11 Hope-Filled Celeb Quotes of 2018

Our favorite celebs were full of hope in 2018!

With only a few days left in the year, we're looking back at a handful of the most hopeful quotes of the past 12 months that came straight from the mouths of Lili Reinhart,  Yara Shahidi and Amandla Stenberg, among other powerful female celebrities.

Whether these awesome ladies were talking about the power of love, the importance of using their voices to enact change, or the need to make inclusive art, they were full of ambition and hope for themselves and those around them. Basically, it's clear the future is in good hands thanks, in part, to these driven and positive famous faces.

As you get ready for 2019, scroll down to see some of the most hopeful quotes of the past year!

On a lasting legacy:

"It's incredible that I'm still in this business and you are still putting up with me."

-Betty White


On helping younger artists:

"It's important to me that I help open doors for younger artists. There are so many cultural and societal barriers to entry that I like to do what I can to level the playing field, to present a different point of view for people who may feel like their voices don't matter."



On how love can change you:

"It seems as if the world would still be a stranger to me, if not for you. I'm so thankful that our paths intertwined to form this beautiful adventure."

-Lili Reinhart to boyfriend Cole Sprouse


On living in the moment:

"Make the most of moments that matter."

-Kate Middleton


On having a purpose:

"My dharma, my purpose, is not to live in a self-centred world; to feel like one day I can look back and feel like what I did mattered."

-Yara Shahidi


On inspiring others:

"I'm very aware that I don't know everything, but I do try my best with the platform that I have, knowing how many people look to me. I try my best to inform myself and live my best life so that I can inspire my fans to live their best lives, be more educated, and learn for themselves."


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On making art:

"I hope I always make work that is reflective of what I believe in. If art isn't personal, then it doesn't speak to me."

-Amandla Stenberg


On embracing yourself:

"I finally started to let that go and embrace my own type of beauty. Everyone's bodies are different, and we all have different shapes, but it has nothing to do with who you are."

-Camila Mendes

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On making good choices:

"I just want to be super intentional with all of the things I'm doing."

-Selena Gomez


On pushing for change:

"We have the power to change the culture that does not serve us … we come in peace, but we mean business."

-Janelle Monae


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