Will Smith quotes page 2
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, greatest wall that's ever been built." You don't start there. 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.
I love living. I think that's infectious. It's something that you can't fake.
My grandmother always said, "If you're gonna be here, there's a necessity to make a
difference." She instilled the responsibility, the spiritual responsibility, that you have to make
every group you come in contact with better.
Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and
I've never really viewed myself as particularly talented, where I excel is ridiculous, sickening
work ethic. While the other guy is sleeping, I'm working. While the other guy is eating, I'm
There's no reason to have a Plan B because it distracts from Plan A.
Thomas Jefferson was a real poet. He was slick with that "pursuit" of
happiness because the
"pursuit" puts it back on you.
The guy who was willing to hustle the most is gonna be the guy that just gets that loose
ball... It's like the commodity I see the majority of people who aren't getting the places they
want or aren't achieving the things that they want in this business is strictly based on hustle.
It's quite highly possible that I have peaked. I mean, I just can't imagine what else I could do
beyond this. It's really a bittersweet kind of feeling.
There's a redemptive power that making a choice has. You know, rather than feeling like you
are at effect to all the things that are happening - make a choice! You just decide what it's
gonna be, who you gonna be, how you gonna do it. Just decide! And from that point the
universe is gonna get out of your way!
Basic principles: No matter what, no matter when, no matter who. Any man has a chance to
sweep any woman off her feet. He just needs the right broom.
The first eight years of schooling was with all white people. So that helped me to understand
how white people think. I think that transition is what helped me bridge the gap, because
that's what my success has really been about: Bridging the gap between the black
community and the white community.
I have a great time with my life and I wanna share it.
Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.
Confucius said, "He who says he can and he who says he can't are both usually