129+ Best Just Because Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational just because quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Just Because Quotes

Don’t take your toys inside just because it’s raining. — Cher

For the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country. And not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change. And I have been desperate to see our country moving in that direction. — Michelle Obama

You see people in the left lane, and as long as they are on the speed limit, they stay there. Get in the right lane and let people pass you – let the police worry about somebody who wants to speed. Don’t force them pass in the right lane and zig zag, which can create an accident, just because you think you’re correct. — Mario Andretti

Just because society says I’m old doesn’t mean I am. — Sylvester Stallone

Just because you watch ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ doesn’t mean you can do the operation. — Charles Barkley

What I’ve learned is that the audience is constantly rotating. Just because it feels like I’ve said it, there are millions and millions of people that have still never heard of it. — Suze Orman

Just because you make a good plan, doesn’t mean that’s what’s gonna happen. — Taylor Swift

Just because you want to be glamorous, don’t be a sheep about your eye makeup. — Loretta Young

There are gays and lesbians in every country, so there should be no discrimination against them just because of their destiny. — Hun Sen

Just because you are different does not mean that you have to be rejected. — Eartha Kitt

Sometimes I can’t stop myself from buying things just because I see them – even when I don’t really need them. — Angela Merkel

Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen. — Simone de Beauvoir

There was a time when someone would get on a plane and request to move their seat just because the person sitting next to them was of a different ethnicity or religion or nationality. But I don’t think my generation wants that. That’s how it used to be. — ASAP Rocky

Just because you liked something as a youngster doesn’t mean you have to like it as an adult. You can change your taste a little bit on the sweets and things like that. — Mike Ditka

People – especially white people – they want me to be a role model just because of the life I lead. The things I say in my songs, they expect it of me. — Rihanna

I started writing morning pages just to keep my hand in, you know, just because I was a writer and I didn’t know what else to do but write. And then one day as I was writing, a character came sort of strolling in and I realized, Oh my God, I don’t have to be just a screenwriter. I can write novels. — Julia Cameron

I never read one hateful thing said about me by some 12 year old. So I got to live an actual life. And I’ve kept that mentality. Just because there’s a hurricane going on around you doesn’t mean you have to open the window and look at it. — Taylor Swift

It’s exciting to have a role in anything that’s Claymation, just because you’re always intrigued by what a clay wizard version of yourself would be. — John Oliver

It’s hard to change someone’s ideas when they might not even really consciously know that they’re being racist, or have racist ideas, just because ballet has been this way for hundreds of years. — Misty Copeland

I don’t like spiders, man, just because they are sneaky – they just really scare me. They are hairy – ugh. — Tom Holland

You have to respect people for what they do. Just because you don’t like it, it’s like, I don’t like heavy metal too much, but I can still respect it. — Logic

Your cravings as a human animal do not become a prayer just because it is God whom you ask to attend to them. — Dag Hammarskjold

There’s no one in the world close to Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is a phenomenon. He’s brilliant. Just because his physique belies that, don’t underestimate him. — Sylvester Stallone

O wretched man, wretched not just because of what you are, but also because you do not know how wretched you are! — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision. — Stevie Wonder

I must confess that I lead a miserable life. For almost two years, I have ceased to attend any social functions, just because I find it impossible to say to people, ‘I am deaf.’ If I had any other profession, I might be able to cope with my infirmity; but in my profession, it is a terrible handicap. — Ludwig van Beethoven

Just because an employee does things differently doesn’t mean he or she won’t do the job right or as well. If you establish expectations of the goal and the standards to follow, then methodology shouldn’t be an issue. — Harvey Mackay

Just because you don’t announce your plan doesn’t mean you don’t have one. — Herb Kelleher

People have to realize that just because you’re a Christian, it doesn’t mean that you’re perfect, because every once in a while everyone stumbles. Living by faith is about when you do mess up, getting back up, brushing yourself off, and keep trying to improve where you mess up or where you have temptation. — Tim Tebow

There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel. — Vladimir Lenin

I don’t do the vintage thing so much, just because it’s not me. There are some vintage designers I’ll buy things from, but mostly not. — Virgil Abloh

The fact is, Japan’s whaling is illegal, so just because there is a natural disaster in Japan is no reason for us to stop opposing their illegal activities in the Southern Ocean. — Paul Watson

No officer should be allowed to behave as if they are above the law just because they are responsible for upholding the law. Permitting and protecting even the smallest acts of abuse by a tiny fraction of our officers leads to a culture where extreme acts of abuse are more likely, just like what happened to Laquan McDonald. — Rahm Emanuel

