Billy Porter’s Affirmations

Billy Porter
Billy Porter

Billy Porter, the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots, uses his Twitter feed to write sayings of optimism and encouragement.

A sampling:

Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone else’s inability to see your worth.

Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes!

The ocean can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Negativity can’t bring you down unless you allow it inside.

Always keep your head held high. If you’re looking down, you’ll never see your blessings right in front of you.

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.

Don’t worry about failures. Worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try

It doesn’t matter who hurt you, or broke you down. What matters is who made you smile again.

Don’t go back to a mess just because you’re too impatient to wait for the BEST!!

Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.

Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I’m wise so I am changing myself.

We can make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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