna fall out.”

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

“One thing you gotta know about me is I have absolutely no filter. I have no problem saying what the hell I think of someone.” Kobebryant.com

“There’s been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show but that’s simply not the case. We win games when I score 40 points and we’ve won when I score 10.”