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Monday motivational quote: These 5 quotes from Chadwick Boseman will help you find purpose

Chadwick Boseman was undoubtedly a modern-day hero for the representation that he brought to the screen and his dedication to his art. 

Unfortunately, the screen legend passed away only a few days ago on 28 August after a four year battle with colon cancer. His death definitely hit the entire world hard and the tributes to him show just how much of an impact that he had.

One of the things that stood out most following his death is the fact that, for whatever reason, he starred in at least six movies while he was battling cancer.

Apart from Black Panther, he has also starred in 42, Get On Up, Marshall, Message From the King, and Da 5 Bloods.

Chadwick Boseman also took every single opportunity that he got to inspire people to find their purpose and work hard towards finding their path to success.

So, today, for our Monday motivation quote, here are five quotes from Chadwick Boseman that will serve as the push you need in order to find purpose.

1. “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. Click To Tweet

2. “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'. Click To Tweet

3. “When you are deciding on next steps, next jobs, next careers, further education, you should rather find purpose than a job or a career. Purpose crosses disciplines. Purpose is an essential element of you.”

When you are deciding on next steps, next jobs, next careers, further education, you should rather find purpose than a job or a career. Purpose crosses disciplines. Purpose is an essential element of you. Click To Tweet

4. “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. Click To Tweet

5. “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.”

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… Click To Tweet

No matter how much you want it to happen, you won’t be on earth forever. The best way to use your time while you are here is to find your purpose and live a fulfilled life.

The next time you start to doubt yourself and your potential, remember these words and picture Chadwick saying them to you. Let the wind rush beneath your wings and raise you above the clouds.

Don’t forget to share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.

Simbiat
Simbiat Haroun studied Computer Science at the University of Lagos. She enjoys doing research and spends most of her time reading. She can be contacted at simbiat@sidomexuniversal.com.

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