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100 Famous Movie Quotes From Your Favorite Characters

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Published on September 6, 2019 6:30 AM EST
Famous Movie Quotes

Allow these famous movie quotes from the stars of the silver screen to provide you with the motivation to dream bigger. Whether it’s drama, action or comedy, this collection of famous quotes from movies can be appreciated by any lover of cinema.

Watching films can be a thrilling experience that makes you cry, smile, relax, and even help you become aware of your fears.

Famous Movie Quotes

Besides the entertainment value they bring, movies also help create awareness about various issues in society such as religious animosities and political intolerance.

Moreover, movies can be a great educational resource for students. They’re great for visual learners and they allow students to see life through different perspectives.

After searching the web here are some of the famous movie quotes we could find! We hope you’re inspired, motivated and entertained! Enjoy!

Remember to also read our collection of Wonder Woman quotes as well as these inspirational Bruce Lee quotes about life and greatness. We also have a selection of powerful Thanos quotes. So check that as well.

Famous movie quotes from your favorite characters

1. “Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first.” – Sean Maguire, Good Will Hunting

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2. “It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” – Fight Club, Tyler Durden

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3. It is not our abilities that show what we truly are… it is our choices. – Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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4. “Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out? –  Movie “What a girl wants”

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5. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it, or learn from it.” – Rafiki, from The Lion King

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6. ” If we didn’t do what we loved, we wouldn’t exist.” – Adonis, Creed II

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7. “At some point you’ve got to decide for yourself who you gonna be. Can’t let nobody make that decision for you.” – Juan, Moonlight

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8. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that’s what you’ve given me. That’s what I’d hoped to give you forever. – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

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9. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return. – From Moulin Rouge”

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10. “Do, or do not. There is no “‘try'”. – Yoda

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11. “I’m scared of everything. I’m scared of what I saw. I’m scared of what I did, of who I am…. and most of all, I’m scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I’m with you.” – “Baby” in Dirty Dancing”

Famous movie quotes about life

12. “Sometimes I wish I had never met you. Because then I could go to sleep at night not knowing there was someone like you out there. – Good Will Hunting

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13. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. – Ferris, from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

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14. “Remember those posters that said, “Today is the first day of the rest of your life”? Well, that’s true of every day but one…the day you die.” – American Beauty

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15. “You’re nothing to me until you’re everything.” – “American Hustle

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16. “Every man dies, not every man really lives.” – Braveheart

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17. “The truth is a matter of circumstances, it’s not all things to all people all the time.” – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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18. “I believe whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you…stranger.” – The Dark Knight, The Joker

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19. “When you decide to be something, you can be it.” – Frank Costello, The Departed

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20. “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. But if you give him a mask, he will tell you the truth.” – The Fifth Estate, Julian Assange

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21. “Ideals are peaceful. History is violent.” – Don Collier, Fury

Famous movie quotes about ideals

22. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it, always.” – Gandhi,  Gandhi (1982)

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23. “All those moments will be lost in time… like tears in rain.” – Rutger Hauer, Blade Runner

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24. “A boy’s best friend is his mother.” Anthony Perkins, Psycho

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25. “Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.” – Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society

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26. “Get busy living, or get busy dying.”  – Andy Dufresne, The Shawshank Redemption

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27. “Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective. A lot of hope is dangerous. A spark is fine, as long as it’s contained.” – President Snow, The Hunger Games

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28. “If you figure a way to live without serving a master, any master, then let the rest of us know, will you? For you’d be the first person in the history of the world.” – Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

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29. “Nobody’s perfect.” – Some Like It Hot

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30. “Now you’re looking for the secret, but you won’t find it, because of course you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to know. You want to be fooled.” – The Prestige

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31. “To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people!” – A Fish Called Wanda

32. “We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery.” –  Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator 

33. “There’s no place like home.”  The Wizard of Oz

34. “They may take our lives, but they will never take… our FREEDOM!” – Braveheart

35. Do, or do not. There is no “try”. – Yoda, Star Wars

36. Love cannot be found where it doesn’t exist, nor can it be hidden where it truly does. – David Schwimmer, Kissing a Fool

37. Don’t let anyone ever make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want. Heath Ledger, 10 Things I Hate About You

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38. I don’t regret the things I’ve done, but those I did not do. – Empire Records

39. My momma always said, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” Forrest Gump

40. Don’t ever let somebody tell you you can’t do something, not even me. Alright? You dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want something, go get it. Period. – Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

41. To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, to draw closer, to find each other and to feel. That is the purpose of life.” – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

42. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” – Gandalf, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

43. “Great men are not born great, they grow great.” – Mario Puzo, The Godfather

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44. “Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming. What do we do? We swim, swim.” – Dory, Finding Nemo

45. “What we do in life echoes in eternity.” – Maximus, Gladiator

46. “Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” – William Wallace, Braveheart

47. “I know what I have to do now. I’ve got to keep breathing because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring?” – Cast Away

48. “”Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. It’s how much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.” Rocky, Rocky Balboa

Famous movie quotes from award winning films

49. “You drilled a hole in the dentist?!” – Denise, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

50. “If you were not so stubborn you would make a great queen.”
“I would make a great queen because I am stubborn…if that is what I wanted.”—from an exchange between T’Challa and Nakia, Black Panther

51. “Being human is a condition which requires an anesthetic.” – Freddie Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody

52. “Dying for the right cause. It’s the most human thing we can do.” — Freysa, Blade Runner 2049

53. “Fire. It is a reflection of our own mortality.” – Dean Armitage, Get Out

54. “When will the lesson be learned! You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth!” – Winston Churchill, Darkest Hour

