The Top 10 MOST Inspiring James Dean Quotes

James Dean is an icon who represented the 60s and being himself. He is the epitome of someone who exuberates confidence and being comfortable in ones own skin. This is the ultimate list of the top 10 greatest James Dean quotes ever that will give you the courage to be exactly who you are.



The gratification comes in the doing, not in the results.” – James Dean


“If you’re not afraid, if you take everything you are, everything worthwhile in you and direct it at one goal, one ultimate mark, you’ve got to get there.” – James Dean

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“I think the prime reason for existence, for living in this world is discovery.” – James Dean


“Am I in love? Absolutely. I’m in love with ancient philosophers, foreign painters, classic authors, and musicians who have died long ago. I’m a passionate lover. I fawn over these people. I have given them my heart and my soul. The trouble is, I’m unable to love anyone tangible.” – James Dean

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“Remember: Life is short, break the rules (they were made to be broken) Forgive quickly, kiss slowly Love truly, laugh uncontrollably And never regret anything that makes you smile. The clouds are lined with silver and the glass is half full (though the answers won’t be found at the bottom) Don’t sweat the small stuff, You are who you are meant to be, Dance as if no one’s watching, Love as if it’s all you know, Dream as if you’ll live forever, Live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean


“My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.” – James Dean

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“There is no way to be truly great in this world. We are all impaled on the crook of conditioning.” – James Dean


Only the gentle are ever really strong.” – James Dean

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“Trust and belief are two prime considerations. You must not allow yourself to be opinionated.” – James Dean


“I also became close to nature, and am now able to appreciate the beauty with which this world is endowed.” – James Dean

Bonus James Dean Quote:

“To my way of thinking, an actor’s course is set even before he’s out of the cradle.” – James Dean

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