He’s been compared to Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, and even LeBron James.
He’s known for being automatic on the court and a relentless perfectionist when it comes to practicing his craft. He’s the 2015 NBA Most Valuable Player and has multiple NBA All-Star games under his belt.
His name is Stephen Curry and here are some of the most inspiring quotes over the last couple years:
“I’m not the guy who’s afraid of failure. I like to take risks, take the big shot and all that.” – Stephen Curry
“I can get better. I haven’t reached my ceiling yet on how well I can shoot the basketball.” – Stephen Curry
“What I tell people is be the best version of yourself in anything that you do. You don’t have to live anybody else’s story.” – Stephen Curry
“I’d rather be a non-All-Star playing in the Western Conference finals than an All-Star who’s sitting at home in May.” – Stephen Curry
“Make sure you live in the moment and work your butt off every single day.” – Stephen Curry
“I want to practice to the point where it’s almost uncomfortable how fast you shoot, so that in the game things kind of slow down.” – Stephen Curry
“I do a little sign on the court every time I make a shot or a good pass and I pound my chest and point to the sky – it symbolizes that I have a heart for God. It’s something that my mom and I came up with in college and I do it every time I step on the floor as a reminder of who I’m playing for.” – Stephen Curry
“I’m not the loudest guy on the team or the most frequent voice you hear, but I’m trying to be more observant and purposeful in the sense that when I talk, there is a reason.” – Stephen Curry
“I prepare to the point where instinct takes over” – Stephen Curry
“It’s a high mountain to climb, but I’m pretty motivated to take on the challenge. Whatever that means, however you got on that mountain, why not try to climb it? And do it in your own way.” – Stephen Curry
“Sometimes I don’t need to score 30. Sometimes I do. Sometimes it just happens.” – Stephen Curry
“If you take time to realize what your dream is and what you really want in life– no matter what it is, whether it’s sports or in other fields– you have to realize that there is always work to do, and you want to be the hardest working person in whatever you do, and you put yourself in a position to be successful.” – Stephen Curry
On his team – “You can’t have one bad apple in this equation, and we don’t.” – Stephen Curry
“The best shooters shoot the exact same way every single time they look at the basket.” – Stephen Curry
“Every time I rise up, I have confidence that I’m going to make it.” – Stephen Curry
“I’ve never been afraid of big moments. I get butterflies… I get nervous and anxious, but I think those are all good signs that I’m ready for the moment.” – Stephen Curry
“I’m them. I can’t jump the highest. I’m obviously not the biggest, not the strongest. And so they see me out there and I look like a normal person.” – Stephen Curry
“If you don’t fall how are you going to know what getting up is like?” – Stephen Curry
“We have to have the mentality that we have to work for everything we’re going to get.” – Stephen Curry
“There’s more to life than basketball. The most important thing is your family and taking care of each other and loving each other no matter what.” – Stephen Curry
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