Morgan Freeman Quotes on living life, movies

Morgan Freeman is an American actor, director, and narrator. Noted for his distinctive deep voice, Freeman is known for his various roles in a wide variety of film genres. Here are some of the motivational and Inspirational Morgan Freeman Quotes.

Short Biography of Morgan Freeman

He graduated from Broad Street High School in 1955 and enlisted in the US Air Force. After moving to Los Angeles after serving in the military, he began taking acting classes at the Pasadena Theater. To make ends meet, Morgan worked as a transcript clerk at Los Angeles City College. At the same time, he traveled frequently to New York and San Francisco, working as a dancer and musical theater participant, respectively. 

He played a driver named Hawk in “Driving Miss Daisy,” and Sergeant Rollins in “Glory,” which was released the same year. He then played the role of Prisoner-turned-Prisoner Red with Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption.

He was nominated for an Oscar for his role in four films (1987), (1989), (1994), and (2004), for which he received an award for best supporting actor. Since early 2010, he has performed as an open-air voiceover on the CBS Evening News, replacing a 2006 speech given by Walter Cronkite, who had died a few months earlier. 

He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as a former boxer in Clint Eastwood’s “Million Dollar Baby” (2004), and then in Christopher Nolan’s “Batman Begins” (2005) Year) as R&D guru Lucius Fox. ). He later voiced The Witcher in The LEGO Movie (2014), a computer-animated adventure featuring LEGO characters and settings. He also played Vitruvius in The LEGO Movie, his first and only non-narrative role as a voice actor in an animated film to date.

He’s a very generous actor; Freeman isn’t averse to playing smaller roles and can often boost his co-stars. This “directing the film, not the actor” approach worked well for Freeman’s behind-the-scenes work. Gravitas has become his signature as an actor and often plays very authoritative roles. 

Freeman is also a board member of Earth Biofuels, a company whose mission is to promote sustainable fuel use in the United States. Freeman and University of Mississippi professor Linda Kina, who also lives on the Gulf Coast and helped with interviews, recently donated $1 million to the university’s Center for Evidence-Based Policing and Reform. Freeman has previously said he does not support campaigns to steal funds from police departments across the country, which he has offered to law enforcement. Freeman and a criminal justice professor donated $1 million to establish the University of Mississippi Center for Evidence-Based Policing and Reform.  

Best Morgan free man quotes

“Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance.” 

“People need to start to think about the messages that they send in the movies.”

“If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn’t worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it’s life or death.”

“I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.”

“The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.”

“I’m not intimidated by lead roles. I’m better in them. I don’t feel pressure. I feel released at times like that. That’s what I’m born to do.” 

“I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice.” 

“As you grow in this business, you learn how to do more with less.”

Motivational  Quotes from morgan freeman

Morgan Freeman famous inspiring quotes

“Was I always going to be here? No I was not. I was going to be homeless at one time, a taxi driver, truck driver, or any kind of job that would get me a crust of bread. You never know what’s going to happen.”

“I find it difficult to watch myself… I find it boring.”

“Not only do I have to live right, I have to get some cash for my troubles – it’s a scary thing, and people need to start to think about the messages that they send in the movies.” 

“We humans are more concerned with having than with being.” 

“I can say that life is good to me. Has been and is good. So I think my task is to be good to it. So how do you be good to life? You live it.”

 “Life doesn’t offer you promises whatsoever so it’s very easy to become, ‘Whatever happened to…?’ It’s great to be wanted. I spent a few years not being wanted and this is better.” 

“Is there a movie I think I should have won the Oscar for? Yeah. All of them.”

“In the harshest place on Earth,… love finds a way.”

“Attacking people with disabilities is the lowest display of power I can think of.”

“The best way to confront, or deal with, technological innovation is to keep moving technologically.”

“Literacy could be the ladder out of poverty.”

 Morgan Freeman quotes.

“Literacy could be the ladder out of poverty.”

“You measure yourself by the people who measure themselves by you.”

Inspirational Morgan Freeman Quotes

“The highest power is the human mind. That’s where God came from and my belief in God is my belief in myself.”

“Once you’ve gotten the job, there’s nothing to it. If you’re an actor, you’re an actor. Doing it is not the hard part. The hard part is getting to do it.”

“People hear that and say I’m being modest. But I am not a modest person, but I have to be truthful about what I’m doing and what I’m doing is channeling.”

“If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn’t worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality.”

 “Stage is really hard work. You’ve got to do it every night. Not like doing it once and walking away.”

Morgan Freeman quotes about life

 “I’m not intimidated by lead roles. I’m better in them. I don’t feel pressure. I feel released at times like that. That’s what I’m born to do.”

“As long as you feel like a victim, you are one.”

“Fatigue, discomfort, discouragement are merely symptoms of effort.”

best quotes by morgan freeman

“Fatigue, discomfort, discouragement are merely symptoms of effort.”

“I once heard a wise man say there are no perfect men. Only perfect intentions.”

“The trick to any profession is making it look easy.”

 “Don’t be afraid of what you want. This is your time. The barriers are down.”

“All you have to do is believe, then you will see everything.”

“If you want to see a miracle, be the miracle.”

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