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You may not know who Michael Johnson is, but if youโ€™re an entrepreneur, heโ€™s probably had a big impact on your life.Johnson is the co-founder of LinkedIn, one of the most popular social networking sites for professionals. Heโ€™s also a venture capitalist and philanthropist.Through his work, Johnson has helped millions of people connect with each other and advance their careers. Keep reading to discover about this amazing man.

Here are the most inspiring Gold, Love, Friendship quotes from Michael Johnson, and much more.


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About Michael Johnson

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June 4, 1986

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5 Ft 10 In

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It is difficult to love someone who loves you, but easy to hate someone who loves you, and love someone who hates you. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson


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You will know who truly loves you when you ask them to do an uncoventional favor. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Those who pretend as if they don’t love you, are the ones who would hate to see you love another person. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Sometimes we have to behave indifferent towards people who proclaim their love to us, just to see if they are really different. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

It is better to lock up your heart with a merciless padlock, than to fall in love with someone who doesn’t know what they mean to you. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

True love is not a hide and seek game: in true love, both lovers seek each other. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

There are thousands out there who are looking for someone like you, why should you keep on crying for that bloody motherfucker who doesn’t deserve you and your love? โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Forcing your love on someone who doesn’t love you is an emotional rape, because your victim’s heart was not aroused, you jumped into it without foreplay. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Some people tend to throw your love to the dogs when you become totally submissive to them, but when you want to get out of the heat, they pull you back into the kitchen. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Don’t tell a lie to be loved, speak the truth to be hated. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson


There should be a little gap between you and your friends, though you’ll miss their companionship and you’ll also miss their disrespect. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Its really hard to recall the day you became friends with special people. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Sometimes your dearest friend whom you reveal most of your secrets to becomes so deadly and unfriendly without knowing that they were not really your friend. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

as strong as my legs are it is my mind that has made me a champion Michael Johnson quote

A true friend doesn’t have guts; they beat you up and later plead with you to beat them back. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

True friends are those who came into your life, saw the most negative part of you, but are not ready to leave you, no matter how contagious you are to them. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Pretend to be poor in reality and you’ll notice a decrease in your friends list and request. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

When things are like hunky dory, every enemy comes in the name of friend, but when things are twisted like turmoil, every friendly enemy shows you their colour. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Don’t become a random photograph in the eyes of friends, and even your enemies, for each glance at your face will cause a declination of value and reputation. Create value, through scarcity. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

I don’t talk with everybody because i am not everybody, i am single. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion. โ€” Michael Johnson


How could you look more stupid than to be the guy accepting a bronze medal in gold shoes? โ€” Michael Johnson

They don’t give you gold medals for beating somebody. They give you gold medals for beating everybody. โ€” Michael Johnson

Opting for gold shoes could have been considered downright cocky, but I was confident and never doubted my ability to deliver gold medals to match my shimmering footwear. โ€” Michael Johnson

I had already been into my professional career for six years and had not won an individual gold medal at the Olympics. There was a tremendous amount of pressure going into 1996 to get it done. โ€” Michael Johnson

Inspiring Phrases From Michael Johnson

Life is often compared to a marathon, but i think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best. โ€” Michael Johnson

No matter how valuable you are and your ideas, fools will certainly play both of you down, so exclude yourselves from the inflammatory environs of fools. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

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Don’t call anyone a devil, because within you, you can experience hell and the devil, and the devil is nothing, but you! โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Always remember that you were once alone, and the crowd you see in your life today are just as unecessary as when you were alone. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

On the ยฃ20,000 Mercedes prizes for each winner at the World Athletics Championships in Stuttgartโ€“Anyone good enough to win already has one. โ€” Michael Johnson

I won’t fight you, it looks puerile to me, but i can ignore and forget you till you wonder if you still exist. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

A thorough inspection of someone you believed to be loveable will send you back into your shell if all you saw in their life was all bullshit. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Various Statements From Michael Johnson

It is important that you strive for humility, but not humiliation, for a cool, levelโ€“headed confidence, not a stiff, delusional arrogance. โ€” Michael Johnson

Nice words and nice appearance doesn’t conclude that someone is nice, i believe that the nicer you look, the more deceptive you appear. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

When people complain of your complexity, they fail to remember that they made fun of your simplicity. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

The stupidity of gossips is that they become frightened when they see your face, and a little word from your mouth makes them vibrate like an electrocuted criminal. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

All my life I believed I became an athlete through my own determination, but it’s impossible to think that being descended from slaves hasn’t left an imprint through the generations. โ€” Michael Johnson

Keep your innocence and ignorance aside, and expose yourself to dangerous situations, and understand the deeper secrets of life. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Act as if you don’t know me, and i will make it seem as though you don’t exist. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

More Phrases From Michael Johnson

Don’t try to make yourself marketable, you’ll be surprised to see yourself at the bottom. Stay incognito, and people will peruse the whole world looking for you, by that time, you’ll be at the top. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Your problems pale in comparison with those of the millions of people in the world who do not have enough to eat. โ€” Michael Johnson

People want to see that other people are interested in you before they become interested in you, unfortunately, they come after you when you’re no longer interested in them. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

People will walk in and walk out of your life, but the one whose footstep made a long lasting impression is the one you should never allow to walk out. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

Don’t pretend to be what you’re not, instead, pretend to what you want to be, it is not pretence, it is a journey to self realization. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

I don’t always do a lot of predicting, but, when I get a really strong feeling about something, I will tell people. โ€” Michael Johnson

Sticking to one person for a lifetime is not a waste of time or lack of better ones, it means you’ve found your place of eternity. โ€” Michael Bassey Johnson

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