Critically acclaimed actor, producer, and director, Matthew McConaughey not only walked away with his first Oscar at the 2014 Academy Awards but left us with an iconic life lesson. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993) and from there, his career spearheaded into a complete success. McConaughey shared with the public the secret of his motivation to keep being his best self every day.