75 Inspirational Will Smith Quotes

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Will Smith was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1968. Will Smith is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He is known as one of the most powerful actors in Hollywood. Will Smith knows what it takes to achieve success and he is incredibly insightful when it comes to achieving your dreams in life.Will Smith has been nominated for 5 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Academy Awards, and has won 4 Grammy AwardsHABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

Take a Look at 75 Inspirational Will Smith Quotes:

Inspirational Will Smith Quotes:

1. “Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.” – Will Smith

2. “There’s no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A. “ – Will Smith

3. “I wake up every morning believing today is going to be better than yesterday.” – Will Smith

4. “Being realistic is the most common path to mediocrity.” – Will Smith

5. “Smiling is the best way to face every problem, to crush every fear and to hide every pain. “ – Will Smith

6. “If you’re absent during my struggle don’t expect to be present during my success.” – Will Smith

7. “If you don’t fight for what you want, don’t cry for what you lost.” – Will Smith

8. “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions.” – Will Smith

9. “Never underestimate the pain of a person, because in all honest, everyone is struggling, some people are just better at hiding it than others.” – Will Smith

10. “99% is the same as zero. If you are gonna do 99, go ahead and stay home.” – Will Smith

11. “Greatness is not this wonderful, esoteric, elusive, godlike feature that only the special among us will ever taste, it’s something that truly exists in all of us.” – Will Smith

12. “Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.” – Will Smith

13. “The first step is you have to say that you can.” – Will Smith

14. “Love is the ultimate theme, but it’s not just for women.” – Will Smith

15. “Look at your 5 closest friends. Those 5 friends are who you are. If you don’t like who you are then you know what you have to do. “ – Will Smith

16. “Fear is not real. It is a product of thoughts you create. Do not misunderstand me. Danger is very real. But fear is a choice.” – Will Smith

17. “10 ways to love: listen, speak, give, pray, answer, share, enjoy, trust, forgive, promise.” – Will Smith

18. “Let your smile change the world. Don’t let the world change your smile.” – Will Smith

19. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like. “– Will Smith

20. “Boys laugh at what they put girls through but they don’t be laughing when they’re wiping tears off their daughters face for the same reason.”  Will Smith

21. “You don’t set out to build a wall. You don’t say ‘I’m going to build the biggest, baddest, greatest wall that’s every been built.’ You don’t start there. You say, ‘I’m going to lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid.’ You do that every single day. And soon you have a wall.” – Will Smith

22. “Don’t chase people. The right people, the ones who really belong in your life, will come to you and stay.” – Will Smith

23. “Greatness exists in all of us. “ – Will Smith

24. “Sometimes you have to forget what’s gone, appreciate what still remains, and look forward to what’s coming next.” – Will Smith

25. “Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people – the ones who really belong in your life – will come to you. And stay.” – Will Smith

26. “There are so many people who have lived and died before you. You will never have a new problem; you’re not going to ever have a new problem. Somebody wrote the answer down in a book somewhere.” – Will Smith

27. “The separation of talent and skill is one of the greatest misunderstood concepts for people who are trying to excel, who have dreams, who want to do things. Talent you have naturally. Skill is only developed by hours and hours and hours of beating on your craft.” – Will Smith

28. “Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something. You got a dream, you gotta protect it. When people can’t do something themselves, they are going to tell you that you can’t do it. You want something, go get it. Period.” – Will Smith

29. “If you’re not willing to work hard, let someone else do it. I’d rather be with someone who does a horrible job, but gives 110% than with someone who does a good job and gives 60%.” – Will Smith

30. “The first step is you have to say that you can.” – Will Smith

31. “I don’t know what my calling is, but I want to be here for a bigger reason. I strive to be like the greatest people who have ever lived.” – Will Smith

32. “I have a great time with my life, and I wanna share it.” – Will Smith

33. “A rapper is about being completely true to yourself. Being an actor is about changing who you are.” – Will Smith

34. “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” – Will Smith

35. “We all want to be in love and find that person who is going to love us no matter how our feet smell, no matter how angry we get one day, no matter the things we say that we don’t mean.” – Will Smith

36. “The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.” – Will Smith

37. “I’ve viewed myself as slightly above average in talent. And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening work ethic.” – Will Smith

38. “In black neighborhoods, everybody appreciated comedy about real life. In the white community, fantasy was funnier. I started looking for the jokes that were equally hilarious across the board, for totally different reasons.” – Will Smith

