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

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.

If you're afraid to fail, then you're probably going to fail.

Everything negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise

Turn challenges into fuel! Kobe viewed negativity as a chance to rise and evolve