Birthday: August 23, 1978

56 Greatest Quotes By Kobe Bryant

It never bothered me when people would say, 'You only win championships because you're playing with Shaq.' It bothered me when he said it. Kobe Bryant
I wear the number 10 Jersey for the US National Team in honour of the Greatest athlete I have ever seen: Messi. Kobe Bryant
I've got four dogs, and I just don't do dog doo. I'm a diva when it comes to that. Kobe Bryant
Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they've taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences. Kobe Bryant
I don't talk trash often, but when I do, I go for the jugular. Kobe Bryant
It's not about the number of hours you practice, it's about the number of hours your mind is present during the practice. Kobe Bryant
I never tried to prove anything to someone else. I wanted to prove something to myself. Kobe Bryant
When you love something, you'll always come back to it. You'll always keep asking questions, and finding answers. 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
If you want to make history, you have to do historic things. Kobe Bryant
The important thing is that your teammates have to know you're pulling for them and you really want them to be successful. Kobe Bryant
What people see on court is another side of me; it's not me. Kobe Bryant
If you make it, great. If you miss it - what's there to be afraid of? Kobe Bryant
I don't set out to make a really hot shoe, I set out to make a product that is true to where I am. Kobe Bryant
I enjoy playing at the heart of it is just a kid who really loves playing the game of basketball. Kobe Bryant
You always have to be on edge. You always have to take every practice, every game, like it is your last. Kobe Bryant
Everything has a purpose. And that purpose has a story that goes along with it. It just depends on what your passion is. Kobe Bryant
My brain cannot process failure... It WILL not process failure. Kobe Bryant
I like playing for the purple and gold. This is where I want to finish up. Kobe Bryant
There is power in understanding the journey of others to help create your own. Kobe Bryant
If you're afraid to fail, then you're probably going to fail. Kobe Bryant
People just don't understand how obsessed I am with winning. Kobe Bryant
I'm reflective only in the sense that I learn to move forward. I reflect with a purpose. Kobe Bryant
I've known for a long time that they're a bunch of idiots. Kobe Bryant
It's different from being 21 and you think there's endless amount of opportunities. At 33, the ending is much, much closer. Kobe Bryant
Everyone looks at your watch and it represents who you are, your values and your personal style. Kobe Bryant
We're grown ass men, you don't need to be falling all over the place. Kobe Bryant
If you see me in a fight with a bear, pray for the bear. Kobe Bryant
Everything negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise. 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
Twitter is great to connect with fans and be transparent. I enjoy that aspect about it. But really, I'm still trying to figure it out. Kobe Bryant
We all can be masters at our craft, but you have to make sacrifices that come along with making that decision. Kobe Bryant
Heroes come and go, but legends are forever. Kobe Bryant
Listen to how everyone is talking about you. You have to use it as fuel for motivation. Kobe Bryant
You can't be held captive by the fear of failure or the fear of what people may say. 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. Kobe Bryant
I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. Kobe Bryant
Winning takes precedence over all. There's no gray area. No almosts. Kobe Bryant
I don't just try to score. The challenge is elevating my teammates to be able to win a championship. Kobe Bryant
What I'm doing right now, I'm chasing perfection... and if I don't get it, I'm going to get this close. Kobe Bryant
Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses. Kobe Bryant
I don't want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant
You want a CEO that understands they need to build a team around them that's sharper and smarter than they are. 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. Kobe Bryant
I'm not the most patient of people. Kobe Bryant
He shouldn't have been in the NBA, but we were too cheap to pay for a point guard. 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
Pooper scooper? Yeah, I've done it a few times. Every once in a while, you have to. Kobe Bryant