Ellen Degeneres is an American comedian, famous television host, actress, writer, and producer.
Ellen DeGeneres started a daytime television talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, in the Year 2003. One of several celebrity-hosted comedy talk shows surfacing at the beginning of that season.
Her show has continuously risen in the Nielsen ratings and received widespread critical acclaim. The show was named for 11 Daytime Emmy Awards in its very first season, winning four, including Best Talk Show.
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List of Inspiring Ellen Degeneres Quotes
“Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego.” – Ellen Degeneres
“If we’re destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there’s got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else’s expense. And I find that that’s just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else’s feelings.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I’m not an activist; I don’t look for controversy. I’m not a political person, but I’m a person with compassion. I care passionately about equal rights. I care about human rights. I care about animal rights.” – Ellen Degeneres
“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.” – Ellen Degeneres
“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. And that’s what I know for sure… I think.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I am saddened by how people treat one another and how we are so shut off from one another and how we judge one another, when the truth is, we are all one connected thing. We are all from the same exact molecules.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Sometimes you can’t see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I learned compassion from being discrimanted against. Everything bad that’s ever happened to me has taught me compassion.” – Ellen Degeneres
“While I was doing stand-up, I thought I knew for sure that success meant getting everyone to like me. So I became whoever I thought people wanted me to be. I’d say yes when I wanted to say no, and I even wore a few dresses.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Though you feel like your not where you’re suppose to be, you shouldn’t worry because the next turn you take, it will lead you to where you wanna go.” – Ellen Degeneres
“To me, beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I stand for honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated, and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I think beauty comes from actually knowing who you are. That’s real beauty to me.” – Ellen Degeneres
“It is failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Life is like one big Mardi Gras. But instead of showing boobs, show people your brain, and if they like what they see, you’ll have more beads than you know what to do with.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Do things that make you happy within the confines of the legal system.” – Ellen Degeneres
“We’re all supposed to be different. I want so badly to encourage everyone to say, “Who Am I and How Do I Want To Live My Life.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Don’t worry about what people say about you. Let the naysayers nay. They will eventually grow tired of naying.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Do we have to know who’s gay and who’s straight? Can’t we just love everybody and judge them by the car they drive?” – Ellen Degeneres
“True beauty is not related to what color your hair is or what color your eyes are. True beauty is about who you are as a human being, your principles, your moral compass.” – Ellen Degeneres
“My point is, life is about balance. The good and the bad. The highs and the lows.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I don’t know what people are scared of. Maybe they think their children will be influenced, but I’ve got to tell you, I was raised by two heterosexuals. Everywhere I looked — Heterosexuals. And they did not influence me. It’s time we love people for who they are and let them love who they want.” – Ellen Degeneres
“It’s funny how the universe guides you to where you’re meant to be. I wanted to make people Happy.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Beauty is not between a size 0 and size 8. Its not a number at all.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I think one of the turning points in my life came a few years ago. I started going to sleep at night just talking to myself, saying . . . You Are Perfect Just The Way You Are.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I’m a comedian, and I definitely see the humor in a lot of things. I am also sad a lot. I cry often and easily. I think you’re supposed to feel all kinds of things.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Embrace who you are. Literally. Hug yourself. Accept who you are.” – Ellen Degeneres
“When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail and both are equally important.” – Ellen Degeneres
“Most people dream of winning an academy award. I had a dream of actually hosting the academy awards. So let that be a Lesson to you kids out there: AIM LOWER.” – Ellen Degeneres
“We need to learn how to love one another and accept one another.” – Ellen Degeneres
“I believe we’re all put on this planet for a purcpose, and we all have a different purpose.” – Ellen Degeneres
“When you connect with that love and that compassion, that’s when everything unfolds.” – Ellen Degeneres
“If someone ever says you’re weird say thank you.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“You are never too old to play. You are only too old for low-rise jeans.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“The thing everyone should realize is that the key to happiness is being happy by yourself and for yourself.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Never follow anyone else’s path, unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. Then by all means follow that path.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average life span is a mere five to fourteen days.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“I personally like being unique. I like being my own person with my own style and my own opinions and my own toothbrush.”― Ellen DeGeneres
“When I go hiking and I get over the hill, That means I am past the hard part and there is a snack in my future. That’s a good thing as far as I am concerned.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Things will get easier, people’s minds will change, and you should be alive to see it.”― Ellen DeGeneres
“Accept who you are unless you’re a serial killer.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Leaning forward in your chair when someone is trying to squeeze behind you isn’t enough. You also have to move the chair.”― Ellen DeGeneres
“My life is perfect even when it’s not.”― Ellen DeGeneres
“You should never assume. You know what happens when you assume. You make an ass out of you and me because that’s how it’s spelled.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Procrastination is not the problem. It is the solution. Procrastinate now, don’t put it off.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Our flaws are what makes us human. If we can accept them as part of who we are, they really don’t even have to be an issue.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Above all things physical, it is more important to be beautiful on the inside – to have a big heart and an open mind and a spectacular spleen.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Haters are my motivators.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“I enjoy growing older and wiser and learning from my mistakes every single day.” – Ellen DeGeneres
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