People think I like to expose my body. But I don’t. It’s just because the dance moves require it. — Shakira

Peoples do not defy repression and death, nor do they remain for nights on end protesting energetically, just because of merely formal matters. — Fidel Castro

The important thing is this Just because I’m doing well doesn’t mean that they’re going to do well if they get HIV. A lot of people have died since I have announced. This disease is not going anywhere. — Magic Johnson

Just because Fate doesn’t deal you the right cards, it doesn’t mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential. — Les Brown

There is something cheap about magic that works just because it is magic. — Richard Dawkins

Undertaker certainly is a cornerstone of WWE, and just as I say to myself that I really would have liked to been able to get to know and certainly get in the ring with Andre the Giant, just because of all the respect and folklore that went around with Andre, I think The Undertaker has that same sort of respect and folklore around him. — John Cena

You don’t move just because you want to go from this point to that point – the body has to be using the words as well as you vocally use the words. — Eartha Kitt

Everybody is looking for that chiseled guy. Just because they have a lot of muscles, they think he’s the strongest guy out there, this and that. Lucky for me, the skills pay the bills. — Andy Ruiz Jr.

In the area of economic justice, we still have a long way to go. We have too many people who are discriminated against just because they happen to be black or they happen to be a woman or some other minority. — Coretta Scott King

Just because you started your careers in a certain role, let’s say hardware engineering, does not mean you’ll end your careers in hardware. — Ginni Rometty

Just because I managed to do a little something, I don’t want anyone back home to think I got the big head. — Elvis Presley

I really like arcade games and like the ’80s and early ’90s kind of games, just because there’s a real kind of naivete to them, but there’s like a real inventiveness to it as well. — Taika Waititi

Just because I’m young doesn’t mean I didn’t work hard to get to where I am. — Chloe Kim

People don’t know how to place me in their consciousness. They think, ‘Oh, you must be here to make me look good. That’s what gay guys are, right? You’re an accessory for my straight life.’ Just because your limited view is that everyone’s there to serve you and that you’re the only person in the world. It doesn’t work that way. — RuPaul

Just because you like my stuff doesn’t mean I owe you anything. — Bob Dylan

In the World Wars, people were perfectly able to shoot other people just because they belonged to the wrong country, without ever asking what their opinions were. Faith too is like that. — Richard Dawkins

Just because a subject is serious doesn’t mean it doesn’t have plenty of absurdities. — P. J. O’Rourke

No matter what, your parents are going to worry about you. I had a tour bus, and my mother still thought I was broke. Remember: It’s your life, not theirs. Just because your parents sent you to college doesn’t mean they bought the rest of your life. — Lewis Black

Just because something didn’t work out your way, or somebody disappointed you, that does not change who you are. — Joel Osteen

Jesus never mistreated anyone just because they mistreated Him. He confronted them in a spirit of gentleness and then continued to love them. — Joyce Meyer

At some point in time, you definitely have to go drama. Not to say that you’re going drama just because everybody else does it. You do it to challenge yourself. You do it because, naturally, in the profession of acting, you want to show growth. You want to say that you take the craft seriously. — Kevin Hart

I will make myself sick on films, just because you want everything to be right. I can’t sleep if something hasn’t been done or is out of place. — Sandra Bullock

I believe that hunger for a ‘lost dimension’ of experience is a natural yearning in all of us, and it doesn’t go away just because we ignore it. It is evidenced among other places in the millions of children and adults who obsessively read the ‘Harry Potter’ books. It is said that fiction is where someone gets to tell the truth. — Marianne Williamson

When I’m writing a record, I kind of don’t listen to much music. Just because I want to be inspired solely on the emotion; just based on how it feels. — Taylor Swift

If I had a message to give my dad, it’d probably be, ‘Thank you, thank you, thank you.’ He’s helped me so much on this crazy journey. Giving up his job, being away from my mom, and being away from home for that much just because of me? It’s a lot. And I thank him for it. — Chloe Kim

I don’t think I’m supposed to boss other people around just because I’m a so-called celebrity or star. I hate that when people act that way. No one deserves it. I’ve seen it happen. I don’t call those people out – they know who they are. Some enjoy that reputation. — Dolly Parton

The most anxious time was during launch, just because that is so dramatic. — Sally Ride

Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt. — Shirley Chisholm

I’m not going to limit myself just because people won’t accept the fact that I can do something else. — Dolly Parton

I do not think I am successful just because I have money. I’m successful because I love who I am and I have no regrets, and I’m successful because I have a great heart and I have compassion and I care and I would be happy with or without money. — Suze Orman

