Top 35 Morgan Freeman Quotes On Being Persistent

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Morgan Freeman is an American actor and film narrator. Due to his deep voice he acted as a narrator and commentator in different movies and shows.

Morgan Freeman did not gain popularity until the age of 50 although he started his acting career earlier. He was also given several honorary awards throughout his career. This gives an insight into how much his persistence paid off. Here are some inspiring Morgan Freeman quotes to inspire you to be persistent.

Inspiring Morgan Freeman Quotes

“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

“Don’t be different just for different’s sake. If you see it differently, function that way. Follow your own muse, always.” – Morgan Freeman

“We humans are more concerned with having than with being.”

– Morgan Freeman

“I don’t have to work. I could stop and never have to worry about paying the rent. I’m working for the joy of doing it.” – Morgan Freeman

“I once heard a wise man say there are no perfect men. Only perfect intentions.” – Morgan Freeman

“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

“Forgiveness liberates the soul, it removes fear.” – Morgan Freeman

“I gravitate towards gravitas.” – Morgan Freeman

“If your life turns out to be good and you have a tremendous amount of luck in your life, it’s a good thing to turn around and make it work for others.” – Morgan Freeman

“If you want to see a miracle, be the miracle” – Morgan Freeman

“Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance.” – Morgan Freeman

“How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.” – Morgan Freeman

“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

“You can’t take credit for talent; you can only take credit for using it.” – Morgan Freeman

“Challenge yourself; it’s the only path which leads to growth.” – Morgan Freeman

“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

“Very often, you know, you stop walking because you say, ‘Well, I’m tired of climbing this hill. I’m never going to get to the top.’ And you’re only two steps from the top.” – Morgan Freeman

“Get busy living or get busy dying!” – Morgan Freeman

“The trick to any profession is making it look easy.”- Morgan Freeman

“Attacking People With Disabilities is the Lowest Display of Power I Can Think Of.” – Morgan Freeman

“As you grow in this business, you learn how to do more with less.” – Morgan Freeman

“You measure yourself by the people who measure themselves by you.” – Morgan Freeman

“All my life, all my life that I can, 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

“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

“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 sin to lock them up does rejoice.”- Morgan Freeman

“Never let pride be your guiding principle. Let your accomplishments speak for you.” – Morgan Freeman

“I only get one life, and I will not let Fibromyalgia take the joy from living it.” – Morgan Freeman

“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

“When you have made your choice, it is providence that is your guide. Good, bad, or indifferent. Your fate lies in that.” – Morgan Freeman

“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

“Don’t be afraid of what you want. This is your time. The barriers are down.” – Morgan Freeman

“As long as you feel like a victim, you are one.” – Morgan Freeman

“If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn’t worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality.” – Morgan Freeman

“The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.” – Morgan Freeman

“If you wake up and the snow is knee-deep outside, you are not filled with rage. It’s just something that you’ve got to cope with. If you’re living in a situation it’s the only situation that you know, and you’ve got to deal with it.” – Morgan Freeman

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