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Remembering Kobe Bryant: Most memorable quotes by the legendary basketball player

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant had an unrelenting pursuit of excellence. On his birth anniversary today, we bring to you words of wisdom by the legendary player

Kobe Bryant at the Jimmy Kimmel show in 2019
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A true legend of the game, Kobe Bryant's impact extended far beyond the basketball court. As we remember the life and legacy of this iconic basketball player, we delve into the wisdom he shared through his words. Here are some of the most memorable quotes by the basketball legend- 
"After all, greatness is not for everybody." - Kobe Bryant
"I want to see if I can. I don't know if I can. I want to find out. I want to see. I'm going to do what I always do: I'm going to break it down to its smallest form, smallest detail, and go after it. Day by day, one day at a time." - Kobe Bryant
"I create my own path. It was straight and narrow. I looked at it this way: you were either in my way or out of it." - Kobe Bryant
"A lot of leaders fail because they don’t have the bravery to touch that nerve or strike that chord." - Kobe Bryant
"Trust me, setting things up right from the beginning will avoid a ton of tears and heartache." - Kobe Bryant
"The most important thing is you must put everybody on notice that you’re here and you are for real." - Kobe Bryant
"A lot of people say they want to be great, but they’re not willing to make the sacrifices necessary to achieve greatness." - Kobe Bryant
"I see the beauty in getting up in the morning and being in pain because I know all the hard work that it took to get to this point. So, I'm not, I'm not sad about [retiring]. I'm very appreciative of what I've had." - Kobe Bryant
"Losing is losing. There aren’t different degrees of losing. You either win a championship or you’re s**t. It’s very black and white to me." - Kobe Bryant
“Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses." - Kobe Bryant
Bryant's quotes serve as a lasting testament to his enduring legacy as both a basketball legend and a source of inspiration for countless individuals worldwide. His words reflect the determination, resilience, and commitment to excellence that defined his illustrious career. Whether he was speaking about basketball, life, or the pursuit of one's dreams, Kobe's insights offer valuable lessons. 

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