Just because you say something doesn’t make it controversial, and it doesn’t make you a bad person. — Charles Barkley

A lot of the films I’ve made probably could have worked just as well 50 years ago, and that’s just because I have a lot of old-fashion values. — Steven Spielberg

I do not believe in taking jobs just because the job is available. You have to want to do that job, and you should plan to be there for a while. — Stacey Abrams

I’m not crazy about arenas just because I can sell them out. It doesn’t do anything for my ego at all. I want to play places where people don’t have to sit in the nosebleed seats and wonder what the hell is going on. — Whitney Houston

Just because you can afford it doesn’t mean you should buy it. — Suze Orman

You read a book, write a detailed review as proof you’ve read it, and they give you a badge. That’s where my competitive nature came out. Give me the badges! I would sit in the library all day, not ‘cos I loved reading, just because I needed those badges. — Stormzy

My dad used to say, ‘Just because you dress up in a coat and tie, it doesn’t influence your intelligence.’ — Tiger Woods

And I think belief is one of those things that comes to people in their own way. And just because I believe in something doesn’t mean I think that you should. — Alan Alda

My faith was tested like Job. That’s the message I try to tell other people: just because you believe in God, serve God, feed the hungry, clothe the naked, people gotta realize, it don’t mean things not gonna happen to you. — Mr. T

Getting divorced just because you don’t love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do. — Zsa Zsa Gabor

I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous. — Walt Disney

I’m not a star. I don’t feel I’m so great. So how can I make you feel great just because you’ve got my signature on a piece of paper? — Mr. T

It used to be the case, like you’d switch jobs, and then maybe you wouldn’t keep in touch with all the people that you knew from that old job, just because it was too hard. But one of the things that Facebook does is it makes it really easy to just stay in touch with all these people. — Mark Zuckerberg

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn’t mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar. — Edward R. Murrow

I grew up in the South under segregation. So, I know what terrorism feels like – when your father could be taken out in the middle of the night and lynched just because he didn’t look like he was in an obeying frame of mind when a white person said something he must do. I mean, that’s terrorism, too. — Alice Walker

Just because I look sexy on the cover of Rolling Stone doesn’t mean I’m naughty. — Britney Spears

Just because you got money doesn’t mean you’re gonna be happy, and just ‘cuz you can buy everything in the world doesn’t mean you’re gonna find your purpose. — Logic

I think number one is what my mom and dad preached to me when I was a little kid: Just because you may have athletic ability and you may be able to play a sport doesn’t make you any more special than anybody else. Doesn’t mean God loves you more than anybody else. — Tim Tebow

I’ve always thought that whether I’m writing or not, I’ve gotta pick the best songs, whether or not they’re mine. I’m not gonna sing them just because I wrote them. I’ve gotta find the best songs to make the best record I can. — George Strait

Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen. — Maimonides

I got into Facebook late, and I think if you get into Facebook late, you tend to use it the right way, as opposed to the people who got into it sooner and friended everybody and now have a thousand friends. I keep it at about 80 or so, and they’re all people I know. Just because I do a movie doesn’t mean I friend everybody in it. — Quentin Tarantino

I thank God for my failures. Maybe not at the time but after some reflection. I never feel like a failure just because something I tried has failed. — Dolly Parton

I mean, just because you’re a musician doesn’t mean all your ideas are about music. So every once in a while I get an idea about plumbing, I get an idea about city government, and they come the way they come. — Jerry Garcia

You look at a Pete Rose to be the terrific athlete he is and then he falls on hard times, but when he played the game, I got something from the way he played the game because he hustled every play, and just because he had one mistake in his life, am I supposed to throw back everything that I gained from him? — Walter Payton

Just because your ratings are bigger doesn’t mean you’re better. — Ted Turner

I play piano and ukulele, and I taught myself those things just because I wanted to play them. — Billie Eilish

It’s a tragedy, in a way, that Americans are brought up to think that they cannot feel for other people and other beings just because they are different. They think they’re different. It’s very limiting. — Alice Walker

Friendship is two-sided. It isn’t a friend just because someone’s doing something nice for you. That’s a nice person. There’s friendship when you do for each other. It’s like marriage – it’s two-sided. — John Wooden

You can’t really compare teams just because of two or three players. — Jimmy Johnson

I prefer ordinary girls – you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn’t mean we are dating. — Leonardo DiCaprio

The joy of doing ‘Sandman’ was doing a comic and telling people, ‘No, it has an end,’ at a time when nobody thought you could actually get to the end and stop doing a comic that people were still buying just because you’d finished. — Neil Gaiman