55. “We Shall Never Surrender.” – Soldier, Dunkirk

56. “All the courage in the world cannot alter fact.” — Niander Wallace, Blade Runner 2049

57. “How many times do I have to teach you: just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved.”—Shuri, Black Panther

58. “So if I’m not black enough and if I’m not white enough, then tell me, Tony, what am I!?” – Don Shirley, Green Book

59. “Favor is a breeze that shifts direction all the time.” – Harley, The Favourite

60. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong, First Man

Quotes from famous actors and actresses

61. “Show me the money!” – Jerry Maguire

62. “The only failure is not to try”  – George Clooney

63. “Don’t be afraid to fail. It’s not the end of the world and in many ways it’s the first step toward learning something better and getting better at it” –Jon Hamm

64. “After many years of self-flagellation, I’ve realized that beating myself up doesn’t get me anywhere”  – Chris Pine

65. “Your regrets aren’t what you did, but what you didn’t do. So I take every opportunity”  – Cameron Diaz

66. “I’ve come across many actors like me who didn’t have a backup. That drive & will made it work”  – Clive Owen

67. “I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it”  – Denzel Washington

68. “The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit”  – Morgan Freeman

69. “I’m a big believer in ‘never say never’ ”  – Jim Parsons

70. “Be so good they can’t ignore you” ~ Steve Martin

Famous movie quotes to spark your inner fire

71. “We’re going to be okay. You can rest now.” – Pepper Potts, Avengers: Endgame

72. “Look, talent comes everywhere, but having something to say and a way to say it to have people listen to it, that’s a whole other bag. And unless you get out and you try to do it, you’ll never know. That’s just the truth.” —Jackson Maine, A Star Is Born

73. “Hope is not a strategy.” – Walker, Mission: Impossible – Fallout

74. “When you get a different vantage point it changes your perspective… It allows you to see things you should have seen a long time ago.” – Neil Armstrong, First Man

75. “Who are we if we can’t protect them? We have to protect them.” – Evelyn Abbott, A Quiet Place

76. “It’s not destroying. It’s making something new.” – Lena, Annihilation

77. “I keep telling everybody they should move on and grow. Some do. But not us.” – Steve Rogers, Avengers: Endgame

78. “You want to get out of the hole? First you’re going to have to put down the shovel.” – Agent Rick Dicker, Incredibles 2

79. “Put two ships in the open sea without wind or ride and they will come together.” – Arthur, Aquaman

80. “Good words. Good thoughts. Good deeds.” – Bomi Bulsara, Bohemian Rhapsody

Famous movies quotes about life, success and love

81. “We need people to care about the one life as much as you care about the millions. That way I don’t have to.” – Sloan, Mission: Impossible – Fallout

82. “All you gotta do is trust me.” —Jackson Maine, A Star Is Born

83. “Love is blind, Wade.” – Blind Al, Deadpool

84. “When I drift off, I will dream about you. It’s always you.” – Tony Stark, Avengers: Endgame

85. “Fortune favors the bold.” – Jim “Miami” Beach, Bohemian Rhapsody

86. “I hope it’s okay if I love you forever, Jack.” —Ally Maine, A Star Is Born

87. “We need to fail. We need to fail down here so we don’t fail up there.”- Neil Armstrong, First Man

88. “Listen to me, it’s important that you learn these things. He just wants you to be able to take care of yourself, to take care of me, when I’m old, and grey, and I have no teeth. Don’t worry.” – Evelyn Abbott, A Quiet Place

89. “It’s nice to be wanted.” – Elastigirl, Incredibles 2

90. “Your mother always knew you were special. She believed… You would be the one to unite our two worlds.” – Tom Curry, Aquaman

Other famous movie quotes that will make your day

91. “I love your style. I think we should take more risks.” – Mary Austin, Bohemian Rhapsody

92. “Terrorists are schoolboys hoping to spread propaganda through fear.” Lane, Mission: Impossible – Fallout

93. “Even if there’s a small chance. We owe this, to everyone who’s not in this room, to try.” – Natasha, Avengers: Endgame

94. “I didn’t think of you paying the price for a choice you never made.” – Mr. Incredible, Incredibles 2

95. “Looks aren’t everything.” – Blind Al, Deadpool

96. “We go to the moon not because it’s easy but because it’s hard.” – President John F. Kennedy, First Man

97. “How do you balance the hard stuff with the life stuff?” – Violet, Incredibles 2

98. “If I told you what happens, it won’t happen.” – Stephen Strange, Avengers: Endgame

99. “I came because because I have no choice. I came to save my home and the people I love.” – Tom Curry, Aquaman

100. “Everything is possible, even the impossible.” – Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Returns

What were your favorite movie quotes?

Most of us watch films for enjoyment, but movies also have great health and educational value. You’ll find most films to be not only entertaining but also educative regardless of your social status.

Everyone has a favorite movie line. Hopefully, the above quotes will make your day better and motivate you to reach your full potential.

Did you enjoy these movie quotes? Which famous movie quote resonated with you best? Tell us in the comment section below. We would love to hear all about it.

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    Rob

    May 24, 2019 at 11:52 AM

    (paraphrasing) Dyin’s not much of a livin’ boy. Josey Wales, Outlaw Josey Wales

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    Mammygram

    April 3, 2019 at 11:02 PM

    The best movie quote:
    “God bless us everyone” from A Christmas Carol

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      joe

      April 15, 2019 at 12:45 PM

      no it isnt stoopid

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