8 Inspiring Kobe Bryant Quotes to Use as Instagram Captions

Jan. 26, 2020 will forever be remembered as the day we lost one of the greats—Kobe Bryant.

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Whether you're a diehard Lakers fan, despise the team or don't even follow the sport of basketball—you know who he is. Kobe paved the way for athletes all over the world with his talent, commitment to the game and attitude towards winning. While he's no longer with us, we still have the impact he left on masses of people. During his 20-year tenure on the Lakers, and even after he retired, he said some pretty phenomenal things.

Keep reading for eight inspiring Kobe Bryant quotes to use as Instagram captions:

For that pic of you doing something productive:

"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."

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For when you have a game coming up, and you post a pic of your team:

"Winning takes precedence over all. There's no gray area. No almosts."


For that picture of you volunteering:

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


For when all your hard work has paid off, and you have something to show for it:

"The moment you give up is the moment you let someone else win."


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For that pic of you looking determined as ever:

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


For when you're dealing with an injury, but are hopeful for the future:

"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."


For that pic of you celebrating an accomplishment:

"Everything negative—pressure, challenges—is all an opportunity for me to rise."


For that photo of you doing what you love:

"Haters are a good problem to have. Nobody hates the good one. They hate the great ones."

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