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Jared Leto Quotes

Jared Joseph Leto

Jared Leto quotes: ass-kickin’ quotes by the actor slash singer.

“The purpose of life is to live your dreams.  You should never smother your wishes.  If you are willing to walk the path of a dreamer, then anything is possible.”

“Be brave, fight for what you believe in and make your dreams your reality.  Say, ‘F*ck you,’ to everybody and fight for what you believe in.”

“Be the person you want to be, not the person you have to be.”

“Dreams are the result of a million choices, a billion failures, and a few successes.  Don’t ask for anyone’s permission to follow your dreams.”

“If you truly believe that your dreams will come a reality, the possibilities are endless.”

“Impossible is possible if you put your mind into it and don’t give up.”

You’re weak.  Be strong and it’s easy.”

“Remember: the only way to fight negativity is with positivity.  Stay focused on the dreams.”

“You have to do the work.  You have to make the opportunity.  It doesn’t find you; you find it.”

“You shouldn’t wait for permission to get into action.”

“The bridge between reality and a dream is work.”

“The deeper you dive, the greater everything will be.”

“Follow no path.  Make your own.”

“I tend to just go for it, and not worry about what people think, and just really try to have fun with things.”

“We gain strength and courage and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face.  We must do that which we think we cannot.”

“Try and fail, but never fail to try!”

“Failure leads us to success, and success often leads us to fail.”

“I win and succeed only ’cause I fail so much.  I fail all the time.  I wrote 70 songs just to have 12 good ones.  For the video, I shot 60 hours of footage.  Sixty hours!  To come up with an eight-minute video.  So really, I only win ’cause I fail.”

“Let’s try and fail because through failure you learn.”

“I fail enough and I beat myself up enough.  I don’t need anybody else to do it for me.”

“I like to employ the power of no.  We all want to say yes, because with yes comes so much opportunity, but with the power of no comes focus and engagement.”

“Sometimes to find the light, you have to go through the deepest darkness.”

“Put one foot in front of the other.  Keep marching forward, even when doubt, fear and failure all come knocking at your door.”

“Never think about something wrong you did in the past.  Always look forward with your head up high.  Have no regrets.”

“The challenges and how we deal with them – that’s what defines us.  Problems don’t define us; it’s our ability to overcome and transform.”

“I just think it’s really important to be yourself and not trying to be something you’re not.”

“To find yourself, you must first lose yourself.”

“I’m not insane.  I’m voluntarily indifferent to conventional rationality.”

“It’s about getting to a point in your life where you’re ready to let go and move on and become the better version of yourself.”

“In some ways you become who you really are, if you work hard enough on who you wish to be.”

“Happiness is like the weather.  Sometimes it’s rainy, sometimes it’s sunny, and you gotta just go through and accept what’s there in front of you.”

“I can only be myself.  And I can only keep making art.  I can only do the best that I can.  I am not going to spend my life trying to silence the critics.  I’m going to do what I’m passionate about and follow my dreams.”

“Approval isn’t necessary.  It’s nice when you get it, but it’s not going to stop us from being who we are.  But to be criticized, if there’s validity, as upset as you are, you can learn from it.”

“Labels are for cans, not for people.”

“When you are living your dreams it doesn’t feel like work, but it’s important to take some time away for yourself.”

“I was very much in my own world, never the popular kid.  But I had a great family, a great brother and mother.”

“My mother is very, very smart and commands respect because she has a lot of respect for herself.”

“In 1971, Bossier City, Louisiana, there was a teenage girl who was pregnant with her second child.  She was a high school dropout and a single mom, but somehow she managed to make a better life for herself and her children.  She encouraged her kids to be creative, to work hard and to do something special.  That girl is my mother.  Thank you for teaching me to dream.”

“When you’re young, you don’t know that you’re poor, you just know whether or not you’re happy.  And I was happy, and loved.  My mom did whatever she has to do to get by, and the lesson I learned from my childhood was that it’s possible to pursue happiness, no matter where that pursuit may lead you.”

“I come from a visual background, and I grew up around a lot of hippies and artists.  My mom and my brother and I moved around a lot.  We basically moved every couple of years, and I went to a lot of different schools.  But creativity, for us, was always a way of life.  It was never a job.  Being an artist was a passion and a way of life.”

“I showed up in L.A. with $500 and a backpack and I stayed at a shelter, so nobody handed me anything.  I worked for every single thing that I have.”

“Love isn’t who you can see yourself with.  It’s who you can’t see yourself without.”

“Your heart is like glass: if it breaks, it’s pretty hard to put it back together again.”

“I don’t care if someone remembered me.  Life is for living and memories for those who we leave behind.”

“Just jump in with both feet and live your life, no matter what.”

“I live by the rule that you should follow your dreams.  No matter what you do, you should follow your dreams.”

“Don’t ever be scared to dream because everything is possible, no matter how bizarre.  I was and still am a dreamer and that’s what made me become the person I am today.”

“Don’t ever ask for permission to follow your dreams.  Follow them no matter f*cking what.  It’s important.  We have one life here and you are the author of your story, more than anybody else.  You are much more responsible for your dreams coming true or not than anyone else in your life you have contacted with.”

“You’ve got one life, live it.  Follow your dreams, quit your job, drop out of school, tell your boyfriend that he’s lousy and walk out the door.  This is your time.  This is your life.  You know what?  Dream as big as you want to – it’s the cheapest thing you’ll ever do.”

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