Will Smith is one of the famous hollywood actors in the world. His best movies (according to me) Men in Black, Bad Boys, Independence Day, Seven Pounds, I, Robot, Ali and The Pursuit of Happiness.to inspire and motivate the success in you. Will Smith was a normal person, who had big dreams of becoming who he is now. And he serves as a testament that no matter the circumstances, if you believe in yourself and work hard, you can make it happen. That’s why today I’ve collected for you his best quotes.

20 Will Smith Quotes About Changing Your Life

1. Aim to be the greatestWill Smith quotes about your calling living like the greatest and having reason, inspirational image

“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.”

2. Hard workWill smith quotes on hard work, motivational picture image

And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy’s sleeping? I’m working.

3. Don’t live too cautiouslylife is lived on the edge inspirational will smith quote image

“Life is lived on the edge.”

4. The most important life lessons are not learned in schoolwill smith inspirational quote with picture about learning

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

5. Don’t be realisticdon't be realistic, mediocrity will smith quotes, inspirational image

“Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity.”

6. Rome wasn’t build in a dayWill smith, building a wall, inspirational picture quote

“You don’t try to build a wall, you don’t set out to build a wall. You don’t say I’m gonna build the biggest baddest wall that’s ever been built. you say, I’m gonna lay this brick, as perfectly as a brick can be laid, and you do that every single day, and soon you have a wall. It’s difficult to take the first step when you look how big the task is. The task is never huge to me, it’s always one brick.”

7. Do gooddo good, change the world for the better, I want to the world to be better because I was here, Will Smith inspirational quotes

“I want to do good. I want the world to be better because I was here. I want my life, I want my work, my family, I want it to mean something. It’s like if you are not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.”

8. You can do itWill Smith, the first step is you have to say that you can, quotes, inspiration

“The first step is you have to say that you can.”

9. Don’t try to impress othersWill Smith quotes, too many people buy things with money they haven't earned to impress people they don't like

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

10. Always give your bestWill Smith quote on working hard, inspirational image with a quote

“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%.”

11. Have beliefWill Smith quotes about believing in yourself, inspiration, picture

“The first step before anyone else in the world believes it is you have to believe it.”

12. Know yourselfWill Smith inspirational image, know yourself

“I know who I am, I know what I believe, and that’s all I need to know.”

13. Don’t let others control youWill Smith quotes, take charge of your life, motivation

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

14. Build your life or someone else will hire you to build theirs.you can create life quote by Will Smith, motivation, inspirational picture quote

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

15. The right people will come to youDon't chase people, Will Smith, the right people will come, inspiring, people, image quote

“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.”

16. Greatness lies in all of usgreatness lies in all of us, inspirational will smith quote, elusive, wonderful, god-like feature

“Greatness is not this, wonderful, esoteric, elusive, god-like feature that only the special among us will ever taste. You know? It’s something that truly exists, in, all of us. It’s very simple, this is what I believe, and, I’m willing to die for it. Period. It’s that simple.”

17. Money won’t change you, they will bring out the real youWill Smith quotes, money and success, real you

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

18. Running and ReadingWill Smith, running and reading quote, keys to life, inspirational, image

“The keys to life are running and reading. When you’re running, there’s a little person that talks to you and says, “Oh I’m tired. My lung’s about to pop. I’m so hurt. There’s no way I can possibly continue.” You want to quit. If you learn how to defeat that person when you’re running. You will how to not quit when things get hard in your life. For reading: there have been gazillions of people that have lived before all of us. There’s no new problem you could have–with your parents, with school, with a bully. There’s no new problem that someone hasn’t already had and written about it in a book.”

19. Talent is not everythingtalent vs skill quote by will smith, separation, hard work beats talent

“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.”

20. Don’t judge othersWill Smith quotes, don't judge others, inspiring

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

Check out the Top 10 Will Smith Success Rules.

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  1. Amazing article, keep it up. And about Will Smith he is motivation to all of us!

    • Hello Jey,
      Glad that you enjoyed it. And yes Will Smith is indeed amazing person, that we should all look up to and respect.

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