100+ Inspirational Celebrity Quotes on Success, Life, and Love

There are many celebrities who have great words to share on success, love and life. These are some amazing quotes by your favourite celebrities.


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These are some of the 100+ inspiring quotes from various stars:

1. “Be humble, hungry, and always be the hardest worker in the room.” – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

2. “My mom is always telling me it takes a long time to get to the top, but a short time to get to the bottom.” – Miley Cyrus

3. “Try and fail, but never fail to try.” – Jared Leto

4. “He who has the gold makes the rules.” – Tyler Perry

5. “Without wonder and insight, acting is just a business. With it, it becomes creation.” – Bette Davis

6. “I had an extraordinary belief in myself. For years people told me to give it up and even though I was poverty- stricken, I never thought I should give it up.” – Michael Caine

7. “I care about the connection with the audience. The film is such an effective medium. Movies can change the way people think.” – Nicolas Cage

8. “Eventually stardom is going to go away from me. It goes away from everybody and all you have in the end is to be able to look back and like the choices you made.” – Matt Damon

9. “If I was going to be successful, I had to be successful with myself. I couldn’t be successful doing what other people were doing…The worst thing to be is as successful as someone else. That’s a very difficult thing to upkeep and very tiring.” – Jay-Z

10. “Life is a menu so remember whoever and whatever you order for your life is what’s gonna be delivered to your table.” – Tyrese

11. “After each experience, you grow up, you get enriched with something, and you don’t know how you’re going to be in six months, you don’t know what you’re going to want, what you’re going to need.” – Audrey Tautou

12. “Careers are here and they’re gone. No matter how great we think we are, we’re nothing but the temples of Ozymandias—we’re ruins in the making.” – William Shatner

13. “We’re at a point in history where everyone needs to pay attention to politics. Too much is at stake for us to be apathetic.” – Kevin Costner

14. “There are no regrets in life. Just lessons.” –Jennifer Aniston

15. “For me, our job as artists is to serve the story, serve the director, and serve the fellow actors. And if you do that, by osmosis you’re serving yourself because you’ll get the best out of yourself.” – David Oyelowo

16. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

17. “There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can’t go through life obsessing about what might have been.” – Hugh Jackman

18. “Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things, like a double cheeseburger.” – Channing Tatum

19. “We all create our own reality by the choices we make.” – Cuba Gooding Jr

20. “The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.” – Jack Nicholson

21. “If all the circumstances of acting are made too easy, then there’s no grain of sand to make the pearl.” – Peter Sarsgaard

22. “Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity.” – Will Smith

23. “If you can do what you do best and be happy, you are further along in life than most people.” – Leonardo DiCaprio

24. “I don’t know what my path is yet. I’m just walking on it.” – Olivia Newton-John

25. “Be the shark. You’ve just got to keep moving. You can’t stop.” – Brad Pitt

26. “If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.” – Greena Davis

27. “If you live in the past that’s depression, and if you live in the future that’s anxiety. So you have no choice but to live in the present.” – Sarah Silverman

28. “Hey, if I don’t have a job, I don’t know why I bother to get up. Any time the phone rings, I’m ready to go. How can I possibly do anything more? See, I’ve never retired. I don’t even know what it means.” – Morgan Freeman

29. “Be nice to people on the way up, because you may meet them on the way down.” – Jimmy Durante

30. “Life’s tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.” – John Wayne

31. “When you’re in a theater, it’s about reaching the back rows. When you have a camera in your face, it’s just about knowing the size of the room.” – Corey Stoll

32. “It’s amazing what you can get if you quietly, clearly, and authoritatively demand it.” – Meryl Steep


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34. “Whatever art form you’re working in, it’s crucial to see it clearly, to feel it clearly, and not to worry about the results, or how someone else will see it.” – Omar Epps

35. “There are no mistakes, only opportunities.” – Tina Fey

36. “Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin.” – Tori Amos

37. “I think once we let our ego go, [we] just get over the fact that everybody’s not going to like us—and that’s OK! There will always be those who love it. And even if they don’t, do you? One life is all you have. Who cares what everyone else thinks?” – Kelly Clarkson

38. “Being unique and different was a really good thing. When I walked into my agent’s office for the first time, they looked at me and said, ‘Wow, we have nobody on our books like you.’ And they signed me on my second day here.” – Rebel Wilson

