Will Smith, who considers himself an 'average talent' who achieved success thanks to his obsession over practice and preparation, often attempts to inspire his fans to do the same through his speeches. His words sometimes contain a spiritual undertone, given his Baptist upbringing, even though he declared himself non-religious. He once donated money to Christian ministries, Scientology organizations and a mosque. He also donated money to a private elementary school that he runs with his wife and raised funds for Global Citizen charity by performing a bungee jump in Grand Canyon. Below is a collection of his inspirational quotes from his speeches and interviews. He often urges fans to dream big and strive for success through persistence.