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58 Omari Hardwick Quotes on Life & Success (ACTOR)

14 Most Inspiring Omari Hardwick Quotes (BEST)

Be the best version of yourself, instead of copying someone else.Pin
Be the best version of yourself, instead of copying someone else.
The only way to face adversity is to look it in the eyes and stand up for yourself.Pin
The only way to face adversity is to look it in the eyes and stand up for yourself.
A powerful person is equally cool with their flaws and things that aren't powerful about them at all.Pin
A powerful person is equally cool with their flaws and things that aren’t powerful about them at all.
To make your own family is just the most empowering thing ever. It's the greatest thing you can ever pull off.Pin
To make your own family is just the most empowering thing ever. It’s the greatest thing you can ever pull off.
I think the universe just brings people around others they find to be interesting.Pin
I think the universe just brings people around others they find to be interesting.
The key to success is being able to take risks and face your fears head on.Pin
The key to success is being able to take risks and face your fears head on.
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, because it’s through mistakes that we learn.Pin
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, because it’s through mistakes that we learn.
Courage is to persist when you must, but also to know when it’s time to give up.Pin
Courage is to persist when you must, but also to know when it’s time to give up.
The less people expect from you, the more likely it is that you’ll surprise them.Pin
The less people expect from you, the more likely it is that you’ll surprise them.
Success isn’t guaranteed, and it’s most definitely not linear, but it’s worth fighting for.Pin
Success isn’t guaranteed, and it’s most definitely not linear, but it’s worth fighting for.
Don’t let anyone tell you what you are capable of; be determined to reach your goals.Pin
Don’t let anyone tell you what you are capable of; be determined to reach your goals.
No one can ever be ready, you have to start before you’re ready and learn along the way.Pin
No one can ever be ready, you have to start before you’re ready and learn along the way.
You’re never going to be perfect, but that doesn’t mean you can’t strive for greatness.Pin
You’re never going to be perfect, but that doesn’t mean you can’t strive for greatness.
The only failure you have is when you don’t try something, or ignore a problem because it’s hard.Pin
The only failure you have is when you don’t try something, or ignore a problem because it’s hard.

Top 10 Most Famous Omari Hardwick Quotes (BEST)

“I was trying to pay the bills with poems, and it was easy to memorize my poems, because I’d be riding my bike in California trying to memorize them before going on stage at a poetry lounge.”

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I would honestly say I'm in the turtle's race. My journey is a marathon.Pin
I would honestly say I’m in the turtle’s race. My journey is a marathon.
Fearless people never forget that the ground beneath their feet is fertile.Pin
Fearless people never forget that the ground beneath their feet is fertile.

“As an African-American male born with a couple of strikes against you because of your skin color, I think it’s very, very important to have some positive role models around, especially male influences.”

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Be where you are and not where you should have been yesterday.Pin
Be where you are and not where you should have been yesterday.

“My priorities are leaning more towards family, and I credit my southern upbringing to that. I was raised in the church as well, and God plays a big role in my upbringing and my life.”

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Some of the most amazing people I've met in life are cops.Pin
Some of the most amazing people I’ve met in life are cops.

“Know that the tattoos are all significant. They’re all extremely insignificant. I can’t break each one down, but it’s 20 years. The first one was 21 years of age from a football teammate.”

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People are fond of that 'crabs in a barrel' mentality, and I'm like, 'No, there needs to be more so we can create more barrels; there doesn't need to be one barrel.'.Pin
People are fond of that ‘crabs in a barrel’ mentality, and I’m like, ‘No, there needs to be more so we can create more barrels; there doesn’t need to be one barrel.’.

“You know, I think anybody who has been in relationships has access to heartbreak – I don’t think we have to go far to find it, whether we inflicted the heartbreak or whether we were the recipient of it.”

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7 Thought-Provoking Omari Hardwick Quotes

“My dad was really complex, and I was raised by that. My mom is really bright – very book bright – and so those things collide. I learned that I could put all of that stuff together in the world of acting, and I could make a dollar at it.”

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Shoes make an outfit; they're like rims for a car.Pin
Shoes make an outfit; they’re like rims for a car.
What we have as artists is the immortalization opportunity that others don't have, because our work is lasting; it's there forever to view.Pin
What we have as artists is the immortalization opportunity that others don’t have, because our work is lasting; it’s there forever to view.

“I’m a black Catholic raised in Decatur, Georgia, which was very gang-infested. Then, I went to an all-white private high school and excelled in sports and wrote poetry, then played football at the University of Georgia, minoring in drama.”

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If reality shows are so popular, that means their viewers are screaming for more realness.Pin
If reality shows are so popular, that means their viewers are screaming for more realness.
I always had an interest in telling stories.Pin
I always had an interest in telling stories.

“For a long time, I had been very secretive about a lot of the things I’d been through personally, and a lot of that is purposeful. My fan base, for the large part, is the younger generation. They’re like, ‘I want to know everything! I want to know it all!’.”

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4 Omari Hardwick Quotes On Other Actors and Artists

“It’s rare for artists to really stare deeply at themselves in the mirror, literally, because there’s constantly a mirror on you. But figuratively speaking, I’m really into growth, so when I look in the mirror, I see somebody who’s just trying to get better everyday.”

