Motivational Quotes

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett - American Actress

  

“We all have a gift; we all have a passion - it's just about finding it and going into it. Being an asset to your family and community.”


“It's important to surround yourself with good people, interesting people, young people, young ideas. Go places, learn new stuff. Look at the world with wonder - don't be tired about it.”


“Sometimes you want to skate along or just get by or fly under the radar, but sometimes you have to stand up and let your voice be heard and give it your best and give it your all. As a mother of young children, that's something I've tried to emphasize and highlight for them.”


“I'd tell my 20-year-old self, 'Don't be afraid to do it all. Whatever you're interested in, just go for it. Don't wait around for a better time.”


“I really believe that what I do as an actress is my God-given talent. This is my calling, not my career.”


“When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my master's and I didn't do it by missing school.” 


 “Don't settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that's in us.” 


Updated September 9, 2019