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Who is Will Smith?

Willard Carroll Smith II better known as Will Smith is an American actor and rapper. Smith came to prominence as the star of the Tv show 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' based on his rap career with DJ Jazzy Jeff.

Later Smith became an A-list Hollywood star in movies like Ali, Bad Boys, Men in Black and The Pursuit of Happyness.

Just before winning his first Oscar for Best Actor, Smith hit comedian Chris Rock in the face on stage after a bad joke.

Born September 25, 1968

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“10 ways to love: listen, speak, give, pray, answer, share, enjoy, trust, forgive, promise.”

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“99% is the same as zero. If you are gonna do 99, go ahead and stay home.”

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“A rapper is about being completely true to yourself. Being an actor is about changing who you are.”

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“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.”

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“Boys laugh at what they put girls through but they don’t be laughing when they’re wiping tears off their daughters face for the same reason.”

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“Don't be hanging with no jokers that don't help you shine. The prerequisite for spending time with any person is that they nourish and inspire you – they feed your flame.”

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“Don't chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people – the ones who really belong in your life – will come to your. And stay.”

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“Don't let success go to your heads and don't let failure into your hearts.”

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“Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist. That is near insanity. Do not misunderstand me danger is very real but fear is a choice.”

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“Greatness exists in all of us.”

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“Greatness is not this wonderful, esoteric, elusive, god-like feature that only the special among us will ever taste, it’s something that truly exists in all of us.”

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“I believe you need to be educated on what you want to do in life, but I don't believe you necessarily need college to get there.”

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“I don’t know what my calling is, but I want to be here for a bigger reason. I strive to be like the greatest people who have ever lived.”

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“I had a hit single on the radio for 30 days before I graduated from high school.”

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“I have a great time with my life, and I wanna share it.”

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“I know how to learn anything I want to learn. I absolutely know that I could learn how to fly the space shuttle because someone else knows how to fly it, and they put it in a book. Give me the book, and I do not need somebody to stand up in front of the class.”

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“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”


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“I love being black in America, and especially being black in Hollywood.”

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“I never viewed myself as particularly talented. Where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy’s sleeping, I’m working.”

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“I think that there's a certain delusional quality that all successful people have to have. You have to believe that something different can happen.”

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“I wake up every morning believing today is going to be better than yesterday.”

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“I want the world to be better because I was here.”

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“I want to be the person that is the first person there and the last person to leave. That's who I want to be, because I think the road to success is through commitment, and through the strength to drive through that commitment when it gets hard. And it is going to get hard and you're going to want to quit sometimes, but it'll be colored by who you are, and more who you want to be.”

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“I want to represent the idea that you really can make what you want. I believe I can create whatever I want to create.”

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“I was raised in a Baptist household, went to a Catholic church, lived in a Jewish neighborhood, and had the biggest crush on the Muslim girls from one neighborhood over.”

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“I'm a student of world religion, so to me, it's hugely important to have knowledge and to understand what people are doing.”

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“I'm very serious with my kids about them comprehending the intricacies of global finance.”

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“I've trained myself to illuminate the things in my personality that are likeable and to hide and protect the things that are less likeable.”

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“If it was something that I really committed myself to, I don’t think there’s anything that could stop me becoming President of the United States.”

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“If you don’t fight for what you want, don’t cry for what you lost.”

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“If you're not willing to work hard, let someone else do it. I'd rather be with someone who does a horrible job, but gives 110% than with someone who does a good job and gives 60%.”

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“Are you paralyzed with fear? That's a good sign. Fear is good. Like self-doubt, fear is an indicator. Fear tells us what we have to do. Remember one rule of thumb: the more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we have to do it.”

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