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Actors are intelligent. Yet, many of them do not communicate well. That's what makes it so hard to have a relationship with one.Pin
Actors are intelligent. Yet, many of them do not communicate well. That’s what makes it so hard to have a relationship with one.
The reason why people don't get called back to sequels is because they did badly in the original [movie].Pin
The reason why people don’t get called back to sequels is because they did badly in the original [movie].

“The way the recession has affected Hollywood, a lot of actors that had robust opportunities before in film no longer have such plum options, so cable has done a good job of becoming a happy medium for artists deemed film actors.”

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4 Omari Hardwick Quotes on Writing and Poetry

“Poetry has in a way been my bridge to my acting career. I had so many questions about my life, so I took to poetry to express my questions. I had questions about politics, family relationships, and more.”

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“I took to writing as my medicine to help me stay afloat in acting career journey. I wrote about me breaking hearts, and my heart being broken. I wrote about my views whether they were liberal or conservative. I wrote about everything. I wrote about my life. When I did not have paper coming in as green backs, I’d use random pieces of paper for stories. It was like, I got no money, but I have paper to write. So I wrote.”

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“As a poet, I would always hear emcees come up to me and say, ‘Yo, you should rap,’ and I was like, ‘No.’ You know, the label was tough for me. I’m a poet. I was proud of that distinction between the two, not wanting to be the other.”

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“I found poetry at 12 and 13 and, lo and behold, learned that my attorney father had a background in poetry – as he wore dashikis and Afros in the ’70s and named his kids Arabic names. He was a poet and a lot like The Last Poets and Gil Scott-Heron and all of these folks. He definitely was an artist.”

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7 Omari Hardwick Quotes on Being an Actor

“When you start out on a project as an actor, you know, you approach the character from the standpoint of maybe writing a list – even if it’s a mental list that you make – of the adjectives that the character has or that character possesses.”

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For me, I'm always looking for the opportunity for a character that challenges me and lets me play two for the price of one.Pin
For me, I’m always looking for the opportunity for a character that challenges me and lets me play two for the price of one.
When it's all said and done, I am secure enough with my manhood to say to the world, I am a male actor, and its okay for me to play a gay man..Pin
When it’s all said and done, I am secure enough with my manhood to say to the world, “I am a male actor, and its okay for me to play a gay man.”.

“I’m such a carnivorous researcher as an actor – I chew it up like it’s meat, and I really don’t know how to do that without the people that are producing or creating or writing that which they want me to chew up.”

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I've been described as a smart actor because I've attended college. Or I've been called an artsy jock. And I am thinking, 'So, are actors supposed to be dumb'Pin
I’ve been described as a smart actor because I’ve attended college. Or I’ve been called an artsy jock. And I am thinking, ‘So, are actors supposed to be dumb?’
Acting is the art of being and existing, and not being fake.Pin
Acting is the art of being and existing, and not being fake.
I don't think you really have chemistry in the way that you want between two actors unless frustration is there as well.Pin
I don’t think you really have chemistry in the way that you want between two actors unless frustration is there as well.

5 Omari Hardwick Quotes on Women

“I was raised looking at women who were strong, and they weren’t really into playing race cards or playing gender cards. I didn’t grow up around women who were like, ‘Well, let the boys do that, and let the girls do that.’ I didn’t really see that in my house.”

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I have very much been a guy who's acknowledged how many women have directed me, have produced. It's been unbelievable.Pin
I have very much been a guy who’s acknowledged how many women have directed me, have produced. It’s been unbelievable.
Women are so necessary for us in terms of support.Pin
Women are so necessary for us in terms of support.
Women are amazing lovers.Pin
Women are amazing lovers.
I think, by nature you know, I'm very attracted and I gravitate toward the very strong girl who can watch a ballgame, but who's also extremely feminine.Pin
I think, by nature you know, I’m very attracted and I gravitate toward the very strong girl who can watch a ballgame, but who’s also extremely feminine.

2 Omari Hardwick Quotes on Playing Football

I was at UGA playing with Champ Bailey and Hines Ward - both guys who will probably touch the Hall of Fame one day.Pin
I was at UGA playing with Champ Bailey and Hines Ward – both guys who will probably touch the Hall of Fame one day.
I was going from Furman to the University of Georgia. I transferred to play football.Pin
I was going from Furman to the University of Georgia. I transferred to play football.

5 Omari Hardwick Quotes That Will Make You Think

“For me, music was a cathartic way to free me from the nut of Ghost. After working on set for ‘Power’ for 14 hours, it allowed me to pour my sanity and insanity into the music.”

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I know that Donald Trump is a smart man.Pin
I know that Donald Trump is a smart man.
I use Aveeno cleansers and moisturizers.Pin
I use Aveeno cleansers and moisturizers.

“I’d say my artistic bent definitely came from my father, who was a trial lawyer. And if you’re smart, you know that a trial lawyer isn’t that different from an actor. He was a poet as well.”

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I'd done 'Peter Pan' in a little pre-K class or whatever.Pin
I’d done ‘Peter Pan’ in a little pre-K class or whatever.
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