Inspiring Life Lessons From Famous Celebrities To Achieve Instant Success

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When we think of a celebrity, we tend to attribute their success to some kind of luck. But ask those celebs and they’ll tell you how much they’ve had to work on their craft and on making the right moves to get to where they are. Here are 9 celebrities and their precious advice on building a career:

1. Ellen DeGeneres

Source: Leadership Wiki
“Never follow anyone else’s path, unless you’re in the woods and lost and you see a path. Then, by all means, follow that path.”

2. Beyoncé

“You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.”

3. Justin Timberlake

Source: People

“I like being a beginner. I like the moment where I can look at everyone and say, ‘I have no idea how to do this. Let’s figure it out.’”

4. Lorde

Source: Billboard

“Before I even knew how to make music I would listen to everything…and think, ‘Why isn’t there…this?’”

5. Taylor Swift

Source: Billboard

“I’m too young to get married. Not age-wise, but I know myself, so why try to meet someone right now when I know I’m too young to do something serious?”

6. Lady Gaga

“I used to walk down the street like I was a star… I want people to walk around delusional about how great they can be — and then to fight so hard for it every day that the lie becomes the truth.”

7. Chris Rock

“If you got a career, thank God. If you got a job, I hope you get a career one day. Cuz when you got a career, there ain’t enough time in the day…when you got a career, time just flies by…when you got a job, there’s too much time.”

8. Oprah Winfrey

Source: Dailymail
“When you’re doing the work you’re meant to do, it feels right and every day is a bonus, regardless of what you’re getting paid.”

9. Ashton Kutcher

“I’m continually trying to make choices that put me against my own comfort zone. As long as you’re uncomfortable, it means you’re growing.”

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