21 Inspirational Will Smith Quotes

by | Feb 24, 2017 | Quotes

Will Smith is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He is known as one of the most powerful actors in Hollywood.

He has been nominated for 5 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Academy Awards, and has won 4 Grammy Awards.

Will Smith’s quotes and sayings are shared all over the internet and clippings of his voice are heard by millions of people in thousands of motivational videos. Will Smith knows what it takes to achieve success and he is incredibly insightful when it comes to achieving your dreams in life.

Here are 21 Inspirational Will Smith Quotes:

  1. “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions.” – Will Smith
  2. “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
  3. “Don’t chase people. The right people, the ones who really belong in your life, will come to you and stay.” – Will Smith
  4. “The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.” – Will Smith
  5. “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
  6. “Whatever your dream is, every extra penny you have needs to be going to that.” – Will Smith
  7. “I want the world to be better because I was here.” – Will Smith
  8. “If you’re absent during my struggle don’t expect to be present during my success.” – Will Smith
  9. “99% is the same as zero. If you are gonna do 99, go ahead and stay home.” – Will Smith
  10. “There’s no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A. “ – Will Smith
  11. “Being realistic is the most common path to mediocrity.” – Will Smith
  12. “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
  13. “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
  14. “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” – Will Smith
  15. “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
  16. “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
  17. “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
  18. “If you don’t fight for what you want, don’t cry for what you lost.” – Will Smith
  19. “I wake up every morning believing today is going to be better than yesterday.” – Will Smith
  20. “Let your smile change the world. Don’t let the world change your smile.” – Will Smith
  21. “Sometimes you have to forget what’s gone, appreciate what still remains, and look forward to what’s coming next.” – Will Smith


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