John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison Winter set, Iowa. According to Biography, Morrison did well enough in high school sports and academics that he won a scholarship to USC.
After leaving school, Morrison played bit parts in silent films and worked as a prop man. In 1930, he was given his first leading role in a silent western called “The Big Trail.” The film flopped but that wouldn’t stop him from acting.
It wasn’t long before he took on the stage name of John Wayne and started to develop the persona that would define his career. However, Wayne stuck to his guns, walked tall, and wasn’t afraid to speak his mind.
“I define manhood simply: men should be tough, fair, and courageous, never petty, never looking for a fight, but never backing down from one either.” It’s simple and to the point, much like the man himself. John Wayne knew the difference between bluff and bluster and real courage.
When talking about bravery under fire, he said, “All battles are fought by scared men who’d rather be someplace else.” At the same time, when someone with a career like his starts talking about what helped him make it big, you have to listen.
John Wayne knew what it took to set your feet on the right path for success, “A goal, a love, and a dream give you total control over your body and your life.” Finally, on what made him stand out from the crowd, he famously said, “All the screen cowboys behaved like real gentlemen.
When they knocked the bad guy down, they always stood with their fists up, waiting for the heavy to get back on his feet. Little Tune chi is known to spit fire with lyrics ten times his stature.
Want to empower your mind with words that slay? These Little Wayne quotes will have you pumped up and ready to spit your own game at 100.
Following years of contractual disputes between the rapper and his recording label, Lil Wayne finally released his twelfth studio album, They Carter V, on September 28, 2018. According to Nielsen Music, They Carter V earned an incredible 433 million streams in just the United States and in just the first week when it dropped on streaming platforms.
The enormous number makes complete one of the year’s most successful comebacks, after a long period that the rapper basically spent in the recording wilderness. Here is a collection of some of our favorite Little Wayne quotes.
Jail didn’t make me find God, He’s always been there. They can lock me up, but my spirit and my love can never be confined to prison walls.
I know the world is so cold and deceiving, but I keep my head up like my noise is bleeding. Mirror on the wall, through my rise and fall, you’ve been my only friend.
I know it’s an experience that I need to have if God’s putting me through it. I’m on the road to riches, it’s just a little traffic.
“Prepared for the worst, but still praying for the best.” Lil Wayne “You could love me or hate me I swear it won’t make me or break me.
You want to judge me, put on a black gown and get a gavel. Get in line with the rest of them that’s about to judge me.
“I believe music should reflect yourself in some way and not just yourself at the given time. I feel that when you die or when you’re going, someone’s supposed to listen to that music and know everything about you.