Top 65+ Inspirational Steve Harvey Quotes And Sayings

Steve Harvey is an American all-round entertainer who wears various hats – a comedian, a television host, a producer, and a radio personality just to name a few of his job titles.  I have compiled a list of Steve Harvey Quotes in this article that will motivate and inspire you.

Harvey began his career as a stand-up comedian and soon moved on to acting. His television and film debuts were almost simultaneous, which is interesting. The Steve Harvey Show, on the other hand, was what catapulted him to fame. It made him a household name and boosted his popularity considerably.

The decision to take on comedy as a career was a gamble for Harvey. He was urged to perform at an open mic night in 1985. The audience went wild, and the next day, Harvey quit his job to pursue his career goals. “You have to put your money where your mouth is if you want to fly,” states Harvey.

Harvey got his start in stand-up comedy in the mid-1980s. In 1997, he went on the Kings of Comedy Tour with Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac, and D.L. Hughley. The tour’s quick popularity resulted in one of history’s most successful comedy specials: The Original Kings of Comedy.

In 2006, Steve Harvey released Don’t Trip…He Ain’t Through With Me Yet, which has become a popular DVD. He followed up with another comedy special on DVD in 2008, entitled Steve Harvey: Still Trippin’, to widespread acclaim.

On August 2, 2012, in Las Vegas, Harvey brought his 27-year career as a stand-up comedian to a close with a two-hour live Pay Per View performance.

In 2000, Steve Harvey began his radio career. The Steve Harvey Morning Show is syndicated on more than 100 stations across the country and has a weekly audience of over 6 million people. In America, The Steve Harvey Morning Show is the most popular syndicated morning show.

NameSteve Harvey
Born17 January 1957 (age 65 years)
Place of BirthWelch, West Virginia, United States
EducationGlenville High School (1974), West Virginia University, Kent State University
OccupationAmerican television host, actor, writer, producer, and comedian
AwardsFour-time winner: NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
2001: NAACP Image Awards Entertainer of the Year
2007: Syndicated Personality/Show of the Year – Radio & Records magazine
2011: BET Humanitarian Award – 2011 BET Awards and more.

Best Steve Harvey Quotes

Do not ignore the passion that burns in you. Spend time to discover your gift.

Do not ignore your gift. Your gift is the thing you do the absolute best with the least amount of effort.

Don’t hate the player. Change the game

Don’t let your mind stop you.

If you can see it in your mind, you can hold it in your mind.

Let a man see what he can get but make him imagine what he can have.

My father instilled in me to take care of my family. Show up even when you don’t want to show up.

Wake up and smile! Wake up and be grateful!

Steve Harvey Quotes

Excuses are the lies you convince yourself are true to avoid proving you are worthy of the gift you were given. Say this with me, no more excuses.

Growth is in a series of mistakes. That’s the only way you learn.

Catch fire today! Make today the day you stop complaining and do something.

Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share.

I’m not a doctor. I just have a tremendous amount of common sense.

He’s an honest man who does what he says.

Sometimes out of your biggest misery, comes your greatest gain.

Failure means you’ve now learned another valuable lesson that pushes you one step closer to success.

I’m a comedian first. I’ve learned how to act. I just draw on life experiences and that’s how I learned. I didn’t take classes or anything. I don’t need no classroom.

Your setback is just a setup for a comeback.

You can’t go forward and backwards at the same time.

The dream is free, but the hustle is sold separately.

Your reality is yours. Stop wasting time looking at someone else’s reality while doing nothing about yours.

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

The number one cause of failure in this country is the fear of failure.

Steve Harvey Quotes About Life

Your gift is something that you can do innately better than anything else.

I pay attention to every minute of the day.

I am from the hood. I never had anything. Now that I have something, I must give back.

People don’t like to hear the truth out here because the truth makes them think.

My calling is to help people, to teach people, to share with people, until I die. I can never stop doing that. I can’t, and I don’t want to.

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Change comes in every person’s life. You can either react to it or you can participate in it.

Success is not just about your ability to achieve, but also your ability to serve through sharing. True success lives in our legacies.

Procrastination will delay your change! Today is a very good day to change. Don’t let you stop yourself from growing.

Men produce strategies for success.

A person has to remember that the road to success is always under construction. You have to get that through your head. That it is not easy becoming successful.

Successful people appreciate where they have come from, but they don’t let their past set the tone for their future. Successful people are innovators.

You can’t tell big dreams to small-minded people.

Motivational Quotes Steve Harvey

Some of us have been playing the same self-defeating records over and over again in our heads for so long that we don’t know how to think any differently about ourselves.

The four P’s to success are pressure, persistence, perseverance, and prayer.

Don’t ever be afraid to put yourself in a lesser position so that you can learn something from someone who knows more.

So many people are missing their way in life because they are afraid to sign the lease on their gift.

You don’t just sit in the car and let some guy drive you through life, wasting your time

My father taught me the most about love.

If you are waking up with the sensation that there has got to be more in life, then there is.

Everybody by your side ain’t on your side.

The more people you help become successful the more successful you become.

Your dream has to be bigger than your fear.

When you’re happy at home, you can make a lot of things happen.

If you want to be successful, you have to jump, there’s no way around it. When you jump, I can assure you that your parachute will not open right away. But if you do not jump, your parachute will never open. If you’re safe, you’ll never soar!

Inspirational Steve Harvey Quotes

You have the potential for greatness.

Forgiveness is for you. It does more for you than the other person.

People get jealous and use whatever information they have to make you feel bad and themselves feel better.

When you’re up in life, your friends get to know who you are. When you’re down in life, you get to know who your friends are.

You are never too old to reinvent yourself.

The most successful people in this world recognize that taking chances to get what they want is much more productive than sitting around being too scared to take a shot.

Find that one glimmer of light in the darkness.

Steve Harvey Quotes About God

God’s plan for you is greater than any plan you can think of.

God doesn’t make any mistakes. You are exactly where you are supposed to be right now.

If you pray about it don’t worry about it. If you’re going to worry about it don’t pray about it.

There has been nothing more impactful on my life and meaningful to me than the introduction of Christ. That, hands down, blows away every joke I’ve ever written.

Sometimes we don’t appreciate Prayer until we have to go through something!

God has already lined up all the people in your path to get you to your dreams and your visions. All you have to do is get rid of the wrong ones.

You have to aspire to something so great that you have to have God’s help.

Your mission, your purpose and your destiny will all be tied to one thing, your gift.

What you want out of life is the thing you have to give the most of.

Steve Harvey

You can be happy, or you can be right. If you want to be part of a couple and win every argument, you’re in trouble.

Stop giving your gift to those who want to use you for the development of their legacy, at the cost of yours.

Your career is what you’re paid for. Your calling is what you’re made for.

There’s no such thing as luck. These are blessings. God endows them upon you. He makes you a blessing to become a blessing.

Do not ignore the passion that burns in you. Spend time to discover your gift.

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Summary: Steve Harvey Inspirational Quotes

In a nutshell, stand-up comedian and television host Steve Harvey is an all-rounder entertainer from the United States, who is also a writer, producer, radio personality, and actor.

After a few years away, Steve Harvey returned in 2019 to resume his career as a motivational speaker and author. He’s also worked as a philantrope through the Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation since then.

Clearly, Steve Harvey has been able to tap into his everyday power as a popular television and radio personality who shows no sign of slowing down