The laws imposed by Brussels damage Italian artisans, traders, pensioners, but hey, Europe is asking, so we have to obey. Come on, if Europe asks me to throw myself in a well, I’m not going to do that just because Europe is asking me to, am I? — Matteo Salvini

Just because somebody wants to be alone sometimes, it doesn’t mean they don’t love you. — Fred Rogers

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. — Pericles

People always think I’m taller than I am – not just because of the shoes I wear but because of the way I dress. It’s all relatively streamlined. — Victoria Beckham

The world is full of CEOs that think that just because they write a memo or they write a letter inside an annual report or they give a little video speech that gets sent around the company, they think that’s what’s really going to affect employees. — Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

Without transformation, you can assume you’re at a high moral, spiritual level just because you call yourself Lutheran or Methodist or Catholic. I think my great disappointment as a priest has been to see how little actual spiritual curiosity there is in so many people. — Richard Rohr

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. — Thomas A. Edison

Just because you put a guy in a tuxedo doesn’t make him a good guy. — Allen Iverson

I came into music just because I wanted the bread. It’s true. I looked around and this seemed like the only way I was going to get the kind of bread I wanted. — Mick Jagger

I don’t think people expect Bruce Springsteen to come out in a pink satin jacket, but Rod Stewart, they do. And I like doing it; I don’t wear it just because I think I have to. I’m a very flamboyant person. — Rod Stewart

Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed. — Vaclav Havel

I would not vote for the mayor. It’s not just because he didn’t invite me to dinner, but because on my way into town from the airport there were such enormous potholes. — Fidel Castro

There’s always constantly interesting things to do, and who knows, maybe I will be a good sculptor. I haven’t decided what I am going to do next, but I am not going to quit just because I did something interesting. — Chris Hadfield

I get the biggest enjoyment from the random and unexpected places. Linux on cellphones or refrigerators, just because it’s so not what I envisioned it. Or on supercomputers. — Linus Torvalds

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost. — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Even going out to get milk becomes a little bit challenging, just because there is a whole entourage that then travels with me for this simple thing. So I tend to try and find ways not to inconvenience a whole raft of other people, so it changes my mindset a little bit. — Jacinda Ardern

I don’t have to jump up and smile just because TV wants me to. — Walter Payton

Don’t take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side. — Baltasar Gracian

What makes me furious, not just because we’re in an interview, but I don’t like when writers take your words and put them somewhere else, in the wrong context in their own article about you. — Erykah Badu

If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood, sweat, and tears. — Simon Sinek

Just because you become a parent doesn’t mean you grew up. — Ali Wong

No relationship is easier just because you’re in the public eye. — Caroline Flack

I have discovered that just because we grow weaker physically as we age, it doesn’t mean that we must grow weaker spiritually. — Billy Graham

Free speech is one of the most important things to me, but I think it gets confusing when it comes to offense. Because for one, just because you have the right to say anything, it doesn’t mean you have to. — Ricky Gervais

It’s cool just because I’ve had this dream of changing the sport of swimming and it’s finally happening. — Michael Phelps

I wore makeup when I was at school, and I wore makeup when glam started. I started wearing it again when punk started. I’ve always been drawn to wearing it. It’s partly ritualistic, partly theatrical and partly just because I think I look better with it on. — Robert Smith

I deserve attention not because of any talent, but just because of who I am. — Zsa Zsa Gabor

You could look at something a hundred times from space, but the next time you come around the world, suddenly it’s very different and gorgeous-looking, just because of the change of weather or the angle of the sun. — Chris Hadfield

I am not better than anyone else just because I play football. — Tim Tebow

I’ve walked away from more climbs than I can count, just because I sensed that things were not quite right. — Alex Honnold

In art, at a certain level, there is no ‘better than.’ It’s just about trying to operate for yourself on the most supreme level, artistically, that you can and hoping that people get it. Trusting that, just because of the way people are built and how interconnected we are, greatness will translate and symmetry will be recognised. — Frank Ocean

I wanted to explain that just because I’m rapping in this funny way doesn’t mean that I’m not worthy of actually being evaluated as a rapper. — Lil Dicky

I’m not a role model… Just because I dunk a basketball doesn’t mean I should raise your kids. — Charles Barkley

Popularity is given to you, and if you think that just because you’re really popular you’re a better person, it could be a real crash when you find the popularity goes down. — Amy Tan

I think to be – for me to be an American is – you know, it’s one of the greatest things in the world for – you know, for me just because I’ve been able to grow up with everything. The freedom. You know, in my eyes this is the greatest country in the world. — Michael Phelps

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