20 Inspirational Trevor Noah Quotes

Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host, Noah began his career as a comedian, presenter, and actor in his native South Africa in 2002.

After his stand-up comedy career attained international success, he began appearing on ‘American late-night talk shows’ and ‘English panel shows’. Noah was named one of ‘The 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media’.

Here’s our collection of the most inspirational Trevor Noah quotes:


20 Inspirational Trevor Noah Quotes

1. “As an outsider myself, I always mixed myself with different groups…I’ve never been afraid to go into a different space and relate to those people, because I don’t have a place where I belong and that means I belong everywhere.” – Trevor Noah

2. “Growing up in a home of abuse, you struggle with the notion that you can love a person you hate or hate a person you love. It’s a strange feeling.” – Trevor Noah

3. “Love, unfortunately, sometimes gives you the ability to forgive somebody and blind yourself to the truth.” – Trevor Noah

4. “We live in a world where we don’t see the ramifications of what we do to others because we don’t live with them.” – Trevor Noah

5. “Being chosen is the greatest gift you can give to another human being.” – Trevor Noah

6. “I don’t think I have thick skin, but I heal fast. It’s easy to break through, but I heal fast.” – Trevor Noah

7. “Often, people who can do, don’t because they’re afraid of what people that can’t do will say about them doing.” – Trevor Noah


8th of 20 Trevor Noah Quotes

8.”We spend so much time being afraid of failure, afraid of rejection. But regret is the thing we should fear most.” – Trevor Noah


9. “But the real world doesn’t go away. Racism exists. People are getting hurt. And just because it’s not happening to you, doesn’t mean it’s not happening.” – Trevor Noah

10. “If this comedy thing doesn’t work out, I’ve always got poverty to fall back on.” – Trevor Noah

11. “Progression, in my opinion, is often identifying shortcomings – whether it’s views or the things you’re doing in your life, your relationships – and trying to find the places where you improve on those.” – Trevor Noah

12. “You have to work a bit harder to offend me because I’m from the home of some of the best racism in the world. I’m a snob when it comes to racism.” – Trevor Noah

13. “Comedy is a great tool. We are trying to find ways to use humor to enlighten people without preaching to them.” – Trevor Noah

14. “If you laugh with somebody, then you share something.” – Trevor Noah

15. “That awkward moment when you are sitting next to people who gossip too much that you are even scared of leaving them cause you know that you are next.” – Trevor Noah

16. “You want to live in a world where someone is good or bad. Where you either hate them or love them. But that’s not how people are.” – Trevor Noah

17. “Don’t cry about your past. Life is full of pain. Let the pain sharpen you, but don’t hold on to it. Don’t be bitter.” – Trevor Noah


18th of 20 Trevor Noah Quotes 

18. “Language, even more than color, defines who you are to people.” – Trevor Noah


19. “The first thing I learned about having money was that it gives you choices. People don’t want to be rich. They want to be able to choose. The richer you are, the more choices you have. That is the freedom of money.” – Trevor Noah

20. “You’ll have a few bruises and they’ll remind you of what happened and that’s okay. But after a while, the bruises fade and they fade for a reason. Because now, it’s time to get up to some s**t again.” – Trevor Noah



Thanks for checking out our list of Trevor Noah quotes. Don’t forget to share them on your social media.

Which are your favorite Trevor Noah quotes? Leave a comment below.

You May Also Like