I’ve always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous
insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation. Will Smith
Willard Carroll Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, producer, rapper, comedian, and songwriter. In April 2007, Newsweek called him “the most powerful actor in Hollywood”. Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards.
The movie: The Legend of Bagger Vance
The story: A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.
The actor giving the speech: Will Smith
The Writer: Steven Pressfield
Bagger Vance: Yep… Inside each and every one of us is one true authentic swing… Somethin’ we was born with… Somethin’ that’s ours and ours alone… Somethin’ that can’t be taught to ya or learned… Somethin’ that got to be remembered… Over time the world can, rob us of that swing… It get buried inside us under all our wouldas and couldas and shouldas… Some folk even forget what their swing was like…
The Youtube Clip, at 1:40 or so the speech begins.
Will Smith an incredible guy, I heard an interview with him once and the question was “If you had to choose between movies, music and television which would you do? Will Smith’s answer, music because it is the hardest.