10 George Lucas Quotes to Help You Follow Your Dreams and Pursue Your Passion
There’s much to learn from one of today’s most highly acclaimed film directors, George Lucas. While both an entrepreneur and a film director, Lucas has contributed some of the world’s greatest, most successful movies ever, like Star Wars and Indiana Jones.
After graduating from the University of Southern California, Lucas followed his dreams of becoming a filmmaker, ultimately launching Lucasfilm and releasing his first breakout movie, American Graffiti, which put him on the Hollywood map. Using his imagination and passion to drive his success, the famous director was one of the first filmmakers to begin heavily using technology for special effects in his movies.
Since his early beginnings, Lucas has gone on to make a major name for himself in the industry and has become one of the most successful directors of all time, which came down to passion, hard work, perseverance and imagination.
From following your dreams to discovering your passion, here are 10 George Lucas quotes to motivate you.
“The secret is not to give up hope. It's very hard not to. If you're really doing something worthwhile, I think you will be pushed to the brink of hopelessness before you come through to the other side.” -- George Lucas
“Part of the issue of achievement is to be able to set realistic goals, but that’s one of the hardest things to do because you don’t always know exactly where you’re going, and you shouldn’t.” -- George Lucas