Kobe Bryant has seen it all - read some of his best quotes.
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9 Quotes From Kobe Bryant on Life, Hard Work & Success

Nathan Baugh, Matt Trombley
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Kobe Bryant excelled at everything he did.

  • 15x All NBA
  • 5x NBA champ
  • 1x Emmy winner

He even spoke 3 languages. Here are 9 quotes from Kobe on life, hard work, & success.


1. “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.”


2: “I realized intimidation didn’t really exist if you’re in the right frame of mind.”

Kobe Bryant was never intimidated.
Kobe Bryant was never intimidated.

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


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

Bryant always worked hard to inspire others.
Bryant always worked hard to inspire others.

5. “We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.”


6. “Haters are a good problem to have. Nobody hates the good ones. They hate the great ones.”


7. “Pain doesn’t tell you when 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.”


8. “My brain… it cannot process failure. It will not process failure. If I sit there and have to face myself and tell myself, ‘you’re a failure’… I think that’s almost worse than death.”


9. “It’s the one thing you can control. You are responsible for how people remember you - or don’t. So don’t take it lightly.”

Bryant took his legacy into his own hands, and emerged a legend.
Bryant took his legacy into his own hands, and emerged a legend.
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