Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer,
rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music.
Will Smith knows what it takes to achieve success and he is incredibly insightful when it comes to
achieving your dreams in life.
In this post, we have compiled the 35 top inspirational quotes from the famous songwriter. You can use
the posts on your social media handles. Enjoy the quotes and comment if you like them.


1. “The first step is you have to say you can.” Will Smith
2. “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
3. “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
4. “And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy’s sleeping? I’m
working.” Will Smith
5. “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” Will Smith
6. “Whatever your dream is, every extra penny you have needs to be going to that.” Will Smith
7. “I’ve trained myself to illuminate the things in my personality that are likeable and to hide and protect
the things that are less likeable.” Will Smith
8. “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
9. “In my mind, I’ve always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y’all just didn’t know yet.” Will Smith
10. “The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.” Will Smith



11. “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
12. “When you create art, the world has to wait.” Will Smith
13. “You can cry, ain’t no shame in it.” Will Smith
14. “I have a great time with my life, and I wanna share it.” Will Smith
15. “Life is lived on the edge.” Will Smith
16. “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
17. “For me, there is nothing more valuable than how people feel in a movie theater about a movie.” Will

18. “I love producing. I am loving doing that. I think that is my most natural space in the business. I just
love producing or editing and that’s where I thrive.” Will Smith
19. “So if you stay ready, you ain’t gotta get ready, and that is how I run my life.” Will Smith
20. “I want the world to be better because I was here.” Will Smith

21. “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
22. “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
23. “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
24. “I think with movies I am really connecting to the Joseph Campbell idea of the collective
unconscious.” Will Smith
25. “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
26. “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
27. “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
28. “There’s no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A.” Will Smith
29. “Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity.” Will Smith
30. “I wake up every morning believing today is going to be better than yesterday.” Will Smith

31. “If you’re absent during my struggle don’t expect to be present during my success.” Will Smith
32. “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
33. “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
34. “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
35. “Greatness exists in all of us.” Will Smith

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