Sometimes throughout your day you need a boost, or a little pick me up. Before you tell yourself, “F It” and quit, checkout these 21 inspiration quotes from black male celebrities who all have endured their own situations to get where they are. One thing I can understand is that the road to success isn’t made to be easy, but to see who really wants it. This may help you to get over that hump and know that your goals are possible to achieve if you know your worth and you DON’T QUIT!

“You Can’t Base Your Life On OTher People’s Expectations.” Stevie Wonder

“You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” Steve Harvey

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” President Barack Obama

“It is easier to build strong children then to repair broken men.” Frederick Douglass

“Those who say it can’t be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.” James Baldwin

“The best tip I could give you is to be ACTIVE. So many people TALK about what they want to do and they just love words. Don’t be a talker. BE A DOER.” Kevin Hart

“So the next time you feel like your world is about to end, I hope you studied because he’s testing your faith.” Kendrick Lamar

“Not one ounce of my self worth depends on your acceptance of me.” Quincy Jones

“You have to be able to accept failure to get better.” Lebron James

“All the things that are worth doing, take time.” Mos Def

“My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God give the reward. I don’t need another plaque.” Denzel Washington

“Smart is knowing if you’re dumb. Knowing when to shut up and to listen to people that are smarter than you.” Chris Rock

“If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, then make that change.” Michael Jackson

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go no one else.” Les Brown

“If you have no critics, you’ll likely have no success.” Malcolm X

“Pain is inevitable. It is actually a great opportunity for growth, but when we blame or fail to take responsibility for our suffering, the pain becomes stagnant and stagnant pain can have a compounding effect if left unchecked.” Romany Malco

“You can only fool reality until the truth comes knocking on your door.” Michael B. Jordan

“Being realistic is the most common path to mediocrity” Will Smith

“If you can, always be appreciative of the ebb and flow of the losses and the wins.” Jamie Foxx

“I will not lose, for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me.” Jay Z

“Nobody is going to take you to the front of the line unless you push your way to the front of the line.” Sean Combs

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Written by Sirenity Today

Our main focus is to be able to change the perception of black men in the world as well as create a community of black men who are willing and wanting to be leaders for the future. We look to do this by focusing on the problems we never discuss that pertains to the mental health of black boys and men. Nothing can change, if we don't change our mindsets.

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