39. “I’m a student of world religion, so to me, it’s hugely important to have knowledge and to understand what people are doing.” – Will Smith

40. “I’ve always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.” – Will Smith

41. “If you’re not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other people’s lives better.” – Will Smith

42. “And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy’s sleeping? I’m working.” – Will Smith

43. “Life is lived on the edge.” – Will Smith

44. “I’ve trained myself to illuminate the things in my personality that are likable and to hide and protect the things that are less likeable.” – Will Smith

45. “I want the world to be better because I was here.” – Will Smith

46. “Whatever your dream is, every extra penny you have needs to be going to that.” – Will Smith

47. “So if you stay ready, you ain’t gotta get ready, and that is how I run my life.” – Will Smith

48. “It’s quite highly possible that I have peaked. I mean, I just can’t imagine what else I could do beyond this. It’s really a bittersweet kind of feeling.” – Will Smith

49. “When you create art, the world has to wait.” – Will Smith

50. “I had a hit single on the radio for 30 days before I graduated from high school.” – Will Smith

51. “In my mind, I’ve always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y’all just didn’t know yet.” – Will Smith

52. “There’s so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I’ve got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father – and how come that’s not as newsworthy?” – Will Smith

53. “You can cry, ain’t no shame in it.” – Will Smith

54. “I know how to learn anything I want to learn. I absolutely know that I could learn how to fly the space shuttle because someone else knows how to fly it, and they put it in a book. Give me the book, and I do not need somebody to stand up in front of the class.” – Will Smith

55. “I’m a student of patterns. At heart, I’m a physicist. I look at everything in my life as trying to find the single equation, the theory of everything.” – Will Smith

56. “Traditional education is based on facts and figures and passing tests – not on a comprehension of the material and its application to your life.” – Will Smith

57. “The first time that I performed as an actor was the first day on the set of ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.’” – Will Smith

58. “My skin is hard when it comes to my music. But with my movies, I’m still a virgin in a lot of ways. I’m not used to being shot down for no reason.” – Will Smith

59. “Well, all I know is what I read in the papers.” – Will Smith

60. “For me, there is nothing more valuable than how people feel in a movie theater about a movie.” – Will Smith

61. “I’ve never really viewed myself as particularly talented. I’ve viewed myself as slightly above average in talent.” – Will Smith

62. “If it was something that I really committed myself to, I don’t think there’s anything that could stop me becoming President of the United States.” – Will Smith

63. “I had to focus and create a character in Bagger Vance, not just do my ‘Will Smith’ thing and get paid.” – Will Smith

64. “When I was growing up, I installed refrigerators in supermarkets. My father was an electrical engineer.” – Will Smith

65. “If you’re not making someone else’s life better, than you are wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other people’s lives better.” – Will Smith

66. “Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something. You got a dream, you gotta protect it. When people can’t do something themselves, they are going to tell you that you can’t do it. You want something, go get it. Period.” – Will Smith

67. “Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist… Do not misunderstand me danger is very real but fear is a choice.” – Will Smith

68. “Never underestimate the pain of a person , because in all honesty, everyone is struggling. Some people are just better at hiding it than others..” – Will Smith

 69. “I want to be the person that is the first person there and the last person to leave. That’s who I want to be, because I think the road to success is through commitment, and through the strength to drive through that commitment when it gets hard. And it is going to get hard and you’re going to want to quit sometimes, but it’ll be colored by who you are, and more by who you want to be.” – Will Smith

 70. “Never lie, steal, cheat, or drink. But if you must lie, lie in the arms of the one you love. If you must steal, steal away from bad company. If you must cheat, cheat death. And if you must drink, drink in the moments that take your breath away” – Will Smith

71. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” – Will Smith

72. “The only thing that I see that is distinctly different about me is I’m not afraid to die on a treadmill. I will not be out-worked, period. You might have more talent than me, you might be smarter than me, you might be sexier than me, you might be all of those things you got it on me in nine categories. But if we get on the treadmill together, there’s two things: You’re getting off first, or I’m going to die. It’s really that simple.” – Will Smith

73. “Money & success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” – Will Smith

74. “There’s no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A.” – Will Smith

75. “If you’re not willing to work hard, let someone else do it. I’d rather be with someone who does a horrible job, but gives 110% than with someone who does a good job and gives 60%.” – Will Smith


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