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48 Extraordinary Morgan Freeman Quotes

Morgan Freeman is an American actor and narrator. Freeman has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He has also received 4 different Oscar nominations. Morgan Freeman is known for his distinctively smooth, deep voice. He is ranked as the 4th highest box office star with over $4.3 Billion total box office gross sales, averaging over $74 million per film. With a net worth of an estimated $150 million, Morgan Freeman is one of the most iconic actors in Hollywood today. Here are 48 Extraordinary Morgan Freeman Quotes: 1. “The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.” – Morgan Freeman 2. “How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.” – Morgan Freeman 3. ”If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn’t worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it’s life or death.” – Morgan Freeman 4. “I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.” – Morgan Freeman 5. “I can say that life is good to me. Has been and is good. So I think my task is to be good to it. So how do you be good to life? You live it.” – Morgan Freeman 6. “Was I always going to be here? No I was not. I was going to be homeless at one time, a taxi driver, truck driver, or any kind of job that would get me a crust of bread. You never know what’s going to happen.” – Morgan Freeman 7. “I knew at an early age I wanted to act. Acting was always easy for me. I don’t believe in predestination, but I do believe that once you get where ever it is you are going, that is where you were going to be.” – Morgan Freeman 8. “I feel fine, I don’t care who the director is. All you have to do is know what your doing – all of us – everybody in the business – that’s all you ask anyone – you know your job, I know mine, let’s go do it.” – Morgan Freeman 9. “Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance.” – Morgan Freeman 10. “People hear that and say I’m being modest, but I am not a modest person, but I have to be truthful about what I’m doing and what I’m doing is channeling.” – Morgan Freeman 11. “As you grow in this business, you learn how to do more with less.” – Morgan Freeman 12. “Give me something interesting to play and I’m happy.” – Morgan Freeman 13. “I gravitate towards gravitas.” – Morgan Freeman 14. “And some places you been before are so great that you don’t ever mind going back. Some places you been before you don’t ever want to go back, you know, like Montreal in the Winter.” – Morgan Freeman 15th Morgan Freeman Quote – “It’s what I learn from the great actors that I work with. Stillness. That’s all and that’s the hardest thing.” – Morgan Freeman 16. “I find it difficult to watch myself… I find it boring.” – Morgan Freeman 17. “People need to start to think about the messages that they send in the movies.” – Morgan Freeman 18. “Most of the time it’s the role. Sometimes it’s the story and sometimes it just the paycheck. It’s the little movies that come out as stories or the fact that I have work to go out, you know what I’m saying, you can only be out so long without work, you start getting antsy.” – Morgan Freeman 19. “I’ve been living with myself all of my life, so I know all of me. So when I watch me, all I see is me. It’s boring.” – Morgan Freeman 20. “I’m not intimidated by lead roles. I’m better in them. I don’t feel pressure. I feel released at times like that. That’s what I’m born to do.” – Morgan Freeman 21. “Acting means living, it’s all I do and all I’m good at. If I weren’t getting paid well, I would still be acting in a small troupe somewhere.” – Morgan Freeman 22. “I don’t want a Black History Month. Black history is American history.” – Morgan Freeman 23. “Luther King Jr. is remembered as our prince of peace, of civil rights. We owe him something major that will keep his memory alive.” – Morgan Freeman 24. “The reason actors, artists, writers have agents is because we’ll do it for nothing. That’s a basic fact – you gotta do it.” – Morgan Freeman 25. “My approach to acting is that I am totally intuitive. I read the script and I get it. If I don’t get it, I can’t do it.” – Morgan Freeman 26. “It can have an enormous effect because big budget movies can have big budget perks, and small budget movies have no perks, but what is the driving force, of course, is the script, and your part in it.” – Morgan Freeman 27. “I am going to stop calling you a white man and I’m going to ask you to stop calling me a black man.” – Morgan Freeman 28. “Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero.” – Morgan Freeman 29. “Let me tell you about being executive producer. It is not a job, it’s a title. Don’t go around asking executive producers what they do because they don’t do anything, alright?” – Morgan Freeman 30th Morgan Freeman Quote – “Is there a movie I think I should have won the Oscar for? Yeah. All of them.” -Morgan Freeman 31. “When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school because I’d discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater.” – Morgan Freeman 32. “If you’re playing somebody who is not you, then you can imagine that you are that person. You can feel like he feels, move like he moves, look like he looks – in your own mind.” – Morgan Freeman 33. “Not only do I have to live right, I have to get some cash for my troubles – it’s a scary thing, and people need to start to think about the messages that they send in the movies.” – Morgan Freeman 34. “There’s no mystery to it. Nothing more complicated than learning lines and putting on a costume.” – Morgan Freeman 35. “Life doesn’t offer you promises whatsoever so it’s very easy to become, ‘Whatever happened to… ?’ It’s great to be wanted. I spent a few years not being wanted and this is better.” – Morgan Freeman 36. “Once you’ve gotten the job, there’s nothing to it. If you’re an actor, you’re an actor. Doing it is not the hard part. The hard part is getting to do it.” – Morgan Freeman 37. “When I was doing theater, I was very successful at believing that I was great, God’s gift to the theater.” – Morgan Freeman 38. “As far back as I can remember, I saw my first movie when I was six years old. And since then I wanted to do that. I wanted to be a part of that.” – Morgan Freeman 39. “I do know there are a lot of people who seem to be in my corner, and that’s, of course, wonderful. I’m really more interested in the nomination than in the award, because I think the nomination just puts you within a group of outstanding actors.” – Morgan Freeman 40. “I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they’re going to go and see the story you’re in.” – Morgan Freeman 41. “You’re going to relegate my history to a month.” – Morgan Freeman 42. “Still, it can be more effective to accomplish what you need to accomplish with the minimum effort. Watch Anthony Hopkins. He doesn’t appear to be doing anything. He is so still that you can’t see him working, but you are drawn into his character through his very stillness.” – Morgan Freeman 43. “One of the things you can always depend on – this is one of the truths of the universe, and you heard it first from here – whatever we decide we want to do is what we do.” – Morgan Freeman 44. “Attacking people with disabilities is the lowest display of power I can think of.” – Morgan Freeman 45. “I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away the part of you that knows it was a win to lock them up does rejoice.”  – Morgan Freeman 46. “When you have made your choice, it is providence that is your guide. Good, bad, or indifferent. Your fate lies in that.” – Morgan Freeman 47. “I only get one life, and I will not let Fibromyalgia take the joy from living it.” – Morgan Freeman 48. “We humans are more concerned with having than with being.” – Morgan Freeman Which Morgan Freeman quote impacted you the most? Share below!

