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28 Chadwick Boseman Quotes (BLACK PANTHER)

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16 of the Best Chadwick Aaron Boseman Quotes on Life and Purpose (CAREER)

“Savor the taste of your triumphs today, don’t just swallow them all whole without digesting what is actually happening here. Look down over what you conquered and appreciate what God has brought you through.”

Chadwick Aaron Boseman
The only difference between a hero and the villain is that the villain chooses to use that power in a way that is selfish and hurts other people.
The only difference between a hero and the villain is that the villain chooses to use that power in a way that is selfish and hurts other people.
When you are deciding on next steps, next jobs, next careers, further education, you should rather find purpose than a job or a career.
When you are deciding on next steps, next jobs, next careers, further education, you should rather find purpose than a job or a career.
Your very existence is wrapped up in the things you need to fulfill.
Your very existence is wrapped up in the things you need to fulfill.
Whatever you choose for a career path, remember the struggles along the way are only meant to shape you for your purpose.
Whatever you choose for a career path, remember the struggles along the way are only meant to shape you for your purpose.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything You gave me'.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything You gave me’.
Sometimes you need to get knocked down before you can really figure out what your fight is and how you need to fight it.
Sometimes you need to get knocked down before you can really figure out what your fight is and how you need to fight it.
You have to cherish things in a different way when you know the clock is ticking, you are under pressure.
You have to cherish things in a different way when you know the clock is ticking, you are under pressure.
I might have had too many friends in my twenties. I probably said yes too much, and then I had to learn how to say no. How to get away in order to work on stuff.
I might have had too many friends in my twenties. I probably said yes too much, and then I had to learn how to say no. How to get away in order to work on stuff.
I think you realize how much you need to have people that you love. It's not as much about them loving you - it's about you needing to love people.
I think you realize how much you need to have people that you love. It’s not as much about them loving you – it’s about you needing to love people.
The best advice about getting older? Just be thankful you're not dead!
The best advice about getting older? Just be thankful you’re not dead!
I think there's a difference between a working actor, a movie star and a celebrity. They're all three different things.
I think there’s a difference between a working actor, a movie star and a celebrity. They’re all three different things.
Guys are natural problem solvers - they like to have strategies.
Guys are natural problem solvers – they like to have strategies.
When you're young, you don't want to hear that [you can't]. You think you can do everything, be all things.
When you’re young, you don’t want to hear that [you can’t]. You think you can do everything, be all things.
In times of crisis, the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers.
In times of crisis, the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers.

“I don’t know what your future is, but if you are willing to take the harder way, the more complicated one, the one with more failures at first than successes, the one that’s ultimately proven to have more victory, more glory, then you will not regret it. This is your time.”

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Top 12 Chadwick Aaron Boseman Quotes on Being an Actor and a Writer (ARTIST)

“In television you don’t have a lot of time to spend with the role or the script. Typically you get a script a week prior to shooting. Sometimes it’s even less time, not enough time to dream about the role.”

Chadwick Aaron Boseman
You’re not free unless you can show the good and the bad, all sides of them. So to me, when I play a character, it’s important that I can show every aspect of them.
You’re not free unless you can show the good and the bad, all sides of them. So to me, when I play a character, it’s important that I can show every aspect of them.
I'm an artist. Artists don't need permission to work. Regardless of whether I'm acting or not, I write.
I’m an artist. Artists don’t need permission to work. Regardless of whether I’m acting or not, I write.
As an African-American actor, a lot of our stories haven’t been told.
As an African-American actor, a lot of our stories haven’t been told.
I started out as a writer and a director. I started acting because I wanted to know how to relate to the actors.
I started out as a writer and a director. I started acting because I wanted to know how to relate to the actors.
I just think people have been very gracious and welcoming me on set, and even off set.
I just think people have been very gracious and welcoming me on set, and even off set.
When you're doing a character, you want to know the full landscape. You want to know them spiritually, mentally and physically.
When you’re doing a character, you want to know the full landscape. You want to know them spiritually, mentally and physically.
I often write scripts to instrumentals like a hip-hop artist. Music inspires me to write.
I often write scripts to instrumentals like a hip-hop artist. Music inspires me to write.
As a director, it is important to understand the actor's process.
As a director, it is important to understand the actor’s process.
People have said, 'You don't need to do any more biopics. You don't need to play any more real people.' I don't agree with that.
People have said, ‘You don’t need to do any more biopics. You don’t need to play any more real people.’ I don’t agree with that.
Sometimes when you're acting, you only need a little bit of something to sort of channel or, you know, transport into a place.
Sometimes when you’re acting, you only need a little bit of something to sort of channel or, you know, transport into a place.

“Every year, Hollywood is looking for that new, white leading man and new white starlet that audiences fall in love with. But they’re not looking for the next Denzel Washington, Will Smith or Sidney Poitier.”

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Chadwick Aaron Boseman Short Biography

Born on 29 November 1976 in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, Chadwick Aaron Boseman was an actor who portrayed several historical figures and is most known for his role as Marvel’s Black Panther.

Boseman graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in Directing from Howard University in 2000. As a student, his teacher Phylicia Rashad with the help of her friend, actor Denzel Washington, raised funds for Boseman and his classmates to attend a mid-summer program.

In 2003, Boseman was cast in his first TV role as Reggie Montgomery in All My Children. He was fired after his first week of work after he voiced out his concerns on the character’s racist stereotypes.

Boseman starred in his first regular role in a TV series for Persons Unknown in 2010. Three years later Boseman was cast in the film 42, which would be his first starring role portraying baseball player Jackie Robinson.

Chadwick Boseman appeared in his most prominent role in 2016 when he was cast as King T’Challa, also known as Black Panther, in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War film.

Boseman made a significant cultural impact in the African-American community in the United States and to people of color all over the world when Black Panther was released in 2018.

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Here are the best Chadwick Boseman quotes so you can be reminded to savor your triumphs and appreciate the hardships you have conquered.

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