So much of life’s joy is in looking to the future, isn’t it? Whether you’re planning a spectacular getaway or dreaming up a career move that better plays to your passions, it’s a powerful thing to have hope and inspiration for things to come. That’s why we’re so psyched to learn that some of the most visible young faces of our time—the actresses gracing our screens, big and small—are so dang wise. It inspires us to no end to see these talented women—some still crazy young in years—talking so eloquently about hard work, what it means to be brave, and being the difference you wish to see in the world.
Read on for some of the best bits—we won’t blame you if you want to print these out and tack them to your walls.
12 Years a Slave ($13)
Hanna ($3 and up)
Jane the Virgin ($3 and up)
Kick-Ass ($3 and up)
Martha Marcy May Marlene ($4 and up)
Orange Is the New Black ($12)
Selma ($4 and up)
Sleeping Beauty ($4 and up)
The Theory of Everything ($5 and up)
Winter's Bone ($3 and up)
Does any of this advice resonate with you? Share your thoughts in the comments below!