Popular comedienne and TV show host Ellen DeGeneres knows a thing or two about facing bias - being a woman and a gay one at that. And she continues to inspire women everywhere with her words.
Ellen DeGeneres may have come into the limelight for playing the voice of Dory in the blockbuster animated film Finding Nemo, but her fame progressed because of her successful career as a comedienne. If you have seen her famous talk show, then you know that she has only one objective in the entire show - to make people laugh. She is witty and stands by the type of comedy that does not shut people down. She is a constant source of motivation for people around the world. Let us look at some quotes from Ellen and stay inspired.
“It’s our challenges and obstacles that give us layers of depth and make us interesting. Are they fun when they happen? No. But they are what make us unique.”
“True beauty is not related to what colour your hair is or what colour your eyes are. True beauty is about who you are as a human being, your principles, your moral compass.”
“Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that.”
“It is failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.”
“We focus so much on our differences, and that is creating, I think, a lot of chaos and negativity and bullying in the world. And I think if everybody focused on what we all have in common - which is - we all want to be happy.”
“Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.”
“The most important thing in your life is to live your life with integrity and not to give in to peer pressure to try to be something that you’re not, to live your life as an honest and compassionate person, to contribute in some way.”
“We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.”
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