39. “Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles.” – Charley Chaplin

40. “A lot of people give up just before they’re about to make it. You know you never know when that next obstacle is going to be the last one.” – Chuck Norris

41. “It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.” – Jane Fonda

42. “It’s the choice. You have to wake up every day and say, ‘There’s no reason today can’t be the best day of my life’.” – Blake Lively

43. “I don’t do things for the response or the controversy. I just live my life.” – Rhianna

44. “I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.” – Sylvester Stallone

45. “I don’t say: ‘can’t do that’, ‘won’t do that’. I’ve never thought in that way about work. The genuine truth, and I do think about this a lot, is that I’m one of the least competitive people you’ll ever meet. Except with myself.” – Daniel Craig

46. “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” – Dolly Parton

47. “As a young man I prayed for success. Now I just pray to be worthy of it.” – Brendan Fraser

48. “Your imperfections make you beautiful, they make you who you are. So just be yourself, love yourself for who you are and just keep going.” – Demi Lovato

49. “Ignore the naysayers. Really the only option is, head down and focus on the job.” – Chris Pine

50. “If you have the opportunity to play this game called life, you have to appreciate every moment.” – Kanye West

51. “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” – Robin Williams

52. “Why am I doing the work I’m doing? This person is why I am friends with them. Are I living my best life? Questions are often looked upon as questions of doubt but I don’t see it that way at all. I question things to stay present, to make sure I’m doing what I’m supposed to be doing.” – Joseph Gordon-Levitt

53. “Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of.” – Angelina Jolie

54. “Your regrets aren’t what you did, but what you didn’t do. So take every opportunity.” – Cameron Diaz

55. “Don’t take yourself too seriously. Know when to laugh at yourself, and find a way to laugh at obstacles that inevitably present themselves.” – Halle Berry

56. “Don’t become something just because someone else wants you to – or because it’s easy. You won’t be happy.” – Kristen Wiig

57. “‘May the Force be with you’ is charming but it’s not important. What’s important is that you become the Force – for yourself and perhaps for other people.” – Harrison Ford

58. “I’m always trying to tackle subjects that tax me and make me think. That’s the key to staying young at heart. The brain has to be exercised the same as the rest of the body.” – Clint Eastwood

59. “I strongly believe if you work hard, whatever you want, it will come to you. I know that’s easier said than done but keep trying.” – Beyonce is a celebrity

60. “People are still under the illusion that every woman who is successful must be controlled by a man, I’m the boss.” – Lily Allen

61. “Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.” – Drew Barrymore

62. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso

63. “Getting to this point hasn’t always been easy; it took me years to really learn to silence my mind. But as you move through your career and your life, you will have to learn that if you’re not what you do, then what you do has no business keeping you entertained at night.” – Kelly Cutrone

64. “It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don’t take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver.” – Betty White

65. “The idea is that one’s temperament improves with age; that you learn to deal better with people and become more benevolent and loving. That’s not necessarily true. I try to stay loose but sometimes the best thing to do is get yourself away and take a good nap.” – Robert Duvall

66. “The important thing is to realize that no matter what people’s opinions may be, they’re only just that – people’s opinions. Believe in yourself only what is true. And let that be that.” – Mary J Blige

67. “Success? I don’t know what that word means. I’m happy. But success, that goes back to what in somebody’s eyes success means. To me success means inner peace. That’s a good day for me.” – Denzel Washington

68. “My teacher said to me, ‘If you’re going to fail, fail gloriously.’ I’ve never forgotten it. Learning from mistakes is a great way to learn. Take risks, make mistakes. It’s terrifying, but it’s the only way you will learn and improve.” – Kate Blanchett

69. “If you put out 150 percent, then you can always expect 100 percent back. That’s what I was always told as a kid, and it’s worked for me so far!” – Justin Timberlake

70. “Be happy with being you. Love your flaws, own your quirks.” – Ariana Grande

71. “I was made to be a perfectionist at everything I did. Everything was more important than what I wanted.” – Dennis Quaid

72. “Being perfect is being flawed, accepting it and never letting it make you feel less than your best.” – Jessica Alba

73. “That we are responsible for our own fate, we reap what we sow, we get what we give, we pull in what we put out. I know these things for sure.” – Madonna

74. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey

75. “I think in life you should work on yourself until the day you die.” – Serena Williams

76. “If there’s any message to my work, it is ultimately that it’s OK to be different, that it’s good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color.” – Johnny Depp

77. “Believe and work hard, and all your dreams will come true.” – Lady Gaga

78. “When I look at myself as a younger actor, I see what a tight ass I was. My father’s comparisons made me a big shadow. That made me self-conscious. Now I realize there was nothing to be worried about.” – Michael Douglas

79. “I’ve learned it’s important not to limit yourself. You can do whatever you really love to do, no matter what it is.” – Ryan Gosling

80. “I’m continually trying to make choices that put me against my own comfort zone. As long as you’re uncomfortable, it means you’re growing.” – Ashton Kutcher


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82. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’” – Audrey Hepburn

83. “I’ve had a great deal of suffering in my life… I’ve had a lot of things happen to me that I don’t talk about in the press. I’ve had a lot of really heartbreaking, difficult things. But all of those things have strengthened my resolve to make the best of my life.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

84. “Failures are infinitely more instructive than successes.” – George Clooney

85. “A lot of young actors have the idea that, “I’ve got to do this right. There’s a right way to do this.” But there’s no right or wrong. There’s only good and bad. And “bad” usually happens when you’re trying too hard to do it right.” – Robert DeNiro

86. “We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams really do come true.” – Katie Holmes

87. “I think if you live in a black-and-white world, you’re gonna suffer a lot. It was how I felt. But I don’t believe that anymore.” – Bradley Cooper

88. “You don’t have to be perfect to achieve your dreams.” – Katy Perry

89. “If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.” – Tom Hanks

90. “You can’t knock on opportunity’s door and not be ready.” – Bruno Mars

91. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball

92. “Be able to delegate, because there are some things that you just can’t do by yourself.” – Meghan Markle

93. “Success on a cosmic level completely eludes me. I’m deeply suspicious of things being too good. It’s part of my superstition, I think, to generate pain in order to give the illusion of gain. I’m not saying I reject success, but honestly, I don’t quite know how to deal with it. It’s an old feeling: As soon as you have the thing you’ve been going after all your life, that reasonable degree of security, you start kicking against it, doubting it.” – Hugh Laurie

94. “If you’re the type of person who has to fulfil your dreams, you’ve got to be resourceful to make sure you can do it. At 21 I moved to California believing that my New York City credentials would be enough. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure.” – Vin Diesel

95. “Smile and let everyone know that today, you’re a lot stronger than you were yesterday.” – Drake

96. “I’m a big believer in accepting yourself and not really worrying about it.” – Jennifer Lawrence

97. “Don’t feel stupid if you don’t like what everyone else pretends to love.” – Emma Watson

98. “All the people who knock me down, only inspire me to do better.” – Selena Gomez

99. “Overcome the notion that you must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary.” – Uta Hagen

100. “No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” – Taylor Swift

101. “Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there’s an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen.” – Dax Shepard

102. “It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.” – Bruce Lee

103. “It’s important to say that the more challenging a scene is, in a way, the more fun it is because the more of my job I get to do.” – Daniel Radcliffe

104. “I have a discipline that has served me very well in my career and in my personal life… and that’s gotten stronger as I’ve gotten older. I’ve always felt if I don’t just have a natural knack for it, I will just out-discipline the competition if I have to – work harder than anybody else.” – Ryan Reynolds

105. “Whatever you do, do it completely. Don’t do it half-arsed.” – Christian Bale

106. “Enjoy the journey of life and not just the endgame.” – Benedict Cumberbatch

106. “Take a stand for what’s right. Get out there and raise a fuss. You may not always be popular, but you’ll be part of something larger and bigger and greater than yourself. Besides, making history is extremely cool.” – Samuel L Jackson

107. “Is it that your dream is unattainable or is it that you have the wrong dream?” – Joaquin Phoenix

108. “The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.” – Keanu Reeves

109. “Life is tough, but you just have to just get out of bed, get out and do it.” – Anthony Hopkins

110. “Don’t listen to what anybody says except the people who encourage you. If it’s what you want to do and it’s within yourself, then keep going and try to do it for the rest of your life.” – Jake Gyllenhaal

111. You end up doing what you are supposed to at the right time. – Robert Downey Jr


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