The creator of acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton and a composer for Disney’s Moana, Lin-Manuel Miranda is a creative powerhouse who never seems to stop moving. These inspiring tweets by Lin-Manuel Miranda are sure to serve as a beacon of love and light in your life, encouraging you to be your best self every day.
Rise & shine!
Rise & sulk!
Rise & weep!
Rise & roar!
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 13, 2016
This morning mantra is the perfect encouragement to begin your day with a bang… or not. It’s a reminder that your emotions are valid and that however you start the day is okay—because simply getting started is the most important thing.
Across centuries and continents,
all of history conspired to bring you to where you are.
And THIS day in your life was JUST the beginning of a longer story,
the first pen stroke of something new.
Tomorrow, the second.
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) May 15, 2018
Throughout your life, you’re sure to face big changes and tough decisions. Self-doubt can creep in without warning, causing you to feel a little lost. This tweet prompts you to think of these changes as new chapters in your long and wonderful life story, reminding you that wherever you may be headed, you’re on the right path.
That hitch in your breath is a record scratch.
That throbbing in your temple is the bass, and you control the volume knob.
The scars in your mind and your heart are grooves that run deep.
YOUR music. YOUR heart. YOUR life.
You got the aux cord.
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) May 16, 2018
It has been said time and again that whatever doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger, and this inspiring tweet by Lin-Manuel Miranda is further proof. Whatever obstacles you have overcome in life were only temporary setbacks and have made you the person you are today—embrace them.
YOU ARE SO LOVED AND WE LIKE HAVING YOU AROUND.
*ties one end of this sentence to your heart, the other end to everyone who loves you in this life, even if clouds obscure your view*
THERE. STAY PUT, YOU.
TUG IF YOU NEED ANYTHING.
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) June 9, 2018
Even in a world of 7.6 billion people, it can be easy to feel completely alone or easily replaceable. In these moments, Miranda advises you to think of all the people in your life who love you and to reach out to them for comfort. Your loved ones will always be there to support you and remind you that you’re never truly alone.
Do NOT get stuck in the comments section of life today.
Make, do, create the things.
Let others tussle it out.
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) October 12, 2016
Creativity comes with criticism, and ignoring the naysayers can be difficult. Dwelling on these negative comments will only smother the creative fire you’ve worked so hard to build. Miranda encourages his fellow artists to continue creating, regardless of what people may say, because the only opinion that matters is your own.