8 Powerful Quotes From Philip Seymour Hoffman Our Generation Can Relate To


As we reported earlier, actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment this afternoon of an apparent overdose.

The 46-year-old Academy Award-winning actor had struggled with drug use throughout his career, and underwent treatment in the past. He leaves behind three young children, an unforgettable legacy, and millions of fans who enjoyed his work over the past two decades.

Aside from being a phenomenal actor, Hoffman also had an amazing and uncanny way with words. Here are some of his most motivational and inspirational quotes that every Gen-Yer can relate to:

Learn from your insecurities.

Find someone with whom you can commeserate.

Be a solution-seeker.

Find your passion from within.

Set goals for yourself and nobody else.

We are all weird in our own way.

Don't mourn missed opportunities.

Commit fully to whatever it is you do.

RIP Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Thanks for entertaining us, educating us and, most importantly, inspiring us.

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