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46 Extraordinary Gabrielle Bernstein Quotes

Gabrielle Bernstein is a motivational speaker, life coach, and New York Times best selling author. She founded a social networking site for women to inspire, empower, and connect. Gabrielle was ranked in Self-Made Magazine’s “Top 50 Women In Business.” Here are 46 extraordinary Gabrielle Bernstein quotes: 1. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 2. “What you believe, you receive.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 3. “I’m working my happiness like a full time job.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 4. “Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 5. “The key to serenity is trusting that the universe has your back.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 6. “I forgive as often as possible. I think forgiveness is the bedrock of a spiritual practice.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 7. “Allow your passion to become your purpose and it will one day become your profession.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 8. “When we fulfill our function which is to truly love ourselves and share love with others, then true happiness sets in.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 9. “I speak with confidence because the world needs my light.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 10. “The universe is always working on our behalf but not always working on our time.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 11. “When people are real, I fall in love with them.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 12. “Don’t dance around the perimeter of the person you want to be. Dive deeply and fully into it.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 13. “Worry is a prayer to chaos” – Gabrielle Bernstein 14. “When we fulfill our function, which is to truly love ourselves and share love with others, then true happiness sets in.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 15. “I am willing to see things differently. I am willing to see love.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 16. “I am willing to witness my fears.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 17. “I’ve learned that fear is simply an illusion based on past experiences that we project into the present and onto the future.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 18. “Much of our anxiety and stress comes when we’re focused on fear and disconnected from the voice of our inner guide.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 19. “I learned that real happiness doesn’t come from getting but from giving.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 20. “So much of what holds us back in life are the long-held resentments stemming from childhood.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 21. “Whenever you notice your thoughts detour into attack mode, say out loud or to yourself: Happiness is a choice I make.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 22. “Relationships are assignments for optimal growth and healing.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 23. “We sense love, but we don’t believe in it. We save our faith for fear. But ultimately, there is a quiet voice in each of us that longs for something better.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 24. “Our problem is that we choose to deny love. In fact, we only have one problem: that our mind chooses fear over love.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 25. “Your request is backed with the energy of love, it will be received with love.” – Gabrielle Bernstein     26. “In every given moment we have a divine spiritual assignment in front of us: Choose love or choose fear.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 27. “I am love. Everything in me and outside of me is love. Today I choose to repeat this, believe this, and commit to this. I am love. Anything else I have chosen to believe is false evidence appearing real. What I choose to see as real today is love and only love. I am love” – Gabrielle Bernstein 28. “I choose to reinterpret my fears with a more loving perspective.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 29. “Forgiveness tears down the ego’s walls of separation and reunites us as one. The anger and fear of the ego’s illusion disappear. There’s no more “he said, she said.” It all just lifts. It feels as though chains have been removed and you’ve been set free from a lifetime of terror. Why continue rehearsing the role of victim when you could be free and happy?” – Gabrielle Bernstein 30. “I can think my way out of fear.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 31. “When we chase happiness externally, we’re simply looking for God in all the wrong places.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 32. “There are no accidents in salvation. Those who are to meet will meet, because together they have the potential for a holy relationship. They are ready for each other.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 33. “Yogi Bhajan shows us that a key to being the master of your own mind is to learn how to forgive yourself. So for today, just for one minute, practice forgiving yourself.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 34. “Your eyes will see what you desire.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 35. “Worry is a prayer to chaos” – Gabrielle Bernstein 36.  “I choose to reinterpret my fears with a more loving perspective.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 37. “If my environment dictates my mood, then my life will feel like a roller coaster. The way to steady ground is through my breath.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 38. “Praying is the time to ask and meditating is the time to listen.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 39. “True abundance is an inside job.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 40. “Happiness is a choice I make.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 41. “Conversely, when we function from a place of positive energy,” – Gabrielle Bernstein 42. “But giving up fear is like giving up sugar: they’re both sneaky ingredients that hide out in almost everything. And just when you think you’ve got that craving under control, suddenly it rears its not-so-pretty head again.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 43. “To begin your commitment to new perceptions, start by paying attention to attack thoughts toward yourself and others. Whenever you notice your thoughts detour into attack mode, say out loud or to yourself: Happiness is a choice I make. Make this your mantra.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 44. “Peace is in your pulse.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 45. “Real change requires a desire to change.” – Gabrielle Bernstein 46. “True abundance isn’t based on our net worth, it’s based on our self-worth.” – Gabrielle Bernstein Which Gabrielle Bernstein quote stuck out to you? Why? Share below.

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