10 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Live Your Best Life
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

What does it mean to live a “good life”? Whether it’s traveling to an exotic destination, living debt-free, waking up at 5 a.m. to meditate, or simply having the freedom to plan your day—living the good life is all about your perspective. We have collected some of the best inspirational and motivational quotes from black leaders.

Here are 10 best motivational and inspirational quotes by balck celebrities, writers, bloggers and influencers: 

“Your definition of a good life does not have to look like everyone else thinks it should. Whatever feels right for you, whatever aligns your inside with your outside, that’s what you should spend your time doing.”- G.G. Renee Hill, All The Many Layers

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“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”- Oprah Winfrey, Media Mogul

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“As I get, I give. Giving as you get is critical. It has everything to do with being happy for yourself, and making others happy is the cause of making yourself happy, and it’s the cycle of giving and getting.” Russell Simmons, Serial Entrepreneur

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“Ordinary can’t possibly be extraordinary without taking risk. You have to learn to be uncomfortable with being comfortable to truly reach your highest potential.- Necole Bitchie, Entertainment Blogger

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“People always ask me how I did (do) it….you know what’s the strategy? My answer is pretty simple; I just do what feels good. Key word: DO. That’s just past ‘thinking about it’ and way past ‘asking others’ what I should do.” –Myleik Teele, Founder of Curlbox

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“There is no happiness without action. There is no love without passion. There is no success without vision.” –Rob Hill Sr., Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker and Philanthropist

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“Leadership reputations are made or lost in times of crisis” – former American Express CEO Ken Chenault 

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“I believe you can speak things into existence.” –Jay-Z, Entertainment Music Mogul

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“Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” –First Lady Michelle Obama

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“I’ve never chased money. It’s always been about what I can do to motivate and inspire people.”-Tyler Perry, Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Playwright, Producer, and Author

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“Never compromise who you are personally to become who you wish to be professionally.” – Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and CEO of The ACT-1 Group

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Act-1 Group Founder and CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd (Image: Courtesy of Black Enterprise Business Report)

 

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