Will Smith Quotes Success, Life and Fear

If you’re looking for some words of wisdom, you need to look no further than Will Smith quotes. The actor and rapper has always been one to share his thoughts and opinions, and his quotes are the perfect way to start your day.

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Will Smith was born on September 25, 1968, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Smith attended Overbrook High School in Philadelphia. After high school. He studied economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but dropped out after two years to pursue a career in acting.

Smith got his start in the entertainment industry as a rapper. He formed the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince with his friend Jeffrey Townes. The duo released their first album, Rock the House, in 1988. The album was a success, and the duo went on to release two more albums.

In 1990, Smith made his acting debut in the television show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show was a hit, and Smith went on to star in several other television shows and movies. Some of his most famous roles include the title role in the 1997 movie Ali, and Chris Gardner in the 2006 movie The Pursuit of Happyness.

Smith has also enjoyed success as a producer. He produced the 2002 movie Bad Boys II and the 2007 movie I Am Legend.

Smith is a well-known actor, rapper, and producer. He has starred in television shows and movies, and has produced several films. He is a talented individual with a very interesting life.

Here are some of Will Smith Quotes to get you inspired.

64 Will Smith Quotes

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  1. “If you’re absent during my struggle, don’t expect to be present during my success”

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

3. “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 your. And stay.”

4. “We spend money that we do not have, on things we do not need, to impress people who do not care.”

5. “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.”

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

7. “We spend money that we do not have, on things we do not need, to impress people who do not care.”

8. “Running and reading are the keys of life.”

9. “Talent you have naturally. Skill is only developed by hours and hours and hours of beating on your craft.”

10. “If you don’t have a goal or a purpose for your relationship and pretty much anything, if you don’t have a purpose, you can really get lost in the murk of the journey.”

11. “While the other guy’s sleeping, I’m working. When the other guy’s eating, I’m working. While the other guy is making love, I mean, I’m making love too, but I’m working really hard at it.”

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 Motivational Quotes

13. “You can’t be scared to die for the truth. The truth is the only thing that is ever going to be constant.”

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

15. “Being realistic is the most common path to mediocrity.”

16. “Money & success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.”

17. “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. That is near insanity. Do not misunderstand me danger is very real but fear is a choice.”

18. “Life isn’t how many breaths you take, but it’s the moments that take your breath away.”

19. “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings & emotions.”

20. “Don’t expect to be present for my success if you are absent during my struggle.”

21. “It’s respectable to lose to the universe. It’s a tragedy to lose to yourself.”

22. “Danger is real, fear is a choice”

Inspirational Will Smith Quotes

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23. “I believe you need to be educated about what you want to do in life, but I don’t believe you actually need college to get you there.”

24. “Desire is what you want; purpose is the flowering of what you are.”

25. “Too many people are buying things they can’t afford, with money that they don’t have… to impress people that they don’t like!”

26. “I decided that I would never walk into a room and do anything other than inspire, uplift, and enlighten people—help people be the greater versions of themselves.”

27. “I’m a guy. Since when do we get anything right the first time?”

28. “Confucius had it right: It’s nearly impossible for the quality of your life to be higher than the quality of your friends.”

 29. “The question isn’t, can you handle the situation? The question is, can you handle your mind? Can you manage the thoughts and emotions that are trying to poison your progress?”

30. “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.”

31. “Everything rises and falls—no matter how hot the summer gets, the winter is inevitable.”

32. “I always feel like I’m looking for something, but I don’t really know what it is. I can tell when I’m near it, and I’m pretty sure I’ll know when I find it. But until then, I’ma just keep looking.”

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

34. “The fears create desires and the desires precipitate actions.”

35. “I don’t want to be an icon, I want to be an idea. I want to represent possibilities…I want to represent magic.”

Will Smith Quotes on Success

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36. “I believe you need to be educated on what you want to do in life, but I don’t believe you necessarily need collage to get there.”

37. “We’re all waiting until we have deep knowledge, wisdom, and a sense of certainty before we venture forth. But we’ve got it backward—venturing forth is how we gain the knowledge.”

38. “I think that there’s a certain delusional quality that all successful people have to have. You have to believe that something different can happen.”

39. “dreams are built on discipline; discipline is built on habits; habits are built on training. And training takes place in every single second and every situation of your life:”

40. “You have to seek failure. Failure is where all of the lessons are.”

41. “To place the responsibility of your happiness on anybody other than yourself is a recipe for misery.”

42. “If I am more successful, I’ll be happier, and people will love me more.”

43. “Nobody cares what you think and what you feel. They care what they think and what they feel. That’s why they said it.”

44.  “Fail early. Fail often. Fail forward.”

45. “Life is like school, with one key difference—in school you get the lesson, and then you take the test. But in life, you get the test, and it’s your job to take the lesson.”

46. “Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing, & work hard. The right people ~ the ones who really belong in your life ~ will come to you & stay”

46. “The question is, can you find safety in yourself and not from some external source of approval? Can you become a Freestanding Man?”

47. “You fight how you train.”

48. “Life is learning. Period. Overcoming ignorance is the whole point of the journey. You’re not supposed to know at the beginning. The whole point of venturing into uncertainty is to bring light to the darkness of our ignorance.”

49. “I’m motivated by fear. Fear of fear. I hate being scared to do something. I started attacking things that I was scared of.”

50. “When people are too worried about how they feel, they’ll never feel how they want to feel.”

51. “Words can affect how people view themselves, how they treat each other, how they navigate the world. Words can build people up, or they can tear them down.”

52. “Bravery does not mean the absence of fear. Bravery is learning to continue forward even when you’re terrified.”

53. “I want to represent the idea that you really can make what you want … I believe I can create whatever I want to create.”

54. “You got a dream… You gotta protect it. People can’t do somethin’ themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want somethin’, go get it. Period”

55. “The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.”

56. “How we decide to respond to our fears, that is the person we become.”

57. “No matter what you’re going through, there is always another brick sitting right there in front of you, waiting to be laid. The only question is, are you going to get up and lay it?”

58. “The bigger the fantasy you live, the more painful the inevitable collision with reality.”

59. “When you are unaware that you shouldn’t be able to do something, then you just do it”

60. “Don’t let success go to your heads and don’t let failure into your hearts.”

61. “There’s a difference between talent and skill. Talent comes from God—you’re born with it. Skill comes from sweat and practice and commitment. Don’t just skate through this opportunity. Hone your craft.”

62. “Living is the journey from not knowing to knowing. From not understanding to understanding. From confusion to clarity. By universal design you are born into a perplexing situation, bewildered, and you have one job as a human: figure this shit out.”

63. “If you want to understand why someone did something, you need only answer the question, What did he want?”

64. “When you have nothing, you suffer the fear and pain of grinding to achieve your goals. But when you have everything, you suffer the brutal recurring nightmare of losing it all.”

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